“Allergies, Asthma & Urticaria” – Hosted by ‘Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc.’

This CME focuses on increasing the awareness of allergies & immunotherapy. Topics include assessment, diagnosis & treatment; allergic rhinitis & sinusitis; chronic urticaria; sensitivities, side effects & other drug-related intolerances; role of immunotherapy & more. Physicians, nurses & allied health professionals are welcome. CPE credit available.

Guest Speaker:

Professor Menachem Rottem

Head of the Allergy Asthma and Immunology Service at the Emek Medical Center, Afula, and Clinical Assistant Professor at the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

Local Presenters:

Dr. Hilary Moore, ER Specialist with Training in Allergy Testing & Immunology

Dr. Dawn Alleyne, Internist/ Pulmonologist

Dr. Sean Bullen, Paediatrician/ Dermatologist


· To increase awareness of allergies, its impact on asthma, allergic rhinitis/ sinusitis

· To clearly define/ distinguish between allergies, sensitivities, side effects, intolerances and other drug-related intolerances.

· To assist the Health Care Practitioner to assess, identify and appropriately refer clients with reactions

· To highlight the role of immunotherapy in treatment.

· To enlighten/ educate participants on local resources to diagnose and manage their patient

Full programme to be announced.

Topics include:

Chronic Urticaria: Approach to diagnosis and treatment, case studies

– differences between urticaria with angioedema and angioedema unrelated to urticaria

angioedema from other causes, unrelated to urticaria, including hereditary angioedema and its treatment

– Immununotherapy

Pulmonary concerns

– Others to be announced

(CLICK FOR BIGGER) This event is made possible with the kind support of Bayview Hospital, Barbados.

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