First Steps in Managing Allergies (RCGP Event)

Wednesday 29th April 2020

Course Information:

Hosted by the Allergy Academy and the Royal College of General Practitioners, the aim of this course is to equip healthcare practitioners with the skills and confidence necessary to diagnose and manage allergic disease in the community.. 


This time we focus particularly on distinct presentations which are especially relevant to paediatric presentations (milk allergy and wheezing). This day is particularly targeted towards doctors and nurses working in the primary care setting, but any interested healthcare professionals are welcome to attend.  


Learning Objectives:

  • Being able to manage wheeze in children
  • Develop an understading in the management of rhinitis
  • Differentiating and managing IgE and non-IgEmediated milk allergies
  • Understand current understanding and guidelines for allergy prevention in children


Topic Highlights:

  • Prevention of food allergies
  • Distinguishing milk allergy from other common conditions
  • Management of a wheezy child
  • Management of rhinitis
  • Managing allergic skin conditions


Who Should Attend?

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