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Managing Moderate to Severe Asthma Across the Lifespan: Put Your Skills to the Test

  • Authors: Marina Reznik, MD, MS; Michael E. Wechsler, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 3/8/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 3/8/2023, 11:59 PM EST
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for allergists, clinical immunologists, ENTs, pulmonologists, pediatricians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to manage and treat moderate to severe asthma in different presentations.   

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Demonstrate improved performance associated with
    • Ordering an appropriate workup based on presentation of comorbidities and phenotypic profile
    • Selection of an appropriate treatment plan based on patient profile
    • Implementing effective strategies to care for patients with moderate to severe asthma
    • Identifying asthma severity in diverse patient populations


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  • Marina Reznik, MD, MS

    Professor of Pediatrics
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    General Pediatrician and Child Health Researcher
    Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
    Montefiore Medical Center
    Bronx, New York


    Disclosure: Marina Reznik, MD, MS, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Grants for clinical research from: Monaghan Medical Corporation (investigator-initiated research)

  • Michael E. Wechsler, MD

    Professor of Medicine
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
    National Jewish Cohen Family Asthma Institute
    National Jewish Health
    Denver, Colorado


    Disclosure: Michael E. Wechsler, MD has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Advisor or consultant for: AstraZeneca; Boehringer Ingelheim; Genentech; GlaxoSmithKline; Novartis; Regeneron; Sanofi; Teva
    Speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: AstraZeneca; Sanofi
    Grants for clinical research from: AstraZeneca; Regeneron; Sanofi


  • Karen Badal, MD, MPH

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC


    Disclosure: Karen Badal, MD, MPH, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Kathleen Krafton

    Writer, Chichester Associates Inc.


    Disclosure: Kathleen Krafton has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer/Nurse Planner

  • Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC 


    Disclosure: Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

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Managing Moderate to Severe Asthma Across the Lifespan: Put Your Skills to the Test

Authors: Marina Reznik, MD, MS; Michael E. Wechsler, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 3/8/2022

Valid for credit through: 3/8/2023, 11:59 PM EST



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