MANAGING RISK, ALLERGENS AND WHEEZE FOR SCHOOL AGED CHILDREN (An RCGP and A...

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University of Surrey

Guildford

Surrey

GU2 7XH

United Kingdom

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This is the seventh in our series of joint study days hosted by the Allergy Academy and the Royal College of General Practitioners. Our aim is to equip healthcare practitioners with the skills and confidence necessary to diagnose and manage allergic disease in the community. This time we focus particularly on allergic disease (food allergy, asthma, rhinitis and eczema) in children. This day is particularly targeted towards doctors and nurses working in the primary care setting, but any interested healthcare professionals are welcome to attend.

Learning objectives:

  • Be able to manage wheeze in children
  • Develop an understanding in the management of rhinitis.
  • Able to identify important skin signs in children
  • Understand how to optimise device usage to gain control of allergic disease
  • Gain confidence in emollient application and use of adrenaline auto-injector device.

Topic highlights:

  • Management of a wheezy child
  • Management of rhinitis
  • Management of food allergy in children
  • Managing aero-allergens in school age children.

Who should attend?

  • General practitioners
  • GP registrars
  • Foundation doctors
  • Paediatricians
  • Practice Nurses
  • Community Nurses
  • School Nurses
  • Health Visitors

Course Director: Dr Tom Marrs, Consultant Paediatric Allergist at Evelina London Children’s Hospital.

Course fees: £25 (all delegates)


Programme:

9.00 - 9.30 Registration

Morning Session

9.30 – 9.40 - Welcome and introduction - Dr Jackie Tavabie

9.40 – 10.20 The Child with wheeze – A Diagnostic Approach. Speaker: Dr Hani Zuhur-Adi


10.20 – 11.00 10 Common Allergy Questions. Speaker: Dr Tom Marrs

11.00 – 11.30 BREAK

11.30 – 12.15 Allergen Avoidance in school Age Children. Speaker: Cathy Hunt

12.15 – 13.00 Risk and Adrenaline for children with food allergies. Speaker: Dr Paula McQueen

13.00 – 14.00 LUNCH

Afternoon Session

14.00 – 14.40 Managing aero-allergen exposure and when symptoms do not add up. Speaker: Dr Tom Marrs

14.40 – 15.40 Skin Signs in Children; Treatment and What not to miss. Speaker: Dr Natalia Cartledge

15:40 – 16:20 TBC

16:3 CLOSE OF MEETING


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For more information please check our website: allergyacademy.org

and www.rcgp.org.uk

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University of Surrey

Guildford

Surrey

GU2 7XH

United Kingdom

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