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Virtual Patient: Adult Male with Reaction to Yellow Jacket Sting

Course Description: This course contains a case simulation with a patient who has had a severe reaction to a yellow jacket sting. The learner will receive the patient history, and based on test results, choose the best way to treat the patient with immunotherapy. The learner will answer specific questions that explain the immunotherapy treatment, including benfits, risks, intervals, duration, and possibility of relapse to the patient. The learner will receive feedback for each decision that i...
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Virtual Patient: Young Child with Allergy to Grass Pollen

Course Description: This course provides a case simulation that involves evaluation and management of a young child with seasonal allergic rhinitis with allergen immunotherapy (AIT). The benefits and risks of AIT in general in the context of a young child will be reviewed, and a summary of AIT literature supporting best practices will be provided. Making IT Count is funded through an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc. Target Audience: Allergist/Immunologists Fellows-in-Train...
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Diagnosis and Natural History of Peanut Allergy

This is an interactive course that provides information about the diagnosis and natural history of peanut allergy. We will cover a variety of topics that are important when evaluating a patient for peanut allergy, such as details about testing and interpreting the results. We'll also cover pertinent information about persistence and resolution of peanut allergy. Target audience: Allergist/Immunologists Fellows-in-Training Allied Health providers Upon completion of this activity,...
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

2016 Virtual Annual Meeting Recordings

Pre-order your 2016 Virtual Annual Meeting today! The AAAAI offers more than 300 educational sessions at the Annual Meeting each year. Because it's impossible to attend every session, and because many people are unable to attend, each year we offer select recordings from the live meeting in our Virtual Annual Meeting. These recordings are offered in two formats: streaming online and in MP4 format to download to your preferred device. Sessions that will be recorded will be marked with the fo...
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

2016 AAAAI/ACAAI Online Board Review Course

Now Available! The 2016 AAAAI/ACAAI Online Board Review Course provides a thorough review of the range of topics in the allergy/immunology specialty. Whether you are a fellow-in-training preparing for your initial ABAI certification or a practicing allergist/immunologist participating in Maintenance of Certification, the 2016 AAAAI/ACAAI Online Board Review Course will help you prepare to take the ABAI exams and keep you up to date in the field of allergy/immunology. This is especially hel...
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

RME Hot Seat – Severe Asthma: Clinical Phenotypes and the Emerging Age of Personalized Therapy

Patients with severe treatment-resistant asthma—estimated to account for 4%–10% of all asthma cases—are characterized by persistent symptoms, compromised lung function, and a significantly increased frequency and severity of high-risk outcomes. These patients are typically insensitive to corticosteroid treatment, except at very high doses—and are thus at greater risk for several serious diseases, including type 2 diabetes and osteoporosis. This elevated risk for morbidity underscores t...
RedMedEd and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

Hospitalist and Internal Medicine Review and Update: Inpatient and Outpatient Care

***COURSE OUTLINE*** Atrial Fibrillation in the Hospitalized Patient. (Bhide) Challenging Infections: MRSA and C. difficile. (Bhide) Delirium, Dementia, and Psychosis – The Diagnosis and Management of the Inpatient with Mental Status Change. (Williams) Overview of the Inpatient Management of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections. (Williams) Practical Approach to the Outpatient with Dementia. (Horowitz) Practical Approach to the Patient with Diabetes. (Horowitz) Practical Approach to...
American Medical Seminars

Pediatric Emergency Medicine: An Evidence-Based Approach

***COURSE OUTLINE*** Approach to the Febrile Young Child. (Mistry) Clinical Clues to Detecting Child Physical Abuse. (Loiselle) Evaluation and Management of Dehydration in Children. (Mistry) Fever and Rash – When to Worry. (Loiselle) Improving Medical Decision Making: Patient Safety and Strategies to Avoid Diagnostic Errors. (Scarfone) Infants Behaving Badly. (Scarfone) Ingested and Aspirated Foreign Bodies. (Mistry) Let’s Use Our Heads: Head Trauma. (Scarfone) Management of Acute...
American Medical Seminars

Hospital Medicine: Management of the Hospitalized Adult Patient

***COURSE OUTLINE*** Approach to the Management of Chest Pain. (Horowitz) Approach to the Management of Diabetes in the Hospitalized Patient. (Horowitz) Approach to the Management of Stroke. (Horowitz) Arterial Blood Gas: A Six Step Approach to Rapid Interpretation. (Wani) Atrial Fibrillation in the Hospitalized Patient. (Bhide) Bronchial Asthma: An Update. (Wani) Challenging Infections: MRSA and C. difficile. (Bhide) Consultative Medicine: Transfusion Guidelines, Delirium i...
American Medical Seminars

Case Managers and Their Role in Improving Patient Outcomes in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a rare, progressive lung disease that greatly impacts patients’ quality of life and diminishes life expectancy. Newer therapies slow lung function decline. These therapies are used in combination with oxygen supplementation, pulmonary rehabilitation, symptomatic treatment, and supportive care. Case managers and respiratory therapists need education on the new therapies and supportive care to educate and counsel patients with IPF, as well as optimize the...
ACHL

Physician Dispensing: Optimizing Patient Use of Inhalers and Other Respiratory Devices

At the time of dispensing, health professionals are exposed to patients who are struggling with uncontrolled asthma or poorly controlled COPD. Caregivers are also seeking better ways to management this chronic condition. The online module entitled Optimizing Patient Use of Inhalers and Other Respiratory Devices will equip learners with a practical understanding of devices to deliver drug to the lungs. Video demonstrations help learners become familiar with how to identify poor inhaler techniq...
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise

Shared Decision Making for Healthcare Providers (CME)

Outline: Helping patients to engage in health-promoting behaviors is one of the greatest challenges faced by healthcare providers Adherence Medical abandonment Unintentional nonadherence Evidence-based benefits of SDM Better Outcomes of Asthma Treatment (BOAT) Study Ways to increase treatment adherence Steps to improve adherence with SDM Patient Decision Aids Steps to developing decision aids Other suggestions for improved communication SDM as a strategy that guides the collabora...
AltusCampus

The Brigham Board Review in Allergy & Immunology

Topics covered by The Brigham Board Review in Allergy and Immunology include: T Cells and Innate Lymphoid Cells, B Cells and Antibody Formation, Lipid Mediators in Allergic Disease, Regulatory T Cells, Mucosal Immunity and the Microbiome, Diagnosis and Management of Asthma, Atopic Dermatitis, Drug Allergy and dozens more. After completing The Brigham Board Review in Allergy and Immunology, you will be better able to: • Integrate and demonstrate increased overall knowledge of allergy/immun...
CMEInfo

Asthma Management and Education

Overview: The Asthma Management and Education course is structured around NAEPP’s “Four Components of Asthma Management.” Allied Health professionals who complete the course will expand their knowledge of these four components which include: information on assessment and monitoring, control of environmental factors, pharmacologic management, and patient education. Course Outline: I. Introduction Facts about Asthma Myths about Asthma II. Assessment and Monitoring Diagnos...
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

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