Virtual Patient: Adult Male with Reaction to Yellow Jacket Sting

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Overview / Abstract:

Course Description:
This course contains a case simulation with a patient who has had a severe reaction to a yellow jacket sting. The learner will receive the patient history, and based on test results, choose the best way to treat the patient with immunotherapy. The learner will answer specific questions that explain the immunotherapy treatment, including benfits, risks, intervals, duration, and possibility of relapse to the patient. The learner will receive feedback for each decision that is made, and numerous references that discuss best practices for using allergen immunotherapy 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:
Make appropriate treatment decisions for an adult male patient who suffered a reaction after a yellow jacket sting
Answer detailed questions about the immunotherapy treatment administered to the patient
Handle subsequent reactions with medications and adjustments to the treatment


Mar 03, 2018


Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Physician CME

Credits / Hours

Available Credit:

0.25 CE

0.25 CME

0.25 Attendance

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Faculty & Disclosure:

Christopher W. Calabria, MD
Dilley Allergy and Asthma, San Antonio, TX

Mike Tankersley, MD FAAAAI
University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN

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

Keywords / Search Terms

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology CME, Credit, CE, Nursing, Allergist, Asthma, Virtual Patient, AAAAI, Bee Sting, Reaction, American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology Free CE CME

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