Making IT Count - Immunotherapy Education

Virtual Patient: Needs Rapid IT Buildup

This patient simulation involves a 33-year-old female whose allergy symptoms in the spring and fall significantly affect her. She is a busy professional who travels a lot, so she is seeking an immunotherapy treatment option that requires fewer clinic visits than traditional immunotherapy treatment. You will be required to discuss cluster and rush immunotherapy as treatment options, then adjust her treatment as her symptoms change.  

Making IT Count is funded through an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Target Audience

  • Allergist/Immunologists
  • Fellows-in-Training 
  • Allied Health providers 

Learning Objectives

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

  • Elect the best long-term treatment for this patient’s allergy symptoms
  • Discuss risks, benefits, and logistics of cluster/rush buildup schedules
  • Be familiar with pre-medication options for cluster/rush buildup schedules
  • Treat asthma in a virtual patient receiving immunotherapy and be familiar with the issues involved in administering immunotherapy to an asthmatic
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.25 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 0.25 CE
    CE credit.
  • 0.25 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
08/19/2016
Course expires: 
09/14/2018
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Chris Calabria, MD FAAAAI

 Chris Calabria, MD FAAAAI
 Dilley Allergy and Asthma, San Antonio, TX 
 Relevant Financial Relationships: None

Tolly Epstein, MD FAAAAI

 Tolly Goldberg Epstein, MD FAAAAI
 
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
 Relevant Financial Relationships: None

CME Committee Reviewers
Stuart L. Abramson, MD FAAAAI
Shannon Medical Center, San Angelo, TX
Relevant Financial Relationships: None

Kim Mudd, RN MSN CCRP
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Relevant Financial Relationships: None

Kristin Sokol, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Division of Allergy and Inflammation
Relevant Financial Relationships: None

Available Credit

  • 0.25 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 0.25 CE
    CE credit.
  • 0.25 CME
    CME credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/19/2016
Course expires: 
09/14/2018

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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