Overview

This full-day conference is perfect for the healthcare practitioner interested in learning more about allergy/immunological issues in the young patient. Several topics being presented will include new data, research and approaches for food allergy and avoidance, drug allergies, and allergy testing. Other topics will include an update on atopic dermatitis and immunodeficiency. The breakouts in the afternoon will be case-based and interactive allowing for a deeper dive in some of these topics.

Date, Time & Location

May 15, 2020

The Doubletree Hotel

1909 Spring Road Oak Brook, IL 60523

847.472.6000

Objectives

1 Describe the impact of labeling a child with a beta-lactam allergy

2 Discuss common presentations and proper evaluation of beta-lactam allergy in children

3 Identify steps primary care providers can employ to reduce unnecessary antibiotic avoidance

4 Discuss desensitization modalities for food allergies including oral immunotherapy, epicutaneous immunotherapy and sublingual immunotherapy

5. Identify new immunotherapy drugs that are being studies as adjunctive therapies for food allergy immunotherapy

6. identify other potential treatments for food allergy that are in the research pipeline

7. Recognize atopic dermatitis chiefly on the basis pf the clinical exam

8. Manage exacerbations appropriately on the basis of evidence and recommendations

9. Select treatment for moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis on the basis of available data

10. Discuss the increased incidence of food allergies in children and potential cause factors

11. Describe potential ways that families can intervene to prevent development of food allergies

12. Discuss test modalities and clinical scenarios in which they are helpful as well as their limitations

13. Discuss risks and benefits of blood allergy testing

 

Time Topic

Speaker

 

8:10-8:15 a.m. Welcome Remarks Course Director: Jacqueline Pongracic, MD
8:15-8:45 a.m Prevention of Food Allergy Timothy Brown, MD
8:45-9:15 a.m. New Developments in Treatment of Food Allergy Melanie Makhija, MD
9:15-9:45 a.m. Allergy Testing: Who, When and How? Fatima Khan, MD
9:45-10:15 a.m. When to Suspect Immunodeficiecy Aisha Ahmed, MD
10:15-10:30 a.m. Break  
10:30- 11 a.m. Atopic Dermatitis Anna Fishbein, MD, MSCI
11-11:30 a.m. Beta- Lactam Allergy: What you can do to reduce unnecessary avoidance Rachel Robison, MD
11:30 - Noon

You Ask, We Answer

All Faculty
Noon- 1 p.m. Lunch with Faculty  

1 -2 p.m.

and

2:15-3:15 p.m.

Breakout Session 1 (please pick one; you will have the opportunity to attend 2 sessions)

15 minutes break in between to allow for switiching

 

  a. Food and Drug Allergy Cases

Melanie Makhija, MD

Rachel Robsion, MD

Timothy Brown, MD

  b. Primary Immunodeficeincy Cases Aisha Ahmed, MD
  c. Case Studies for Management of Atopic Dermatitis

Anna Fishbein, MS, MSCI

 

Credit & Accreditation Statements

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine logo  

Accreditation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure

Lurie Children's CME Leadership & Staff: Dr. Ravi Jhaveri, MD, Course Director; Claudia Cooper,CME Manager; FSM's CME Leadership & Staff: Clara J. Schroedl, CME Medical Director; Sheryl Corey, CME Manager; Senior Program Administrator, Jennifer Banys; Senior Program Coordinator, Allison McCollum; Administrative Assistant, Rhea Alexis Banks have nothing to disclose.

Course Information
Course Date:
May 15, 2020
Course Location:
The DoubleTree
Oak Brook , IL
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Friday May 15, 2020

Overview

This full-day conference is perfect for the healthcare practitioner interested in learning more about allergy/immunological issues in the young patient. Several topics being presented will include new data, research and approaches for food allergy and avoidance, drug allergies, and allergy testing. Other topics will include an update on atopic dermatitis and immunodeficiency. The breakouts in the afternoon will be case-based and interactive allowing for a deeper dive in some of these topics.

Date, Time & Location

May 15, 2020

The Doubletree Hotel

1909 Spring Road Oak Brook, IL 60523

847.472.6000

Objectives

1 Describe the impact of labeling a child with a beta-lactam allergy

2 Discuss common presentations and proper evaluation of beta-lactam allergy in children

3 Identify steps primary care providers can employ to reduce unnecessary antibiotic avoidance

4 Discuss desensitization modalities for food allergies including oral immunotherapy, epicutaneous immunotherapy and sublingual immunotherapy

5. Identify new immunotherapy drugs that are being studies as adjunctive therapies for food allergy immunotherapy

6. Identify other potential treatments for food allergy that are in the research pipeline

7. Recognize atopic dermatitis chiefly on the basis pf the clinical exam

8. Manage exacerbations appropriately on the basis of evidence and recommendations

9. Select treatment for moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis on the basis of available data

10. Discuss the increased incidence of food allergies in children and potential cause factors

11. Describe potential ways that families can intervene to prevent development of food allergies

12. Discuss test modalities and clinical scenarios in which they are helpful as well as their limitations

13. Discuss risks and benefits of blood allergy testing

 

Time Topic

Speaker

 

8:10-8:15 a.m. Welcome Remarks Course Director: Jacqueline Pongracic, MD
8:15-8:45 a.m Prevention of Food Allergy Timothy Brown, MD
8:45-9:15 a.m. New Developments in Treatment of Food Allergy Melanie Makhija, MD
9:15-9:45 a.m. Allergy Testing: Who, When and How? Fatima Khan, MD
9:45-10:15 a.m. When to Suspect Immunodeficiecy Aisha Ahmed, MD
10:15-10:30 a.m. Break  
10:30- 11 a.m. Atopic Dermatitis Anna Fishbein, MD, MSCI
11-11:30 a.m. Beta- Lactam Allergy: What you can do to reduce unnecessary avoidance Rachel Robison, MD
11:30 - Noon

You Ask, We Answer

All Faculty
Noon- 1 p.m. Lunch with Faculty  

1 -2 p.m.

and

2:15-3:15 p.m.

Breakout Session 1 (please pick one; you will have the opportunity to attend 2 sessions)

15 minutes break in between to allow for switiching

 

  a. Food and Drug Allergy Cases

Melanie Makhija, MD

Rachel Robsion, MD

Timothy Brown, MD

  b. Primary Immunodeficeincy Cases Aisha Ahmed, MD
  c. Case Studies for Management of Atopic Dermatitis

Anna Fishbein, MS, MSCI

 

Credit & Accreditation Statements

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine logo  

Accreditation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure

Lurie Children's CME Leadership & Staff: Dr. Jacqueline Pongracic, MD, Course Director; Claudia Cooper,CME Manager; FSM's CME Leadership & Staff: Clara J. Schroedl, CME Medical Director; Sheryl Corey, CME Manager; Senior Program Administrator, Jennifer Banys; Senior Program Coordinator, Allison McCollum; Administrative Assistant, Rhea Alexis Banks have nothing to disclose.

 

Registration

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Note that this course is part of our 2019-2020 Pediatric Pearls CME Series, and is available for purchase in a package/subscription package. 

Speaker Information
Aisha Ahmed MD  [ view bio ]
Timothy Brown MD  [ view bio ]
Anna Fishbein MD  [ view bio ]
Fatima Khan MD  [ view bio ]
Melanie Makhija MD  [ view bio ]
Jacqueline Pongracic MD  [ view bio ]
Rachel Robison MD  [ view bio ]
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Nurse: $115.00
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Following the morning lectures, participants will attend two smaller workshops called Breakout Sessions. Please select your top two choices from the Breakout Sessions listed below. We will try to accomodate your choices, but please note that space is limited and is filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Food and Drug Allergy Cases
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AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 5.50
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Nursing Student: $75.00
Lurie Children's Physician/Attending: $115.00
Resident/Student/Trainee: $115.00
Fellow: $115.00
Nurse: $115.00
Government or Not-for Profit Agency: $115.00
Lurie Children’s Employee: $115.00
Lurie Children’s Nurse: $115.00
Lurie Children’s Advanced Practice Nurse (APN): $115.00
Children's Community Physicians Association (CCPA) Member: $125.00
Physician: $150.00
Advanced Practice Nurse (APN): $150.00
Full Price: $150.00