Allergen Immunotherapy: Dose Adjustment are Needed for Local Reactions, Peaks of Season, and Gaps in Treatment

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Session 2551 from the 2017 AAAAI Annual Meeting addresses contrasting positions in the area of dose adjustments for SCIT for three separate areas: 1) local reactions, 2) peaks of pollen seasons and 3) gaps in time between injection visits and with new vials.

Target Audience

Physicians
Allergists/Immunologists
Nurses
Nurse Practitioners
Allied Health Professionals

Learning Objectives

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

  • Discuss whether immunotherapy doses need to be altered for local reactions, during peak pollen seasons and with gaps in therapy or with new maintenance vials
  • Discuss whether or not large local reactions predict anaphylaxis
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 1.00 CE
    CE credit.
  • 1.00 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
05/31/2017
Course expires: 
05/31/2019
Cost:
$25.00
Rating: 
0

Faculty
Dr. Tolly Epstein, MD MS FAAAAI
University of Cinncinati, Cinncinati, OH
Relevant relationships: Consultant: Merck, data review board

Dr. Mike Tankersley, MD FAAAAI
University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, TN
Relevant relationships: None

Reviewers
Robert Corriel, MD FAAAAI
Manhasset Allergy and Asthma Associates, Manhasset, NY
Relevant relationships: None

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

Available Credit

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

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/31/2017
Course expires: 
05/31/2019

Price

Cost:
$25.00
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