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144685 - OM: Spot the signs of Cow's Milk Allergy

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This comprehensive one-hour module will enable you to make a swift diagnosis of cow’s milk allergy (CMA) by understanding the signs, symptoms and differential diagnoses. The education also includes the options for treatment and management as recommended by Australian guidelines. 

Focus: Cow's Milk Allergy, CMA, Allergy, Infants, Children. Paediatrics

Relevance to General Practice

CMA is one of the most common causes of food allergy, with estimates between one in 50 babies and one in 20 babies affected by CMA in Australia and New Zealand. 

A distressed child with vague gastrointestinal, skin or respiratory symptoms is a living nightmare for parents and a common diagnostic challenge for GPs. Is the cause of distress due to cow’s milk allergy (CMA) or something else?

Learning outcomes
  • Ensure early recognition of the signs and symptoms of CMA in infants.
  • Understand the requirements of a detailed medical history, skin or IgE testing and dietary elimination methods to identify CMA.
  • Update knowledge on the ASCIA guideline’s recommended feeding options for infants with CMA.
  • Have a systematic management plan in place for infants with CMA, and know when to refer to a specialist.
  • Effectively counsel parents and provide educational support where required.
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    144685 - OM: Spot the signs of Cow's Milk Allergy
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    1 hour
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