2019 New England Society of Allergy Fall Meeting

Portsmouth, NH US
October 19, 2019 to October 20, 2019

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 includes the following topics (click the Program tab, above, for details):

  • Food Allergy
  • Nasal Polyposis
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Asthma/COPD Overlap

Registration Fees

The following are the registration fees. Please note that the fees listed for guests at the Society Dinner are in addition to the registration fee.

On-site registration will be allowed, but there will be an additional $100 late registration fee imposed.

Attendee Type
Fee
NESA Member (physician or nurse/advanced practitioner/allied health)$150
Non-NESA Member (physician or nurse/advanced practitioner/allied health)$275
Resident/Fellow-in-trainingFREE
SpeakerFREE
Poster Session/Society Dinner
Fee
AttendeeFREE
Attendee + 1 guest$50
Attendee + family$75
Resident/Fellow-in-trainingFREE
SpeakerFREE

 

Target Audience

  • A/I Physicians
  • Other Physicians
  • Fellows-in-Training
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Other Non-Physicians

 

Learning Objectives

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

  • Counsel families of those with food allergies in a manner likely to reduce anxiety and improve quality of life
  • Identify and counsel on bullying of those with food allergies
  • Select appropriate tests for diagnosing food allergy
  • Interpret tests for diagnosing food allergy
  • Discuss emerging tests to predict severity, threshold and prognosis
  • Describe the impact of genetics on patient response to asthma therapy
  • Define key genes in asthma
  • Review the diagnostic criteria for chronic sinusitis with nasal polyps
  • Review the systemic diseases associated with nasal polyps
  • Review a current treatment algorithm for sinusitis and nasal polyps including indications for surgery and the role of biologics
  • Review the pathophysiology and diagnosis of sleep apnea in both children and adults
  • Review current treatment of sleep apnea including CPAP alternatives

 

Summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 6.00 CE
    CE credit.
  • 6.00 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
09/04/2019
Course expires: 
06/30/2020
Event starts: 
10/19/2019 - 8:15am
Event ends: 
10/20/2019 - 12:35pm
Cost:
$275.00
Rating: 
0

 

Start TimeEnd TimePresentation TopicFaculty
Saturday   

8:15 AM

8:20 AM

Opening Remarks

Jackie Garrett, MD

8:20 AM

9:20 AM

Making the Most of Diagnostic Tests in Food Allergy w/ Q&A

Scott Sicherer, MD

9:20 AM

10:20 AM

Psychosocial Challenges of Food Allergy w/ Q&A

Scott Sicherer, MD

10:20 AM

11:00 AM

Break and Exhibits

 

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

An ENT's approach to Sinusitis and Polyposis w/ Q&A

Eugenia Vining, MD

6:00 PM

7:00 PM

Poster Session

 

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

Society Dinner

 

    
Sunday   

8:15 AM

9:15 AM

Genetics of Asthma w/ Q&A

Benjamin Raby, MD

9:15 AM

9:50 AM

Business Meeting

 

9:50 AM

10:50 AM

Obstructive Sleep Apnea w/ Q&A

Eugenia Vining, MD

10:50 AM

11:30 AM

Break and Exhibits

 

11:30 AM

12:30 PM

Asthma and COPD Overlap w/ Q&A

Benjamin Raby, MD

12:30 PM

12:35 PM

Closing Remarks

Jackie Garrett, MD

 

Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel
250 Market Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801
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
Trinity Health of New England Medical Group, East Longmeadow, MA
Relevant relationships: None

Mitchell Lester, MD FAAAAI
Fairfield County Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Norwalk, CT
Relevant relationships: None

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

Faculty

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

Jackie Garrett, MD
Trinity Health of New England Medical Group, East Longmeadow, MA
Relevant relationships: None

Mitchell Lester, MD FAAAAI
Fairfield County Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Norwalk, CT
Relevant relationships: None

Benjamin Raby, MD MPH
Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Relevant relationships: Merck, Teva, Sanofi (advisory board - asthma)

Scott Sicherer, MD FAAAAI
Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, New York, NY
Relevant realtionships: HAL Allergy, FARE (research grant)

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

Content Reviewers

Thomas Miller, MD FAAAAI
Allergy Associates of Western Michigan, Grandville, MI
Relevant relationships: AstraZeneca: asthma

Pamela Steele, MSN CPNP AE-C
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
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 Asthma. 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 or enduring material] for a maximum of 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. 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, 2020. Requests to claim credit on or after July 1, 2020 will be subject to an administrative fee.


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Questions

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Available Credit

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

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/04/2019
Course expires: 
06/30/2020

Price

Cost:
$275.00
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