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Small group webinar: Managing food allergy and anaphylaxis with Elaine
January 8 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm EST
Participate in a free webinar that provides fundamental information for managing food allergy and anaphylaxis. The “Foundation in food allergy – what you need to know about managing food allergy and anaphylaxis” sessions are geared towards parents of children who have been recently diagnosed with a food allergy. It’s also a great session for others who are interested in this topic, or would like a refresher.
The webinars are limited to a maximum of 4 participants per session to allow for a more intimate setting where everyone will have an opportunity to interact with the group and ask questions.
If the session you have selected is FULL, please press the back button in your browser to go back to the registration page to select a different session from the drop down menu. There are multiple sessions available each month. Please only register for one session.
Details for this webinar
- What is the webinar about: Building a solid foundation to understanding the facts around food allergy and how to manage daily life. Topics include basic information about food allergy, risk reduction, symptom recognition, and emergency management.
- Who is presenting: Elaine Hsu Wardley who has two pre-teens with allergies to multiple foods, including peanut, tree nut, egg, sesame, kiwi, and some forms of legumes. She is also a co-coordinator with the Metro Vancouver Anaphylaxis Support Group, and has been trained to be a parent mentor to deliver information in the community on managing food allergy and anaphylaxis. Elaine recently completed her Masters in Public Health, and is now working in food allergy research at the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute. To attend a session with a parent mentor who has children with peanut and tree nut allergies, check out Sarah MacKinnon’s sessions. You’ll find the name of each parent mentor in the event title. Click here for details on the parent mentors.
- When is the webinar: Webinar sessions run 3x/month and are 90 minutes long to allow for more interaction and questions. Click on the registration link to pick ONE date/time that work for you. If the session you select is full, please go back to the registration page to select another date/time.
- Who should attend: This session is geared towards parents/guardians of children who have been newly diagnosed with food allergies.
Please share with others who may benefit from these sessions. Upon registration, you will have an opportunity to submit your questions in advance of the webinar. We are also offering public webinars on the same topic on a quarterly basis that you are welcome to attend.