IWAA 18th Annual Scientific Session

Sun Valley, ID US
July 16, 2015 to July 18, 2015

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
• Describe disease presentations found with rhinolaryngoscopic evaluation.
• Describe the common and uncommon presentations of patients affected by non-ingestant exposure to food allergens.
• To better understand how integrative medicine (IM) is different from alternative or traditional medicine in the treatment of asthma.
• Determine strategies for the differential diagnosis of HAE.
• Describe the role of exercise as a therapeutic modality for the treatment of asthma.
• Summarize schedules and guidelines for adult vaccination.
• Identify native allergen producing plant species and their impact on patients.

Target Audience

All practicing allergists/immunologists…primary care physicians who care for allergy patients…
fellows in allergy/immunology training programs…and allied health professionals in the field
of allergy and immunology.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
• Describe disease presentations found with rhinolaryngoscopic evaluation.
• Describe the common and uncommon presentations of patients affected by non-ingestant exposure to food allergens.
• To better understand how integrative medicine (IM) is different from alternative or traditional medicine in the treatment of asthma.
• Determine strategies for the differential diagnosis of HAE.
• Describe the role of exercise as a therapeutic modality for the treatment of asthma.
• Summarize schedules and guidelines for adult vaccination.
• Identify native allergen producing plant species and their impact on patients.

Additional information
Disclosure: 

DISCLOSURE POLICY & DISCLOSURES
As required by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and in accordance with the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) policy, all educational planners, presenters, instructors, moderators, authors, reviewers, and other individuals in a position to control or influence the content of an activity must disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest that have occurred within the past 12 months. All identified conflicts of interest must be resolved and the educational content thoroughly vetted for fair balance, scientific objectivity, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. It is required that disclosure be provided to the learners prior to the start of the activity. Individuals with no relevant financial relationships must also inform the learners that no relevant financial relationships exist. Learners must also be informed when off-label, experimental/investigational uses of drugs or devices are discussed in an educational activity or included in related materials. Disclosure in no way implies that the information presented is biased or of lesser quality. It is incumbent upon course participants to be aware of these factors in interpreting the program contents and evaluating recommendations. Moreover, expressed views do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the ACAAI.
All identified conflicts of interest have been resolved.
Don Bukstein, M.D. Speaker
Consultant/Advisory Board: Circassia
Speaker: Circassia
Speaker/Honorarium: AstraZeneca, Merck, Teva, MEDA, Novartis, Genentech, PBL Institute
Timothy Craig, D.O. Speaker
Consulting/Advisory Board: Shire, Biocryst, CSL Behring
Speaker/Honorarium: Shire, Dyax, CSL Behring, Grifols
Research Grant: Shire, Biocryst, Dyax, CSL Behring, Grifols
Other: Biocryst (Research Advisor), CSL Behring (Research Advisor)
Lisa Forbes, M.D. Speaker
Consulting/Advisory Board: Baxter
Research Grant: Horizon
Other: ADMA (Clinical Research Study)
Richard Henry, M.D. Moderator
Other: Principal Investigator Research: Merck, Biota, Sanofi, Genentech, Roche, AstraZeneca
Hal Hoffman, M.D. Speaker
Consulting/Advisory Board: Novartis, Sobi
Speaker/Honorarium: Novartis, Sobi
Research Grant: Bristol Myers Squibb
Carl Thornblade, M.D. Moderator
Speaker: Teva
Richard W. Weber, M.D. Speaker
Speaker: Merck, AstraZeneca, MEDA
Research Grant: Regeneron
The following have no relevant financial relationships to disclose:
Sami Bahna, M.D. Speaker
Ronald W. England, M.D. Moderator
John M. Kelso, M.D. Speaker
James L. Thompson, PhD Speaker
Gregory M. Wickern, M.D. Speaker
Doug Huneywell Planner

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 14.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 14.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
07/16/2015
Course expires: 
07/18/2017
Event starts: 
07/16/2015 - 7:00pm
Event ends: 
07/18/2015 - 5:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Sun Valley Convention Center
1 Sun Valley Road
Sun Valley, ID 83353
United States

Sami Bahna, M.D., DrPH
Professor of Pediatrics & Medicine
Chief of Allergy/Immunology Section
Louisiana State University Health
Sciences Center
Shreveport, Lousiana
Don Bukstein, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor,
Department of Pediatrics & Family Practice,
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Director of Allergy & Asthma Research,
Dean Medical Center
Madison, Wisconsin
Tim Craig, D.O.
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Penn State Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Lisa Forbes, M.D.
Assistant Professor,
Department of Pediatrics –
Allergy & Immunology
Baylor College of Medicine
Medical Director,
Center for Human Immunobiology, Texas Children’s Hospital
Houston, Texas
Harold M. Hoffman, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
School of Medicine
University of California San Diego
La Jolla, California
John M. Kelso, M.D.
Division of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Scripps Clinic, San Diego, California
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and
Internal Medicine
University of California, San Diego
School of Medicine
San Diego, California
Jim Thompson, PhD
Allergy Botanist
Dallas, Oregon
Richard W. Weber, M.D.
Professor of Medicine,
National Jewish Center
Denver, Colorado
Professor Medicine, University of Colorado
Denver School of Medicine
Denver, Colorado

Available Credit

  • 14.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 14.50 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/16/2015
Course expires: 
07/18/2017

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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