Practical Allergy for Nurses 2019

Tuesday 24th September 2019

Programme

09:00-09:30
Arrival and Registration
 First Session 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 beabout what food to eat
Mary Feeny, Specialist Research Dietitian
10:15-11:00
Eczema update
 
New approaches to eczema treatments including Dupilumab
Karina Jackson, Consultant Nurse Dermatology
11:00-11:30
Break
 Second Session 
11:30-12:15
Recent developments in allergy impacting practice
 
An overview of new research / evidence published in 2018 - 2019 and applicability to practice
TBC
12:15-13:00
The Gut and the microbiome
 
What impact does the gut microbiome have on allergic disease and future sensitisation
Dr Tom Marrs, Consultant in Paediatric Allergy
13:00-14:00
Lunch
 Third Session Chair: TBC
14:00-14.45
Peanut desensitisation
 
Pros & Cons of peanut desensitisation
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
Rebecca Batt, Advanced Nurse Practitioner
15:30-15:45
Break
Fourth Session
 
15:45-16:30
Medicine Adherence
 
What drives people to comply with adherence to medication regimens and treatment
Prof John Weinman, King's College London
16:30
Close Meeting
 
Close of study day