Education Information

This activity is supported by educational grants from commercial interests. Complete information will be provided to participants prior to the activity.

Target Audience

Medical professionals who treat patients with allergic and/or immunological conditions:

  • Practicing Allergist/Immunologists
  • Allergy/Immunology Fellows-in-Training
  • Physician’s Assistants
  • Nurses and Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Other Medical Professionals

"The meeting is created by, and for, College members, on the topics that matter most to you."

– Bradley E. Chipps, MD, FACAAI,
Program Chair and President-Elect

Overall Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify major advances in key areas of cutting edge research in immunologic mechanisms and allergic responses, including anaphylaxis and pathophysiology of the upper airways, lungs, eyes, skin and gastrointestinal tract.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic processes linking molecular and cellular biology and genetics with allergic pathophysiology and immunodeficiency.
  • Translate emerging clinical science principles to clinical practice in patients with allergic and immunologic diseases.
  • Evaluate and implement state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for treating patients with allergic and immunologic diseases.
  • Explain the impact of environmental exposures and external influences on patients with allergic disorders.
  • Recognize emerging trends in the prevalence of allergic and immunologic disorders and discuss their impact on public health.
  • Evaluate the impact of new diagnostic and therapeutic strategies on health care costs and outcomes.
  • Discuss processes, tools and technologies for the effcient allergy and immunology practice.

Accreditation Statement

The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) designates this live activity for a maximum of 41.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This continuing medical education activity has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for maximum of 41.25 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

This education activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for approval of up to 18.25 contact hours of accredited education.

Maintenance of Certification

The American Board of Allergy and Immunology’s (ABAI) Maintenance of Certifcation (MOC) program facilitates a physician’s commitment to lifelong learning. Part II of ABAI’s MOC Program requires that diplomates obtain 25 CME Credits in the areas of allergy and/or immunology on an annual basis. The CME Credits for the Annual Meeting can be used to satisfy this requirement.

The ABAI recommends that 6 of the 25 annual CME credits be designated as Self-Assessment (MOC Part II) credit.

ACAAI seamlessly transfers your Annual Meeting CME and MOC Part II Credits to the ABAI at the end of the calendar year.

Please note that Faculty cannot earn CME or MOC Part II Credit for their presentations.

Core Competencies

ACAAI is committed to providing educational activities that align with the ABAI Core Competencies, which include:

  • Patient Care and Procedural Skills
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Practice-based Learning and Improvement
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Professionalism
  • Systems-based Practice

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