2016 Teach Asthma Management (TAM) Basics, Plus and Masters

Milwauee, WI US
April 12, 2016

PLEASE NOTE: TAM PLUS AND TAM MASTERS HAVE BEEN CANCELED DUE TO LOW REGISTRATION NUMBERS.

TAM BASIC WILL STILL TAKE PLACE AS SCHEDULED.

TAM PLUS AND TAM MASTERS WILL BE OFFERED AGAIN ON NOVEMBER 3, 2016.

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED FOR THIS COURSE. YOU MAY REGISTER IN-PERSON AT ALVERNO COLLEGE ON TUESDAY, APRIL 12.

This is a live course that will take place on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 in Milwaukee, WI.

Teach Asthma Management (TAM) Basics is an introduction to providing care to patients and families with asthma offered by Fight Asthma Milwaukee (FAM) Allies. Fight Asthma Milwaukee (FAM) Allies seeks to improve the lives of people affected by asthma through community partnerships, resources, services and education.  Sessions offered during TAM Basics include: Asthma 101, Asthma Medications, Environmental Triggers and Green Cleaning, Asthma Care Plans and Peak Flow Meters, Health Literacy and Devices for Asthma Management.

Teach Asthma Management (TAM) Plus is intended to provide additional education and topics to those covered in TAM Basics. We encourage participants to attend TAM Basics before enrolling in TAM Plus. Sessions offered during TAM Plus include: NAEPP Asthma Guidelines and case studies, The Evolution of Asthma Care and Diagnostic Testing.

Teach Asthma Management (TAM) Masters is geared toward prescribers who manage asthma.  We will cover the NAEPP Asthma Guidelines, Personalized Medicine, Asthma Phenotypes, Case Studies with a panel of multidisciplinary health care professionals, and a Problem Based Learning session.

For more information about the TAM programs, please contact fam.allies@gmail.com

Registration
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Course TitleCost
TAM Basics (includes USB drive with resources$30
TAM Basics Student (includes USB drive with resources)$10
TAM Plus (includes USB drive with resources)$40
TAM Plus Student (includes USB drive with resources)$10
TAM Masters (includes USB drive with resources)$50

The first 10 students to register will be given a coupon code for free registration. Contact Fight Asthma Milwaukee Allies at fam.allies@gmail.com for the code. Please note: free registrations DO NOT include the USB drive.

Physicians can earn up to 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Nurses can earn up to 3.50 contact hours.

Credit must be claimed by December 31, 2016. Credit requests made on or after January 1, 2017 will be subject to an administrative fee.

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Other Allied Health Professionals
  • Physicians

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to

Tam Basics

  • discuss the differential diagnosis, comorbid and co-existing conditions in patients with asthma
  • describe treatments options including medications for patients with asthma
  • demonstrate proper use of devices and tools for asthma (care plans, peak flow meters, inhalers, spacers, nebulizers)
  • explain methods for trigger avoidance
  • describe the importance of  providing information to families at a basic level to facilitate better understanding

Tam Plus

  • describe how to classify asthma severity, risk and control based on the 2007 ashtma guidelines
  • explain how to evaluate the acceptability of a spirometry test result
  • discuss how the treatment of asthma has changed based on landmark studies
  • describe how to engage families in shared decision making

Tam Masters

  • describe how to classify asthma severity, risk and control based on the 2007 ashtma guidelines
  • discuss how the patient specific asthma phenotype affects development of personalized treatment plans
  • explain how multidisciplinary approach to patient care affects asthma outcomes
  • apply personalized medicine and knowledge of the asthma guidelines to clinical problems

Additional Information

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TAM Basics145.75 KB
TAM Plus120.19 KB
TAM Masters103.35 KB
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.50 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 3.50 CE
    CE credit.
  • 3.50 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
03/01/2016
Course expires: 
12/31/2016
Event starts: 
04/12/2016 - 10:30am
Event ends: 
04/12/2016 - 3:30pm
Cost:
$50.00
Rating: 
4
Alverno College
Joel Read Center
3400 South 43rd Street
Milwauee, WI 53234
United States

Available Credit

  • 3.50 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 3.50 CE
    CE credit.
  • 3.50 CME
    CME credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/01/2016
Course expires: 
12/31/2016

Price

Cost:
$50.00
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