Innovations in Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Management

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Conference ID

C6103-18-Y

Purpose/Overview

This annual conference is designed to update the health-care provider on allergic diseases, which include:

  • Asthma
  • Immunodeficiencies
  • Food allergies
  • Angioedema
  • Allergic skin disorders

Objectives

Upon completion, participants should be able to:

  • Identify updates in recent advances in immunodeficiencies, food allergies, asthma, angioedema and allergic skin disorders
  • Incorporate new information on respiratory diseases, including alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency, into practice
  • Improve patient outcomes in immunodeficiencies, food allergies, asthma, angioedema and allergic skin disorders

Audience

  • Allergists
  • Immunologists
  • Internal medicine practitioners
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Pediatricians
  • Physician assistants
  • Primary care practitioners
  • Respiratory care practitioners

Credit

AARC/CRCE

This program has been approved for 7.5 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063. Course #149184000.

AMA

Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses Using AMA Credit

Nurses will receive a certificate from Penn State College of Medicine verifying their participation in 7.5 hours of approved continuing medical education. Continuing education activities which are approved by accredited institutions of higher education and that are relevant to patient care or professional nursing meet the requirements of mandatory continuing education for registered nurses in Pennsylvania, as required by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. The Board of Nursing recommends that nurses retain their certificates for a period of at least five years. Additional information is available through the State Board of Nursing.

Schedule

7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • 7 a.m. | Check In and Continental Breakfast
  • 7:55 a.m. | Welcome Remarks and Introductions
    Timothy J. Craig, DO, FAAAAI, FACAAI, FACOI
  • 8 a.m. | Keynote: Drug Allergies – Assessing and Caring for Drug Allergies
    N. Franklin Adkinson Jr., MD
  • 8:45 a.m. | Keynote: Food Allergies
    Robert A. Wood, MD
  • 9:30 a.m. | Update on the Treatment and Diagnosis of Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)
    Gisoo Ghaffari, MD, FAAAAI, FACAAI
  • 10:15 a.m. | Break / Exhibits
  • 10:30 a.m. | Review the Guidelines on the Assessment and Care of a Patient with Urticaria
    Adriana Doerthe Andreae, MD
  • 11:15 a.m. | Update on Asthma and How Treatment is Changing
    Faoud T. Ishmael, MD, PhD, FAAAAI
  • Noon | Lunch / Exhibits
  • 1 p.m. | Keynote: Update on the Mechanisms and the Treatment of Anaphylaxis
    David B.K. Golden, MD
  • 1:45 p.m. | Caring for a Child with Multiple Food Allergies
    Pooja Jhaveri, MD
  • 2:15 p.m. | Caring for Atopic Dermatitis – An Update on Management
    Neeti Bhardwaj, MD, MS
  • 2:45 p.m. | Break / Exhibits
  • 3 p.m. | Screening and Treating Alpha-1 Deficiency
    Maria Paula Henao, MD
  • 3:15 p.m. | The Changing Treatment of Hereditary Angioedema
    Reece Jones, MD
  • 3:30 p.m. | The Benefit of Screening for a Penicillin Allergy
    Geetika Sabharwal, MD
  • 3:45 p.m. | Treating Patients with Aspirin Associated Airway Disease
    Elizabeth Daniel, MD
  • 4 p.m. | New and Changing Treatment of Primary Immunodeficiency Disease (PID)
    Kristen Lutzkanin, MD
  • 4:15 p.m. | Update on Infant Screening for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) and How This Has Affected Screening for PID
    Tracy B. Fausnight, MD, FAAAAI, FACAAI
  • 5 p.m. | Closing Remarks and Adjournment

Faculty

Franklin Adkinson Jr., MD
Professor of Medicine
Program Director, Graduate Training
Program in Clinical Investigation
Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center
Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Baltimore, MD

Adriana Doerthe Andreae, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
Allergy and Immunology
Department of Pediatrics
Penn State Children’s Hospital
Penn State College of Medicine

Neeti Bhardwaj, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
Department of Pediatrics
Penn State Children’s Hospital
Penn State College of Medicine

Timothy J. Craig, DO, FAAAAI, FACAAI, FACOI
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
Director, Clinical Allergy, Asthma, Immunology and Respiratory Research
Section Chief
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine

Elizabeth Daniel, MD
Fellow
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Tracy B. Fausnight, MD, FAAAAI, FACAAI
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Division Chief, Allergy and Immunology
Penn State Children’s Hospital
Penn State College of Medicine

Gisoo Ghaffari, MD, FAAAAI, FACAAI
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine

David B.K. Golden, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center
Chief, Allergy Division of Internal Medicine
Franklin Square Hospital
Director, Allergy Division
Department of Medicine
Sinai Hospital
Baltimore, MD

Maria Paula Henao, MD
Fellow
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Faoud T. Ishmael, MD, PhD, FAAAAI
Associate Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Section of Allergy and Immunology
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine

Pooja Jhaveri, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
Department of Pediatrics
Penn State Children’s Hospital
Penn State College of Medicine

Reece Jones, MD
Fellow
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Kristen Lutzkanin, MD
Fellow
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Geetika Sabharwal, MD
Fellow
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Robert A. Wood, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and International Health
Director, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

Fee

Includes: All listed meals, cost of instruction and handout materials

$50 per person

Registrations received after Friday, September 8, 2017, will incur a $25 late fee.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received after Friday, September 1, 2017, will incur a $25 processing fee.

No refunds after Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a program is canceled or postponed, the University will refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies. Preregistered participants will be notified if a program is filled or canceled.

Access (ADA)

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Changes

Content and speakers for all programs are subject to change. Registrants will be notified of any significant updates.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest (COI and educational balance)

It is our policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of our educational programs. Faculty and course directors have disclosed relevant financial relationships with commercial companies, and Penn State has a process in place to resolve any conflict of interest. Complete faculty disclosure will be provided to program participants at the beginning of the activity.

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