Tucson AzAAP Meet & Greet

  • Wednesday, October 24, 2018
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Arizona Inn 2200 E Elm St, Tucson, Arizona 85719

Tucson AzAAP Meet & Greet


Earn Free CME and ABP MOC Points

AzAAP is happy to offer our members an opportunity to network with other pediatric colleagues and with AzAAP leadership on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, from 5:30-7:30 PM at the Arizona Inn: Historic Tucson Resort Hotel, 2200 E. Elm Street, Tucson, AZ 85719. Join us to learn more about what AzAAP is doing for members and children in Arizona.

Added Bonus!

Paired with this Meet & Greet, AzAAP is also happy to offer a free continuing medical education (CME) and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) opportunity during the dinner portion of the event.

Do you struggle managing asthma symptoms in your pediatric patients? This live dinner activity, Breathe Easy: Evaluation and Treatment of Difficult-to-Control and Severe Pediatric Asthma, will discuss important clinical pearls and pitfalls related to:

• Assessment of lung function

• Diagnosing asthma in pediatric patients

• Individualizing asthma management plans

• Red flag detection for deteriorating asthma control

• Addressing poor symptom control in pediatric asthma patients

• Symptom management at home

Faculty Presenter:

Shipra Sigh, MD, MPH

Pediatric Pulmonologist

Renown Children's Hospital

Reno, NV

Agenda:

5:30-6:30 PM - AzAAP Meet & Greet

6:30-7:30 PM - Dinner Presentation

Learning Objectives:

1. Differentiate between mild to moderate asthma and severe asthma

2. Recognize the characteristics of difficult-to-control severe asthma vs treatment-refractory severe asthma and when to refer to a specialist

3. Individualize maintenance strategies for patients with pediatric asthma based on current guidelines and disease severity

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