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Some sessions is this activity are supported by educational grants from commercial interests and managed in accoradance with ACCME requirements. Complete information is listed in the program guide and will be provided to participants prior to the activity. To claim credit after the start of the meeting, click the button on the Home page. Complete details about accreditation and credit designation are available below.

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.

Accreditation Statements

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.

The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) is a provider, approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17239, for 29.25 contact hours.


Disclosure Statement

As required by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and in accordance with the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) policy, the College must identify and mitigate all relevant financial relationships for all individuals responsible for the development, management, presentation, and/ or evaluation relevant to a CME activity. Disclosed information is reviewed in advance in order to manage and mitigate all relevant financial relationships. Disclosure in no way implies that the information presented is biased or of lesser quality; it is incumbent upon course participants to be aware of these factors in interpreting the program contents and evaluating recommendations.

Specific disclosure information for the 2021 Annual Meeting will be available online is available here: speaker disclosures. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.


Credit Designation

The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) designates this live activity for a maximum of 29.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. 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 (AAP) and is acceptable for a maximum of 29.25 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.

Advanced Practice Health Care Providers Course: This activity has been designated for up to 6 Continuing Education contact hours.

Allied Health Professionals Course: This activity has been designated for up to 4.50 Continuing Education contact hours.

 

 

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