Managing allergy and atopy in a busy GP practice

Category
Medical and Dental Sciences
Date(s)
Wednesday 11th June 2014 (09:00-17:00)
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Course Summary

One in three people in the UK suffer from an allergy which is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. This course will give an overview of the commonest atopic diseases where allergy play a role. Patient based, interactive lectures will provide information on diagnostic and management pathways to be applied to a busy primary care clinic.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand allergy testing for common allergens
  • Understand the role of allergy in rhinitis, asthma and dermatitis
  • Understand the concept of protein cross reactivity and relevance to the oral allergy syndrome
  • Be confident in the optimal medical therapy of rhinitis and know when to refer for immunotherapy
  • Understand the basic principles of immunotherapy

Speakers

Dr Alex Richter – Clinical Lecturer in Immunology, University of Birmingham 
Dr Lavanya Diwakar - Clinical Lecturer in Immunology, University of Birmingham

Course details

Duration 
One day

Location
Clinical Sciences Building, University of Birmingham

Is this course accredited? 
This is a 1 day CPD accredited course

Fees
£150 per person 

How to apply
Register for this course online using a credit/debit card
For more information please contact Tamara Ball
Email: t.c.ball@bham.ac.uk  
Tel: 0121 414 3281