Practice Parameters

Immunology Pocket Guide

Practice parameters, as developed by the Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters, are documents that establish boundaries for appropriate patient care. They acknowledge the range or variations that currently take place in the allergy community regarding management of allergic conditions and use of procedures to diagnose and treat these conditions. They attempt to promote consistency in practice while allowing for variable approaches based on individual patient differences using evidence from the medical literature to achieve good clinical practice. 

To view the practice parameters, please visit the Immunodeficiency Practice Parameters page or the Immunotherapy Practice Parameters page.


Curated Resources

Below is a list of selected resources for this topic area that the College has discovered and believes are relevant to our members. These resources are curated by the College but are not directly developed or administered by the College. For the learning activities developed by the college for this topic, please visit the Course Catalog.

AHRQ Final Report on Role of Immunotherapy in the Treatment of Asthma

Delivery MethodOwnerYearCMECostNotes
PDFAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality20180$0.00 
The Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) Program at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has completed an evidence review on Role of Immunotherapy in the Treatment of Asthma.

Biologics at a Glance

Delivery MethodOwnerYearCMECostNotes
PDFACAAI20180$0.00 
This customizable summary provides basic info for common A/I biologics, including pharmacology, indications, doses and more. Print a copy for staff and providers.

Current Views in Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Delivery MethodOwnerYearCMECostNotes
E-LearningThe Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University201518.00$295.00 
Current Views in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, published for over 30 years, aims to advance the quality of care by improving the competence of health care professionals. Each topic addresses a particular gap in physician knowledge and treatment strategies.

Immunology IV: Clinical Applications in Health and Disease by Joseph A. Bellanti

Delivery MethodOwnerYearCMECostNotes
Textbook with online, interactive toolsI Care Press201200$99.00 
Current Views in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, published for over 30 years, aims to advance the quality of care by improving the competence of health care professionals. Each topic addresses a particular gap in physician knowledge and treatment strategies.

 

Subcutaneous and Sublingual Immunotherapy to Treat Allergic Rhinitis/Rhinoconjunctivitis and Asthm

Delivery MethodOwnerYearCMECostNotes
E-LearningBaylor College of Medicine20131.00$0.00 
This CME activity reviews evidence from a newly published systematic review on the evidence regarding the efficacy, comparative effectiveness, and safety of subcutaneous and sublingual immunotherapy for adult and pediatric patients, which can then be used by patients, families, and providers to improve decisionmaking about treatments for allergic rhinitis/rhinoconjunctivitis and asthma based on values and preferences.

 

WAO Conversations with Experts: Immunotherapy, the first double-blind studies

Delivery MethodOwnerYearCMECostNotes
Podcast (MP3, etc.)World Allergy Organization (WAO)20100.00$0.00MP3 Format, 5.6
Dr. A. William Frankland London Allergy Clinic United Kingdom Conducted by: Richard F. Lockey, MD

 

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