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-be about what food to eat
Mary Feeny, Specialist Research Dietitian
10:15-11:00
Eczema update
 
New approaches to eczema treatments including Dupilumab
Heather Sharp, Consultant Nurse Dermatology
11:00-11:30
Break
 Second Session 
11:30-12:15
Peanut Desensitisation
 
The pros and cons of peanut desensitisation
Bob Boyle, 
Consultant in Paediatric Allergy
12:15-13:00
5 Papers that may change your practice on food allergy

An overview of a collection of papers that may change your practice.
Adam Fox, Consultant in Paediatric Allergy
13:00-14:00
Lunch
 Third Session Chair: TBC
14:00-15.00
Pharmacological Management of Asthma and Rhinitis
 
This session will provide an overview of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics for drugs used in asthma and rhinitis
Rebecca Batt, Advanced Nurse Practitioner
15.00-15:30
Psychological input in Allergy
 
This session will provide an overview of psychology in allergy
Karen Murphy, Clinical Psychologist
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