Special challenges in treatment and self-management of older women with asthma

Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

August 2014 Volume 113, Issue 2, Pages 125-130

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 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensuratewith the extent of their participation in the activity.

Planning Committee Members:

Alan P. Baptist, MD, MPH, MD (Author)

Mitchell H. Grayson, MD (CME Series Editor)

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 the factors contributing to increased morbidity and mortality among older women with asthma
  • Describe mechanisms by physicians to improve the care of older women with asthma
Additional information
Disclosure: 

A.P. Baptist has served as advisor/consultant to Boehringer Ingelheim and Merck and has received research grants from Hoffman-La Roche and Merck. M.H. Grayson has received research grants from Children’s Research Institute/Medical College of Wisconsin, Merck, National Institutes of Health (NIH), and Polyphor. G.D. Marshall has received research grants from Amgen, AstraZeneca, and National Institutes of Health (NIH). A. Hamad and M.R. Patel have nothing to disclose. Reviewers and Education/Editorial staff have no relevant financial relationships 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: 
08/01/2014
Course expires: 
07/31/2016
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
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Alan P. Baptist, MD, MPH; Ahmad Hamad, MD; and Minal R. Patel, PhD, MPH

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/01/2014
Course expires: 
07/31/2016

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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