COLA: Asthma yellow zone

Price: $25 members, $35 non-members

Session recorded on September 11, 2017.

Speaker: Chitra Dinakar, MD

Viewers can earn credit by completing the posttest questions.

The NHLBI Expert Panel Report 3 focused on strategies for long-term management of asthma control. Since then, there has been new evidence published regarding strategies for successful management of loss of asthma control outside the medical setting (e.g., such as at home); these strategies have been demonstrated to help alleviate short term loss of asthma control. This video covers a summary of the strategies, steps of asthma management, asthma action plans, and the yellow zone.

Target Audience

Practicing Allergists / Immunologists
Fellows-in-Training

Learning Objectives

After viewing the video recording, learners should be able to…

  • Instruct the individual with asthma to recognize when he/she is starting to lose control (“Yellow Zone”).
  • Discuss the therapeutic strategies that can be recommended for use by individuals with asthma to regain control (outside the medical setting)

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™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Commercial Support
There is no commercial support for this activity.

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.

Jay Portnoy, MD, Planner
Speaker, Honorarium: Thermofisher, Boehringer Ingelheim

Chitra Dinakar, MD, Speaker
Advisory Board/Speaker, Honorarium: Teva
Advisory Board, Honorarium: Meda

The following have no financial relationships to disclose:

Paul Dowling, MD, Planner

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
08/29/2017
Course expires: 
08/28/2019
Cost:
$35.00
Rating: 
0

Chitra Dinakar, MD
Clinical Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine
Clinical Chief, Allergy & Asthma, Stanford Health Care
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Department of Medicine
Stanford University

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™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Commercial Support
There is no commercial support for this activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/29/2017
Course expires: 
08/28/2019

Price

Cost:
$35.00
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