Virtual Patient: Young Child with Allergy to Grass Pollen

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Overview / Abstract:

Course Description:
This course provides a case simulation that involves evaluation and management of a young child with seasonal allergic rhinitis with allergen immunotherapy (AIT). The benefits and risks of AIT in general in the context of a young child will be reviewed, and a summary of AIT literature supporting best practices will be provided.

Making IT Count is funded through an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Target Audience:
Allied Health providers

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
Identify the benefits and risks/harms of Allergen Immunotherapy (AIT) in childhood
Compare the duration, administration, efficacy, safety, and cost effectiveness of different types of AIT
Explain necessary follow-up treatment


Mar 04, 2018


Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Physician CME

Credits / Hours

Credits & Accreditation:

0.25 CE credit.

0.25 CME credit.

0.25 Attendance credit.

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Faculty & Disclosure:

Linda Cox, MD FAAAAI
Allergy and Asthma Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Anna H. Nowak-Wegrzyn, MD FAAAAI
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City, NY

Jeanette Arnold, MSN RN C-FNP
University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson MS

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Adverse Drug Reactions / ADR, Allergies / Allergic Reactions, Asthma, Education / Teaching

Keywords / Search Terms

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Allergy, Asthma, Pollen, Grass Pollen, CME, CE, AAAAI, American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology, Nursing, Allergist Free CE CME

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