AAAAI-NAIA/JACI: In Practice Virtual Journal Club:May 2, 2018

May 2, 2018

Please Note: Times listed are Central Standard Time

The Virtual Journal Club is a one hour live webinar open to all AAAAI members that will focus on the newest clinically relevant content published in JACI: In Practice. The presenters will review research relevant to your allergy/immunology practice in an interactive format.

The May 2, 2018 webinar will focus on two journal articles as follows (click the Program tab to download the PDFs):

The Dietary Inflammatory Index and Current Wheeze Among Children and Adults in the United States (JACI: In Practice, May/June 2018, In Press)

Discussion leader: Kara Wada, MD, Nationwide Children's Hospital and The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Mentor: Augusto Litonjua, MD MPH, Golisano Children's Hospital, Rochester, NY


Tiotropium Respimat Add-on Is Efficacious in Symptomatic Asthma, Independent of T2 Phenotype (JACI: In Practice, May/June 2018, In Press)

Discussion leader: Fatima Khan, MD FAAAAI, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago/Centegra Hospital, Huntley, IL

Mentor: Thomas Casale, MD FAAAAI, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL


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Target Audience

  • Allergist/Immunologists
  • Fellows-in-Training

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the role for tiotropium as add on therapy to ICS±LABA in adults with symptomatic asthma independent of T2 phenotype
  • Describe the known associations between the consumption of a pro-inflammatory diet as measured by the Dietary Inflammatory Index (DII) and concurrent wheezing in adults and children
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 1.00 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
04/20/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2018
Event starts: 
05/02/2018 - 7:30pm
Event ends: 
05/02/2018 - 8:45pm
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
Thomas Casale, MD FAAAAI
University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, FL
Relevant relationships: Sanofi-Regeneron, Teva, Aimmune, Novartis, Genentech, Beohringer Ingelheim, AstraZeneca (advisory board)

Fatima Khan, MD FAAAAI
Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Huntley, IL
Relevant relationships: None

Augusto Litonjua, MD MPH
Golisano Children's Hospital, Rochester, NY
Relevant relationships: None

Kara Wada, MD
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Relevant relationships: None

Content Reviewer
Thomas Miller, MD FAAAAI
Allergy Associates of Western Michigan, Grandville, MI
Relevant relationships: Patent holder for new pulmonary function device


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.

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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: 
04/20/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2018

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