Practical Pearls in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Danville, PA US
February 8, 2024
This is a hybrid Educational Activity. 

This educational activity provides a unique opportunity for attendees to learn the most up-to-date diagnostic and management skills of allergic disorders from the experts in this field. This will not only enhance their knowledge base but will also allow them to offer effective treatment options to their patients.

 

Target Audience

This activity is designed for pediatricians, family practice, internal medicine, pulmonologists, dermatologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners.  Other learner groups such as respiratory therapists and pharmacists would also benefit from this education. 

 

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • differentiate between patients with true antibiotic allergies and other non-severe antibiotic adverse reactions
  • describe how to manage patients with severe eczema
  • discuss clinical evaluation and diagnostic testing for food allergies
  • explain how to manage common allergic conditions like asthma, allergic rhinitis, hives swelling and other allergic disorders
Refund Policy
A full refund will be given for any cancellations received up to one week prior to the course.  No refunds for no-shows. 
 
Course Cancellation Policy
In the unusual circumstance that this course is cancelled, you will be called and/or emailed, and any tuition fees received would be refunded in full.  Geisinger is not responsible for any airfare, hotel or other costs incurred.
 
Attendance
Your attendance will be recorded within three to four days of the conclusion of the activity on your continuing education transcript.  
 
Virtual Information
All details pertaining to the links for this activity will be sent once you are registered for the activity. 

 

    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 6.00 AAPA Category I CME
    • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 6.00 ANCC
    • 6.00 Approved for AMA Credit
    • 6.00 Contact Hours
    Course opens: 
    09/25/2023
    Course expires: 
    02/22/2024
    Event starts: 
    02/08/2024 - 7:30am EST
    Event ends: 
    02/08/2024 - 3:10pm EST
    Cost:
    $85.00
    Rating: 
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    7:30 AM                     
    Registration/Continental Breakfast for In-Person Attendees
     
    7:55 AM                     
    Welcome and Introductions
    Puneet Bajaj, MD
     
    8:00 AM                     
    Pitfalls in Managing Pediatric Asthma
    Jonathan Spahr, MD
     
    8:55 AM                     
    Clinical Pearls in Managing Severe Eczema
    Mickey Horissian, MD
     
    9:45 AM                     
    How to Manage Seasonal and Other Environmental Allergies in 2024?
    Neil Baman, MD
     
    10:35 AM                   
    Morning Break
     
    10:45 AM                   
    A Practical Approach to Evaluating Drug Allergies
    Puneet Bajaj, MD
     
    11:35 AM                   
    Food Allergy – What Is and What Is Not a Food Allergy?
    Stacy Rosenberg, MD
     
    12:25 PM                    
    Lunch Break (Luncheon will be provided for In-Person Attendees)
     
    1:25 PM                       '
    Hives and Swelling for PCP in 2024
    David Anmuth, MD
     
    2:15 PM                       
    Common Myths in Allergy and Immunology
    Warden Hwan, MD
     
    3:10 PM                      
    Evaluations/Adjournment
     
    *Topics and Speakers are subject to change. 
    Henry Hood Center for Health Research
    Center Street
    Danville, PA 17822
    United States

    This program will be held at the Henry Hood Center for Health Research which is located on the Geisinger campus in Danville, Pennsylvania (Montour County), Exit 224 on Interstate 80. Routes 11 and 54 also intersect in Danville.

    Virtual Information

    This conference will also be a virtual educational activity using Microsoft Teams. When you register for this activity and select virtual participation, the Microsoft Teams link will be sent to you one week prior to the conference.

    Geisinger Faculty
    David Anmuth, MD
    Associate, Allergy and Immunology
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Puneet Bajaj, MD
    Activity Director
    Director, Allergy and Immunology
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Neil Baman, MD
    Associate, Allergy and Immunology
    Geisinger Medical Clinic Scenery Park
     
    Mickey Horissian, MD
    Associate, Dermatology
    Geisinger Healthplex Woodbine
     
    Warden Hwan, MD
    Associate, Allergy and Immunology
    Geisinger Pediatrics Scranton
     
    Stacy Rosenberg, MD
    Associate, Allergy and Immunology
    Geisinger Multi-Specialty Clinic Forty-Fort
     
    Jonathan Spahr, MD
    Director, Pediatric Pulmonology
    Geisinger Medical Center
     

    Accreditation 

    imageIn support of improving patient care, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

     

     

    Credit Designation 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for 6 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria.  This activity is designated for 6 AAPA Category 1 CME credits.  PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

     

    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 6 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

     
     

    Disclosure Policy 

    Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing education activity sponsored by Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine must disclose to the program audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s). 

     

    Available Credit

    • 6.00 AAPA Category I CME
    • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 6.00 ANCC
    • 6.00 Approved for AMA Credit
    • 6.00 Contact Hours

    Price

    Cost:
    $85.00
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