VAM 20 2552 Pro/Con Debate: Asthma Biologics are Cost Effective for Severe Asthma

Session 2552 includes the following talks: 

  • Asthma Biologics are Cost Effective for Severe Asthma
  • Asthma Biologics are NOT Cost Effective for Severe Asthma 

The American Board of Allergy and Immunology (ABAI) has approved this activity for 1.00 MOC Part ll Self-Assessment credits.  These credits will be awarded once you have completed all components of the course.

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Allergists/Immunologists
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Allied Health Professionals

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe how cost effective analysis can be used to help determine how to use asthma biologics
  • Discuss the impact of drug costs in decisions that allergy specialists make about treatments
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 1.00 CE
    CE credit.
  • 1.00 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
07/01/2020
Course expires: 
05/31/2022
Cost:
$15.00
Parent activity set: 
Rating: 
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Planning Committee

See attachment at bottom of page for Annual Meeting Planning Committee disclosure information.

Faculty

Stanley Szefler, MD FAAAAI
Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO
Relevant relationships: Astra Zeneca, Regeneron (advisory board)

Jonathan Campbell, MD FAAAAI
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO
Relevant relationships: None

COI Reviewers

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

Kara Wada, MD
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH
Relevant relationships: None


AAAAI Disclosure Policy
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  • Employment. Name of employer and job title.
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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 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CE Designation Statement

The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology (AAAAI) is a Provider, approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #10704, for up to 1.00 Contact Hours.

Credit Claiming Period

Credit claiming for this activity will expire at 11:59 pm on May 31, 2022. Requests to claim credit on or after June 1, 2022 will be subject to an administrative fee.


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Available Credit

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

Price

Cost:
$15.00
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