Asthma and Allergy in School Age Children
This seminar is aimed at any professional who comes into contact with children who have asthma and or allergies.
There will be an in-depth overview of asthma and food as well as aeroallergen allergy. The current recommendations for the treatment of both conditions will be addressed and the challenges staff face managing these children in school discussed. There will be a practical demonstration of inhalers and adrenaline auto-injectors and the opportunity to go through real scenarios and cases.
Attendees will increase their knowledge and confidence in managing these conditions and be able to support staff in schools as well as children safely and effectively.
Is our Asthma & Allergy expert. Being a Registered Adult & Sick Children’s Nurse, she has gained a wealth of experience nursing sick children at several major hospitals including The John Radcliffe Oxford, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London and the Hospital for Sick Children Toronto, Canada.
Her background includes Paediatric Surgery and Intensive Care as well as working as an Asthma Nurse Specialist for Asthma UK.