ABOUT THIS COURSE:
Asthma in the Primary Care Practice
As a companion to the NYS Consensus Asthma Guideline decision support tool and pocket guide , this step-by step tutorial is intended to assist you, the clinician, in applying the key concepts of the updated recommendations of the National Asthma Education Program (NAEPP), Expert Panel Report -3 (EPR-3) into your practice.
- The problem-based learning format of this activity will help you:
- Apply key changes of the NAEPP, EPR-3;
- Incorporate communication strategies to promote self management;
- Integrate trigger reduction recommendations into clinical practice;
- Adopt specific high leverage changes for greatest need and opportunity.
This enduring material activity, Provider Education Project: Asthma Management in Primary Care Practice has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.50 Prescribed Credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). AAFP accreditation began June 1, 2009. The term of approval is for two years from this date, with option for yearly renewal. This activity has been renewed from June 1, 2012 - May 31, 2013. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The EB CME credit awarded for this activity was based on practice recommendations that were the most current with the strongest level of evidence available at the time this activity was approved. Since clinical research is ongoing, AAFP recommends that learners verify sources and review these and other recommendations prior to implementation into practice.
You must complete and submit the CME Activity Evaluation Form to receive CME credit. This form is available in several formats:
You may submit the Word or PDF files either electronically to email@example.com, via fax (516) 326-6177 or by mail to:
IPRO, Managed Care Department
1979 Marcus Avenue
Lake Success, NY 11042-1002
After receiving your completed CME Activity Evaluation Form, IPRO will issue an official three-credit certificate of completion to the address indicated on your CME Activity Evaluation Form.
If you have any questions, please contact IPRO at Asthma@ipro.org.
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