The Clinical Immunology Society (CIS) is holding three, one hour sessions as part of the 2021 IDF National Conference. The Sessions will be held on Wednesday, June 23; Thursday, June 24; and Friday, June 25th from 4:00pm - 5:00pm Eastern Standard Time. The Updates in PID for the Practicing Clinician Sessions, will feature experts in the field of immunology, providing updates on the latest advances in diagnosing, treating, and managing patients with Primary Immunodeficiency and Immune Dysregulatory Diseases.
The purposes of this session is to provide an opportunity for clinicians, scientists, and allied health professionals to receive updated information and solidify their knowledge of primary immune deficiency and immune dysregulatory diseases. The content will cover basics and cutting edge practical and theoretical issues related to patient care. Topics that will be covered include the evolution of clinical presentations and associated defects in PIDDs, diagnostic laboratory testing, updates on therapies for treating PIDDs, and others.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Physicians, scientists and allied health professionals who are involved in the evaluation and/or care of patients with primary immune deficiencies. Primary care physicians, including family practitioners and pediatricians, whose scope of practice may involve treating PIDD patients will find the session particularly beneficial.
The program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) for 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Credits may be transferrable to other Continuing Education certification bodies.
Topics to be covered:
Session 1, Wednesday, June 23:
- When will IVIG have SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in it? Use of hyper-immune serum or anti-COVID monoclonals to bridge the gap until we have IVIG with anti SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in it.
- Vaccination, particularly COVID vaccines,
Session 2, Thursday, June 24:
- When should you refer your young adult patients to an Immunologist for a PIDD evaluation
- Lung disease in patients with PIDD, Diagnosis and Treatment
Session 3, Friday, June 25:
- Antibiotic prophylaxis in PIDD
- Use of immunomodulators to control immune dysregulation in PIDD/PIRD
Registration is $25, which covers all three sessions. Sessions will be available for viewing after the meeting if you are unable to attend.
Online registration closes June 23, 2021