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Challenges in allergy

Module summary

Allergy specialists Professor S Hasan Arshad and Dr Carina Venter discuss five common allergy-based challenges faced in primary care. 

Learning objectives

This module will update your knowledge on challenges regarding allergies, including:

  • Prescribing adrenaline autoinjectors
  • Testing patients with acute angioedema or anaphylaxis
  • Cow's milk allergy
  • Provocation tests
Author

Professor S Hasan Arshad is a professor of allergy and clinical immunology at the University of Southampton.

Dr Carina Venter is an allergy specialist dietician and senior lecturer at the University of Portsmouth.

Date module published
03/06/2015
Module due for review
03/06/2017
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Useful
Andrew Caley
19.05.2017.
good
Kashif Ahmed
10.02.2017.
very good
Francesco cosentino
06.02.2017.
Useful overview.
Velautham Kuhan
22.02.2017.
Useful overview
Colin Russell
13.12.2016.