New England Society of Allergy Fall 2018 Meeting

Plymouth, MA US
October 20, 2018 to October 21, 2018

Handouts are now available for the talks from the 2018 NESA Fall Meeting. Please click the Program tab to access these PDF documents.


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NESA provides ongoing educational meetings to allow our membership to keep up to date with the latest developments in the field of Allergy and Immunology.

This year's fall meeting will focus on food allergy, PID and genetic testing in PID, the atopic march, and doctor-patient communication.


Registration Fees
Member TypeOnline Fee (through October 12)Walk-in Fee
NESA Member

$150

$250
Non-NESA Member

$275

$375
Speaker

FREE

FREE

Trainee (Resident or Fellow)

FREE

FREE

Social Event

Poster Session and Society Dinner

Attendee fee includes the cost of the dinner. Attendees may bring guests for an additional cost as outlined below:

Fee TypeAdditional Fee
Attendee (no guest)No additional fee
Attendee + 1 guest$50
Attendee + family$75
Trainee (may bring guests)No additional fee
Speaker (may bring guests)No additional fee

 

Target Audience

NESA members, any physician interested in the field of Allergy and Immunology (including fellows-in-training), and any Allied Health professional (including RNs, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants) interested in increasing their fund of knowledge in the field.


 

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the current guidelines for the prevention of food allergy and recognize their inherent limitations
  • Discuss the outcomes of some key clinical trials performed by the Consortium of Food Allergy Research
  • Describe the diagnosis and treatment of autoimmunity in patients with primary immune deficiency
  • Describe management of inflammatory complications in patients with primary immune deficiency
  • Recognize the different types of DNA mutations in primary immune deficiency and approaches for their analysis
  • Describe the inheritance, penetrance and expressivity patterns found in primary immune deficiency and approaches to genetic diagnosis
  • Discuss the risk factors and strategies for the prevention of asthma
  • Consider logical strategies for the prevention of the Allergic/Atopic March
  • Discuss system innovation for supporting effective teamwork between clinicians and patients

     

Additional Information

Summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 6.00 CE
    CE credit.
  • 6.00 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
08/21/2018
Course expires: 
06/30/2019
Event starts: 
10/20/2018 - 8:15am
Event ends: 
10/21/2018 - 12:35pm
Cost:
$275.00
Rating: 
0

Handouts from the meeting have been added below each talk title in the agenda, below. All files are PDF documents.

DateStart TimeEnd TimePresentation TopicFaculty
10/20/20188:15 AM8:20 AMOpening RemarksLisa Bartnikas, MD
     8:20 AM9:05 AM

Prevention of Food Allergy 

Wood - Food Allergy Prevention NESA.pdf

Robert Wood, MD
     9:05 AM9:20 AMQ & A     
     9:20 AM10:05 AM

Clinical Immunology: Primary Immunodeficiencies, More than Just Recurrent Infections

Fleisher - NE Allergy PID Fleisher final.pdf

Thomas Fleisher, MD
     10:05 AM10:20 AMQ & A     
     10:20 AM11:00 AMBreak and Exhibits     
     11:00 AM11:45 AM

Update on CoFAR

Wood - CoFAR Update.pdf

Robert Wood, MD
     11:45 AM12:00 PMQ & A     
     6:00 PM7:00 PMPoster Session     
     7:00 PM9:00 PMSociety Dinner     
10/21/20188:15 AM9:00 AM

Genomics and Genetic Testing in Immunodeficiency Disorders

Fleisher - NE Allergy Genomics Fleisher final.pdf

Thomas Fleisher, MD
     9:00 AM9:15 AMQ & A     
     9:15 AM9:50 AMBusiness Meeting     
     9:50 AM10:35 AM

The Presidential Forum: Preventing the Atopic March

Phipatanakul_Prevention_NESA_Handout.pdf

Wanda Phipatanakul, MD, MS
     10:35 AM10:50 AMQ & A     
     10:50 AM11:30 AMBreak and Exhibits     
     11:30 AM12:15 PM

The Doctor-Patient Relationship in 2018

Ganguli--NESAFall2018KeynoteTheDoctorPatientRelationshipin2018cleanv2.pdf

Ishani Ganguli, MD
     12:15 PM12:30 PMQ & A     
     12:30 PM12:35 PMClosing RemarksLisa Bartnikas, MD
Hotel 1620–Plymouth Harbor
180 Water Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
United States

Planning Committee
Lisa Bartnikas, MD
Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
Relevant relationships: None

Ann Beaulieu, RN AE-C
Jordan Scott, MD, Leominster, MA
Relevant relationships: None

Jackie Garrett, MD
Riverbend Medical Group, Feeding Hills, MA
Relevant relationships: None

Michael C. Young, MD FAAAAI
South Shore Allergy Asthma Specialists, P.C., South Weymouth, MA
Relevant relationships: None

Faculty
Thomas Fleisher, MD FAAAAI
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Relevant relationships: None

Wanda Phipitanakul, MD MS FAAAAI
Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
Relevant relationships: Genetech, Novartis, Teva, Regeron (advisory board)

Robert Wood, MD FAAAAI
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Relevant relationships: Aimmune, DBV Technologies, HAL-Allergy (research grants)

Ishani Ganguli, MD
Harvard University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Relevant relationships: None

Content Reviewers
Karen Gregory, DNP APRN-BC RRT AE-C
Oklahoma Allergy and Asthma Clinic, Edmond, OK
Relevant relationships: Merck, MEDA and Novartis: speakers bureau

Samuel Gubernick, DO FAAAAI
Family Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Associates, Largo, FL
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 the New England Society of Allergy. 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 activity for a maximum of 6.00 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 6.00 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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Questions
Activity-related questions should be directed to Lisa Henry (everydaygrl1@yahoo.com).

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

Available Credit

  • 6.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 6.00 CE
    CE credit.
  • 6.00 CME
    CME credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/21/2018
Course expires: 
06/30/2019

Price

Cost:
$275.00
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Handouts are now available for the talks from the 2018 NESA Fall Meeting. Please click the Program tab to access these PDF documents.


CREDIT CLAIMING IS NOW OPEN FOR THIS ACTIVITY, AND WILL REMAIN OPEN THROUGH JUNE 30, 2019. CREDIT REQUESTS ON OR AFTER JULY 1, 2019 WILL BE SUBJECT TO AN ADMINISTRATIVE FEE.

CLICK 'BEGIN' TO ENTER THE SITE TO CLAIM YOUR CREDIT. INSTRUCTIONS FOLLOW:

2018 NESA Fall Meeting Credit Claiming Instructions.pdf


 

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