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Case-Based Learning

Managing food allergy in children

Module summary

This module will update you on recent developments surrounding GP diagnosis, investigation and management of food allergy in children using a variety of typical case studies.

Learning objectives

To provide an understanding of:

  • Presentation of IgE- and non-IgE-mediated food allergy in children
  • Appropriate investigations for food allergy in children
  • Referral strategies for children with food allergy
  • Management of cow’s milk protein allergy

 

Author

Dr Joanne Walsh is a GP at Castle Partnership, Norwich and was a member of the NICE guideline development group for the food allergy in children guidelines.

This module has been developed by Pulse Learning’s team of medical writers and editors, and peer reviewed by our GP advisers. It was first published in January 2013, but was revised and updated in December 2014 by Dr Joanne Walsh to incorporate new guidance, research and changes to therapy.

Date module published
09/01/2015
Module due for review
09/01/2017
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
good format
Stephen Hunt
16.08.2017.
It was very informative module.
It has improved my clinical knowledge and skills.
It has clear my concepts regarding allergy testing in primary care.
I will apply above learnt points in my clinical practice.
Hafiz Rehman
16.08.2017.
It was really good way of learning. It started a thought process in my mind before attempting the module. It has cleared concepts in mind. I has helped to increase my professional knowledge. I am going to apply all learning points. It has cleared all suspicions in my mind.
Rehana Rehman
16.08.2017.
Excellent.
Tom Brettell
15.08.2017.
Very good
Kate Konning
13.08.2017.