GWAAIS Coding and Severe Asthma Workshop
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.
- Scroll down and click on ‘Yes’ to Enroll in the course.
- 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.
- Once logged in, Click the red ‘Take Course’ button
- Select your ‘User Type’ (area of practice) from the drop down and click “next”
- Click on ‘CME Info Begin’
- Review the CME Info Page
- Scroll down and click on “Go to next step”.
- Review the Pre-Course Preparation information.
- Attend the Live activity and sign-in
Practice managers and other clinical staff involved in practice billing
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.
Teresa Thompson, CPC CMSCS CCC
Andrew W. Murphy, MD FAAAAI
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
- 7.50 AttendanceAttendance credit.
- 7.50 CMECME credit.