COLA: Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Session recorded on July 23, 2018

Speaker: Christopher Miller, MD

Price: $25 members, $35 non-members

Viewers can earn credit by completing the posttest questions.
 

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies are commonly used by our patients.  However, formal education on the growing list of therapies is limited and quality evidence based recommendations are sparse.

This activity is designed to increase the learner’s ability to understand CAM therapies, to access current data on such therapies, to counsel patient’s effectively.

Target Audience

Practicing allergists/immunologists
Fellows-in-Training

Learning Objectives

1.  Define CAM
2.  Recognize why individuals seek out the use of CAM
3.  Review current data regarding the use of CAM in allergic diseases
4.  Discuss how to counsel patients in their quest of CAM information

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 financial relationships with any commercial interest that have occurred within the past 12 months. 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 financial relationships to disclose must also inform the learners that no 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

The following have no financial relationships to disclose:

Paul Dowling, MD, Planner

Christopher D. Miller, MD, Speaker

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
07/27/2018
Course expires: 
07/27/2019
Cost:
$35.00
Rating: 
5

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 CreditTM.  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: 
07/27/2018
Course expires: 
07/27/2019

Price

Cost:
$35.00
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