Other Allergy modules

Guideline debrief: drug allergy (1.5 CPD hours)

Challenges in allergy (1.5 CPD hours)

Managing food allergy in children (1.5 CPD hours)


Polycystic ovarian syndrome: a lifelong condition

Dr Anne Connolly advises on the pathophysiology of PCOS, managing short term effects and advising women with fertility concerns

1 CPD hour

Key questions on infections in pregnancy

Dr Jessica Garner, clinical fellow in obstetrics and gynaecology and Miss Maryam Parisaei, consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, on investigating rash in pregnant women, managing chicken pox in pregnancy and travel advice for zika virus.

1.5 CPD hours

Key questions on atrial fibrillation

Dr John Dean, consultant cardiologist, on identifying patients with AF, personalised care and manging patients who are persistently unwell despite treatment

1 CPD hour
Video module - Premium

Drug allergy in primary care

Module summary
Dr Chris Rutkowski, consultant allergist, discusses how to treat drug allergy in primary care.
Learning objectives

This module will update you on:

  • Which patients to refer for allergy testing for beta-lactam allergy
  • Allergic reactions to beta-lactam 
  • IgE-mediated reactions to vaccines
Expert speaker
Dr Chris Rutkowski is a consultant allergist at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London
Date module published
Module due for review
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1 CPD hour
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
2 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Richard Hunter
A bit too much about how and who to refer and what his particular clinic does , which as a specialised London clinic is very different from the services we can access locally.
I would have like more about immediate and late skin reactions / fixed drug reactions and how to recognise them
Alison Lilley
Chandrakala Morishetty
Chandrakala Morishetty
Gail Steedman