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Diagnosis: A Practical Patient Scenario for Allergy/Immunology Specialists

Designed for Allergy/Immunology specialists, this patient scenario invites the learner to examine a patient’s history, presentation, and test results to determine a unifying diagnosis for their health issues. The case will require the learner to utilize proper diagnosis and communication strategies to provide the best care to the patient.

Diagnosis of PIDD is often delayed due to missed patterns of immunodeficiency and critical documentation of the patient’s history and other quality of life factors. This patient case provides an opportunity to apply knowledge gained in the Signs and Symptoms and Telehealth modules. Learners will be introduced virtually to a suspected PIDD patient and make decisions about how to communicate with and determine appropriate next steps for the patient. Learners will receive feedback on the decisions they make throughout the case.

Providing Enhanced Medical Support for Patients with Primary Immunodeficiency (PIDD) Disorders is funded through an educational grant from Pfizer. 

Target Audience

  • Allergist/Immunologists
  • Primary Care Providers
  • Fellows-in-Training
  • Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants and Other Allied Health Professionals 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to:
  1. In a virtual patient scenario, identify signs and symptoms of a primary immunodeficiency 
  2. Diagnose a virtual patient based on clinical history, presentation, and test results  
  3. Determine a plan for treatment and follow-up for the virtual patient
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 0.50 CE
    CE credit.
  • 0.50 CME
    CME credit.
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Course expires: 
Accreditation Statement

The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology designates this activity for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CE Designation Statement

The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology (AAAAI) is a Provider, approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #10704, for up to 0.50 Contact Hours.

Credit Claiming Period (Online courses and recordings)

Credit claiming for the online courses associated with this activity will expire at 11:59 pm on August 31, 2023. Requests to claim credit on or after September 1, 2023 will be denied.

Medium and Method of Physician Participation for an Online Course or Webinar Recording

Follow these steps to complete the activity:

  1. Register for the activity.
  2. Review the CME and Disclosure information.
  3. Complete all required components.
  4. Complete the activity evaluation.
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Available Credit

  • 0.50 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 0.50 CE
    CE credit.
  • 0.50 CME
    CME credit.


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