2016 TAAIS Annual Meeting
This live activity will take place 15-17 April 2016.
The mission of the 280-member Texas Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Society is to improve the quality of life of Texans who suffer from allergies, asthma and immunodeficiences. We reach this goal by providing continuing education each year to our member allergists/immunologists and also to primary care physicians. Our 2016 Annual Meeting is geared towards allergists/immunologists from the State of Texas.
|TAAIS Physician Member||$250||For coupon code, contact TAAIS|
|Physician (not a TAAIS member)||$475|
|Allergy Fellows-in-Training||FREE||For coupon code, contact TAAIS|
Physicians can earn up to 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Credit must be claimed by June 30, 2017. Credit requests on or after July 1, 2017 will be subject to an administrative fee.
Board-certified allergists and immunologists
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Describe the presentation and diagnostic criteria for Mastocytosis and mast cell activation syndromes.
- Explain how to diagnose and manage delayed hypersensitivity reactions.
- Outline Texas Newborn Screen (NBS) for SCID (TRECs) outcomes since 2012 and review the immune approach for infants with abnormal TREC results from NBS.
- Recognize some of the pitfalls of ICD10 for allergy practice and describe how to deal with them.
- Discuss how to select and interpret appropriate tests for diagnosing food allergy.
- Describe the risk factors and new prevention strategies for peanut allergy.
- Discuss the tools to provide improved food allergy education.
- Explain the use of biologics in refractory chronic rhinosinusitis.
- Demonstrate competence in allergen selection and administration in successful immunotherapy regimens.
- Identify patient indications, immunologic mechanisms, and special considerations related to immunotherapy delivery.
- Recognize contemporary issues relevant to allergic contact dermatitis.
- Develop a differential diagnosis, diagnostic testing strategy and management plan when presented with challenging Allergy & Immunology cases.
- Mariana Castells, MD, PhD
- Ponciano D. Cruz, Jr., MD
- Celine Hanson, MD
- Scott H. Sicherer, MD
- Justin Chen, MD
- Katherine Tille, MD
- Jennifer McCracken, MD
- An Nguyen, MD
- Gary Gross, MD
- Theodore M. Freeman, MD
- Mike Tankersley, MD
- Anju Peters, MD
- David A. Khan, MD
- Stuart L. Abramson, MD, PhD
- 11.00 AttendanceAttendance credit.
- 11.00 CMECME credit.