You can earn up to 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. This activity has also been designated by the ABAI for 1.0 MOC Part II Self-Assessment credits.
The role of respiratory viruses and the respiratory microbiome in patients who have persistent asthma is an important topic in understanding the origin of asthma. This discussion will form the basis for recognizing various treatment modalities that may be applied to children with mild to moderate asthma. This will lead into a discussion of how biologics should be appropriately used in the treatment of asthma that does not respond to GINA Step 3, 4 and 5 care, as well as the pros and cons of the two classes of biologic agents that are available.
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 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.