Asthma and Allergy Testing

Primary Care & Geriatric Conference

Wednesday September 19, 2018 at 10:15 AM


This grand round has already taken place.


Stony Brook Medicine - Stony Brook, NY
September 19th, 2018
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

A practical review highlighting nuances in the difficult diagnosis of "Geriatric Asthma."

We will discuss application of FDA-approved devices and emphasize differences in spirometric data vs. impulse oscillometry.

Allergy testing technologyin the elderly will be discussed with reference to strengths and weaknesses of percutaneous skin prick, intradermal, and RAST. There will be emphasis onpaying attention to comorbidities, as well as benefits and side effects of asthma medications in the elderly.

Please Note: Session only open to Stony Brook Medicine Physicians, Nurses, Medical Students, and Stony Brook Medicine Affiliates

Dates and Times

Start: 9/19/2018 10:15 AM
End: 9/19/2018 11:15 AM

Objectives

  1. Recognize the nuances and difficulties involved in diagnosing geriatric asthma
  2. Learn strategies to correctly diagnose/treat geriatric asthma
  3. Understand the sensitivity and specificity of selected allergy tests and their clinical relevance.

Speakers

  • Dr. Anthony Szema
    • Asthma and Allergy Testing

Location

Stony Brook Medicine
Health Science Center
Prev Med Seminar Room L3-066
Stony Brook, NY 11794

Accreditation

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.