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Severe Asthma Spotlight

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The Severe Asthma Spotlight will include a grouping of six sessions that focus attention on developments in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of asthma, with a focus on severe asthma.

Course Objectives

  1. Describe rationale behind updates on use of allergy mitigation and immunotherapy in asthma management.
  2. Describe the prevalence and outcomes associated with non-Th2 asthma.
  3. Identify the different biologic therapies available for the treatment of asthma.
  4. Identify how asthma is diagnosed and managed in females.
  5. Identify novel therapies for the treatment of severe asthma exacerbation.
  6. Identify how to select the best biologics for patients with severe asthma.

Supported by an educational grant from Genentech, a member of the Roche group.

Item Number: 7207.80

Sunita Sharma, MD
Shahid Sheikh, MD, FCCP
Muhammad Adrish, MD, MBA, FCCP
Amik Sodhi, MBBS, FCCP
David Schulman, MD, MPH, FCCP
Diego Maselli Caceres, MD, FCCP

Deepa Rastogi, MBBS
Daniel Ouellette, MD, FCCP
Navitha Ramesh, MD, MBBS, FCCP
Sandhya Khurana, MD, FCCP

Andi Hudler, MD
Praveen Akuthota, MD
Mariam Louis, MD, FCCP
Nauman Chaudary, MBBS, FCCP
Nicola Hanania, MD, MS, FCCP
Njira Lugogo, MD
Meredith Turetz, MD
Monica Kraft, MD, FCCP
Sumita Khatri, MD, MS, FCCP
Mario Castro, MD
Linda Rogers, MD, FCCP
Dharani Kumari Narendra, MD

CME/CE Claim Instructions
Severe Asthma Spotlight

To complete the Education Activity Evaluation Severe Asthma Spotlight, claim CME/CE credits, and download CME/CE certificates and certificates of attendance (COA), please see the instructions below. You must complete your evaluation and download your certificate prior to the product expiration date.

  1. Log in to using your email address and password.
  2. Find this course in your course list by selecting My Courses to the left.
  3. Complete any postassessments and the Education Activity Evaluation to claim credit.
  4. On the Request Credit page, select the type of credit you want to claim, and enter the number of hours you are claiming, commensurate with your participation.
  5. Select the type of credit you want to claim, and enter the number of hours you are claiming, commensurate with your participation.
  6. Finalize by clicking the final “Claim” button.
  7. Your certificate and transcript can be viewed by clicking “Manage CME” on the menu to the left.

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Physician Credit

The American College of Chest Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Chest Physicians designates this enduring material for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Credit

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 16433, for 6.0 contact hours.

Nurse Practitioners

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCB for further guidelines.

Physician Assistants

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. PAs may receive a maximum of 6.0 Category 1 credits for completing this activity.

Maintenance of Certification Statement

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 6.0 MOC Part 2 Medical Knowledge points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

Upon successful completion of this course, CHEST will submit your completion data to ABIM via ACCME's Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS) for MOC points. Please allow 3-5 business days after claiming for points to be reflected on your ABIM record.

The participation threshold or passing standard for this activity is learner completion of the postassessment and completion of the activity evaluation documenting expected changes in practice.


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