6.75 CEU – Fairbanks – Asthma Diagnosis and Allergies in Alaska

august, 2018

10aug8:00 am- 4:45 pm6.75 CEU - Fairbanks - Asthma Diagnosis and Allergies in Alaska

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Event Details

AFHCP’s Federal Education Sharing Group (FESG) presents….

Asthma Diagnosis and Allergies in Alaska

With Bryan Farthing, PA-C

 

Biography:

Capt Bryan Farthing began his Air Force enlisted career as a respiratory therapist on a Critical Care Air Transportation Team during Operation Enduring Freedom. He continues to serve in the Alaska Air National Guard performing occupational health exams for over 1600 guard members.  At the Asthma, Allergy and Immunology Center of Alaska, he specializes in treating complicated asthma patients and directs the Biologics Program.  Capt Farthing regularly presents for the University of Washington’s MEDEX PA Program, and other past speaking engagements include the Alaska State Annual PA Conference, Alaska State Respiratory Therapy Conference, and the Alaska State Asthma & Allergy conference.

Abstract:

This is a full- day, interactive, conference on asthma diagnosis and Alaska allergies. It will include research, clinical practice guidelines, and current articles. Case studies will be used to maximize understanding, retention, and provide a real time evaluation of conference content. Attendees will demonstrate increased:

  • competency interpreting PFT
  • knowledge of asthma therapy and allergy treatment options
  • knowledge and use of Biologics

Agenda

8:00-8:15am                Sign-in & Continental Breakfast

8:15-8:30am                Introductions

8:30-9:30am                Pulmonary Function Review

9:30-10:30am              Asthma Pathophysiology

10:30-10:45am            Break

10:45-11:45am            Asthma Treatment

11:45-12:45pm            Lunch (On your own)

12:45-1:45pm              Asthma Treatment continued

1:45-2:45pm                Allergies in Alaska

2:45-3:00pm                Break

3:00-4:00pm                Diagnosis and Treatment

4:00-4:45pm                Wrap up, evaluations, and Questions

Continuing Medical Education: The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium is accredited by the WSMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium designates this provider-directed activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education: ANTHC is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. ANTHC designates this activity as meeting the criteria for one nursing contact hour credit for each hour of participation up to a maximum of 6.75 hour(s).

For further information contact:
Michelle Simonson at mlsimonson@anthc.org or (907) 729-4483

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Time

(Friday) 8:00 am - 4:45 pm AKST

Location

Wood Center – Conference Room E & F

505 S Chandalar Drive Fairbanks, AK 99709

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