Allergic Rhinitis

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58m
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CPD58m of CPD
First Published
Updated21 June 2023
Expires 29 August 2024
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

Allergic rhinitis, commonly referred to as hay fever, is the most common allergic disorder in Australia. It is often under-diagnosed, under-treated, and suboptimally self-treated. It is vital that pharmacists and healthcare professionals have an understanding of allergic rhinitis and the best-practice treatment options available, both pharmacological and non-pharmacological.

Topics
  • What is allergic rhinitis?
  • What are the treatment options for allergic rhinitis?
  • Is there a link between allergic rhinitis treatment and asthma management?
Purpose

The purpose of this course is to update and expand your knowledge of the management of allergic rhinitis to improve patient outcomes.

Learning Outcomes
  1. Able to recognise the symptoms and identify possible triggers of allergic rhinitis.
  2. Explain that effective treatment for allergic rhinitis is an important part of asthma management.
  3. Provide education and information to patients regarding the management options for allergic rhinitis.
Target Audience

Pharmacists and healthcare professionals who prescribe, dispense and administer medications for the treatment of allergic rhinitis.

Disclosure

No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used.

Educator

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Jenny Gowan View profile
Dr Jenny Gowan is a practising pharmacist, adjunct senior lecturer at Monash University and clinical associate at RMIT University. She has published over 500 educational articles, has copious experience in presentations and lectures and runs a consulting pharmacy company. Jenny was awarded the 2013 PSA Australian Pharmacist of the Year award and the 2016 AACP-MIMs Consultant Pharmacist of the Year Award. In 2024, she received recognition as a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to medicine as a pharmacist, to professional societies and to community health.
Details
CPD time58m
First Published
Updated21 June 2023
Expires
29 August 2024
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
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Asthma
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