Medical Crossfire®: Developing Individualized Asthma Action Plans for the Severe Uncontrolled Patient in an Era of Targeted Therapy

This activity is jointly provided by Global Education Group and Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC.
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

On-demand Medical Crossfire® activity

Faculty Speakers

Peter Salgo, MD
Professor of Medicine and Anesthesiology
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
New York, New York
Natasha McClure, DNP, RN, CPNP
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
Nashville, Tennessee
Michael E Wechsler, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Asthma Program
Co-Director, Cohen Family NJH Asthma Institute
National Jewish Health
Denver, Colorado
Mark Titus
Patient Advocate
Clinton Township, Michigan
Activity Overview
During this Medical Crossfire, expert faculty a will engage in a multidisciplinary roundtable discussion that includes a pulmonologist, primary care clinician, nurse practitioner and a patient advocate to discuss how to best optimize and individualize asthma management. A focus will be placed on managing the severe, uncontrolled asthma patient.
Educational Objectives:
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Articulate the importance of providing self-management education and AAP to asthma patients
  • Appropriately evaluate patients with asthma for level of control, asthma severity, and risk of exacerbations
  • Explore the current guidelines for asthma treatment
  • Differentiate between the different biologics based on mechanism of action and phenotypes
  • Describe how to make individualized treatment selections in patients with uncontrolled asthma that appropriately address the impact of underlying inflammation

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