Location & Date

June 2, 2018
Course Location
Crestview Conference Center
440 W. Nyack Road
West Nyack, NY 10994
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Sat. June 2, 2018

Contact & Other Information

Allette Bastien, MPA-HSM
845.348.2200
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Price: $60 Attendee Fee/$30 Medical Students, Residents, and Fellows
Guests: Less than 100



  Update in Allergy & Asthma Conference  
Hosted By: Ma. Lourdes B. de Asis, MD, MPH





Update in Allergy and Asthma 

June 2, 2018, 8:00AM-1:00PM

Crestview Conference Center

440 W Nyack Road, West Nyack, New York, NY, 10994

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Our course is designed to provide the practicing clinician, both generalists and allergy and pulmonary specialists, with updates on the diagnosis and management of asthma; food and drug allergies and atopic dermatitis. The didactic lecture component, geared for both generalists and specialists, will focus on recent advances in the evaluation and treatment of asthma and allergies.
Our goal is to provide a unique, interactive course that elucidates the scientific advances which support current clinical practice guidelines for asthma and allergy management.


COURSE LOCATION

Crestview Conference Center

440 W. Nyack Road, West Nyack, NY 10994


WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Pediatricians, family practice physicians, internal medicine physicians, pulmonary and allergy and immunology specialists. Other health professionals include NPs, RNs, fellows, residents, and medical students.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Accurately diagnose food allergies so that appropriate diets and measures can be taken.
  • Accurately diagnose and label drug allergies for better patient outcomes and antibiotic stewardship.
  • Better identify asthma patients who would benefit from new biologic treatments for better patient outcomes.
  • Accurately diagnose and develop management plans for patients with allergic skin problems.

CREDIT DESIGNATION

The American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


VERIFICATION OF ATTENDANCE

Verification of attendance will be provided to all professionals.

 

FACULTY

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  • Ma. Lourdes B. de Asis, MD, MPH
    • Chief, Section of Allergy and Immunology, Montefiore Nyack Hospital
      Director, Drug Allergy and Desensitization Program, Montefiore Nyack Hospital


    •                                                   Luz Fonacier, MD
      • Professor of Medicine, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
        Head of Allergy, Training Program Director, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY


        John J. Oppenheimer, MD 

        Director of Clinical Research,  Pulmonary and Allergy Associates, Cedar Knolls, NJ


        Manish Ramesh, MD, PhD

        Director, Food Allergy Center, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx NY 

         








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