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World Allergy Organization
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International: Presentation Materials

Module 1: Allergic Rhinitis

PowerPoint Slides

The first GLORIA module focuses on allergic rhinitis and its link to allergic conjunctivitis.

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

Slide content revised January 2009; slide format updated June 2011

Module 2: Allergic Conjunctivitis

PowerPoint Slides

This module concentrates more in-depth on stepwise diagnosis, treatment and pharmacotherapy of allergic conjunctivitis.

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

Slide content revised January 2009; slide format updated June 2011

Module 3: Allergic Emergencies

PowerPoint Slides

The third module of GLORIA contains three sections, focusing on the emergency treatment of anaphylaxis, upper airway edema and status asthmaticus.

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

Slide content revised January 2009; slide format updated June 2011

Module 4: Immunotherapy

PowerPoint Slides

This evidence-based module provides an in-depth review of allergen immunotherapy, and reviews injection and local administration routes of immunotherapy. 

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

Slide content revised January 2009; slide format updated June 2011

Module 5: Treatment of Severe Asthma

PowerPoint Slides

The Treatment of Severe Asthma module investigates the pathophysiology, assessment and treatment of each symptom and sign of asthma.

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

Slide content revised January 2009; slide format updated June 2011

Module 6: Food Allergy

PowerPoint Slides

This module gives an extensive review of food allergy, from pathology and mechanisms of IgE-mediated and T-cell-mediated food allergy to diagnosis and clinical management.

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

Slide content revised January 2009; slide format updated June 2011

Module 7: Angioedema

PowerPoint Slides

The Angioedema module reviews the pathophysiology, diagnosis, genetics and management of acquired and genetic forms of angioedema.

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

Slide content revised June 2011

Module 8: Anaphylaxis

PowerPoint Slides

The module has been developed to provide a global overview on the pathophysiology, epidemiology, diagnosis and management of Anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic condition.

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

Slide content revised January 2009; slide format updated June 2011

Module 9: Diagnosis of IgE Sensitization

PowerPoint Slides

This module reviews the specificity and sensitivity of the major diagnostic tests--skin testing and allergen-specific IgE antibody serology--that help to determine the pathological mechanisms underlying allergic symptoms.

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

Slide content revised January 2009; slide format updated June 2011

Module 10: Chronic Rhinosinusitis and Nasal Polyposis

PowerPoint Slides

This extensive module reviews the anatomy and physiology of the nose and paranasal sinuses. The definition and different phenotypes of rhinosinusitis and its pathogenesis are described. Diagnosis, concomitant problems, and medical management are discussed.

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

Slide content revised January 2009; slide format updated June 2011


Module 11: Drug Allergy

Slides (Part 1)    Slides (Part 2)

This 2 part slide set covers definitions, epidemiology, risk factors, clinical manifestations with reference to pathogenesis/mechanisms, specific classes of drugs, diagnosis, treatment, desensitization and prevention.

Upon completion of Part 1 of this program, participants should be able to:

Upon completion of Part 2 of this program, participants should be able to:

Slide content revised January 2009; slide format updated June 2011


Module 12: Urticaria

PowerPoint Slides

This module focuses on Urticaria, reviewing the classification, pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of physical, chronic idiopathic and chronic urticarias.

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

Slide content revised January 2009; slide format updated June 2011



Last Updated: May 9, 2012