Professional Development – Practicum in Clinical Allergy (Paediatrics)

Area of Study Type of Course Level of Study
Health and Medical Non-Award Professional Development
Course Practicum in Clinical Allergy (Paediatrics) Register
PartnerRoyal Childrens Hospital
Overview The Practicum in Clinical Allergy is designed to offer medical professionals a practical overview of current diagnosis and management of major clinical allergic disease - including allergic rhinitis, asthma, food & drug allergy Encapsulated seminars, coupled with small group discussions aim to deliver content in a readily digestible format over the one-and-a-half day program. A limit of 15 participants allows direct access to the specialist faculty, and facilitated groups can draw on cases submitted by participants for discussion.
Course Objectives
  • Provide an up-to-date overview and understanding of major clinical allergic conditions
  • Facilitating and re-enforcing specific clinical thinking via case discussion and activities
  • Engender confidence in management approach for allergic patients
Learning Outcomes
  • Identify and have a practical working knowledge of major allergic conditions
  • Appreciate the important aspect of history & diagnostic testing in an allergic context
  • Understand and safely supervise maintenance dosing during specific allergen immunotherapy
  • Apply best practice management to major allergic conditions
  • Correctly institute safe and effective management for emergent life-threatening allergic conditions
Delivery Mode Delivered face to face over 1.5 days
Academic & Teaching Team Professor Mimi Tang, Director, Department of Allergy and Immunology
Dr Dean Tay, Paediatric Allergist Immunologist
Who Should Apply Paediatrician and registered physicians with an interest in allergy that can be shown through research or clinical activity
Entry Requirements * All registrations are subject to approval by the academic team
  • Medical degree with current clinical registration in good standing
  • A specialist qualification in Paediatrics
  • The minimum English language requirements for this course are Band 7.0
  • Curriculum Vitae demonstrating clinical practice in field of expertise
  • Letter of recommendation from a fellow specialist in relevant field of expertise OR personal statement (max 200 words) explaining why you believe you should be given a place on the course
Delivery Dates and Times TBC Register you interest here.
Delivery Venue Royal Children’s Hospital
50 Flemington Rd, Parkville
Additional Information All course notes and catering will be provided over the 1.5 day program
Contact Please express your interest via the link above