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Masterclass in infant allergic disease (A RCGP / Allergy Academy Event)

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Governor's Hall

Saint Thomas's Hospital

Westminster Bridge Road

London

SE1 7EH

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This is the fourth in our series of joint study days run by the Allergy Academy, co-designed and hosted with the Royal College of General Practitioners. This time we are focus on allergic disease in infants. Our aim is to equip general practitioners and their general practice team with the skills and confidence necessary to diagnose and manage allergic disease in the community.

Aims and objectives:

To recognise allergic disease amongst infants and young children

Be able to diagnose and manage milk allergy

Understand how to prevent eczema and food allergies

Be able to reduce need for admissions and referrals

Who should attend?

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

Course Director: Dr Tom Marrs, both Consultant in Paediatric Allergy at St Thomas’ Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.

Programme for the day:

09.00 - 09.30 Registration and refreshments

09.30 - 09.40 Welcome and introduction

09.40 - 10.20 What has my baby got an allergy? (Tom Marrs, Consultant Paediatric Allergist, St Thomas's Hospital)

10.20 - 11.00 Milk allergy - a dietician's perspective (Kiran Tiwana, Specialist Allergy Dietician, St Thomas's Hospital)

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 - 12.15 Nut allergies for beginners (Alexandra Santos, Consultant Paediatric Allergist, St Thomas's Hospital)

12.15 - 13.00 Distinguishing milk allergy from other feeding disorders of infancy (Mohamed Mutalib, Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist, St Thomas's Hospital)

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch

14.00 - 14.40 Primary and secondary prevention of eczema (Emma Wedgeworth, Consultant Dermatologist, St Thomas's Hosptial)

14.40 - 15.20 Diagnostic approach to a chesty baby (Kate Swan, Consultant Paediatric Allergist, St Thomas's Hospital)

15.20 - 16.00 When and how to stab for adrenaline (Katherine Knight, Allergy Clinical Nurse Specialist, St Thomas's Hospital)

Your name, job title and place of work will appear on the official course programme seen by all delegates and organisers including our industry sponsors. We will not pass on emails or any other contact details without your consent. By registering for the course we assume consent for your name to appear in the programme.

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Governor's Hall

Saint Thomas's Hospital

Westminster Bridge Road

London

SE1 7EH

United Kingdom

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