Drug Allergy

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the immunopathology of adverse drug reactions including the Gell & Coombs classification system, pseudoallergic reactions, and the hapten hypothesis
  •  Define contraindications to re-exposure to medications implicated in drug allergy including serious cutaneous adverse reactions (SCARs) and end-organ dysfunction (hemolytic anemia, drug induced lupus, etc).
  • Describe the role of skin testing, graded dose challenge and desensitization in the evaluation and treatment of patients with drug allergy
Summary
Course opens: 
04/05/2018
Course expires: 
03/31/2019
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Faculty
Kara Wada, MD
The Ohio State University

Reviewer
Iris Otani, MD

UCSF Medical Center

Available Credit

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/05/2018
Course expires: 
03/31/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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