Understanding Hypersensitivity: What is Atopy and How is it Managed?

Upcoming Webinar   |   Mar. 11, 2019, 3:00PM - 4:00PM EST

 

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CME CREDITS: 1.0

CME Participation Waiver *
By registering for the webinar, you are confirming that you agree to the waiver available at the bottom of this page.

FACULTY:  ANGELA MOEMEKA, MD, MBA, FAAP

Chief Medical Officer, Aetna Better Health of Texas

 

Dr. Angela Moemeka, MD, MBA, FAAP, is Chief Medical Officer for Aetna Better Health of Texas. She graduated from the University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine in 2000, completed residency training at the A.I. duPont Hospital for Children, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Moemeka spent a decade in private practice and hospital medicine in Connecticut and Pennsylvania. She has extensive experience in developing, implementing, and evaluating community-based interventions, and serves on boards and committees of several organizations including Texas Pediatric Society and Head Start of Greater Dallas. Prior to joining Aetna, Dr. Moemeka was the medical leader for community health at Children’s Health System of Texas (Children’s Health). She possesses a Six Sigma Green Belt, an M.B.A. from Temple University, and is adjunct faculty at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

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OVERVIEW

Atopic conditions (eczema, allergies and allergic asthma) comprise some of the most common presentations to primary care settings. Increasing in prevalence over the last 2 decades, these diseases place extensive burdens on patients, caregivers, schools and other family and community members.


LECTURE FORMAT

This lecture will be conducted as a one-hour live webinar. Registration is free. Participants will submit a survey at the end of the session to claim CME credit.

COURSE CHAIRS

  • J. Nwando Olayiwola, MD, MPH, FAAFP

  • Anna Potapov, MD, MPH, MBA

  • Marc E. Walker, MD, MBA

  • Pooja Mittal, DO

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of the event, participants should:

  1. Understand the range of diseases that comprise the allergic/atopic triad

  2. Understand differential diagnosis and management approach for common atopic conditions

  3. Understand step-wise approaches to management of moderate to severe disease, as well as when to refer for higher level care


AAFP CREDIT STATEMENT

This Live series activity, Optimizing Management of Common Specialty Conditions in the Primary Care Setting, from 07/01/2018 - 07/01/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Each webinar in the series is approved for 1.0 AAFP Prescribed credits unless otherwise noted. 

AMA/AAFP Equivalency: AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1. 

This Live series activity is eligible for Continuing Education credit from the American Association of Physician Assistants (AAPA) and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). Physician Assistants (PAs) and Nurse Practitioners (NPs) may claim AMA PRA Category 1 equivalent credits per webinar based on their participation.