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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

**** Pre-Order a Copy of the 2016 AAAAI/ACAAI Online Board Review Course! Please Note: The actual recordings will not be made available for usage until late June. 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 Onl...
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Performance Improvement CME (PI CME) Chronic Urticaria

Performance Improvement CME (PI CME) for Dermatology: Chronic Urticaria PI CME is a self-directed, web-based activity designed to help you evaluate your practice. The activity is comprised of 3 stages: Stage A - Perform 10 patient chart reviews from the condition selected, evaluate your results, and self-identify areas of improvement Stage B - Based on results of Stage A, develop and implement an improvement plan Stage C - Evaluate improvements and perform a second chart review for 10...
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Health Impacts of Climate Change

An overview defining climate change and presenting its effects on our health and safety. The course looks at impacts on infrastructure and related mitigation and adaptation efforts. It identifies health-related costs and summarizes actions that both clinicians and healthcare organizations can take to address the impacts of climate change. *Define climate change and name three effects on our infrastructure. *List four ways in which climate change can impact health and safety. *Define soc...
ATrain Education Inc.

Comprehensive Medication Therapy Management for Asthma: A Patient-Centered Approach

Asthma is an important health concern which impacts the well-being of children and adults, alike. Community pharmacists can play a key role in helping to improve medical care in patients with asthma by providing comprehensive medication therapy management (CMTM) services. This online interactive course utilizes case-based scenarios to review patient-centered approaches to patient interviewing, shared goal setting, patient-oriented assessment of pharmacotherapeutic asthma regimens, and triage a...
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise

Respiratory Drug Delivery Tools: Effective Use & Safety

Asthma and COPD are important public health concerns with significant economic and clinical consequences. The increasing number of respiratory delivery devices being used to deliver medication to the lung makes it difficult for health professionals to keep current. Yet, patient outcomes are contingent on proper inhalation technique. This course familiarizes health professionals with proper technique and prepares them to provide quality patient education on currently available respiratory devic...
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise

Inhaler Device Counseling Technique

This course provides the fundamentals of coaching patients in proper inhaler technique. Included in the course package learners will receive: four (4) placebo devices shipped to the learner, an online audiovisual classroom presentation supported by reference materials, and an individualized feedback session to guide health professionals in the delivery of effective inhaler device counseling. This multimedia activity is developed online and may be accessed through your desktop or mobile devi...
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise

Asthma Devices and the Health Care Professional Series

In many health and educational settings, professionals are exposed to individuals who are struggling with uncontrolled asthma or poorly controlled COPD or engaged in ineffective self-management strategies. This series will equip learners with a practical but thorough understanding of inhaler devices, their proper use and care. In addition, learners will become familiar with how to identify poor inhaler technique and how to coach patients to improve their use of respiratory delivery devices. Re...
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise

Asthma, Calming the Airway

Clinical characteristics of asthma and related airway inflammation, plus the host and environmental factors that contribute to asthma, as well as medication management and the client education essential to optimal results. When you finish this course, you will be able to: *Discuss the incidence and prevalence of asthma in the United States. *Explain the assessment and diagnosis of asthma. *Summarize the differential diagnosis and comorbidities of asthma. *List the environmental factor...
ATrain Education Inc.

COPD/Asthma Update: Demystifying Delivery Devices

Learning Objectives  Understand the mechanisms of delivery devices  Consider cost savings alternatives for Asthma/COPD  Determine appropriate use of new therapeutic options for Asthma/COPD
University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Asthma, or Both: Differential Diagnosis and Comprehensive Management Strategies

Target Audience The educational design of this activity addresses the needs of pulmonologists, allergists, primary care providers, and other clinicians involved in the diagnosis and ongoing management of patients with chronic airway limitations. Statement of Need As chronic inflammatory diseases associated with airflow obstruction, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) share a number of signs of symptoms. It has recently been recommended that patients who exhibit clinica...
Integritas Communications

Current Views in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Benefits • Nationally recognized speakers • Topics requested by participants • Up to date, practical information • Convenient and affordable • Direct savings - no travel/hotel expenses • Indirect savings - no loss of practice income • PowerPoint slides for your use • Physicians, nurses and other health care professionals can share the program • In publication over 30 years Enrollment Participants enroll annually with the first lecture arriving in winter 2016. Pro...
Augusta University

The Brigham Board Review in Allergy & Immunology

Ace the Allergy/Immunology Boards with the Brigham Board Review in Allergy & Immunology from Brigham and Women’s Hospital.  Covers the full range of Allergy and Immunology subjects to get you through the exam.Topics covered by the Brigham Board Review in Allergy & Immunology include: Images in Allergy, T Cell Activation and T Helper Subsets, B Cells and Antibody Formation, Antigen Presentation, Lipid Mediators in Allergic Disease, Innate T cells and Innate Lymphoid Cells, Mucosal Immunity...
CMEInfo

Allergy and Asthma in Children

Program Overview This module will focus on the links between atopy, specifically allergic rhinitis and childhood asthma. The goal is to enhance the ability of primary care providers (PCPs) to identify patients with allergic conditions that are associated with asthma. Target audience This activity is designed for physicians and nurses who care for patients with asthma. Learning objectives After the completion of this course, the learner should be able to: -Describe the relationship be...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

Achieving and Sustaining Asthma Control in the Community Setting by Combining Clinical Assessment with Enhanced Use of Spirometry

Program Overview In this activity, experts will review the role of inflammation in both the large and small airways, the pathophysiology of asthma, and use of spirometry for the diagnosis, clinical and physiologic assessment, pharmacologic management, and achieving asthma control. Target audience This program has been designed for Community pulmonologists, primary care physicians, internal medicine physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, respiratory the...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

Severe Asthma: Bridging the Gaps in Practice

Program Overview This module will focus on current guidelines and best evidence as they relate to the diagnosis and management of severe asthma. The goal is to enhance the ability of primary care providers (PCPs) to identify patients with poor asthma control, work through remediable factors, and diagnose those with true, treatment-refractory severe asthma. In this way, clinical outcomes will be optimized when possible for this high-risk group of patients. Target audience This activity ...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

The Role of Lung Function in Primary Care Assessment of Asthma

Program Overview This module will focus on the guidelines as they relate to the role of lung function in the diagnosis and management of asthma. The goal is to enhance the ability of primary care providers (PCPs) s to diagnose and manage patients with asthma, thus improving clinical outcomes for each patient. Target audience This activity is designed for physicians and nurses who care for patients with asthma. Learning objectives After the completion of this course, the learner should...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

Missing In Action: Missing the Diagnosis of Asthma

Program Overview Asthma in the United States continues to be characterized by alarmingly persistent, if not increasing, healthcare disparities. Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reviewed asthma prevalence, disease characteristics and self-management education in the United States over the period of 2001 – 2009. The overall prevalence of asthma increased 12.3% from 7.3% (20.3 million persons) in 2001 to 8.2% (24.6 million persons) in 2009. This increase in preval...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

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

Peak Flow & Spirometry for Pharmacists Working with COPD & Asthma

Peak flow and spirometry readings offer important clinical information for pharmacists caring for patients with COPD and Asthma. When taken in conjunction with the Asthma Clinical Pharmacist Series, this course will provide pharmacists with an appreciation of the use of peak flow and spirometry test results when monitoring drug therapy. In this course, pharmacists will observe both spirometry and peak flow testing, review pulmonary function test results, and be prepared to teach patients how t...
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise

Management Of Acute Asthma In The Emergency Department

Abstract Asthma is primarily a clinical diagnosis that is made from a combination of historical features and clinical examination findings. The mainstay of asthma treatment includes short-acting beta agonist therapy (albuterol) and steroids. Handheld inhalers are sufficient for most inhaled therapy; all patients on inhalers should be provided with a spacer. The severity of asthma exacerbations is determined by 3 features: (1) clinical presentation, (2) peak expiratory flow rates, and (3) vi...
EB Medicine

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