Management of Asthma with Allergic Rhinitis in Adults: WAO Online Learning Module

One of a 4-part series on asthma and allergic rhinitis, this module focuses on medical management of adults with these co-morbid conditions. The overall goal of this series is to provide a clear overview of the link between asthma and allergic rhinitis, the impact of allergic rhinitis on asthma, potential differences between both diseases, and an integrated therapeutic strategy for the diagnosis and management of allergic rhinitis and asthma, with perspectives of the authors in the Middle East Region. The following is a link to the World Allergy Organization's education page, where this and other online modules are located:

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Target Audience

  • Allergy/immunology Physicians
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Planning Faculty
Nelson Augusto Rosario Filho, MD PhD FAAAAI
Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
Relevant relationships: None

Content Faculty
Anne-Marie A. Irani, MD FAAAAI
Virginia Commonwealth University Health Systems, Richmond, VA
Relevant relationships: None

Mona Sulaiman Al-Ahmad, MD FAAAAI
Al-Rashed Allergy Center, Shamiya, Kuwait
Relevant relationships: None

Content Reviewers
Karen Gregory, DNP APRN-BC RRT AE-C
Oklahoma Allergy and Asthma Clinic, Edmond, OK
Relevant relationships: Merck, MEDA and Novartis: speakers bureau

Kristin Sokol, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brookline, MA
Relevant relationships: None

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) and the World Allergy Organization. The AAAAI is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology designates this enduring activity for a maximum number of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit claiming will remain open through June 12, 2019. Credit requests on or after June 13, 2018 will be subject to an administrative fee.

Medium and Method of Physician Participation for an Enduring Activity
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 post-test. You must achieve a score of 70% or higher on post-tests to claim credit.
  5. Complete the activity evaluation.
  6. Claim your credits. Enter only the number of credits earned based on your participation in the activity.
  7. Print or save your certificate.

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Release date
Original release date: June 13, 2017. Valid for credit through June 12, 2019.

Activity-related questions should be directed to Sofia Dorsano,

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