How to Manage: Paediatric allergy training (PAT 2)

This is the second of a series of three paediatric allergy training study days that focus on the practical clinical management of allergy in children and young people.
Date: -
Time: -
Location

RCPCH
5-11 Theobalds Road
London
WC1X 8SH
United Kingdom

Spaces available
  • RCPCH Members - Consultants - £190
  • SAS doctors and Trainees - £150
  • Allied Health Professionals and Nurses - £150
  • Non-RCPCH Members - £250

Content covered in PAT 2 was well balanced, interesting and clinically relevant. An outstanding course.

Overview

Our Paediatric Allergy Training (PAT) series is designed to enhance your knowledge and confidence in managing children with food allergies and their comorbid allergic conditions.

To gain the full benefit from this unique series, we advise delegates to begin with PAT 1 and work through to PAT 3. The series will cover increasing complexity in allergy management through PAT 1, 2 and 3.

You need to have completed the first study day in the series (PAT 1), before attending PAT 2 - for more information, see ‘Target audience’ below

Description

This course will take you through the practical aspects of recognising and managing paediatric allergy, including the history of food allergy, hot topics in the management of nut allergy, common allergy problems and underlying disease mechanisms.  

Using interactive workshops, we will explore best practice in managing food challenges and reintroduction, adrenaline in the management of anaphylaxis, eczema care, rhinitis and spirometry. 

The faculty for the PAT series consists of a multi-disciplinary team of expert consultants, senior nursing staff, dietitians and GPs working in allergy care across the UK, who will share real life examples and cases throughout the course to support your learning. 

Excellent course run by experienced and knowledgeable experts in the field of paediatric allergy.

Pre-course learning

In advance of this course, you will be required to complete pre-course reading. This should take no more than 1.5 hours to complete. 

Course aim

The PAT courses provide healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills required to effectively manage children with food allergies and their comorbid allergic conditions. 

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Take an allergy focused clinical history to interpret skin prick test results
  • Explain common allergy problems, skin prick tests and underlying disease mechanisms
  • Describe routine and preventative management of food allergy and common allergic conditions
  • Explore differential diagnosis and management of other causes of an unsettled child
  • Discuss the issues involved in home reintroduction and when this is appropriate
  • Signpost patients to online resources
  • Describe how the multi-disciplinary team can contribute to clinical practice.  

Target audience

PAT 2 is suitable for all professionals seeing children with allergic disease and particularly paediatricians in general paediatric practice.  

Please note the course is designed for delegates who have already attended the first study day in the series – PAT 1. If you have not registered / attended PAT 1 but would still like to book on PAT 2 please contact the RCPCH (education.provision@rcpch.ac.uk) to discuss prior to booking.