Asthma Education Summit 2019

Chicago, IL US
May 31, 2019
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 is designed for physicians, healthcare professionals, and community-based organizations dedicated to the identification and treatment of asthma.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe how violence can impact asthma symptoms;
  • Demonstrate how to use medication delivery devices;
  • State the role medication delivery devices play in asthma management;
  • Identify strategies to manage asthma while participating in physical activity and while in heat and humidity;
  • Explain the importance of an asthma action plan and how to build one;
  • Discuss ways to educate patients and families how to use an asthma action plan effectively;
  • Determine how to discuss the impact of smoking on asthma with patients and families;
  • List smoking cessation options and resources.
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: 
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Available credit: 
  • 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.75 Participation
Event starts: 
05/31/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
05/31/2019 - 3:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 

*Agenda subject to change.

Kennedy King College
6301 S Halsted St
Great Hall
Chicago, IL 60621
United States
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**Free parking is available in the Student Parking Lot located at 65th and Halsted.**

Please contact Erica Eckhardt via e-mail here.

ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact Erica Eckhardt via email at

The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

  Dr. B. Louise Giles, MD
  Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  Medical Director, Pediatric Respiratory Therapy
  Program Director, Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship
  University of Chicago Medicine

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration at first mention and where appropriate in the content.
Physician Credit
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.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professions Credit
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.

Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the conference end date. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.

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