Asthma Educational Meeting

Topics in Asthma: Today and Beyond


Wednesday, June 21, 2017

7:30 – 8:00 AM – Registration

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Program

University Center; 525 S. State St. Chicago; 2nd Floor

Target Audience:

This meeting is intended for all asthma and allergy stakeholders including doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, community health educators, public health professionals and all others interested in asthma.

Learning Objectives:

  • Spirometry Interpretation: The audience will learn the basics of spirometry interpretation; enhance understanding of the importance of spirometry for the diagnosis and management of asthma; and increase awareness of the availability of spirometers for community use.
  • Climate of Health Care: This presentation will aid the audience in strengthening their ability to describe past, current, and future implications of health care reform on patient care; understand successes and challenges of health care reform within the Safety Net; and identify ways to sustain high quality care in a continuously changing health care climate
  • Exercise-induced Bronchoconstriction: Aid the audience in describing exercise-induced bronchoconstriction; discussing factors and triggers that contribute to exercise-induced bronchoconstriction; and understanding nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic management options for exercise-induced bronchoconstriction.

Meeting Agenda:

Registration, Breakfast and Exhibits

Opening Remarks
Chicago Asthma Consortium

Spirometry Interpretation
William Clapp, MD; Medical Director of Pulmonary Physiology, Cook County Health and Hospital System

Exercise-induced Asthma
James Moy, MD; Chief, Division of Pediatric Allergy/Immunology Stroger Hospital, Cook County Associate Professor, Program Director Allergy/Immunology Fellowship Program Department of Immunology/Microbiology and Pediatrics Rush University Medical Center

Networking Break and Exhibits

Climate of Health Care
Timothy Long, MD; Director of Performance Improvement, Health Information Technology and Research, Near North Health Service Corporation Chief Clinical Officer, Alliance Chicago

Closing Remarks and Evaluation
Chicago Asthma Consortium

Registration Fees (fees increase after June 14th):

CAC Member – $30.00
CAC Non-Member – $40.00