Immunology and Immunodeficiency in Childhood
8:30 am to 5:30 pm, 22 March 2019
22 March 2019 A course suitable for general paediatricians, providing an update of the recognition of primary immunodeficiency, management of immunocompromised patients, new immunomodulatory therapies, including monoclonal antibody therapies, and the science underlying these topics.
Leolin Price Lecture Theatre30 Guildford StreetLondonWC1N 1EHUnited Kingdom
RCPCH has approved this activity for CPD in accordance with the current RCPCH CPD Guidelines.
A course suitable for general paediatricians, providing an update of the recognition of primary immunodeficiency, management of immunocompromised patients, new immunomodulatory therapies, including monoclonal antibody therapies, and the science underlying these topics.
Aims of the course:
- Make immunology accessible for general paediatricians
- Give confidence in identifying and managing patients with primary immunodeficiency (PID)
- Understand diagnoses and management of common PIDs
- Feel comfortable caring for children post bonemarrow transplant
- Insight into newer treatments and thosebeing introduced
Topics to be covered:
- When you should suspect immunodeficiency
- How to find out if something’s wrong
- Immunoglobulin therapy
- Haematopoietic stem cell transplant and gene therapy
- Newborn screening
- Management of infection in the immunocompromised patient
- Dr Claire Booth, Senior Lecturer in Gene Therapy, UCL Great Ormond Street Insitute of Child Health
- Dr Austen Worth, Consultant Paediatric Immunologist/Honorary Senior Lecturer, Great Ormond Street Hospital
- Dr Zohreh Nademi, Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Immunology/BMT, Great Ormond Street Hospital
Early bird fee (until 25/01/2019)
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