ABAI Continuous Assessment Program Literature Review – January-June, 2018

Update your knowledge of recent literature in allergy/immunology, and prepare for the ABAI’s Continuous Assessment Program (CAP) with this literature review course. Presenters provide a guided overview of the articles selected by the ABAI for the CAP for the January-June 2018 term. The four presentations cover a range of clinical conditions central to the specialty, including:

Immune Deficiency, Autoimmunity, and Immune-Based Disorders

Mast Cell Disorders, Eosinophilic Disorders, Anaphylaxis, and Drug-Insect-Vaccine Allergy

Food Allergy, Allergic and Immunologic Skin Disorders, and Urticaria-Angioedema

Asthma and Other Lung Diseases, Allergy Testing and Therapeutics, Rhinosinusitis and Ocular Allergy

This activity includes recordings of the Literature Review Course offered in March 2018 at the AAAAI/WAO Joint Congress in Orlando, FL.

Click the Program tab to access the full list of articles, with links. Please note that All CAP articles can also be accessed through the ABAI web portal.


Target Audience

  • Allergist/Immunologists participating in continuous certification with the American Board of Allergy & Immunology
  • Allied health providers working in allergy/immunology settings
  • Allergy/Immunology Fellows-in-Training preparing for initial certification
  • Other healthcare providers with an interest in allergy/immunology

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to discuss recently published research relevant to the practice of allergy/immunology.

Available credit: 
  • 2.50 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 2.50 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
ABAI CAP Reference List 1st Cycle 2018 (January – June)

All CAP articles are listed, below.
Articles can also be accessed through the ABAI web portal, and via the following PDF document:

PDF icon ABAI 2018 CAP Reference List_1st Cycle January-June_AAAAI_FINAL.pdf

Section A. Hypersensitivity Disorders - (epidemiology, risk factors, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnosis and differential diagnosis, treatment/management)

A1 Head and Neck

A2 Dermatologic

A3 Lung

A4 Food and Drug Allergy/Hypersensitivity Reactions

A5 Anaphylaxis

Section B. Immunological Disorders - (epidemiology, risk factors, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnosis and differential diagnosis, treatment/management) 

B1 Immune Hypersensitivity Disorders

B2 Immunodeficiencies

B3 Eosinophilic and Gastrointestinal Disorders

Planning Committee
Mary Beth Fasano, MD FAAAAI
University of Iowa Carver School of Medicine, Iowa City, IA
Relevant relationships: None

David C. Chaplin, MD PhD FAAAAI
University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Relevant relationships: None

Bradley E. Chipps, MD FAAAAI
Capital Allergy and Respiratory Disease Center, Sacramento, CA
Relevant relationships: AstraZeneca, Boerhinger-Ingelheim, Circassia, Genentech, Novartis: consultant and speakers bureaus

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

Princess U. Ogbogu, MD FAAAAI
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Relevant relationship: None

John M. Routes, MD FAAAAI
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Relevant relationships: None

Brian C. Schroer, MD
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, 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 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Release date
Original release date: April 16, 2018. Valid for credit through December 31, 2018.

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Available Credit

  • 2.50 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 2.50 CME
    CME credit.


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