Clinical Manifestations, Diagnosis and Management of Mastocytosis

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Starts On: 10/4/2019: 12:00 AM
Ends On: 6/30/2020: 12:00 AM
Session Type: Internet Activity Enduring Material
Credits: 0.75
Description:

Faculty

Christopher J. Rigell, MD
Instructor, Medicine
Division of Allergy and Immunology
Disclosures
Financial Relationships: No financial relationships to disclose.

Presenters should indicate if speaking off label. This activity originated as a presentation at the CME activity, Clinical Allergy for the Practicing Physician, August 9-10, 2019, which was supported in part by CSL Behring, Genentech, Mylan Inc., Lincoln Diagnostics Inc., and Stallergenes-Greer.

Planning Committee

Tiffany Dy, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Course Chair)
Financial Relationships: Speaker has nothing to disclose.

Eli N. Deal, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS (Pharmacist Planner)
Financial Relationships: Speaker has nothing to disclose.

Kaci B. Hale, FNP, BCPS (Nurse Planner)
Financial Relationships: Speaker has nothing to disclose.

Andrew L. Kau, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Course Co-Chair)
Financial Relationships: Ownership Investment: Gilead Scineces, Viosera Therapeutics

Jennifer Monroy, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Course Co-Chair)
Financial Relationships: Speaker has nothing to disclose.

Jeffrey R. Stokes, MD Professor of Pediatrics (Course Co-Chair)
Financial Relationships: Speaker has nothing to disclose.

Objectives: The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge/competence, and upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
  • Compare mast cell activation versus mast cell activation syndrome
  • Explain the difference in primary, secondary, and idiopathic mast cell activation syndrome
  • Explain the relationship between stinging insect allergy and mast cell disorders
  • Assess when patients should undergo a bone marrow biopsy
  • Develop a management plan and identify when to refer
Additional Information:
Target Audience: This course is designed for allergists, immunologists, pulmonologists, primary care and family practice physicians, otolaryngologists, pediatricians, internists, dermatologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants and all healthcare professionals who care for patients with allergic and immunologic illnesses.

Publication Date: October 4, 2019
Expiration Date: June 30, 2020
Accreditation Information:
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In support of improving patient care, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Awarded for this Activity:
Credit Statement:
American Medical Association (AMA Credit)
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
References:
  • Castells M, Butterfield JB. Mast Cell Activation Syndrome and Mastocytosis: Initial Treatment Options and Long-Term Management. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2019;7:1097-106.
  • Bonamichi-Santos R, et al. Association of Postural Tachycardia Snydomre and Ehlers-Danlos Snydrome with Mast Cell Activation Disorders. Immunol Allergy Clin N Am 2018;38:497-504.
  • Valent P, Akin C. Doctor, I Think I Am Suffering from MCAS: Differential Diagnosis and Separating Facts from Fiction. J. Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2019;7:1109-14.
  • Golden DB, Carter MC. Insect Sting Anaphylaxis or Mastocyotis or Something Else? J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2019;7:1117-23.
  • Valent P et al. Proposed Diagnostic Algorithm for Patients with Suspected Mast Cell Activation Syndrome. J. Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2019;7:1125-33.
Disclosure Information: It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Continuing Medical Education, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational activities. All planners, faculty and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. All disclosures have been reported and are indicated with their presentations. Any potential conflicts were addressed and resolved.

Presenters are also expected to openly disclose inclusion of discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices in their presentations.

Presentations are expected to be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indication in the care of patients. All scientific research should conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis. These presentations are not an endorsement of any commercial interests.

These presentations are the views and experiences of the presenters. The presenters' views do not represent the policy or position of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Continuing Medical Education, is the provider for CME credits.
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