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143420 - ASCIA Allergic Rhinitis e-training for health professionals

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
1.5 hours

ASCIA Allergic Rhinitis e-training for health professionals. The course includes an overview of allergic rhinitis, clinical assessment of patients, aeroallergen minimisation, pharmacotherapy and other treatment options.

Relevance to General Practice

Allergic diseases are among the fastest growing chronic diseases in Australia. The cause of the allergy epidemic is elusive. Management of allergy is based on the identification of allergic triggers, education of patients and their carers. GPs play a central role in the long term management of patients with allergic rhinitis.

Learning outcomes
  • Recognise the clinical features of allergic rhinitis and possible co-existent conditions.
  • Discuss uses and limitations of allergy testing.
  • Identify pharmacotherapy options available and when to consider immunotherapy.
  • Communicate to a patient and/or their carer the importance of management of allergic rhinitis including the role of asthma in clinical outcomes.
  • Know when to refer to a specialist.
  • Delivery
    Title
    143420 - ASCIA Allergic Rhinitis e-training for health professionals
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    1.5 hours
    Start Date
    27-Sep-2018
    End Date
    25-Dec-2019
    CPD Points
    1.5 hours
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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