Thomas B. Casale, MD, FAAAAI

University of South Florida

Robert F. Lemanske, Jr., MD, FAAAAI

University of Wisconsin

Accredited by

American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology

Course Description

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

Module 1: Asthma Inception and Progression
-Describe the mechanistic characteristics of asthma in young children
-Identify appropriate treatment methodologies for young children with asthma

Module 2: Reducing and/or Eliminating Asthma Exacerbations
-Describe the biological characteristics of asthma exacerbations
-Outline the appropriate use of biologic therapies to treat asthma exacerbations

Module 3: Preventing and Treating Severe Asthma
-Define the mechanistic and clinical characteristics of severe asthma
-Differentiate difficult to treat from severe asthma

Module 4: Asthma and COPD Overlap Syndrome (ACOS)
-Compare and contrast the biological and environmental characteristics of asthma and COPD
-Define appropriate treatment strategies of ACOS

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:8.00 Credits
Release Date:2016-Oct-03
Expiration Date:2018-Oct-02
Estimated Time for Completion:8 hours
Registration Required:Yes

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