Severe Asthma Conference – Mechanisms, Diagnosis, and Treatments

Durham, NC US
October 3, 2015

One day conference (October 3rd, 2015) to discuss severe asthma.

Severe asthma patients experience frequent or debilitating symptoms and limitations in their activities, have frequent exacerbations and hospitalizations, and account for over half of the cost of the disease and most of its mortality.

Agenda

For questions about this event:
Roy Pleasants
roy.pleasants@dm.duke.edu

Cancellation policy:

To cancel your registration for the 2015 Severe Asthma Conference  please submit a written request to dcri.cme@dm.duke.edu no later than September 19th , 2015.  

50% of the original registration fee will be refunded.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, learners will be able to:

  • Discuss best practice models including transition of care for COPD patients
  • Describe best practices for COPD at Carolinas Health System and Wake Forest University
  • Describe strategies to increase diagnosis of alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency in various patient care settings
  • Describe new drug therapies and new information on drugs used in the treatment of COPD
  • Review the rationale and utilization of supplemental oxygen therapy for COPD patients
  • Discuss the healthcare costs associated with the management of COPD
  • Discuss the efficacy and safety of corticosteroids in COPD- review patient and device-related factors affecting drug delivery to the lungs
  • Describe the smoking cessation model implemented in inpatient and outpatient patient-care settings at UNC Hospital
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 ACPE
  • 5.00 ANCC
  • 5.00 JA Credit
Registration Opens: 
06/01/2015
Registration Expires: 
10/03/2017
Activity Starts: 
10/03/2015 - 8:00am
Activity Ends: 
10/03/2015 - 5:00pm
Cost:
$50.00
Duke Searle Center
10 Searle Center Drive
Durham, NC 27708
United States

Available Credit

  • 5.00 ACPE
  • 5.00 ANCC
  • 5.00 JA Credit

Accreditation Period

Registration Opens: 
06/01/2015
Registration Expires: 
10/03/2017

Price

Cost:
$50.00
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