Update your skills in the diagnosis and management of
Relevance to General Practice
urticaria by completing this CPD accredited online module.
Focus areas: Urticaria, Hives, Dermatology, Rash, Category 2, Online
Learn about the different types of urticaria, new treatment updates, the factors that influence treatment decisions, and appropriate non-pharmacological and pharmacological management strategies.
Distinguish between the three types of urticaria (acute, chronic spontaneous and inducible (physical) urticaria and be familiar with other differential diagno
Understand the non-pharmacological and pharmacological treatment options available for urticaria, including potential side effects.
Recognise when treatment needs to be stepped up and intensified according to current guideline algorithms.
Understand impact of urticaria on a patient’s QOL, as well as strategies assessing disease activity and treatment response, via patient questionnaires
Identify when referral to an immunologist or dermatologist is recommended, and what ongoing management is needed post referral.
This module includes educational videos and practical case studies provided by Professor Connie Katelaris, Professor of Immunology & Allergy, University of Western Sydney.