On Demand 2017 Allied Health Professionals
Price: $99 members, $125 non-members
Includes sessions from the Saturday and Sunday Allied Health Professionals course at the annual meeting:
- On Their Own: Transitioning Our Allergic Patients to College
- What’s Eating You: Dealing With Food Allergy-related Anxiety
- Eosinophilic Esophagitis Management
- Understanding Oral Immunotherapy and Its Application in Clinical Practice
- Allergic Rhinitis Across the Spectrum: Presentation, Diagnostics and Treatment Options
- Medication Adherence in COPD and Adult Asthma
- Asthma Yardstick
- Adverse Reactions to Vaccines
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 7 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Health professionals including, but not limited to, RNs, LPNs, MAs, PAs, NPs, MDs/DOs.
Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:
- Identify key components to help students transition to college; and identify dangers and barriers to transitioning patients to independent living.
- Discuss interviewing techniques that would help identify anxiety in patients and families; and describe techniques that will help patients reduce their anxiety related to food allergy diagnosis.
- Describe presenting signs and symptoms of EoE; discuss diagnostic testing in EoE; discuss elimination diets and pharmacotherapy for EoE.
- Recognize how to appropriately diagnose and evaluate patients with food allergies; summarize the various therapies currently available for food immunotherapy; and identify the dangers and limitations associated with food immunotherapy, specifically OIT.
- Discuss common and unusual presenting signs and symptoms of allergic rhinitis; compare in viro and in vitro diagnostic testing options; plan pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment approaches to cases of allergic rhinitis.
- Describe similarities and differences in medication adherence between two common adult populations.
- Describe how to personalize asthma treatments based on asthma phenotypes; and describe how to use an asthma yardstick to manage patients not responsive to standardized asthma step care.
- Discuss types of adverse reactions to vaccinations; review vaccine testing procedures and which patients need testing; and discuss excipients in vaccines.
- Jodi Shroba, MSN, APRN, CPNP
- David R. Stukus, MD, FACAAI
- Melissa Korenblat-Hanin, ACSW, LCSW
- Megan Ott Lewis, CPNP
- Justin Griewe, MD
- Anne K. Ellis, MD, MSc, FACAAI
- Maureen George, PhD, RN, AE-C, FAAN
- Roxana Siles, MD, FACAAI
- Dana V. Wallace, MD, FACAAI
- 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 7.00 Attendance