On Demand 2018 Sunday General Sessions

This collection covers general sessions from Sunday's program. This includes plenaries, and symposia. The sessions listed below are included in this package:

  • Breakfast Symposium:  Improving Severe Asthma Control Through Comprehensive Patient Assessment and Tailored Treatment Selection
  • Practical Applications for Your Office
  • How to Prescribe Immunoglobulin Replacement: The Right Product for the Right Patient
  • Managing Food Sensitized Patients Who Have Never Eaten the Food
  • Spectrum of Dysfunctional Breathing
  • Urticaria/Angioedema/HAE
  • World Allergy Forum:  Skin and Food Allergy
  • How to Assess Growth and Fractures Risk in the Steroid-treated Patient
  • Shifting Paradigms in Management of Severe Asthma: Pathogenesis, Phenotypes & Personalized Medicine 
  • The Pros and Cons of EPIT and OIT: Is There a Perfect Therapy for Food Allergy
  • Addressing Unmet Needs in Food Allergy Research
  • Hot Topics in Pediatric Allergy
  • MOC: What’s New and How to Maintain Your Certification

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 20.5 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:

  • Provide focused updates and new information related to key areas of pediatric allergy that will be applicable to practitioners
  • Understand MOC and Parts I and II; new exam format and how to complete Part III; new Practice Improvement opportunities - Part IV 
  • Assess the predictive value of food specific SPT and IgE for food challenges.
  • Counsel patients and parents regarding the appropriateness of food challenges in different clinical settings.
  • Formulate a practice approach to food sensitized patients who have never eaten the food.
  • Differentiate patients with severe asthma and which new biologic treatment is most appropriate
  • Discuss new molecular and clinical phenotypes of severe asthma
  • Discuss new patient-centric approaches to managing patients with severe asthma
  • Efficacy and long-term effects of SCIT and SLIT vs. pharmacotherapy
  • What is the updated evidence for a preventive effect of SCIT and SLIT
  • Local and systemic immunologic markers for immunotherapy efficacy and long-term effects
  • Review the literature regarding EPIT immunotherapy
  • Review the literature regarding OIT
  • Identify the different manifestations of inducible urticaria
  • Define and practice testing methods for the various types of physical urticaria
  • Describe practical pearls in the diagnosis and treatment of physical urticaria
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 2018 Annual Meeting is now available online.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 20.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 20.50 Attendance
  • 4.50 MOC
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

A. Wesley Burks, MD, FACAAI

William W. Busse, MD, FACAAI

Christopher W. Calabria, MD

Thomas Casale, MD

Edmund S. Chan, MD

Bradley E. Chipps, MD, FACAAI

Peter S. Creticos, MD

William Dolen, MD

Daniel Ein, MD, FACAAI

Mark FitzGerald, MD 

Thomas A. Fleisher, MD, FACAAI

Richard Gower, MD

Stacie Jones, MD

Charles J. Lane, MD, FACAAI

David M. Lang, MD, FACAAI

Desiree E. Larenas-Linnemann, MD

Dennis Ledford, MD, FACAAI

Jay A. Lieberman, MD, FACAAI

William R. Lumry, MD, FACAAI

Kevin P. McGrath, MD, FACAAI

Marcus Maurer, MD

Kathleen R. May, MD, FACAAI

Thomas Murphy, MD

Harold Nelson, MD

Michael R. Nelson, MD, PhD, FACAAI

Jordan Orange, MD, PhD

Stephen P. Peters, MD, PhD

Marc A. Riedl, MD, MS

Sarbjit Saini, MD

Sarah Spriet, DO

David R. Stukus, MD, FACAAI

J. Wesley Sublett, MD, MPH, FACAAI

Stephen A. Tilles, MD, FACAAI

Brian Vickery, MD 

Julie Wang, MD, FACAAI

Richard Wasserman, MD, PhD

Stephen I. Wasserman, MD, FACAAI

Sally Wenzel, MD

Paul V. Williams, MD, FACAAI

Hugh Windom, MD

Robert Wood, MD

Available Credit

  • 20.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 20.50 Attendance
  • 4.50 MOC
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