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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
Very useful
Adil Ahmed
22.04.2017.
Very useful using case-based discussions to learn about the NICE guidance
Nadia Yousif
20.04.2017.
Probably the best allergy module Ive done- clarifies a lot of unanswered questions
Bernadette Furlong
19.04.2017.
useful
Sarah Doherty
18.04.2017.
Very useful
Zehra Begum
16.04.2017.