Genetic, epigenetic and environmental factors in asthma and allergy

Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

February Volume 108, Issue 2, Pages 69-73   CME Review

Overall Purpose
Participants will be able to demonstrate increased knowledge of the clinical treatment of allergy/asthma/immunology and how new information can be applied to their own practices

Accreditation: 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.

Designation: The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Planning Committee
Malcolm N. Blumenthal, MD (Author)
Gailen D. Marshall, Jr, MD, PhD (Editor-in-Chief)

Target Audience

Physicians involved in providing patient care in the field of allergy/asthma/immunology

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
● Discuss that asthma, allergies and their associated conditions are complex, resulting from both genetic and non-genetic factors.
● Recognize that the interplay between genetic and non-genetic factors can provide guidance as to the prevention and  therapeutic management of these conditions and perhaps eventually lead to possible cures of these increasingly common syndrome

Additional information
Disclosure: 

M.N. Blumenthal and G.D. Marshall have nothing to disclose. No unapproved/investigative use of a product/device is discussed.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Course opens: 
02/01/2012
Course expires: 
01/31/2014
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Malcolm Nolan Blumenthal, MD

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/01/2012
Course expires: 
01/31/2014

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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