20 - 22 Mar 2020

Cutaneous Allergy and Contact Dermatitis

Where

Brussels, Belgium

Terms

EADV Resident courses are for dermatology and venereology residents (both EADV members and non-EADV members).

Selected candidates will receive free registration and the educational material which was presented during the course. EADV also offers accommodation, catering and a social event during the course.

EADV members will benefit from an educational grant, to be eligible for the grant annual membership dues must be settled one month prior to the course.

The selection of candidates is made based on CVs, year of residency and the number of courses previously attended.

The registration deadline will close at 23h59 (GMT+1) the day before the registration deadline (ex: registration deadline 31 January 2019 – the registrations will close on 30 January 2019 at 23h59)

Programme

Friday 20 March 2020

  • 12:00 / 12:20 Welcome and introduction + test yourself – pre-course test   -   Prof. J White
  • 12:20 / 13:00 Allergies explained – an introduction to type 1-4 hypersensitivity reactions including pathophysiology   -   Prof M . Baeck
  • 13:00 / 13:30 Contact dermatitis – irritant dermatitis, occupational dermatitis, and contact allergy – clinical picture, differential diagnosis and pitfalls   -   Dr I . Coulson
  • 13:30 / 13:45 Indications and contraindications of patch testing: which patients should I select and not select for patch testing?   -   Dr I. Coulson
  • 13:45 / 14:30 Practicalities of patch testing – how to perform and interpret patch tests (Dr J White)   -   Prof J . White
  • 14:30 / 15:00 Break & refreshments
  • 15:00 / 16:00 Hands-on session: practicalities of skin prick testing, including opportunity for all participants to perform it themselves using positive and negative controls
  • 16:00 / 16:30 The most important allergens 1: metals and hair dyes   -   Dr A. Daunton
  • 16:30 / 17:15 The most important allergens 2: preservatives and fragrances   -   Prof J. White
  • 19:30 / 21:30 Course dinner with speakers and participants

Saturday 21 March 2020

  • 09:00 / 09:30 Adverse reactions in patch testing (e.g. active sensitization, scarring, dyspigmentation, anaphylaxis)   -   Dr A. Daunton
  • 09:30 / 10:15 The most important allergens 3: miscellaneous (steroids, rubber accelerators)   -   Prof J. White
  • 10:15 / 11:15 Hair and nail allergic contact dermatitis, including occupational contact dermatoses encountered in hairdressers and beauty therapists   -   Dr I . Coulson
  • 11:15 / 11:45 Break & refreshments
  • 11:45 / 12:30 Skin reactions from plants   -   Dr I . Coulson
  • 12:30 / 13:15 Photoallergy and Airborne ACD   -   Prof M. Baeck
  • 13:15 / 14:00 Other occupational dermatoses (to include builders, healthcare workers, dentists, factory workers, etc)   -   Dr A. Daunton
  • 14:00 / 15:00 Lunch
  • 15:00 / 15:30 Medicament contact allergies including excipients (Prof M Baeck)   -   Prof M . Baeck
  • 15:30 / 16:00 Role of patch testing in suspected drug allergy   -   Prof J. White
  • 16:00 / 17:00 Participants’ cases with faculty Q&A

Sunday 22 March 2020

  • 10:00 / 11:00 5 complex cases and review of live patients   -   Prof J. White
  • 11:00 / 11:30 Post course quiz
  • 11:30 / 11:45 Close
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