24th Annual Asthma & Allergy Update

Program Overview

The University of Rochester’s Institute for Innovative Education is pleased to announce the upcoming live educational activity, 24th Annual Asthma and Allergy Update 2019. This day-long educational event has been designed to provide physicians, advanced practice providers, respiratory therapists, social workers, and nurses in the community with an update in the field of asthma and allergy. The interdisciplinary and inter-professional aspects of this CME activity make it unique.
The goal of this educational activity is to familiarize the learner with recent advances in the field of asthma and allergy care.  Experts in the field will be speaking and all sessions are designed to be interactive to keep the learner engaged.  Case based discussion will be used to illustrate application of knowledge gained from this course and improve learner's competence in managing asthma and allergy patients.  The 24th Annual Asthma and Allergy Update will take place November 14, 2019 at the Rochester Institute of Technology Inn and Conference Center in Rochester, NY, and we hope to see you there.

​At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
1.  Utilize pulmonary function testing in evaluation of patient with suspected asthma
2.  List two changes in the 2019 GINA guidelines update
3.  Describe three new precision therapies in severe asthma
4.  Discuss the role of environmental intervention in asthma and allergic diseases
5.  Summarize the role of comorbidities in asthma
6.  Recognize the serious health effects of vaping on our youth

Conference Details

  • When

  • Thursday, November 14, 2019
    7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    Eastern Time Zone

  • Where

  • RIT Inn and Conference Center
    5257 West Henrietta Road
    Rochester, New York 14467

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