EAC 2018 Update in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
This activity focuses on a national approach in response to the concerns and educational needs of allergists/immunologists. Both national and regional thought leaders will provide an outstanding educational opportunity to all attendees. The methodology of reaching out and focusing on healthcare improvement will provide a forum for physicians to discuss and narrow practice gaps in their own practice as well as be updated on recent developments in the diagnosis and treatment of disease states within the fields of allergy and immunology.
The format is didactic and interactive.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) and the Eastern Allergy Confernce. The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity is supported in part by independent medical education grants from Shire, Greer, CSL Behring, Kaleo and Aimmune.
Practicing allergists, fellow-in-training, primary care physicians and allied healthcare providers in the field of allergy.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Prescribe optimal therapy in patients with food allergy
- Diagnose and manage drug allergy
- Diagnose and manage hereditary angioedema
- Discuss current and future allergy immunotherapy treatment options for peanut and dust mite allergies
- Describe the pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of allergic skin diseases including chronic urticaria and atopic dermatitis
- Diagnose and manage chronic cough and cough variant asthma
- Evaluate for potential immunodeficiency
- Diagnose and manage COPD
- Describe the pathophysiology and treatment of severe asthma
- Describe epigenetics and how it relates to clinical allergy
- 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 15.00 Attendance