Hymenoptera Hypersensitivity: An Update
  • CE: 1.20
  • CME: 1.00
  • Attendance: 1.00
  • Course opens: Mon, Oct 21 2013
  • Course expires: Mon, Nov 30 2015
  • Non-member Cost: $0.00

 This enduring material is based on AAAAI teaching slides and reviews the update to Hymenoptera Hypersensitivity.

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Physicians can earn 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and nurses can earn 1.20 CE Contact Hours. Credit is available November 14, 2013 through November 30, 2015.

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Learning objectives

Upon Completion of this activity, participants will be able to: 

  1. Discuss evaluation and management of stinging insect hypersensitivity.
  2. Discuss key changes from the 2004 to the 2011 practice parameter.
  3. Discuss the recommendations for stinging insect hypersensitivity management, particularly the appropriate use of immunotherapy.
  4. Explain cross-reactivity among various species and new tools to address this issue in the clinic.
  5. Implement guideline-based behaviors in practice when treating patients at risk for insect allergy.


Target audience

  • Physcians
  • Fellows
  • Residents
  • Nurses
  • Allied Health Professionls
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