186916 - Online module: Spot the signs of Cow's Milk Allergy
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This comprehensive one-hour module will enable you to make a rapid and early 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
An unsettled child with vague gastrointestinal, skin or respiratory symptoms is distressing for parents and a common diagnostic challenge for GPs.
Cow’s milk is one of the most common causes of food allergy, with estimates around 2% (between one in 50 babies) are allergic to cow's milk in Australia and New Zealand. As the first point of contact for many distressed parents, GPs need to able to identify the signs and symptoms of CMA to diagnose and appropriately manage the condition early, for optimised infant and family health outcomes.
D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship
Communication with family, carers and others involved in the care of the patient is appropriate and clear
D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills
Appropriate mode of care delivery to suit the needs of the patient
D3. Population health and the context of general practice
D4. Professional and ethical role
Professional knowledge and skills are reviewed and developed
D5. Organisational and legal dimensions
Shared decision making and informed consent are explained and obtained
- Children and young people health