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Drug Allergy and Cutaneous Reactions Day

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St Thomas' Hospital

Westminster Bridge Road

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SE1 7EH

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We present our 4th event in the 'Masterclass Series' for professionals working with patients who may react to drugs or topical preparations

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The Allergy Academy are excited to announce the Drug Allergy and Cutaneous Reactions study day. This course will provide valuable guidance on how to investigate and manage drug reactions the impact on the health care service and how can this be improved. Common issues will be covered such as what are the differences between immediate and non-immediate reactions, what are the alternative antibiotics can be used in penicillin-allergic patients and how to de-label a penicillin allergy.

Learning Objectives include:

To recognise different mechanisms of drug allergy

To understand risks of topical product and drug allergen exposures

Involving multi-discipline healthcare professionals and network approach in drug allergy clinics

Lessons from hospital incidents

Topic Highlights include:

An overview of cutaneous reactions

When is it safe to 'treat through'

Considering a national strategy for removing diagnosis of suspected penicillin allergy

Characteristics of operative anaphylaxis

Update after NAP6 project

Programme

D09:00-09:30 Registration and Refreshments

Cutaneous Reactions:

09:30-09:40 Welcome and Introduction

09:40-10:20 An Overview of Drug Related Eruptions Dr Dan Creamer

10:20-11:00 When to (photo) patch test? Dr Ian White

11:00-11:30 Tea/Coffee

Drug Allergy Management:

11:30-12:15 Patient has penicillin allergy; what is my antibiotic prescription strategy now?

12:15-13:00 Rash or urticaria whilst taking an essential drug; how can we manage?

13:00-14:00 Lunch

The 'Suspected Penicillin Allergy' Epidemic:

14:00-14:40 Risk Stratification to de-label; an opportunity or grim necessity?

14:40-15:15 Setting up Penicillin Skin testing and challenge clinic by non-allergists

Dr Joanna Lukawska

15:15-15:30 Tea/Coffee

Improving unsafe practice:

15:30-16:00 Recognising and managing operative anaphylaxis; 2years after NAP6

16:30-17:00 Learning from Hospital Allergy Incident Reports

Dr Leanne Goh

16:30 Close of meeting

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