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CME / ABIM MOC

Practical Clinical Pearls in Moderate to Severe Asthma: How Can You Optimize Management in a Primary Care Setting?

  • Authors: Sujani Kakumanu, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 9/21/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 9/21/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 0.25 ABIM MOC points

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion
    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for allergists and clinical immunologists, primary care physicians, and pulmonologists.

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to identify, assess, and manage patients with severe asthma in collaboration with specialists.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Role of biomarkers to identify appropriate targeted treatment for patients with moderate to severe asthma
    • Rationale for biologic treatment plans for moderate to severe asthma
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Collaborate with specialists in managing patients with severe asthma


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Faculty

  • Sujani Kakumanu, MD

    Clinical Associate Professor
    Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Madison, Wisconsin

    Disclosures

    Sujani Kakumanu, MD, has no relevant financial relationships.

Editors

  • Karen Badal, MD, MPH

    Senior Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

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    Karen Badal, MD, MPH, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Ashley Stumvoll, MRes

    Associate Medical Writer, Medscape, LLC

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    Ashley Stumvoll, MRes, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer

  • Susan L. Smith, MN, PhD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

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    Susan L. Smith, MN, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships.


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    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Aggregate participant data will be shared with commercial supporters of this activity.

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CME / ABIM MOC

Practical Clinical Pearls in Moderate to Severe Asthma: How Can You Optimize Management in a Primary Care Setting?

Authors: Sujani Kakumanu, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 9/21/2022

Valid for credit through: 9/21/2023

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Angela is a 43-year-old woman with a history of asthma and chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps (CRSwNP). Her current medications for asthma include an ICS/LABA inhaler (at maximum dosage), tiotropium, and albuterol as needed. For her rhinosinusitis, she is using fluticasone nasal spray.