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The Waldo E. Nelson Initiative
Start Date: 9/28/2017Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Date: 9/28/2017End Time: 9:00 PM

Event Description

Schedule
6 p.m. Reception/Registration
6:30 p.m. Lecture
7:30 p.m. Dinner

Topic
Choosing Wisely: Optimizing Allergy Referral and Treatment

Guest Speaker
Joanna R. Johnson, MD, attending, Section of Pulmonary and Allergy, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children; associate professor of pediatrics

Learning Objectives

  • Request appropriate laboratory studies to assist in proper diagnosis of patients thought to have allergies
  • Delineate indications for and expectations of patient referrals to an allergy specialist
  • Initiate management, including appropriate lifestyle restrictions, for patients with allergies

Target Audience
Attending physicians, pediatricians, family and general practitioners, nurse practitioners

Continuing Medical Education Credits
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure
Speakers and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing medical education activities sponsored by St. Christopher's Hospital for Children are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).

All speakers, planners and moderators have nothing to disclose.

Additional Information
There is no fee for this lecture or dinner event, but online registration and RSVP are required. Registration deadline is September 18.

For more information, contact Alma Barberena at alma.barberena@tenethealth.com.

Contact Information:
Name: Alma Barbarena
Email: alma.barberena@tenethealth.com
Location:
Moonstruck Restaurant
The Victor Room
7955 Oxford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111
Audience:
  • Graduate Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Alumni
  • Medical Residents/Fellows
  • Special Features:
  • Free Food
  • CEU Available

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