Asthma Education Summit 2017

Chicago, IL US
June 8, 2017
The purpose the education summit is to better inform the field on standards in appropriate and effective patient care for individuals with asthma that will therefore increase patient adherence to asthma treatment and reduce the unnecessary visits to the emergency room.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians and other health professionals interested in the identification and treatment of asthma.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participatants will be able to:

  • Examine techniques to educate families on pollutants and strategies to reduce exposure to these pollutants;
  • Evaluate commonly used asthma control assessment tools in terms of content, psychometric properties, methods of administration, limitations, and ability to reflect the overall status of asthma control to aid clinicians in selecting the most appropriate tool for their needs;
  • Assess patients’ health improvements on asthma management;
  • Describe the role and benefit of community health workers in improving asthma management in patients.


Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Erica Eckhardt
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
PDF icon Asthma Education Summit 2017 Invitation209.15 KB
Available credit: 
  • 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.50 Participation
Event starts: 
06/08/2017 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
06/08/2017 - 12:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Kennedy King College
740 W. 63rd Street
U Building
Chicago, IL 60621
United States
  Dr. B. Louise Giles, MD
  Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  Medical Director, Pediatric Respiratory Therapy
  Program Director, Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship
  Brenda Battle, RN, BSN, MBA
  Vice President for Care Delivery Innovation
  Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board. 
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