Allergy Master Course on: Eye and ENT symptoms (morning session) & Immunotherapy (afternoon session)

The allergy academy is delighted to announce our first day aimed at ophthalmic and ENT presentations of allergic disease! This half day training day is targeted at a broad range of specialties including general practice, allergists, paediatricians and surgical specialties, and promises to be filled with useful clinical advice and scientific evidence to guide your practice.

This course is available either as a whole day event or as either a morning or an afternoon half day event if delegates are not available for the whole day.

Aims:

  • To cover the clinical presentations of allergic eyes diseases and upper airway obstruction
  • To understand the approach to managing eczema in the orbital region
  • To understand the use and potential applications of corneal and nasal provocation testing
  • To review the current use and applications of immunotherapy for allergic rhinoconjunctivitis

09:00-09:30

Registration

Morning Session
Ophthalmology and ENT Masterclass | Chairperson: TBC
09:25-09:30
Welcome and Introduction
Chairperson
09:30-10:00
Airway obstruction in the community setting
Ian Hore
Consultant ENT Surgeon
10:00-10:30
Histories and common ophthalmology cases
Ailsa Ritchie
Consultant Ophthalmologist
10:30-11:00
Medical management of allergic rhinoconjunctivitis
Gemma Schnitzer
Allergy CNS
11:00-11:30
Coffee/Tea
11:30-12:00
First line examination and investigations – examination and blood tests
Joanna Lukawska
Consultant Adult Allergist
12:00-12:45
Practical solutions; skin prick testing / administering eye drops and nasal sprays / nasal and corneal challenges
Joanna Lukawska and Gemma Schnitzer
12:45-13:45
Lunch
Afternoon Session
Immunotherapy Masterclass | Chairperson: Suzana Radulovic

13:45-14:15

Running an immunotherapy service
Roisin Fitzsimons
Nurse Consultant, Paediatric Allergy
14:15-14:45
Grass and tree pollen immunotherapy
Guy Scadding
Consultant Adult Allergist
14:45-15:15
Coffee/Tea
15:15-15:45
Management of periorbital, facial eczema and contact dermatitis
Danielle Greenblatt
Consultant Dermatologist
15:45-16:30
Latest clinical developments in house dust mite and dander immunotherapy
Alina Dumitru
Consultant Adult Allergist
16:30

Close of meeting

Book Online:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/masterclass-in-head-and-neck-symptoms-an-allergy-academy-event-tickets-48561476684?aff=es2

Cost:

Full Day: £80

Half Day: £60

Venue:

Science Gallery
Great Maze Pond
London
SE1 9GU

Website:

http://allergyacademy.org/