Masterclass in Infant Allergic Disease Wednesday 10th October 2018

The Allergy Academy is proud to announce our ‘Masterclass in Infant Allergic Disease’ running this Autumn at St Thomas’s Hospital. This is a joint venture with the RCGP and covers lots of core concepts for any practitioner seeing infants with suspected infant disease. Topics covered include cow’s milk protein allergy, feeding problems in infancy, eczema management and its link with food allergy, infant wheeze and adrenaline use and prescription in allergic patients. More details are available on the Allergy Academy website: http://www.allergyacademy.org/course/masterclass-infant-allergic-disease-2018

 

Programme for the day:

09.00 – 09.30 Registration and refreshments

09.30 – 09.40 Welcome and introduction

09.40 – 10.20 What has my baby got an allergy? (Tom Marrs, Consultant Paediatric Allergist, St Thomas’s Hospital)

10.20 – 11.00 Milk allergy – a dietician’s perspective (Kiran Tiwana, Specialist Allergy Dietician, St Thomas’s Hospital)

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 – 12.15 Nut allergies for beginners (Alexandra Santos, Consultant Paediatric Allergist, St Thomas’s Hospital)

12.15 – 13.00 Distinguishing milk allergy from other feeding disorders of infancy (Mohamed Mutalib, Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist, St Thomas’s Hospital)

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 14.40 Primary and secondary prevention of eczema (Emma Wedgeworth, Consultant Dermatologist, St Thomas’s Hosptial)

14.40 – 15.20 Diagnostic approach to a chesty baby (Kate Swan, Consultant Paediatric Allergist, St Thomas’s Hospital)

15.20 – 16.00 When and how to stab for adrenaline (Katherine Knight, Allergy Clinical Nurse Specialist, St Thomas’s Hospital)

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