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Practical Allergy for Nurses 2019 (An Allergy Academy Event)

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Practical Allergy for Nurses 2019

Venue: Science Gallery, KCL

Date: 24th September 2019

This study day is suitable for anyone with a keen interest in the diagnosis and management of allergic disease. Delegates will deepen their understanding of current and emerging practice in the diagnosis and management of allergy. There will be a strong focus on the management of allergic diseases, adherence, and developments on eczema management.

Topic Highlights include:

  • Management of allergic rhinitis.
  • Updates on new treatments for eczema.
  • What advice on diet and weaning to give parents of children with high risk for allergy
  • How to improve medical adherence.
  • Pros & Cons of peanut desensitisation


Who should attend:

  • Specialist Allergy Nurses (secondary/tertiary care)
  • Primary/Secondary care doctors with an interest in allergy
  • Nurses with an interest in allergic disease
  • Allied Health Professionals

Programme:

9.00-9.30 Arrival and registration

Chair: Rebecca Batt

09.30-10.15 Weaning and Diet advice for high risk patients - What do we tell our higher risk parents about weaning and mothers to be about what foods to eat. Speaker: Mary Feeny Specialist Research Dietitian

10.15-11.00 Eczema update - New approaches to eczema treatments including Dupilumab.

Speaker: Karina Jackson Consultant Nurse in Dermatology

11.00-11.30 BREAK

11.30-12.15 Recent developments in allergy impacting practice - An overview of new research/evidence published in 2018-2019 and applicability to practice. Speaker: TBC

12.15-13.00 The Gut and the microbiome What impact does the gut microbiome have on allergic disease and future sensitisation. Speaker: Dr Tom Marrs Consultant in Paediatric Allergy

13.00-14.00 LUNCH

Chair: TBC

14.00-14.45 Peanut desensitisation. - Pro Con discussion about peanut desensitisation. Speaker: TBC

14.45 – 15.30 Pharmacological Management of allergic disease. This session will provide an overview of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics for drugs used in allergy. Speaker: Rebecca Batt Advanced Nurse Practitioner

15.30-15.45 BREAK

15.45-16.30 Medicine Adherence - What drives people to comply with adherence to medication regimens and treatment. Speaker: Prof John Weinman, King’s College London.

16.30 CLOSE

Course Director:

Roisin Fitzsimons, Allergy Consultant Nurse

&

Rebecca Batt, Allergy Advaced Nurse Practitioner

at St Thomas’ Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.

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