Objectives

Mast Cell Activation Disease

Current Concepts

Identifying and treating Mast Cell Activation Disease for patients with Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes

The learner will increase their knowledge and understand basic aspects of the realm of allergic diseases and mastocytosis.  In this webinar,  the new nosology of mast cell disease, principally the key distinctions between mastocytosis and mast cell activation syndrome will be discussed.

The presentation will focus on the typical clinical presentation of mast cell activation syndrome and the basic principles of treating the syndrome. The program will enable the participant to better understand these  conditions and apply appropiate techniques in their practice.

Learning objectives

After watching this webinar the physician will be better able to:

  • Understand basic aspects of the realm of allergic diseases and mastocytosis.
  • Understand the new nosology of mast cell disease, principally the key distinctions between mastocytosis and mast cell activation syndrome.
  • Understand the typical clinical presentation of mast cell activation syndrome and the basic principles of treating the syndrome.

Speaker:

Lawrence B. Afrin, M.D.

(Armonk Integrative Medicine Armonk, NY) 

Completion requirement

Participants must complete and submit the evaluation for the activity in order to receive a continuing education certificate or a certificate of completion. Physicians must also pass a post-test activity with 80% or higher score to receive a continuing education certificate.

Certificates can be printed or downloaded from this site and upon request  can be issued via email.

Who is the Accrediting Organization?

The Medical College of Wisconsin.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The Medical College of Wisconsin and Chronic Pain Partner. The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Enduring Material 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.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals :

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.