GWAAIS Coding and Severe Asthma Workshop

Bethesda, MD US
November 1, 2014

Registration is now closed. Attendees should check their email or their handouts for instructions on claiming continuing education credit.

Credit must be claimed by June 30, 2015. Any credit request on or after July 1, 2015 will be subject to an administrative fee.

This live course, jointly provided by the AAAAI and the Greater Washington Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Society (GWAAIS), will cover two areas of high interest to practicing allergist/immunologists - the introduction of ICD-10 and the management of patients with severe asthma. The one-day event will include a combination of lecture, small and large group discussion, and case studies to provide the latest updates and evidence-based recommendations. The agenda can be downloaded below.

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Boehringer Ingleheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Registration Instructions: 

  1. Scroll down and click on ‘Yes’ to Enroll in the course.
  2. Login with your AAAAI Username and Password. New users/Forgot your password: Click 'forgot login' or 'never claimed credit', type your email address in the field below and click “continue”. You will receive an email with a link to reset/create your login.
  3. Once logged in, Click the red ‘Take Course’ button
  4. Select your ‘User Type’ (area of practice) from the drop down and click “next”
  5. Click on ‘CME Info Begin’
  6. Review the CME Info Page
  7. Scroll down and click on “Go to next step”.
  8. Review the Pre-Course Preparation information.  
  9. Attend the Live activity and sign-in

Target Audience


Allergy fellows-in-training

Practice managers and other clinical staff involved in practice billing

Learning Objectives

After this workshop, participants should be able to:

1. Describe the fundamentals of ICD-10 and its application to an allergy/immunology practice.

2. Evaluate coding challenges in an allergy/immunology practice.

3. Define the pathophysiology of severe asthma.

4. In simulated patient encounters, appropriately apply diagnostic and therapeutic options to patients with severe asthma.

5. In simulated patient encounters, identify evidence of patient non-adherence and factors that contribute to non-adherence.

6. In simulated patient encounters, apply effective education and patient communication skills to improve asthma control.

Additional Information

PDF icon gwaais_program_agenda.pdf179.23 KB
Available credit: 
  • 7.50 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 7.50 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/01/2014 - 6:30am CDT
Event ends: 
11/01/2014 - 3:00pm CDT
Bethesda Marriott
5151 Pooks Hill Road
Bethesda, MD 20814
United States

Primary faculty:

Teresa Thompson, CPC CMSCS CCC

Andrew W. Murphy, MD FAAAAI

Discussion leaders:

Shelby Josephs, MD

Monica G. Lawrence, MD

H. Henry Li, MD PhD FAAAAI

Talal M. Nsouli, MD FAAAAI

John A. Simpson, MD

Martha V. White, MD FAAAAI


Available Credit

  • 7.50 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 7.50 CME
    CME credit.


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