8th Allergy and the Skin Study Day

Date               13th November 2018

Venue            Governors Hall, St Thomas’ Hospital

Course Information

The St John’s DermAcademy and KCL Allergy Academy are excited to announce the return of their highly successful 8th ‘Allergy and the Skin’ Study Day. This year, the event will be held as a national training day on eczema specifically for trainees. More details and registration available at: http://www.allergyacademy.org/course/8th-allergy-skin-study-day-2018-national-eczema-training-day

 

Topic Highlights

  • Pathogenesis of eczema
  • Evidence-based management
  • Eczema complications
  • Systemic treatments in severe eczema
  • Eczema and food allergy
  • Interpretation of allergy tests
  • The role of patch testing
  • Practical demonstration of topical treatments and allergy testing

Who should attend?

Trainees from allergy, immunology, paediatrics, general practice, and dermatology or other allied specialties

 

Course Director

Prof Carsten Flohr – Head, Unit for Population-Based Dermatology Research, St John’s Institute of Dermatology, St Thomas’ Hospital

 

Registration Fee £75 for all delegates

Programme

0900
Registration

0930-1110
Session 1 Chair: Prof Carsten Flohr

0930-0940
Welcome & introduction to the course
Prof Carsten Flohr

 

0940-1010
Eczema pathogenesis
Prof Carsten Flohr

 

1010-1040
Evidence-based management
Dr Emma Wedgeworth

 

1040-1110
Infections and eczema
Dr Rachael Morris-Jones

 

1110-1130                                                           
Coffee Break

1130-1240
Session 2 Chair: Dr Eleanor Higgins

1130-1150
A challenging case (interactive)
Dr Paula Beattie

 

1150-1220
Food allergy, allergy testing and eczema
Dr Adam Fox

 

1220-1240
A challenging case (interactive)
Dr Danielle Greenblatt

 

1240-1340                                                                 
Lunch

1340-1510
Session 3 Chair: Dr Tom Marrs

1340-1410
Systemic treatments: established and new
Prof Alan Irvine

 

 
Small group breakout sessions

1410-1510
Therapy demonstration and eczema education programme
Maria Akinde, Heather Sharp, & Katleen Manibo
1410-1510
Skin prick testing and adrenaline administration
Gemma Schnitzer, Katherine Knight & Victoria Timms

1510-1530
Tea Break

 
Session 4 Chair: Prof Carsten Flohr

1530-1600
Who should be patch tested?
Dr Ian White

 

1600-1630
Quiz and end of course feedback
Prof Carsten Flohr

 

1630
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