Program Outline Nurses Update Meeting Agenda Friday, April 9, 2010 Faculty 7:00 - 7:50 AM Registration, Networking Information Aleena Banerji, M.D. Tables Massachusetts General Hospital Instructor in Medicine 7:50 - 8:00 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks Doron Ber, M.D. Paul Sklarew, MD Shoreline Allergy and Asthma, LLC 23 Clara Drive 8:00 - 9:00 AM Vocal Cord Dysfunction and Treatment Mystic, CT 06355 Christopher Hartnick, M.D. Mary Bouthiette, R.N., AE-C Dartmouth Hitchcock-Manchester 9:00 - 10:00 AM Diagnosis and Treatment of Venom Asthma Consultant Allergy 950 Island Pond Road Manchester, New Hampshire Robert W. Hickey, M.D. Steven R. Grandgeorge, M.D. 10:00 - 10:30 AM Break and Exhibits Allergist Dartmouth Hitchcock Manchester 10:30 - 11:30 AM Angioedema, Clinical Manchester, New Hampshire Presentation, Diagnosis and Treatment Christopher Hartnick, M.D. Aleena Banjeri, M.D. Associate Professor Department of Otolaryngology 11:30 - 12:30 PM Aspirin Allergy and Desensitization Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Boston, MA Doron Ber, M.D Robert W. Hickey, M.D. 12:30 - 1:25 PM Lunch – Exhibits, Networking Allergy Associates of New Hampshire Portsmouth, New Hampshire 1:25 – 1:30 PM Afternoon Remarks TBD 1:30 - 2:30 PM Environmental Influences on Asthma Educational Learning Objectives Steven Grandgeorge, M.D. Upon completing this course, participants should be able to: Understand the presentation and differential diagnosis of 2:30 - 3:30 PM Spirometry in The Office Setting pediatric paradoxical vocal cord motion, and understand the role of therapy and biofeedback in treating this Mary E. Bouthiette, RN-AE-C condition. Understand the relative importance of indoor allergens 3:30 – 3:40 PM Concluding Comments & Evaluations and air quality on asthma. Role of spirometry in the office setting. Paul Sklarew, M.D. Understand venom allergy and the management of venom allergy. New venom guidelines. Angioedema: How it is diagnosed treated. Please Note: HANDOUTS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE Aspirin sensitivity, allergy, protocol for desensitization. THE DAY OF THE MEETING. WILL be available for download on NESA Website at: www.newenglandsocietyofallergy.org New England Society of Allergy www.newenglandsocietyofallergy.org About the NESA Allergy Nurses Update The Allergy Nurses Update is one of the most essential and successful educational components of the Spring New England Society of Allergy meeting. This update is offered each spring meeting of the society. It is a one-day program designed for allergy nurses by the clinical staff members of the society. The Allergy Nurses Update is organized by a dedicated group of allergy society nurses who arrange lectures and speakers (many of whom are society member physicians or nurses) provide continuing education credits and handle on site activities (registration, luncheon, breaks, etc.) The overall purpose and goal of The Nurses Update Meeting is to provide an annual educational update of asthma, allergy, and immunology for allied health personnel working the specialty and to provide a forum for networking. Michele Gottlieb, M.D., Paul Sklarew, M.D.—Physician Coordinators of the Nurses Program. Kelley Fernandez, RN, Jan Matteson, RN, Sheila Mansfield, RN, Fran Tarvin, RN, Charlotte Pfuki, RN, Becky Kiritsy, RN, Nancy Goedhart, LPN, Wendy Storch, RN, Allergy Nurses Update Amanda Bogue, Rose Hamilton, LPN–Nursing Coordinators of this years nursing program. 2010 Volunteer to be a coordinator for 2011! The New England Society of Allergy, Asthma (NESA) is accredited the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) to sponsor continuing medical education Who should attend? programs for nurses. AAAAI is a Provider, approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 10704, and Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Nurse designates this continuing medical educational activity for up to Practitioners, Physician Assistants & Medical Assistants that work 7.2 Contact Hours. in the specialty of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, and clinical staff from primary care practices. Marriott Courtyard Hotel Marlborough 75 Felton Street Marlborough, MA 01752 Friday, April 9, 2010 Go to: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/maps/travel/bos md-courtyard-boston-marlborough/ for directions and maps to the meeting site.
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