Description

This is the second of the series of three study days focusing on the practical clinical management of paediatric allergy. To gain the full benefit from this unique series, we advise delegates to begin with PAT 1 and work through to PAT 3. The series will cover increasing complexity in allergy management through the days.Learning aims, objectives and outcomes The PAT course provide healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills required to effectively manage children with common and complex food allergies and their comorbid allergic conditions. By the end of the course, you will be able to:Take an allergy focused clinical history to interpret skin prick test resultsExplain common allergy problems, skin prick tests and underlying disease mechanismsDescribe routine and preventative management of food allergy and common allergic conditionsExplore differential diagnosis and management of other causes of an unsettled childDiscuss the issues involved in home reintroduction and when this is appropriateSignpost patients to online resourcesDescribe how the multi-disciplinary team can contribute to clinical practiceAudience Suitable for a wide audience but will be of particular interest for general or community paediatric trainees who are developing a special interest in allergy and for consultant paediatricians who are already seeing cases within their practice and/or managing allergy clinics.