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Managing cow’s milk allergy in primary care, when do you need to refer? with specialist dietitian Emma Stone

Emma Stone has been working as a paediatric dietitian, specialising in Allergy for 10 years. Currently working at West Suffolk Hospital, Emma manages a case load that includes working on the neonatal unit, renal, home enteral feeds and oncology. As the lead dietitian for PANEA (Paediatric Allergy Network of East Anglia), she also works closely with the CCG on milk prescribing guidelines for West Suffolk. Emma was also the first dietitian in the region to take skin prick testing and interpretation in clinic for a better patient experience.

Key learning outcomes (certificates will be provided for CPD records)
• Learn how to correctly diagnose and manage Cow’s Milks Protein Allergy (CMPA) in infants by:
– Taking an allergy-focussed clinical history
– Signs and symptoms of IgE– and non-IgE-mediated food allergies
– Diagnosis and management of CMPA using key guidelines
• Learn when to refer to secondary care and when to treat in the community in line with MAP and NICE guidelines