Update on Anaphylaxis (MOC)

You can earn up to 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). This activity has also been designated by the ABAI for 1.5 MOC Part II Self-Assessment credits. Cost: $30 $15 for College Members, $45 $25 for non-members.

These presentations will review: 1) diagnostic criteria of mastocytosis and mast cell activiation disorders; 2) updates on and opportunities to help improve emergency departments anaphylaxis management; and 3) the difficulty of diagnosis of perioperative allergic reactions due to many differential diagnoses and varying mechanisms behind reactions, and approach to investigation, and the possible causes of perioperative allergic reactions including some important but overlooked causes.


Release Date: 12/15/2015
Expiration Date: 12/14/2018


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.

The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Learning Objectives

• Diagnose mast cell activating disorders and distinguish them from idiopathic anaphylaxis, and discern when to do a bone marrow in these conditions
• Facilitate interaction with emergency department physicians to increase the referral for an allergy evaluation after a patient is discharged from the emergency department after an anaphylactic event 
• Skin test to discern the causative agent in anaphylaxis occurring during surgery

Additional information

Phillip L. Lieberman, MD, FACAAI -- Consultant/Advisor: Genentech, Mylan, Teva, Valeant; Speaker: Meda

Cem Akin, MD, PhD -- Consultant/Advisor: Blueprint Medicines, Novartis, Patara Pharma; Supported/Contracted Research: Dyax

Lene Heise Garvey, MD -- Consultant/Advisor: Merck; Speaker: Thermo Fisher Scientific

Ronna L. Campbell, MD, PhD -- No financial relationships to disclose

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Attendance
  • 1.50 MOC
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Phillip L. Lieberman, MD, FACAAI

Cem Akin, MD, PhD

Ronna L. Campbell, MD, PhD

Lene Heise Garvey, MD

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Attendance
  • 1.50 MOC


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