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:

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.

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.

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.

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.