Anaphylaxis is a life threatening medical emergency. This course will give GPs the confidence to initiate the diagnosis and management of their patients that have suffered from anaphylaxis, according to NICE guidelines. This will include a practical session on how to teach your patients to use an adrenalin auto-injector. Defining anaphylaxis will help GPs manage patients with allergy mimics such as chronic spontaneous urticaria.
Confidence in instructing patients how to recognise and manage anaphylaxis, including how to use an adrenalin auto-injector
Confidence in eliciting a food allergy history
Understand the different mechanisms behind drug allergy in order to give advice on drug avoidance and identify suitable patients for drug allergy testing
Be confident in diagnosing and managing chronic urticaria and angioedema in general practiceHave an overview of venom allergy and treatment options
Dr Alex Richter – Senior Clinical Lecturer in Immunology, University of Birmingham
Dr Lavanya Diwakar - Clinical Lecturer in Immunology, University of Birmingham
Primary care clinical sciences, University of Birmingham
Is this course accredited?
This is a 1 day CPD accredited course
£150 per person
How to apply
Register for this course online using a credit/debit card
For further information please contact Tamara Ball
Tel: 0121 414 3281