The Life Spectrum of Asthma Online: Asthma Inception and Progression

This module covers asthma inception and progression, including the mechanistic characteristics of asthma in young children and appropriate treatment methodologies. It addresses how and when asthma begins in early childhood and what possible strategies could be employed to actually prevent asthma from developing.

There are four talks in this module. You can view or download the videos or audio along with the presentation handouts from the following pages.

Talk 1: When and How Does Asthma Begin?
            Robert F. Lemanske, Jr., MD FAAAAI

Talk 2: Immunology of Childhood Asthma
            Patrick G. Holt, DSc

Talk 3: Early Life Events in Asthma Expression
            Fernando D. Martinez, MD 

Talk 4: Treatment Approaches to Preschool Wheezing Illnesses
            Leonard B. Bacharier, MD FAAAAI 

Click here to view faculty responses to audience questions asked during the talks.

The Life Spectrum of Asthma: Online is funded through an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline.

Target Audience

  • Allergist/Immunologists
  • Fellows-in-Training
  • Allied Health providers 

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the mechanistic characteristics of asthma in young children
  • Identify appropriate treatment methodologies for young children with asthma
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 2.00 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
10/03/2016
Course expires: 
10/02/2018
Member cost:
$60.00
Cost:
$75.00
Rating: 
0

Faculty members and disclosures will be listed with each talk.

Moderators
Daniel J. Jackson, MD
University of Wisconsin
Relevant relationships: None

David B. Peden, MD MS FAAAAI
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Relevant relationships: None 

Planning Committee
Thomas B. Casale, MD FAAAAI
University of South Florida
Relevant relationships: Sanofi-Regeneron, Teva, Novartis, Genentech, Boehringer Ingelheim, AstraZeneca (advisory board); Allerquest, Circassia, Capnia (consultant); Parexel (honorarium)

Robert F. Lemanske, Jr., MD FAAAAI
University of Wisconsin 
Relevant relationships: Pharmaxis (research funding) 

CME Committee Reviewers
Kim E. Mudd, RN MSN CCRP
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Relevant relationships: None

Kevin W. Parks, MD FAAAAI
AAC/CRI of Southern Oregon, Medford, OR 
Relevant relationships: None

Available Credit

  • 2.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 2.00 CME
    CME credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/03/2016
Course expires: 
10/02/2018

Price

Member cost:
$60.00
Cost:
$75.00
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