2306: NHLBI's AsthmaNet Clinical Trial Results 2018 (MOC)
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Session 2306 from the 2018 AAAAI/WAO Joint Congress includes some of the following talks and many more:
- Best African American Response to Asthma Drugs: The NHLBI BARD Trial
- Does Increasing ICS in the “Yellow Zone” Prevent Severe Asthma Exacerbations in School Age Children?
- Is the Airway Microbiome Associated with a Risk of Asthma Exacerbations in Children?
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™: 1.25
The American Board of Allergy and Immunology (ABAI) has approved this activity for 1.25 MOC Part II Self-Assessment credits. These credits will be awarded once you have completed all components of the course.
Allied Health Professionals
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Identify the preferred step-up therapy in African Americans ages 5 and older with asthma who are inadequately controlled on low dose ICS and the degree to which African ancestry affects preference for different therapies
- Discuss whether or not increasing from low to high dose ICS in the "yellow zone" reduces risk of severe asthma exacerbations
- Discuss the evidence linking the airway microbiome composition and the response to inhaled corticosteroids
William Busse, MD FAAAAI
Daniel J. Jackson, MD FAAAAI
Michael E. Wechsler, MD MMSc
Robert N. Corriel, MD FAAAAI
Samuel Gubernick, DO FAAAAI
Brian C. Schroer, MD
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- 1.25 AttendanceAttendance credit.
- 1.25 CECE credit.
- 1.25 CMECME credit.