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Virtual Journal Club Online: September 18, 2019

The Virtual Journal Club is a one hour live webinar open to all AAAAI members that focuses on the newest clinically relevant content published in JACI: In Practice. The presenters reviewed research relevant to your allergy/immunology practice in an interactive format. This is a recording of that webinar, which will be available for one year.

The September 18, 2019 webinar focused on two journal articles as follows (click the Program tab to download the PDFs):

Comparing Direct Challenge to Penicillin Skin Testing for the Outpatient Evaluation of Penicillin Allergy: A Randomized Controlled Trial, by Mustafa et al

Discussion Leader: Deepa Patadia, MD

Mentor: Kimberly Blumenthal, MD FAAAAI

Fitzpatrick A, et al. Phenotypes of Recurrent Wheezing in Preschool Children: Identification by Latent Class Analysis and Utility in Prediction of Future Exacerbation. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2019; 7: 915-924.e7

Discussion Leader: Priscilla Wong, MD FAAAAI

Mentor: Paul Greenberger, MD FAAAAI


 

Target Audience

  • Allergist/Immunologists
  • Fellows-in-Training

Learning Objectives

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

  • Compare and contrast direct challenge versus skin testing in de-labeling penicillin allergy in low risk patients with histories of prior penicillin reactions
  • Recognize the role of skin testing in identifying a safe radiographic contrast medium (RCM) in patients with a history of a prior RCM reaction
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 1.00 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
09/23/2019
Course expires: 
09/22/2020
Member cost:
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Download copies of the articles by clicking on their titles, below:

Mustafa S, et al. Comparing Direct Challenge to Penicillin Skin Testing for the Outpatient Evaluation of Penicillin Allergy: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2019; In Press. (This study was presented as a poster at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, February 23, 2019.)

PDF iconComparing Direct Challenge to Penicillin Skin Testing for the Outpatient Evaluation of Penicillin Allergy_ A Randomized Controlled Trial.pdf

Trautmann A, et al. Radiocontrast Media Hypersensitivity: Skin Testing Differentiates Allergy From Nonallergic Reactions and Identifies a Safe Alternative as Proven by Intravenous Provocation. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2019; In Press.

PDF iconRadio Contrast Hypersensitivity - 18-00927 Trautmann et al.pdf

Planning Committee

Benjamin Prince, MD MCSI FAAAAI
Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH
Relevant relationships: None

Ashwini Reddy, MD
Children's Hospital of Philadephia/University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Relevant relationships: None

Michael Schatz, MD MS FAAAAI
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Diego, CA
Relevant relationships: None

Maria Slack, MD
Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay, OH
Relevant relationships: None

Jonathan Tam, MD
Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Relevant relationships: None


Faculty

Kimberly Blumenthal, MD MSc FAAAAI
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Relevant relationships:

Paul Greenberger, MD FAAAAI
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Relevant relationships:

Deepa Patadia, MD
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
Relevant relationships: None

Benjamin Prince, MD MCSI FAAAAI
Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH
Relevant relationships: None

Maria Slack, MD
Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay, OH
Relevant relationships: None

Priscilla Wong, MD FAAAAI
United States Air Force, Luke AFB, AZ
Relevant relationships: None


Content Reviewers

Edwin Kim, MD FAAAAI
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Relevant relationships: DBV Technologies, Aimmune: food allergy oral immunotherapy


AAAAI Disclosure Policy

Pursuant to the Code of Ethics for the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) and the Standards for Commercial Support of Continuing Medical Education of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, the AAAAI requires disclosure of certain information from faculty members of educational activities designated for CME credit by the AAAAI. Prior to the activity, authors and reviewers are required to disclose all relationships that meet the following parameters:

  • Employment. Name of employer and job title.
  • Financial interests. All organizations, other than the employer, from which the faculty member or a member of his/her immediate family or household receives annual remuneration in any amount (including grants, honoraria and consulting fees).
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The information disclosed by the speakers and planning committee was reviewed in accordance with the AAAAI Disclosure Policy. All potential conflicts of interest were resolved by the planners, faculty, and reviewers prior to their participation in the development of this activity.
 

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 live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit Claiming Period
Credit claiming for this activity will expire at 11:59 pm on June 30, 2020. Requests to claim credit on or after July 1, 2020 will be subject to an administrative fee.

 

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Available Credit

  • 1.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 1.00 CME
    CME credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/23/2019
Course expires: 
09/22/2020

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