2016 VAM: 4305 - Immunologic Insights into Environmental Triggers of Asthma
This session reviews new insights into mechanisms of asthma exacerbations caused by three common environmental exposures.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™: 1.25
Credit must be claimed by May 31, 2018. Any credit request on or after June 1, 2018 will be subject to an administrative fee.
Allied Health Professionals
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Identify how environmental triggers of asthma can promote frequent exacerbation phenotypes
2. Discuss new immunologic mechanisms by which common environmental triggers promote asthma
3. Discuss how environmental allergens can act as immunomodulators independent of their antigenicity
Dr. Chris Carlsten, MD MPH, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Dr. James E. Gern, MD FAAAAI, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
Dr. Gurjit K. Khurana Hershey, MD PhD FAAAAI, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH
- 1.25 AttendanceAttendance credit.
- 1.25 CECE credit.
- 1.25 CMECME credit.