On Demand 2016 Allied Health Professionals Course and Concurrent Workshops
You can earn up to 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
This package is a collection of Allied Health Professionals Course and Workshops.
- Allied Health Professionals Course General Session
- AHP1 Increasing Your Competence in Special Testing Procedures and Office Therapeutics
- AHP2 Nuts and Bolts of Spirometry Interpretation
- AHP4 Interesting Dermatological Cases in Allergy Practice
Release Date: 12/01/2016
Expiration Date: 11/30/2019
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.
The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- Describe the link between obesity and asthma; develop tools to provide patient education regarding that link; and identify appropriate referrals for the obese asthmatic.
- Identify different phenotypes in asthma; discuss the clinical implications for management related to the various phenotypes; and review novel therapies and future direction of biologicals in the management of asthma among diverse populations.
- Evaluate the history of stinging insect reaction; review the differences in types of stinging insect categorization; and describe stinging insect evaluation and management.
- Explore the treatment options for managing allergic rhinitis optimally; develop appropriate patient education for each type of SLIT therapy currently being used; and discuss the use and overuse of antimicrobial therapy in sinusitis.
- Review the indications for each type of testing procedure or therapeutic; and discuss reactions and/or anaphylaxis management associated with these procedures.
- Describe when and how to utilize pulmonary function testing in the context of clinical symptoms and diagnoses; apply knowledge of the actual test performance to both the patient and technician when coaching spirometry; and recognize abnormal spirometry measurements and validity of testing.
- Describe the common comorbid conditions seen in the asthma and allergy office; and educate patients on how to best self-manage these conditions.
- Discuss a variety of dermatological manifestations seen in allergy practice; differentiate allergic, contact, irritant and other possible etiologies for the myriad complaints of dermatological disease; and discuss management to include the most current topicals utilized for both acute and chronic management.
- Analyze the variety of coping mechanisms used by children and adults and their families in dealing with chronic allergic illness (allergic rhinitis, asthma, food allergy); describe effective methods to assist individuals and families to develop and support healthy coping strategies; and discuss how anxiety and other psychological adaptation to illness affect adherence to therapy and learning.
- Describe the approaches to early food introduction for at-risk infants.
- Compare and contrast the delivery of asthma education using a new needs-based approach to the conventional disease based curriculum: inhaler readiness, managing food allergies and managing asthma and anaphylaxis in the community; and identify strategies that improve schools’ and students’ capability to manage allergic disease.
- Recognize the signs and symptoms of a patient with immunodeficiency and understand the tools used to diagnose these diseases; and review the management strategy for patients with immunodeficiency.
- 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 11.25 CBRN
- 11.25 Attendance