Allergies and the Primary Care Practice
This module includes two videos with narrated powerpoint presentations and a video with allergy skin testing demonstration. The module can be completed at your convenience. You can download a copy of the presentation below.
This module includes:
- Three videos
- Course evaluation
Time to Complete: Approximately two hours.
You will be able to download a CME certificate after successfully completing the post-test with a passing score (70%).
Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and other health care providers involved in the care of ENT conditions commonly encountered in Primary Care.
After completion of this online CME activity, participants should be able to:
- Review the concept of allergy.
- Review the immune response.
- Discuss common physical manifestations of allergic disease.
- Answer the question: is this allergy?
- Describe the role of patient history, allergy testing and examination in management of a patient presenting with symptoms of allergic rhinitis.
- Discuss the classifications of allergic rhinitis.
- Accurately use pharmaceutical therapy for symptomatic treatment of allergic rhinitis.
- Recognize allergen immunotherapy options.
- Explain the benefits of subcutaneous immunotherapy.
- Recognize a variety of skin testing techniques and how to perform them.
- Understand the difference between a positive and negative IgE mediated skin test and how to interpret the results.
- Understand which ingestants, inhalants and contactants are IgE mediated and will benefit from skin testing.
Mark T Gurley, MD, FAAOA
Farragut ENT and Allergy, Knoxville, TN
Member, American Board of Otolaryngology, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Susan Raschal, DO, FACAAI, FAAAI
Covenant Allergy & Asthma Care
Member, American Board of Allergy & Immunology
The Lincoln Memorial University – DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. The Lincoln Memorial University – DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) designates this program for a maximum of 2.0 AOA Category 1-B credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
The University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNECOM) is accredited by the Maine Medical Association’s Council on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation (MMA CCMEA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. UNECOM designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM and 2.0 University of New England contact hours for non-physicians. Contact hours may be submitted by non-physician, non-PA health professionals for continuing education credits.
The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AOA Category 1-A Credit and AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 2.0 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program accepts certificates of participation for educational activities sponsored by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) for continuing medical education (CME). Nurse practitioners may receive one-to-one credit for a maximum of 2.0 (CE) continuing education for completing this program.
Physicians and other attendees should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
- 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
- 2.00 AOA CME Credit
- 2.00 Attendance