The Annual Meeting is your one-stop shop for MOC!
We heard you loud and clear – at the Annual Scientific Meeting, we have more MOC offerings than ever before. And it’s incredibly easy to earn your credit. With our new procedure, all you need to do is stay for the entire session and answer eight questions. How do you do it?
- Show up before the start of one of our many MOC sessions.
- Grab a keypad, enter your badge ID and answer all four pretest questions.
- Stay for the whole session.
Answer all four posttest questions with your keypad.
We have almost twice as many MOC offerings this year for you to attend, and you can choose from plenaries, symposia and workshops*. Choose from:
- Biologics in Practice: Unique Opportunity for Allergist Expertise (Plenary) – Get updates on new advances in the immune mechanisms of asthma and the role of personalized medicine. Nov. 7
- Altering the Natural History of Allergic Diseases With Immunotherapy (Symposium) – Review the current data on SCIT and SLIT and the risks and benefits of immunotherapy for food allergy. Nov. 7
- Severe Asthma (Workshop*) – Discuss the evaluation process and management of difficult-to-control asthma in children. Nov. 7
- Food Allergies: What's New in Prevention and Treatment (Workshop*) – Study the correct application of food allergy testing and how to manage patients with multiple food allergies. Nov. 7
- Controversial Manifestations of Contact Dermatitis (Plenary) – Learn to diagnose and manage patients allergic to implanted metal and other medical devices. Nov. 8
- Human Microbiome: The Interface of Immunology and Microbiology (Plenary) – Find out how gut microbiota dysbiosis contributes to aberrant immune development and how modification treats and prevents allergic disease and asthma. Nov. 8
- ABAI/MOC: More Than Meeting the Test (Symposium) – Get updates on changes that make MOC more accessible, insight into the MOC program and how to optimize your MOC experience. Nov. 8
- Living With an Itch: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment (Workshop*) – Discuss the causes of pruritus with and without a rash, and review the use of systemic agents, phototherapy and “alternative” medicine in treatment. Nov. 8
- Approach to Eosinophilic Esophagitis and Other Swallowing Disorders (Workshop*) – Review the differential diagnosis of EoE and other swallowing disorders and discuss currently used therapies. Nov. 8
- Food Allergy: Component Testing, CoFAR Studies, Practical Considerations (Plenary) – Discuss the LEAP and CoFAR study results. Review treatment options and ways to monitor the burden of food allergy. Nov. 9
- Updates in Severe Asthma (Plenary) – See how to utilize biomarkers to categorize the endotype of a severe asthma patient, and design a management plan that is tailored to a particular patient. Nov. 9
- Unanswerable Questions: Conundrums in Anaphylaxis (Workshop*) – Find out what to do when a patient keeps experiencing anaphylaxis despite your best advice, discuss epinephrine use, and more
- Update on Anaphylaxis (Plenary) – Review diagnostic criteria for mastocytosis and mast cell activation disorders and how to work with emergency physicians to increase referrals for allergy evaluations. Nov. 9
*Please note: Workshops require an additional fee. Due to limited capacity, advanced registration is highly encouraged.