Allergy

Allergy Seminar CME / CPD 

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:  Otolaryngologists, Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 1-1B (AL1-1B) Topics Include: Allergic Rhinitis, Asthma, Hypersensitivity Disorders, Anaphylaxis, Food Allergies and more.

To view topic outline of the full or short course, select the Course Type (Full or Short) below:

Short Course:
AL1-1B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.
Only Available Option: Short Course/Part B

Course Topics

Allergy and Asthma

Sketch the immunologic cascade leading to allergic sensitization; Manage a patient with seasonal allergies; Discuss the possible relationship between food allergy and chronic rhinosinusitis; Recognize important comorbid conditions of asthma in adults and children; Manage comorbid conditions in patients with asthma to achieve optimal outcomes and improve quality of life.

Highlights from the Best Evidence 2015

Distinguish acute rhinosinusitis from viral sinusitis and chronic rhinosinusitis; List the highlights of recent guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of sinusitis; Review the guidelines for medical and surgical management of pediatric chronic rhinosinusitis; Evaluate a patient with suspected nasal valve compromise; Recommend monotherapy and combination therapies for patients with allergic rhinitis.

Penicillin Allergy/Immunotherapy

Counsel a patient who frequently takes antibiotics but has a poorly documented history of allergy to penicillin; Select appropriate candidates for penicillin allergy testing; Write a protocol for penicillin allergy testing; Sketch important functions of the immune system that are related to allergy; Explain the differences between sublingual and subcutaneous immunotherapy.

Allergy Update

Utilize appropriate skin hygiene and hydration measures to treat and prevent eczema; Prescribe topical anti-inflammatory medication for the treatment of eczema; Describe the typical characteristics of a mild, moderate, and severe asthma attack; Identify clinical features that predict future asthma attacks; Prescribe appropriate therapy for the control of asthma and minimization of attacks.

Update on Allergic Disease

Define anaphylaxis and identify common causes of anaphylaxis; Manage an acute anaphylactic episode; Develop recommendations for patients with a history of anaphylactic events; Obtain an effective history for food allergy and appropriately order and interpret tests for food allergies; Advise families on the treatment of food allergies and early introduction of allergenic foods.

Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include: Otolaryngology, Infectious Disease, Pulmonary Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, and Nutrition

If you have taken the current Allergy CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon.  There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.