16143 Practical Asthma Management (PAM) 2016 -Wausau Area Providers - March 24, 2016

Wausau, WI US
March 24, 2016

This conference will provide a clinical update on the NIH asthma guidelines, strategies for incorporating clinical pathways and decision tools into the EMR and case-based discussions.

Asthma cannot be cured, but can be controlled with proper management. While asthma is multifaceted, clinical management plays a primary role. Asthma remains the number one reason for asthma hospitalizations at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.

The goal of this meeting is to bring primary care prescribing clinicians up to date on the guidelines, encourage the use of clinical support tools in EMR to aid in diagnosis and management and increase the level of comfort for prescribing clinicians to properly manage asthma patients.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Medical College of Wisconsin and Children's Health Alliance. The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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

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, Physician Assistants, Nurses/Nurse Pactitioners, Allied Health Care Professionals, Fellows, Residents, Students

Learning Objectives

  1. Explore how to assess for asthma severity and control in order to step up or step down therapy.
  2. Discover tools and guidelines that can be implemented within their EMR (e.g. dot phrases).
  3. Increase comfort in managing asthma patients.

Additional information


Kristen Grimes
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 337-4569
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/24/2016 - 1:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
03/24/2016 - 2:00pm CDT
Bridge Community Health Clinic
1810 N. Second Street
Wausau, WI 54403
United States

Planning Committee:
Leslie Gimenez, MD (Activity Director & Speaker)

David Edmondson DO

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 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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