On Demand 2017 Thursday Program

The Thursday Program contains the morning and afternoon sessions:

Moving Toward Precision Medicine in Atopic Dermatitis
This session will cover the epidemiology of atopic dermatitis, adult atopic dermatitis, and systemic aspects of atopic dermatitis; the pathophysiology of atopic dermatitis; infectious complications of atopic dermatitis; the role of contact allergy in contact dermatitis; and new treatments in atopic dermatitis.

New Horizons in Food Allergy
This session will explore new treatments that may be approved by the FDA for food allergy in the near future and examine the latest techniques in prevention of food allergy.

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

Target Audience

Medical professionals who treat patients with allergic and/or immunological conditions:

  • Practicing allergist/immunologists
  • Allergy/immunology Fellows-in-Training
  • Physician assistants
  • Nurses and advanced practice nurses
  • Allied health professionals
  • Primary care physicians
  • Other medical professionals

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize specific etiologies of atopic dermatitis (AD) patients and unique systemic issues related to the disorder.
  • Discuss the development and specific pathophysiology of AD.
  • Recognize and initiate treatment of infectious complications of AD.
  • Assess the use of OIT, EPIT and other approaches in the treatment of food allergy.
  • Review the mechanisms of food allergy and examine the cause of non-IgE mediated food allergy.
  • Recognize the role of early food introduction in preventing allergic disease; and utilize the updated infant feeding guidelines.
  • Use prevention mechanisms and integrate the epidemiology of food allergy into their practice.
Additional information

As required by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and in accordance with the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (College) policy, the College must identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals responsible for the development, management, presentation, or evaluation of content for a CME activity. Financial disclosures are reviewed in advance, to ensure any potential conflicts of interest are resolved. 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. Specific disclosure information for the 2017 Annual Meeting is conveniently located online at college.acaai.org/disclosures. There is a link to this information in the Annual Meeting app under Disclosures.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
  • Mark Boguniewicz, MD, FACAAI
  • Bradley E. Chipps, MD, FACAAI
  • Jonathan Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH
  • Emma Guttman-Yassky, MD
  • Peck Y. Ong, MD, FACAAI
  • Luz S. Fonacier, MD, FACAAI
  • Lynda Schneider, MD, FACAAI
  • A. Wesley Burks, MD, FACAAI
  • J. Andrew Bird, MD, FACAAI
  • Robert A. Wood, MD
  • Wayne G. Shreffler, MD, PhD
  • Antonella Cianferoni, MD, PhD
  • Corinne Keet, MD
  • Luis Garcia

Available Credit

  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.00 Attendance
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