2018 Northwest Allergy Forum

Bellevue, WA US
September 29, 2018 to September 30, 2018

CREDIT CLAIMING IS NOW OPEN FOR THIS ACTIVITY.

PLEASE NOTE: CREDIT CLAIMING WILL REMAIN OPEN THROUGH JUNE 30, 2019. REQUESTS TO CLAIM CREDIT ON OR AFTER JULY 1, 2019 WILL BE SUBJECT TO AN ADMINISTRATIVE FEE.


ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.

ON-SITE REGISTRATION WILL START AT 7:00 AM PACIFIC TIME ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29.


The Northwest Allergy Forum is a CME educational meeting jointly provided by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, and the Washington and Oregon Societies of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. The program is a two-day event with speakers covering topics such as asthma, immunotherapy and drug allergy.


Registration Information
Registrant TypeFee
NWAF Physcian Member$100
Non-Member Physician$125
Allied Health (member or non-member)$50
Fellow-in-TrainingFREE
Retired Physician$50

Online registration will close on Friday, September 21, at 8:00 am.

Registration for walk-ins will begin at 7:00 am on September 29 at the W Hotel Bellevue.

Walk-in registration will incur a $25 late fee.


Credit Claiming

Credit claiming will open no later than 12:00 noon on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 and will remain open through June 30, 2019. Requests to claim credit on or after July 1, 2019 will be subject to an administrative fee.


Target Audience

Allergists, Fellows-in-training, physicians in related specialties, as well as Interns, Residents, Medical Students and Nurses

Learning Objectives

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

  • Develop a differential diagnosis of Mast Cell Activation Syndromes
  • Describe the distinction between idiopathic anaphylaxis and mast cell activation syndromes
  • Recognize the treatment modalities for mast cell activation disorders
  • Discuss new treatments for atopic dermatitis
  • Identify dermatological conditions that allergists encounter in practice
  • Describe the evolution of subcutaneous immunotherapy through review of the literature
  • Describe the risks and benefits of sublingual immunotherapy
  • Describe the differences between the Canadian and United States health systems and their impacts on patients

Additional Information

Summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.50 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 7.50 CE
    CE credit.
  • 7.50 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
07/06/2018
Course expires: 
06/30/2019
Event starts: 
09/29/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
09/30/2018 - 4:00pm
Cost:
$125.00
Rating: 
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DateStart TimeEnd TimePresentation TopicFaculty
9/29/20187:00 AM8:00 AMRegistration and Breakfast     
 8:00 AM8:05 AMWelcome and OverviewT. Ted Song, DO
     8:05 AM9:05 AMAnaphylaxis, the Bench to the Bedside: Mechanisms Underlying Anaphylactic EventsPhil Lieberman, MD
     9:05 AM10:05 AMAtopic Dermatitis Therapeutics: A Brave New World     Robert Sidbury, MD
     10:05 AM10:35 AMBreak     
     10:35 AM11:35 AMCommon Dermatological Conditions for Allergists     Robert Sidbury, MD
     11:35 AM12:35 PMThe Current Status of Subcutaneous Immunotherapy and How We Got There     Hal Nelson, MD
     12:35 PM1:35 PMWA and OR State Society Breakaway Meetings (lunch)     
     1:35 PM Adjourn     
                     
9/30/20187:00 AM8:00 AMBreakfast     
     8:00 AM8:05 AMGreetingDavid Jeong, MD
     8:05 AM9:35 AMCanadian Health Care 101: What Can Americans Learn from Their Neighbors to the North?Jeffrey Nacht, MD
     9:35 AM10:05 AMBreak     
     10:05 AM11:05 AMGail G Shapiro Memorial Lecture- Is Sublingual Immunotherapy the Future of Allergy Immunotherapy?Hal Nelson, MD
     11:05 AM12:05 PMAnaphylaxis the Bench to the Bedside: Idiopathic Anaphylaxis Meets Mastocytosis and MCASPhil Lieberman, MD
     12:05 PM Adjourn     
W Hotel Bellevue
10455 NE 5th St
Bellevue, WA 98004
United States

Please click the link, below, for information on hotel reservations:

https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/events/start.action?id=1801105841&key=282ED607

Planning Committee
David Jeong, MD FAAAAI
Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA
Relevant relationships: None

Taiil Ted Song, MD FAAAAI
Allergy and Asthma Specialty Services, PS
Relevant relationships: AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Novartis, Teva (speaker, asthma); Sanofi Aventis (advisory board, anaphylaxis)

Faculty
David Jeong, MD FAAAAI
Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA
Relevant relationships: None 

Philip Lieberman, MD FAAAAI
Allergy and Asthma Associates, Germantown, TN 
Relevant relationships: AstraZeneca, Genentech, Kaleo (consultant, anaphyiaxis); Mylan (speaker, anaphylaxis)

Jeffrey Nacht, MD
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Relevant relationships: None

Harold Nelson, MD FAAAAI
National Jewish Health, Denver, CO
Relevant relationships: ALK (consultant and speaker, sublingual immunotherapy)

Robert Sidbury, MD MPH
Seattle Children's Hospital/University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
Relevant relationships: Regeneron (reserach grant, dupilumab)

Taiil Ted Song, MD FAAAAI
Allergy and Asthma Specialty Services, PS
Relevant relationships: AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Novartis, Teva (speaker, asthma); Sanofi Aventis (advisory board, anaphylaxis)

Content Reviewers
Jeanne Conner, NP
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Relevant relationships: None

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


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 (name of non-accredited provider). 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 7.50 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 7.50 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.

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Available Credit

  • 7.50 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 7.50 CE
    CE credit.
  • 7.50 CME
    CME credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/06/2018
Course expires: 
06/30/2019

Price

Cost:
$125.00
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2018 NWAF Credit Claiming Instructions.pdf

PLEASE NOTE: CREDIT CLAIMING WILL REMAIN OPEN THROUGH JUNE 30, 2019. REQUESTS TO CLAIM CREDIT ON OR AFTER JULY 1, 2019 WILL BE SUBJECT TO AN ADMINISTRATIVE FEE.


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