Description

” course suitable for general paediatricians, providing an update of the recognition of primary immunodeficiency, management of immunocompromised patients, new immunomodulatory therapies, including monoclonal antibody therapies, and the science underlying these topics.Aims of the course:Make immunology accessible for general paediatriciansGive confidence in identifying and managing patients with primary immunodeficiency (PID)Understand diagnoses and management of common PIDsFeel comfortable caring for children post bonemarrow transplantInsight into newer treatments and thosebeing introducedTopics to be covered:When you should suspect immunodeficiencyHow to find out if something’s wrongImmunoglobulin therapyHaematopoietic stem cell transplant and gene therapyNewborn screeningManagement of infection in the immunocompromised patient”