Severe & Difficult to Treat Asthma:
What to Do When the Basics Fail
Session 4 of the University of Arizona Pediatric Pulmonary Center and El Rio Health Collaborative Series. This free CME activity will help guide health professionals in the care of severe asthma in children and know when to refer to a pediatric pulmonologist.
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Severe & Difficult to Treat Pediatric Asthma
Severe & Difficult to Treat Asthma: What to Do When Basics Fail
- Define severe vs. difficult to treat asthma.
- Describe when a primary care physician should refer to the pediatric pulmonologist.
- Identify when to “go back to the drawing board” to determine if there is an alternative diagnosis for severe asthma.
- Accurately diagnose asthma comorbidities and identify the appropriate treatment for each patient.
- Describe what a multidisciplinary team does to add to the management of severe asthma.
- Identify what biologics are available for asthma and when to use them.
Dr. Lauren Benton, MD
UA College of Medicine Pediatrics
Earn up to:
1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
Activity release date: June 2, 2022
Activity termination date: June 2, 2025
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Arizona Medical Association (ArMA) through the joint providership with Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program (THMEP), The Southern Arizona AHEC, and El Rio Health. THMEP is accredited by ArMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
THMEP designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
None of the planners or speakers for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.