Fall 2015 Symposium of the Los Angeles Society of Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology

Los Angeles, CA US
September 26, 2015

This is a live event taking place on September 26, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. 

The purpose of this activity is to provide board certified allergists and nurses who work in the allergy field with information on topics that promote best practices among clinicians.

To complete this activity the following must be completed in order:

  1. Register with LAS-AACI by sending an email to laallergysociety@gmail.com
  2. Register with the AAAAI by clicking on 'Take Course' below. 
  3. Complete the CME Info and Pre-test prior to attending the symposium.
  4. Attend the symposium and sign in at the registration desk.
  5. After the symposium, return to the AAAAI activity page and complete the post-test and evaluation to claim credit.       

Credit must be claimed by June 30, 2016. Any credit request on or after July 1, 2016 will be subject to an administrative fee.

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Target Audience

  • Allergy/Immunology Specialists
  • Nurses

Learning Objectives

After participating in this activity, learner will be able to:

Food Allergies and New Advances

  • Discuss the novel diagnostic test for food allergy
  • Define the role of immunotherapy for food allergy
  • Describe the new developments in FPIES

New Treatment Modalities for Atopic Dermatitis

  • Discuss current management of patients with atopic dermatitis based on an understanding of the Atopic Dermatitis Practice Parameter
  • Recognize reasons for treatment failure in patients diagnosed with atopic dermatitis
  • Understand the rationale for developing new treatment modalities based on new research insights

Management of Patients with Multiple Food Allergies

  • Define multiple drug allergy syndrome
  • Discuss the role of skin testing in patients with drug hypersensitivity reactions
  • Describe the evaluation and management of multiple drug allergy syndrom

Cleanliness, Infections, Wheezing and Asthma

  • Describe early life exposures that modify the risk of developing allergic diseases and asthma in childhood
  • Understand time-dependent effects of exposures on the risk of childhood allergy and asthma
  • Recognize children at high risk for asthma based on patterns of virus-induced wheeze
Available credit: 
  • 4.50 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 5.40 CE
    CE credit.
  • 4.50 CME
    CME credit.
  • 4.50 PA CME
    Physician Assistant credit
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/26/2015 - 6:30am CDT
Event ends: 
09/26/2015 - 12:30pm CDT
Skirball Cultural Center
2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90049
United States

Aleena Banerji, MD
Mark Boguniewicz, MD FAAAAI
James Gern, MD FAAAAI
Margaret Kurohara, MD FAAAAI
Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn, MD FAAAAI

Available Credit

  • 4.50 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 5.40 CE
    CE credit.
  • 4.50 CME
    CME credit.
  • 4.50 PA CME
    Physician Assistant credit


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