Food Allergies – PediaCast CME 018

Show Notes / Continuing Medical Education Information

DESCRIPTION
Dr Wesley Burks and Dr Becky Scherzer join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for a discussion on food allergies. What’s behind the rapid rise of these conditions? How are food allergies properly diagnosed and managed? We also explore the latest evidence (IMPACT and LEAP studies) concerning peanut allergies, including prevention and treatment strategies.

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TOPICS‚Äč
Food Allergies
Peanut Allergies
Food Allergy Prevention
Food Allergy Diagnosis
Food Allergy Treatment
Oral Immunotherapy
Sublingual Immunotherapy
Peanut Patch
IMPACT Study
LEAP Study

PRESENTERS
Dr Mike Patrick
PediaCast and PediaCast CME
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Dr Wesley Burks
Executive Dean, UNC School of Medicine
Pediatric Allergist
North Carolina Children’s Hospital

Dr Becky Scherzer
Pediatric Allergist
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

LINKS
Food Allergy Network
IMPACT Peanut Allergy Study (Immune Tolerance Network)
Preventing Peanut Allergies (700 Children’s Blog)
Food Allergies (for parents) – PediaCast 259
Pediatric Allergy Services at Nationwide Children’s

PURPOSE
This online activity will identify and explore issues related to the practice of pediatric medicine in primary care and subspecialty settings.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Primary care physicians, pediatric subspecialists, and other health care professionals who provide care for pediatric patients should participate in this activity.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Differentiate between IgE-mediated and Non-IgE mediated allergic reactions to food, including the signs and symptoms associated with each type. 
  2. Formulate an appropriate diagnostic plan for the patient presenting with a suspected food allergy.
  3. Describe treatment options available for food allergies, including emerging therapies such as sublingual immunotherapy and peanut patches.
  4. Counsel and guide a family on the introduction of peanut products to their young child.

 

DISCLOSURES
Dr Wesley Burks is a consultant for GLG Research, Mastcell Pharmaceuticals and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals. He is a minority stockholder of Allergen and Mastcell Pharmaceuticals, received travel from the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, is a board member of FARE and receives research support from NIH, Wallace Foundation and Hycor Biomedical. These conflicts of interest were resolved by the CME Office. No one else in a position to control content has any relationships with commercial interests.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT
Nationwide Children’s has not received any commercial support for this activity.

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE
1 Hour

DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE
July 27, 2016

EXPIRATION DATE
July 27, 2019

CME CREDIT AND PROVIDER INFORMATION
Nationwide Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The ACCME requires CME providers to maintain records of attendance for 6 years after participation.
Currently, there is no fee to obtain Category 1 CME Credit from this activity.

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