Chemical Allergies Webinar

Tuesday 14th November 2017

Price: 249 euros 

Duration: 90 minutes (in collaboration with Chemical Watch Ltd)

[Fee includes a copy of the live recording and additional course notes. Questions may be asked throughout the session and also afterwards by telephone/email]

The following will be covered during the webinar

  1. Introduction to the immune system and allergies
  • Innate Vs acquired immune response
  • Categories of immunological response
  • Definition of an allergy and the two stage development of an allergic reaction.

   2. Basic dermatology

  • The anatomy of the skin in relation to the development of an allergic reaction The cells of the immune system involved in the development of allergic contact dermatitis
  • Factors which influence the development of allergic contact dermatitis.
  • How allergic contact dermatitis differs from irritant contact dermatitis
  • Current testing strategies for assessment of allergic contact dermatitis

     3. Basic structure of the respiratory tract.

  • The role of IgE and atopy in the development of an allergic reaction.
  • How respiratory allergy differs to allergic contact dermatitis.
  • Occupational asthma and work related asthma
  • Current testing strategies for the assessment of respiratory allergies

    4. The consequences of developing an allergy to a      substance in the workplace

  • Important considerations in relation to control measures in the workplace.

     5. Other immunotoxicological effects

  • Including multiple chemical sensitivities, and autoimmune effects.

Bookings and payment are made via the Chemical Watch events page at

https://chemicalwatch.com/events_webinars

 

Laura Robinson
Telephone: + 44 (0)7985 923707
Email: [email protected]

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