On Demand 2022 Thursday Program

You can earn up to 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

Price: FREE for College members who attended the annual meeting, $45 non-members

The Thursday International Food Allergy Symposium focuses on epidemiology and diagnostics, including risk stratification, fatalities, and improved diagnostic methods. There will be several presentations on prevention of food allergies, which will cover some of the more controversial topics, such as the role the skin barrier plays in the development 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 7.25 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:

  • Address misinformation regarding food allergy originating from different online sources and guide clinicians on how to assist their patients in identifying reliable information on the web and beyond.
  • Discuss the role of the microbiome in food allergy and address common questions regarding the use of probiotics, prebiotics and symbiotics in food allergy management.
  • Describe the biologics currently being investigated for food allergy therapy, risks and benefits and how they may be used in the near future in the allergy clinic.
  • Discuss the early use of moisturizers in infancy with the goal of preventing food allergy development.
  • Identify benefits and risks of using biologics in combination with food immunotherapy versus food immunotherapy alone.
  • Consider key arguments regarding the use of food allergy prevention guidelines in populations of different risk.
Additional information

As required by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and in accordance with the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) policy, the College must identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals responsible for the development, management, presentation, and/ or evaluation relevant to a CME activity. Disclosed information is reviewed in advance in order to manage and resolve any potential conflicts of interest. 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 2022 Annual Meeting is available online and via the meeting app.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 


Available Credit

  • 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.25 Attendance
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