Duke Allergy and Immunology Seminar Oct 14, 2017

October 14, 2017

This daylong, continuing education symposium provides a wide range of current topics by leading experts to help healthcare providers to better understand mechanisms, diagnosis, and therapies for allergies and immunodeficiencies.   Topics will be presented to cover a wide range of clinical topics including food allergies, allergic rhinitis, insect allergies, anaphylaxis, angioedema, and adult immunodeficiences. Practitioners from throughout central NC will be invited.    

Target Audience

Physisicans, Allied Health Professional, Pharmacists

Learning Objectives

Define the role of pollen allergy in allergic asthma and its management

Discuss the prevalence, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of food allergies

Discuss the incidence of allergic reactions to insect venom, prevention, and acute treatment strategies  

Describe the mechanisms of drug allergies, management and desensitization strategies

Describe risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment of anaphylaxis

Describe and apply appropriate testing, humoral responses, and therapeutic approaches  for primary immunodeficencies

Review the most current scientific and clinical understanding of the recognition, diagnosis, ad therapeutic management of urticaria and angioedema  

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.25 ACPE - Pharmacist
  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 6.25 ANCC
  • 6.25 Attendance
Registration Opens: 
Registration Expires: 
Activity Starts: 
10/14/2017 - 8:00am EDT
Activity Ends: 
10/14/2017 - 5:00pm EDT

Available Credit

  • 6.25 ACPE - Pharmacist
  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 6.25 ANCC
  • 6.25 Attendance
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