Clinical Implications of Aging on the Immune System

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Session 1807 from the 2017 AAAAI Annual Meeting will address: potentially detrimental upregulation of the immune system with aging (inflammaging), loss of immune function with aging (immune senescence), and the impact of changes on immune responses to vaccines and infections.

Target Audience

Physicians
Allergists/Immunologists
Nurses
Nurse Practitioners
Allied Health Professionals

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe changes that occur in the immune system with aging, including inflammaging and immune senescence
  • Describe clinical implications of changes in immune function that occur with age, including response to vaccines and infections
  • Identify and apply knowledge of age-related changes in immune function to care of patients with previously normal immune function, as well as those with underlying immune disease
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 1.25 CE
    CE credit.
  • 1.25 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
05/31/2017
Course expires: 
05/31/2019
Cost:
$25.00
Rating: 
0

Faculty
Dr. Paula J. Busse, MD FAAAAI
Department of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
Relevant relationships: None

Dr. Claire A. Chougnet, PhD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
Relevant relationships: None

Dr. John M. Kelso, MD FAAAAI
Scripps Clinic, San Diego, CA
Relevant relationships: None

Reviewers
Anne Ditto, MD FAAAAI

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Relevant relationships: None

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

Kevin Parks, MD FAAAAI
AAC/CRI of Southern Oregon, Medford, OR
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 1.25 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 1.25 Contact Hours.

Medium and Method of Physician Participation for an Enduring Activity
Follow these steps to complete the activity:

  1. Register for the activity.
  2. Review the CME and Disclosure information.
  3. Complete all required components.
  4. Complete the post-test. You must achieve a score of 70% or higher on post-tests to claim credit.
  5. Complete the activity evaluation.
  6. Claim your credits. Enter only the number of credits earned based on your participation in the activity.
  7. Print or save your certificate.

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Release date
Original release date: June 1, 2017.  Valid for credit through May 31, 2019.

Questions
Activity-related questions should be directed to cme@aaaai.org

Available Credit

  • 1.25 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 1.25 CE
    CE credit.
  • 1.25 CME
    CME credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/31/2017
Course expires: 
05/31/2019

Price

Cost:
$25.00
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