Immunology and Immunodeficiency in Childhood

A course that provides an update of the recognition of primary immunodeficiency, management of immunocompromised patients, new immunomodulatory therapies, including monoclonal antibody therapies, and the science underlying these topics.
Date: -
Time: -
Location

Leolin Price Lecture Theatre
30 Guildford Street
London
WC1N 1EH
United Kingdom

Fee: 

  • Early bird fee (until 25/01/2019) £140
  • Standard fee (after 25/01/2019) £175

RCPCH has approved this activity for CPD in accordance with the current RCPCH CPD Guidelines.

Aims of course:

  • Make immunology accessible for general paediatricians
  • Give confidence in identifying and managing patients with primary immunodeficiency (PID)
  • Understand diagnoses and management of common PIDs
  • Feel comfortable caring for children post bone marrow transplant
  • Insight into newer treatments and those being introduced.

Topics covered

  • When you should suspect immunodeficiency
  • How to find out if something’s wrong
  • Immunoglobulin therapy
  • Haematopoietic stem cell transplant and gene therapy
  • Newborn screening
  • Management of infection in the immunocompromised patient.

Audience

A course suitable for general paediatricians & immunologists.

To book or for more information

Please contact Deborah Shorinde at ICH Events - email on ich.events@ucl.ac.uk or phone 02079052699

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