7 - 8 June 2017
This module will address the areas of allergy that require specific knowledge of paediatric processes including immune mechanisms, diagnostic techniques, management and family issues.
Specific topics will include: The Allergic March, infant wheeze, food allergies and intolerances in early life, eczema and early differential diagnosis, paediatric allergic gastrointestinal disease, child protection issues and general paediatric problems presenting in an allergy clinic.
Aims of the course are:
- To describe the pre- and post-natal development and progression of allergic disease in children.
- To discuss the immunological and physiological mechanisms of a range of common paediatric allergic diseases.
- To promote competence in the recognition and management of paediatric allergy.
- To investigate potential future strategies for management based on service and care pathway developments.
Who should attend?
The course is suitable for GPs, consultants, nurses and all healthcare professionals.
Allergy short courses are delivered in a blended format through a mixture of face-to-face and online teaching. You will attend 2 days teaching at Imperial College London, and for a limited time after the course, have access online to all lecture notes and presentations, lecture recordings and other resources.
Participants have the option of completing an assessment component and on completion will be provided with an official Imperial College London transcript of results. Details of the assessment and deadline for submission will be given during the course. Please note that there is an additional assessment fee payable in full prior to submission date. Please contact us for further information.
Comments from past participants
"Very useful aid in consolidating my knowledge. Great topics covering a wide length and breadth of common scenarios form the allergic disorders"
"Brilliant presentations, met my expectations "
"Excellent – great speakers and resources, really helped put allergy into perspective for me"