ACAAI-AAN: Diagnosing and Living with COPD

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Session recorded on May 23, 2019

Speaker: Gary Stevens, MD

Viewers can earn credit by completing the post test questions.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a common, preventable and treatable disease that is characterized by persistent respiratory symptoms and airflow limitation that is due to airway and/or alveolar abnormalities usually caused by significant exposure to noxious particles or gases.

This program is a collaboration between the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology and the Allergy and Asthma Network.

There is no commercial support for this activity.

Accreditation
The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation
The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Target Audience

Practicing allergists/immunologist
Felows-in-Training

 

Learning Objectives

After viewing the video recording learners should be able to:

  • Define COPD; compare/contrast with asthma
  • Importance of measuring lung function in obstructive lung disease
  • Explain the principles of treatment
  • Insights into maximizing treatment and limiting progression
     
Additional information
Disclosure: 

As required by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and in accordance with the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) policy, all educational planners, presenters, instructors, moderators, authors, reviewers, and other individuals in a position to control or influence the content of an activity must disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest that have occurred within the past 12 months. The ACCME defines a “commercial interest” as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests. For more information, visit www.accme.org. All identified conflicts of interest must be resolved and the educational content thoroughly vetted for fair balance, scientific objectivity, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. It is required that disclosure be provided to the learners prior to the start of the activity.

 

Individuals with no relevant financial relationships must also inform the learners that no relevant financial relationships exist. Learners must also be informed when off-label, experimental/investigational uses of drugs or devices are discussed in an educational activity or included in related materials.

 

Disclosure in no way implies that the information presented is biased or of lesser quality. It is incumbent upon course participants to be aware of these factors in interpreting the program contents and evaluating recommendations. Moreover, expressed views do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the ACAAI.

 

All identified conflicts of interest have been resolved.

 

Michael Blaiss, MD, Planner

Consultant/Consulting fee: ALK, DBV, Hycor, Merck, Pfizer, Sanofi, Stallergenes Greer, PMD Healthcare

 

The following have no financial relationships to disclose:

Gary Steven, MD, Speaker

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/23/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
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Gary Stevens, MD

 

Accreditation

The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

Designation

The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) designates this enduring material for a maximum of

1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTMPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/23/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2020

Price

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