W33 Unanswerable Questions: Conundrums in Anaphylaxis (MOC)

You can earn up to 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). This activity has also been designated by the ABAI for 2.0 MOC Part II Self-Assessment credits. Cost: $40 $20 for College Members, $60 $30 for non-members.

This workshop will explore some unanswered questions about causes of anaphylaxis and "next steps" in diagnosis and treatment; consider the differences between idiopathic anaphylaxis and mast cell activation syndromes and for whom bone marrow examinations should be performed; and organize a reassessment when the patient keeps experiencing episodes of anaphylaxis despite your best advice. In addition, there will be discussion of the proper circumstances to administer epinephrine during an anaphylactic event and the proper circumstances to prescribe epinephrine to a paitent at risk of an event.


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 2 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

• Administer epinephrine at the appropriate time to patients with various manifestations of anaphylaxis; and recognize that anaphylaxis may begin with mild symptoms and rapidly progress to cardiovascular and/or respiratory collapse

Additional information

Paul A. Greenberger, MD, FACAAI -- Consultant/Advisor: Allergy Therapeutics, Merck

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

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

Paul A. Greenberger, MD, FACAAI

Phillip L. Lieberman, MD, FACAAI

Available Credit

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


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