Education Information

Target Audience

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

  • Practicing allergist/immunologists
  • Academic allergists including training program and division directors
  • Allergy/immunology fellows in training
  • Physician assistants and advanced practice nurses
  • Allied health professionals
  • Primary care physicians and other medical professionals

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 efficient allergy and immunology practice.

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