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126361 - OM: Urticaria - why and what next?

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Update your skills in the diagnosis and management of 
urticaria by completing this CPD accredited online module. 
Focus areas: Urticaria, Hives, Dermatology, Rash, Category 2, Online

Relevance to General Practice

Learn about the different types of urticaria, new treatment updates, the factors that influence treatment decisions, and appropriate non-pharmacological and pharmacological management strategies. 
This module includes educational videos and practical case studies provided by Professor Connie Katelaris, Professor of Immunology & Allergy, University of Western Sydney.

Learning outcomes
  • 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.
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    126361 - OM: Urticaria - why and what next?
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