2019 Wisconsin Allergy Society Annual Meeting

Milwaukee, WI US
October 19, 2019

WAS is a non-profit organization that hosts an annual meeting for Wisconsin allergy and immunology physicians (academic and community based), fellows-in-training, advanced practice providers and nurses. Residents and medical students are welcome, too. At the annual meeting, we feature lectures by experts in relevant topics to learn about recent advances. This year's topics include:

  • antimicrobial stewardship
  • the role of penicillin testing in antimicrobial stewardship
  • AERD updates
  • NSAID drug allergies

Registration Fees

The following are the fees for this year's meeting:

Attendee TypeFee
WAS Member (physician, emeritus, allied health)$85
Non-WAS Member$100
Fellow-in-training, Resident, Medical StudentFREE
SpeakerFREE

There is no late fee for registering on site; however, pre-registration is strongly encouraged to allow adequate planning for space arrangement and food. Accommodations will be made for dietary restrictions with prior notice via online registration.

Online registration will close at 12:00 pm Central Time on Wednesday, October 16, 2019.

Credit claiming will open no later than 12:00 pm Central Time on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 and will remain open through June 30, 2020 at 11:59 pm. Credit requests on or after July 1, 2020 will be subject to an administrative fee.


 

Target Audience

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

 

Learning Objectives

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

  • Evaluate and treat patients with AERD
  • Evaluate patients with NSAID allergies
  • Describe the importance of antimicrobial stewardship
  • Explain the allergist's potential contribution to antimicrobial stewardship

 

Summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 5.00 CE
    CE credit.
  • 5.00 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
09/12/2019
Course expires: 
06/30/2020
Event starts: 
10/19/2019 - 8:15am
Event ends: 
10/19/2019 - 4:15pm
Cost:
$100.00
Rating: 
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2019 Wisconsin Allergy Society Annual Meeting

Hub for Collaborative Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI 53226

October 19, 2019

8:15 – 8:50             Registration, Breakfast, Exhibits

8:50 – 9:00             Welcome, Kristen Volkman, MD

9:00 – 9:45             Kathleen Buchheit, MD
                                
“Update in the Diagnosis and Management of Aspirin-exacerbated Respiratory Disease (AERD)”

9:45 – 10:00          Q & A

10:00 – 10:45        Jason Newland, MD
                                
“Improving Antibiotic Use Through Penicillin Allergy Assessment”

10:45 – 11:00        Q & A

11:00 – 11:30        Break, Exhibits

11:30 – 12:15        Kathleen Buchheit, MD
                                
“Biolgics for Nasal Polyposis: New and Emerging Treatments”

12:15 – 12:30        Q & A

12:30 – 1:15           Jason Newland, MD
                                 
“Antimicrobial Stewardship: Everyone’s Responsibility”

1:15 – 1:30             Q & A

1:30 – 2:30              Business meeting for WAS members (with lunch)

2:30 – 3:00             Exhibits

3:00 – 3:20             Fellow-in-training presentation

3:20 – 3:30             Q & A  

3:30 – 3:50             Fellow-in-training presentation

3:50 – 4:00             Q & A

4:00 – 4:15             Closing remarks, Kristen Volkman, MD

Hub for Collaborative Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
Planning Committee

Anita Gheller-Rigoni, DO
Aurora Health Care, Oshkosh, WI
Relevant relationships: None

John Kelly, MD
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
Relevant relationships: None

Kristen Volkman, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Relevant relationships: None

Faculty

Katherine Buchheit, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Relevant relationships: None

Vinay Goswamy, MD
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
Relevant relationships: None

Jason Newland, MD
Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Relevant relationships: TBD

Mohamed Taki, MD
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
Relevant relationships: None

Content Reviewer

Robert Corriel, MD FAAAAI
Manhasset Allergy and Asthma Associates, Manhasset, NY
Relevant relationships: None

 

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 Wisconsin Allergy Society. 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 5.00 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 5.00 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.


MEDIUM AND METHOD OF PHYSICIAN PARTICIPATION FOR A LIVE ACTIVITY

Follow these steps to complete the activity:

  1. Register for the activity.
  2. Review the CME and Disclosure information.
  3. View pre-meeting information and/or complete the pre-test.
  4. Attend the meeting. Be sure to sign in so your attendance can be recorded.
  5. Return to the online meeting site after the meeting and complete the post-test, if required. You must achieve a score of 70% or higher on post-tests to claim credit.
  6. Complete the activity evaluation.
  7. Claim your credits. Enter only the number of credits earned based on your participation in the activity.
  8. Print or save your certificate.

AAAAI PRIVACY POLICY

To verify your participation in educational activities, you may be asked to provide your name, contact information, and/or other descriptors. The AAAAI will not release this information to outside entities. It may be used internally to inform you of other AAAAI educational activities. If you wish to have your information excluded from this process, please contact us at cme@aaaai.org.


QUESTIONS

Questions regarding the meeting should be directed to kvolkman@mcw.edu.

All questions should be directed to cme@aaaai.org.

Available Credit

  • 5.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 5.00 CE
    CE credit.
  • 5.00 CME
    CME credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/12/2019
Course expires: 
06/30/2020

Price

Cost:
$100.00
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