Biologicals in Chronic Rhinosinusitis

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Session 1808 from the 2017 AAAAI Annual Meeting aims to discuss the latest insight into the role of new biologicals in the treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis. There is an underestimated need for new therapeutic modalities especially in severe and recurring CRS with nasal polyps.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™: 1.25
CE: 1.25

Credit must be claimed by May 31, 2019.  Any credit request on or after June 1, 2019 will be subject to an administrative fee.

Target Audience

Physicians
Allergists/Immunologists
Nurses
Nurse Practitioners
Allied Health Professionals

Learning Objectives

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

  • Discuss the pathophysiological basis for selecting molecular targets for biologicals in chronic rhinosinusitis
  • Describe and discuss results of clinical studies with biologicals in chronic rhinosinusitis
  • Discuss the possibilities to identify disease phenotypes and endotypes and their relevance in chronic rhinosinusitis
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
Prof. Claus Bachert, MD PhD,
Upper Airway Research Laboratory (URL), Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
Relevant relationships: None

Atsushi Kato, PhD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Me, Chicago, IL
Relevant relationships: None

Dr. Bruce K. Tan, MD
Depart of Otolaryngology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Relevant relationships: None

Reviewers
Robert Corriel, MD FAAAAI
Manhasset Allergy and Asthma Associates, Manhasset, NY
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

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  • Employment. Name of employer and job title.
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The information disclosed by the speakers and planning committee was reviewed in accordance with the AAAAI Disclosure Policy. All potential conflicts of interest were resolved by the planners, faculty, and reviewers prior to their participation in the development of this activity.

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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