Learning Objectives 

After completion of this module, you should be able to:

  • Assess your compliance with evidence-based measures for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with food allergies
  • Select and implement appropriate interventions to improve compliance with the measures
  • Compare and contrast practice before and after the intervention(s) to identify possible improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with food allergies

Faculty

  • Scott H. Sicherer, MD FAAAAI
  • Stacie M. Jones, MD

Faculty Disclosures

Dr. Sicherer: Employment - Mt. Sinai School of Medicine; Research Grants – NIH, Food Allergy Initiative; Financial: Novartis (Consultant), UpToDate (Royalties); Organizational – Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (Advisor), Food Allergy Initiative (Consultant), American Academy of Pediatrics (Section Committee Past Chair), American Board of Allergy and Immunology (Director).

Dr. Jones: Employment – University of Arkansas Medical School/Arkansas Children’s Hospital; Research Grants: Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network, National Institutes of Health, Food Allergy Initiative; Organizational – Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (Medical Advisory Board), St. Louis Children’s Hospital Food Allergy Management and Education (Board of Directors)

CME Statement

  • The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • The AAAAI designates this PI CME activity for a maximum of 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with their participation in the activity.
  • The American Board of Allergy and Immunology has approved this performance improvement module to meet the requirements for Part IV of their Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.
  • This Performance Improvement CME program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 20.00 AAPA Category 1 PI-CME credits by the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Total number of approved credits for each stage of this PI-CME program are as follows:
    Stage A : 5.0 AAPA Category 1 PI-CME credits
    Stage B : 5.0 AAPA Category 1 PI-CME credits
    Stage C : 5.0 AAPA Category 1 PI-CME credits
    Bonus for completion of all three stages: 5.0 AAPA Category 1 PI-CME credits
    Approval is valid June 1, 2016 - April 12, 2019. Physician Assistants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This program was planned in accordance with AAPA’s CME Standards.
    AAPA Category 1 PI CME

Release and Expiration Dates

Released April 13, 2013. Content reviewed and validated by Drs. Scott Sicherer and Stacie Jones in November 2015. This activity expires April 12, 2019.