Other Allergy modules

Key questions on food allergies (1.5 CPD hours)

Guideline debrief: drug allergy (1.5 CPD hours)

Challenges in allergy (1.5 CPD hours)

Case-Based Learning


This case-based module will guide you through the latest evidence in the diagnosis and management of syncope

2 CPD hours
Video module - Free

Recognising and treating vaginal dryness

GP and menopause expert Dr Louise Newson discusses the options for effectively treating vaginal dryness

1 CPD hour

Key questions on eczema

Professor Hywel Williams, professor of dermato-epidemiology, answers questions from GP Dr Sara Ritchie on recognizing atopic eczema clinically, treating infected eczema, and steroid strengths for management

1.5 CPD hours
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



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
Module due for review
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
Clear concise relevant
Anthony Brownson
well laid out and interesting scenarios
Nadja Kelly
Really useful review of a complicated consultation!
Ryan Anderton
Concise module with relevant details for primary care practice
Rahim Rashid
Actually very useful module on topic which causes considerable parental anxiety
Yaw Nyadu