Mold Allergy Module

This course reviews concepts in mold allergy. During the course of this training you will gain an understanding of the different types of fungi that cause allergic responses and the role of environment in mold allergy. Specific topics include: what are fungi/taxonomy, exposure to fungi, fungal constituents, tests for fungal sensitivity, health effects, interventions and toxic mold syndrome.

Price: $FREE Members, $30 Nonmembers

Release Date: June 1, 2015
Expiration Date: May 31, 2018

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 enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

This activity is not supported by commercial interests. 

Target Audience

•    Practicing allergists/immunologists and other physicians who care for allergy patients
•    Fellows in allergy/immunology training programs
•    Allied health professionals in the field of allergy and immunology

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this module, participants should be able to:
•     Advise patients to implement specific interventions that have been shown to reduce fungal exposure

Core Competencies
The following core competencies will be addressed:
•     Patient Care
•     Medical Knowledge 

Additional information
Disclosure: 

Disclosure Policy and 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 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 financial relationships must also inform the learners that no 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.

Jay M. Portnoy, MD
Speaker, Honorarium: Mylan, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Charles J. Siegel, MD
Consultant/Advisory Board: Meda, Teva
Speaker, Honorarium: Alcon, Meda, Teva

Gerald B. Lee, MD
No financial relationships to disclose

Disclaimer
The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
06/01/2015
Course expires: 
05/31/2018
Cost:
$30.00
Rating: 
0

Jay M. Portnoy, MD
Director, Division of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Children’s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics
Kansas City, MO

Planning Committee
Jay M. Portnoy, MD
Charles J. Siegel, MD
Gerald B. Lee, MD 

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
06/01/2015
Course expires: 
05/31/2018

Price

Cost:
$30.00
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