Activity

Activity ID

8701

Expires

June 30, 2023

Format Type

Enduring

CME Credit

2.25

Fee

$0

CME Provider: American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Description of CME Course

In 2021, the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI), the AXDEV Group, and the Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF) conducted a survey of over 300 PIDD patients. The purpose of this survey was to identify, from a patient perspective, the knowledge and practice gaps that have existed among the healthcare providers (HCPs) they have seen regarding PIDD. The findings indicated a need to address HCPs’ skills and confidence in recognizing signs and symptoms of PIDD, the use and interpretation of diagnostic tests, how to engage patients in essential health discussions, and maintaining optimal patient care via telehealth.

To address these gaps in knowledge and practice, the AAAAI has developed this program, which contains three impactful online modules that cover symptoms, telehealth, and diagnosis. Each module includes information about best practices for communicating with patients and links to patient and practitioner resources. Learners will complete a pre-test before completing the modules and an assessment within each of the three modules. CME credit is available for each module in the program.

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Educational Objectives

Reduce the period of time and the number of patient cases that involve an extended period of uncertainty without a clear diagnosis of PIDD
Recognize those patient scenarios that would benefit from a specialist’s involvement in the process of diagnosis and/or treatment
Utilize available tools and strategies for recognizing, treating, and maintaining the optimal health of patients with PIDD
Confidently implement new knowledge, strategies, and/or techniques related to PIDD that align with quality of patient care 

Keywords

Primary Immunodeficiency, COVID-19, Telehealth COVID-19

Competencies

Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge, Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Practice-based Learning & Improvement

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Practice Setting

Academic Medicine, Inpatient, Outpatient, Rural, Urban, VA/Military

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