Program Description: 

Asthma/Allergy/Clinical Immunology (AAI) Grand Rounds develop educational activities for physicians and providers in order to enhance their knowledge and skills and to improve performance and patient care in AAI practice settings.

These educational activities include live presentations about department (pediatrics), interdepartmental and specialty (asthma/allergy/clinical immunology) topics.

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Target audience: 
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Allied Health Care Professionals
Learning objectives: 

Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:

  • Physiology
    • Mechanics of breathing
    • Closing volume
    • Effects of aging and obesity
  • Definitions of lung volumes and capacities
  • Methods for measuring static lung volumes
    • Nitrogen-washout technique
    • Helium-dilution technique
    • Body plethysmography
      • Measurement of airway resistance
  • Causes of abnormal lung volumes
  • How lung volumes add to spirometry
  • Diffusion capacity
  • Case studies
Faculty & credentials: 

In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Commercial Support Six, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

List those with no financial relationships to disclose

  • Nevin Uysal Biggs, MD
    Assistant Professor, Pulmonary, Medicine, Administration
    Medical College of Wisconsin
     

In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Commercial Support Six, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. These relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved.

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Contact

Name: 
Chris Allen
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 266-6061
Session date: 
Friday, April 9, 2021 - 1:15pm to 2:15pm
Location: 
Children's Clinics Building
9000 W Wisconsin Avenue
Suite B440 Allergy/Immunology Clinic (4th Floor; Allergy Clinic Teaching Room)
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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