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Webinar: Asthma Essentials in Primary Care: What's New in 2015, Part 1
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MPCA joins MDHHS to create a webinar-based clinician education program including elements of Physician Asthma Care Education (PACE), an evidence-based UM-CMCD physician education program. The new two-part webinar program will emphasize cultural competence and problem-based learning to improve asthma knowledge, guidelines-based care, and clinician-patient communication.

10/6/2015
When: 10/6/2015
From 12:00 PM EST until 1:00 PM EST
Contact: Simmi Isaac
517.827.0471

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Overview

Michigan Primary Care Association joins Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) to create a webinar-based clinician education program including elements of Physician Asthma Care Education (PACE), an evidence-based UM-CMCD physician education program. The new two-part webinar program will emphasize cultural competence and problem-based learning to improve asthma knowledge, guidelines-based care, and clinician-patient communication.

 

Learning Objectives

  • Advance understanding of asthma epidemiology in US and Michigan
  • Advance knowledge of disease pathophysiology and appropriate asthma diagnostic tools, including spirometry
  • Augment knowledge and familiarity with the therapeutic options and delivery systems for the various medications used to treat airway inflammation.
  • Increase ability to apply guideline-recommended treatment strategies into patient care.
  • Improve ability to enhance communication, identify cultural and other barriers to enhance adherence in asthma care and implement effective strategies to enhance the patient’s ability to comply with the recommended treatment regimens.

 

Registration 

  • Webinar I: (45 minutes): Present current evidence and guideline-based epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment background didactics. Present asthma cases for interval discussion/consideration between sessions 1 and 2.  There is no cost to register, but advance registration is required. Click here to register.  

  • Webinar 2 - October 20, 2015 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM EST: (45 minutes): Review session 1. Present case highlighting communication and behavioral challenges in the treatment of asthma. Provide current strategies and outcome expectations in addressing asthma-related cultural competency and effective communication in the medical home. Click here to register for webinar 2. 

 

Continuing Education 

 Applications for CE credits will be filed with American Academy of Family Physicians. (one CE credit per webinar)

  

Presenters

Randall Brown, MD, MPH AE-C

Director, Asthma Programs

Center for Managing Chronic Disease

University of Michigan 

  

Sharon Rouse, DO

Primary Care Medical Director

Center for Family Health

 

Questions?  

Please contact Simmi Isaac, Clinical Quality Program Specialist, Michigan Primary Care Association at sisaac@mpca.net or 517.827.0471.  

 

   

 

  

 

 
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