Eczema and Contact Dermatitis in the Allergy/Immunology Practice

Dallas, TX US
October 7, 2017

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Join AAAAI for a one-day hands-on course to improve your knowledge of atopic and contact dermatitis and practice the skills needed to diagnose and counsel patients. As increasing numbers of patients with allergic and immunologic skin diseases seek care from allergist/immunologists, it's more essential than ever that physicians and allied health providers are able to accurately diagnose these patients.

Eczema and Contact Dermatitis in the Allergy/Immunology Practice will include hands-on patch testing practice in addition to a variety of lectures provided by expert allergists and dermatologists. Covered topics will include:

  • Differential Diagnosis of Eczemas and Itch
  • Contact Dermatitis by Region: Hand, Face and Generalized
  • Common Allergen Review: Fragrances, Preservatives, Corticosteroids, and More
  • Metal Implant Allergy: Orthopedic, Cardiac, Dental, and Gynecologic
  • Pearls and Pitfalls of Patch Testing
  • Patient Presentations, Patch Test Reactions, Reading and Scoring
  • Patient Counseling: Product Advice, Determining Relevance, and Counseling Avoidance

Discount available for Allied Health and FITs. Email cme@aaaai.org for more information.

Target Audience

  • Allergist/immunologists
  • Allied Health practitioners
  • Fellows-in-training

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify the manifestations and differential diagnosis of eczema
  • Identify common allergens that can trigger allergic and immunologic responses in the skin
  • Employ effective clinical evaluation techniques to identify patients with suspected allergic contact dermatitis
  • Discuss the clinical relevance of patch test reactions
  • Demonstrate appropriate and effective patch testing methods for the diagnosis and management of allergic and irritant contact dermatitis
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.25 CE
    CE credit.
  • 7.25 CME
    CME credit.
  • 7.25 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
Course opens: 
05/18/2017
Course expires: 
06/30/2018
Event starts: 
10/07/2017 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
10/07/2017 - 4:30pm
Cost:
$200.00
Rating: 
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The Westin Galleria Dallas
13340 Dallas Parkway
Dallas, TX 75240
United States

Planning Committee
Luz Fonacier, MD FAAAAI
Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY
Relevant relationships: TBA

M. Jeanette Franklin, LVN
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Relevant relationships: TBA

Faculty
David E. Cohen, MD MPH
New York University, New York, NY
Relevant relationships: TBA

Ponciano Cruz, MD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Relevant relationships: TBA

Luz Fonacier, MD FAAAAI
Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY
Relevant relationships: TBA

M. Jeanette Franklin, LVN
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Relevant relationships: TBA

Michael Sheehan, MD 
Dermatology Physicians, Inc., Columbus, IN
Relevant relationships: TBA

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

Benjamin Prince, MD
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH
Relevant relationships: None

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 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. 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 7.25 Contact Hours.

Available Credit

  • 7.25 CE
    CE credit.
  • 7.25 CME
    CME credit.
  • 7.25 Attendance
    Attendance credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/18/2017
Course expires: 
06/30/2018

Price

Cost:
$200.00
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