Advancing Knowledge to Practice: Optimizing Severe Asthma Care in the Age of Biologics

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Overview / Abstract:

Michael E. Wechsler, MD and Jonathan Corren, MD, discuss the clinical differentiation of asthma subgroups and the characterization of inflammatory pathways, as well as biomarkers for severe asthma and their application to clinical practice. They review the latest treatment options, focusing on new biologic-based targeted therapies, differentiating between biologic agents and their mechanism of action, as well as the latest safety and efficacy data of targeted therapy. They also discuss optimal treatment regimens based on asthma severity and biomarkers.
CONTENT AREAS
• New biologic targeted therapies
• Optimal treatment regimens
• Potential of combination therapy
• Biomarkers
• Novel emerging therapies

Expiration

Dec 30, 2019

Discipline(s)

Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Pharmacy CPE, Physician CME

Format

Webinar / Webcast / Video

Credits / Hours

1.0 credit hours

Accreditation

ACCME; AANP; ACPE

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Jonathan Corren, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Divisions of Clinical Immunology and Allergy
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California

Michael E. Wechsler, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, NJH Cohen Family Asthma Institute
Department of Medicine
National Jewish Health

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Allergies / Allergic Reactions, Asthma

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers

This activity is supported by educational grants from GlaxoSmithKline, AstraZeneca, Sanofi Genzyme and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.

Keywords / Search Terms

Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower Severe Asthma Asthma Lung disease Critical Care Free CE CME

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