FARE hosts free educational webinars designed to help you live life well with food allergies. Each month, we feature leading experts discussing the topics related to food allergy that you most want to hear about. FARE Members have the benefit of advanced registration for each webinar.
All of FARE's webinars are recorded and posted on our website to serve as an educational resource. Click to view our available webinars on the following topics:
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Epi First, Epi Fast. Ask Questions Later...
Speaker: W. Scott Russell, MD
Wednesday, December 7, 1 p.m. ET
What should you do when a child in your care has a serious allergic reaction? Join a discussion led by a Pediatric Emergency Medicine specialist to learn how you can best protect a child during anaphylaxis, a medical emergency. Topics include up-to-date information on epinephrine usage, common misunderstandings about epinephrine, and case example
W. Scott Russell, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), is Medical Director of the MUSC Pediatric Emergency Department and Senior Medical Director of MUSC Children’s Hospital. Dr. Russell holds fellow standing in both the American Academy of Pediatrics and American College of Emergency Physicians. He is author of 19 manuscripts, including four articles on anaphylaxis management, guidelines and best practices. Funding for this webinar was made possible in part through a 2016 grant from Mylan Specialty, L.P.
When Should I Use Epinephrine? Why Am I Afraid of It?
Speaker: Jonathan Spergel, MD, PhD
Monday, December 12, 1 p.m. ET
Knowing when to use epinephrine is vital, but sometimes fear can get in the way of planning. This webinar will review the symptoms of allergic reaction to food, the indications for using epinephrine, and how epinephrine works in the body. Participants will explore worries that can interfere with the use of epinephrine and learn how fear of epinephrine is not supported by the evidence.
Jonathan Spergel, MD, PhD, is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and Chief of the Allergy Section and Director of the Center for Pediatric Eosinophilic Disorders at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Spergel is a fellow in the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, and the American Association of Pediatrics. An expert in food allergy, atopic dermatitis, and eosinophilic esophagitis, he has published over 130 articles in the field. Funding for this webinar was made possible in part through a 2016 grant from Mylan Specialty, L.P.