Fall 2018 Symposium of the Los Angeles Society of Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology

Los Angeles, CA US
September 22, 2018

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The purpose of this activity is to provide board certified allergists/immunologists and nurses who work in the allergy field with information on topics that promote best practices among clinicians. Topics include:Stress and Immunity- A Precision Medicine-Based Assessment; An Approach to Preschool Recurrent Wheezing; Biologics in Asthma and Other Atopic Disorders; and Genetic Immune Disorders.


Registration Information
Member TypeFee
LASAACI MemberFREE
LASAACI Non-member$65
Nurses/Allied Health Practitioners$30

Please note that ALL attendees must register under their own accounts.


Target Audience

Allergy/Immunology physicians and nurses

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe relevant cytokine targets in asthma and other allergic diseases
  • Discuss clinical trial data from studies of biologics in asthma and other allergic diseases
  • Describe clinical features of genetic immune diseases
  • Identify the bottlenecks in making a genetic diagnosis
  • Define the physiological roles that psychological stress impacts, from neuroendocrine to immune to clinical effects
  • Discuss the approach to reducing or managing psychological stress in patients with allergy- or asthma-related diseases
  • Recognize the causes of initial and pursuant airway reactivity in young children
  • Identify the interventions for acute and chronic wheezing in young children

Additional Information

Summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 4.00 CE
    CE credit.
  • 4.00 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
04/24/2018
Course expires: 
06/30/2019
Event starts: 
09/22/2018 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
09/22/2018 - 12:30pm
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
Conference Agenda

Fall 2018 Symposium of the Los Angeles Society of Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology
Saturday, September 22, 2018, 7:30 am to 1:30 pm
Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049

8:00 - 8:20 am
Registration and Coffee

8:20 - 8:30 am
Welcome
Gary Gibbon, MD
LASAACI President

8:30 to 9:30 am
Stress and Immunity- A Precision Medicine-Based Assessment
Gailen Marshall, MD FAAAAI
University of Mississippi Medical Center

9:35 to 10:35 am
An Approach to Preschool Recurrent Wheezing
Bradley Chipps, MD
Capital Allergy Respiratory Disease Center, Sacramento

10:35 to 11:30 am
Brunch and Exhibits

11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Biologics in Asthma and Other Atopic Disorders
Jonathan Corren, MD
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

12:35 to 1:35 pm
Genetic Immune Diseases

Manish Butte, MD, PhD
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
United States

Planning Committee
Gary Gibbon, MD
Santa Monica, CA
Relevant relationships: None

Marc Meth, MD FAAAAI
Century City Allergy, Los Angeles, CA
Relevant relationships: None

Joyce Sapon, RN
Kaiser Permanente, Woodland Hills, CA
Relevant relationships: None

Faculty
Manish Butte, MD PhD
UCLA David Geffen Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Relevant relationships: None

Bradley Chipps, MD FAAAAI
Capital Allergy and Respiratory Diseases Center, Sacramento, CA
Relevant relationships: None

Jonathan Corren, MD
Los Angeles, CA
Relevant relationships: None

Gailen Marshall, MD PhD FAAAAI
University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS
Relevant relationships: None

Content Reviewers
Stuart Abramson, MD FAAAAI
Shannon Medical Center, San Angelo, TX
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)

AAAAI Disclosure Policy
Pursuant to the Code of Ethics for the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) and the Standards for Commercial Support of Continuing Medical Education of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, the AAAAI requires disclosure of certain information from faculty members of educational activities designated for CME credit by the AAAAI. Prior to the activity, authors and reviewers are required to disclose all relationships that meet the following parameters:

  • Employment: Name of employer and job title.
  • Financial interests: All organizations, other than the employer, from which the faculty member or a member of his/her immediate family or household receives annual remuneration in any amount (including grants, honoraria and consulting fees).
  • Research interests: All organizations which support research projects for which the faculty member or member of his/her immediate family or household serves as an investigator.
  • Legal Consultation Services/Expert Witness Testimony: All topics on which the faculty member provided legal consultation and/or expert witness testimony during the previous calendar year.
  • Organizational interests: All organizations, other than the AAAAI, for which the faculty member holds volunteer positions.
  • Gifts: All organizations from which the faculty member or a member of his/her immediate family or household have received a gift of any amount in the last year.
  • Other interests: All interests of the faculty member or a member of his/her immediate family or household that would be judged by a majority of his/her peers to be more than casual and/or likely to impact his/her ability to exercise independent judgment. This includes any financial interest in or relationship with any manufacturer of a commercial product, and any financial interest or relationship with any organization that provides commercial support to AAAAI-sponsored educational activities.

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
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AAAAI and the Los Angeles Society of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology. The AAAAI is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology designates this [live or enduring] material for a maximum of 3.50 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 3.50 Contact Hours.

Credit Claiming Period
Credit claiming for this activity will expire at 11:59 pm on June 30, 2019. Requests to claim credit on or after July 1, 2019 will be subject to an administrative fee.

AAAAI Privacy Policy
To verify your participation in educational activities, you may be asked to provide your name, contact information, and/or other descriptors. The AAAAI will not release this information to outside entities. It may be used internally to inform you of other AAAAI educational activities. If you wish to have your information excluded from this process, please contact us at cme@aaaai.org.

Questions
Activity-related questions should be directed to Cathy at laallergysociety@gmail.com.

Registration and credit claiming questions should be directed to cme@aaaai.org.

Available Credit

  • 4.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 4.00 CE
    CE credit.
  • 4.00 CME
    CME credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/24/2018
Course expires: 
06/30/2019

Price

Cost:
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Member TypeFee
LASAACI MemberFREE
Non-member Physician$65
Non-member Nurse/Allied Health$30

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