Eastern Food Allergy & Comorbidity Conference 2023
The 2023 EFACC activity will provide conference attendees with knowledge regarding novel food allergy developments and the expanding therapeutic armamentarium in the field of allergy, asthma and immunology, particularly as it relates to food allergy and associated allergic comorbidities. In addition to a didactic review of relevant guidelines and recent clinical studies, the format will incorporate problem-based learning (PBL), uniquely designed to interface with lectures in context to the core learning objectives relevant to the cases. By means of active discussion, learners will be challenged to formulate and justify medical decision-making concerning diagnostic and treatment strategies for patients food allergy and comorbid allergic diseases. Topics of discussion will include food allergy prevention, food allergy immunotherapy, asthma, atopic dermatitis, eosinophilic esophagitis and shared decision making.
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 American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunolgy and Eastern Allergy Conference (EAC). The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunolgy is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Physicians and allied health staff providing care for food allergies.
At the conclusion of the activity learners should be ablet to:
- Initiate an appropriate evaluation and treatment strategy for eosinophilic esophagitis based on history, endoscopy, biopsy, and shared decision making.
- Discuss the risks and benefits of oral peanut challenges and peanut desensitization via immunotherapy.
- Discuss quality of life and psychological issues associated with food allergy.
- Explain the role of nutrition in the management of food allergy.
- Diagnose and treat comorbidities of food allergy including atopic dermatitis and asthma.
- Incorporate shared decision making into food allergy management.
- Appropriately treat anaphylaxis attributable to food allergy.
- Provide evidence-based advice regarding food allergy prevention to parents of infants at high risk for developing food allergy.
- 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 19.25 Attendance