Virtual Journal Club Online: February 7, 2018

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 February 7, 2018 webinar focused on two journal articles as follows (click the Program tab to download the PDFs):

Hypereosinophilic Syndrome Subtype Predicts Responsiveness to Glucocorticoids (JACI: In Practice, January/February 2018, pp 190-195)

Discussion leader: Maria Slack, MD, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

Mentor: Gerald J. Gleich, MD FAAAAI, University of Utah School Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT


Respiratory Infections and Antibiotic Usage in Common Variable Immunodeficiency (JACI: In Practice, January/February 2018, pp 159-168)

Discussion leader: Jocelyn Farmer, MD PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Mentor: Mark Ballow, MD FAAAAI, University of South Florida, Div. of Allergy/Immunology, St. Petersburg, FL


Target Audience

  • Allergist/Immunologists
  • Fellows-in-Training

Learning Objectives

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

  • Interpret current studies related to respiratory infections in and antibiotic use for patients with common variable immunodeficiency
  • Describe how patients with hypereosinophilic syndrome might respond to treatment with glucocorticoids based on disease subtypes
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 1.00 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
03/09/2018
Course expires: 
03/08/2019
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Planning Committee
Faith Huang, MD
South California Permanente Medical Group, Downey, CA
Relevant relationships: None

Amber Patterson, MD
Blanchard Valley Medical Associates, Findlay, OH
Relevant relationships: None

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

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

Faculty
Mark Ballow, MD FAAAAI
University of South Florida, Div. of Allergy/Immunology, St. Petersburg, FL
Relevant relationships: None

Jocelyn Farmer, MD PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Relevant relationships: None

Gerald J. Gleich, MD FAAAAI
University of Utah School Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT
Relevant relationships: None

Maria Slack, MD
University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Relevant relationships: None

Content Reviewer
Samuel Gubernick, DO FAAAAI
Family Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Associates, Largo, FL
Relevant relationships: None


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).
  • Research interests. All organizations which support research projects for which the faculty member or member of his/her immediate family or household serves as an investigator.
  • Legal Consultation Services/Expert Witness Testimony: All topics on which the faculty member provided legal consultation and/or expert witness testimony during the previous calendar year.
  • Organizational interests: All organizations, other than the AAAAI, for which the faculty member holds volunteer positions.
  • Gifts. All organizations from which the faculty member or a member of his/her immediate family or household have received a gift of any amount in the last year.
  • Other interests. All interests of the faculty member or a member of his/her immediate family or household that would be judged by a majority of his/her peers to be more than casual and/or likely to impact his/her ability to exercise independent judgment. This includes any financial interest in or relationship with any manufacturer of a commercial product, and any financial interest or relationship with any organization that provides commercial support to AAAAI-sponsored educational activities.

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 enduring material 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.

AAAAI Privacy Policy
To verify your participation in educational activities, you may be asked to provide your name, contact information, and/or other descriptors. The AAAAI will not release this information to outside entities. It may be used internally to inform you of other AAAAI educational activities. If you wish to have your information excluded from this process, please contact us at cme@aaaai.org.

Credit Claiming Period
Credit Claiming for this activity will expire at 11:59 pm on December 31, 2018. Requests to claim credit on or after January 1, 2019 will be subject to an administrative fee.

Questions
Activity-related questions should be directed to John Augustyniak, CAE, at jaugustyniak@aaaai.org.

Registration and credit claiming questions should be directed to cme@aaaai.org.

Available Credit

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

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/09/2018
Course expires: 
03/08/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
Please login or register to take this course.

Click 'Begin' to enter the course.

Required Hardware/software

One of the two latest versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Safari.

Internet Explorer is no longer supported.