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Table 2 Characteristics of delegates who completed pre course, on the day and post course assessments

From: The development and implementation of a training package for dietitians on cow’s milk protein allergy in infants and children based on UK RCPCH competencies for food allergies – a pilot study

Practice Setting (N = 32) N %
(delegates could choose more than one)   
Hospital outpatients 12 37.5
Hospital inpatients 17 53
Community 14 44
Private Practice 4 12.5
Other (does not practice/industry) 1 3
Current Post NHS Band   
5 (Basic Grade) 8 25
6 (Specialist) 15 47
7 (Advanced) 5 16
Not given 4 12
Type of patients usually seen   
Paediatric 13 41
Adult 4 12
Both paediatric and adult 14 44
Not given 1 3
Previous training in allergy   
(delegates could choose more than one)   
No previous allergy training 17 53
Specialised one day food allergy conferences 9 28
BDA Paediatric Course 4 12
Post graduate cert/dip/MSc 1 3
Other:   
Shadowing experienced dietitians 3 9
Not given 2 6
  1. BDA; British Dietetic Association, N; number of delegates.