Impact of climate change on aeroallergens

Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

May Volume 108, Issue 5, Pages 294-299  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
Richard W. Weber, 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:
● Describe the techniques involved in the assessment of global climate change.
● Summarize the importance of changes in vegetation phenology on assessing climate change.
● Discuss the impact of changes in ambient carbon dioxide and temperature on aeroallergenic plants and their production of pollen.
● Discuss the impact of ambient carbon dioxide changes on plant-fungi interactions and airborne fungal allergen burden.

Additional information
Disclosure: 

R.W. Weber is on the speakers’ bureau for AstraZeneca and Genentech and has received research grants from Merck, Novartis and Pfizer. G.D. Marshall has nothing to disclose. No unapproved/investigative use of a product/device is discussed

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/01/2012
Course expires: 
04/30/2014
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
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Richard W. Weber, MD

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/01/2012
Course expires: 
04/30/2014

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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