This webinar will cover:
- Skin prick testing for food allergy in children- getting the basics right. Dr Tammy O'Brien will cover when to order skin prick tests, when not to order skin prick tests and how to interpret results. Tammy is a GP who works at Te Whatu Ora Waitemata. She has a special interest in childhood food allergy.
- Childhood eczema - CNS Carolyn Cordes will discuss the use of topical corticosteroids in the care of children with eczema - some prescribing considerations, tips and common concerns with their use.
- Clinical updates will be presented by Dr Sue Tutty and Dr Luke Luk (this is specifically for Auckland Region GPs).
We will answer as many questions as time permits.
What's New Te Whatu Ora webinar sessions occur on the final Tuesday of each month with a primary emphasis on delivering clinical updates to enhance integrated healthcare.
Tammy O' Brien
Tammy works at Te Whatu Ora Waitemata. She has a special interest in childhood food allergy.
Carolyn works as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Paediatric Allergy and Dermatology in Te Whatu Ora Waitematā, assessing children in clinics referred with eczema and food allergy. She is a Nurse Prescriber in Primary Health and Specialty Teams, and an active member of the Clinical Reference Group for the Child and Youth Eczema Clinical Network - Te Rōpū Kiripai Hapori. She is passionate on provision of good education for Whānau to manage their child’s eczema and health.