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NEW! Asthma Gadgets - Ongoing Pedialink online CME program
May 10 - May 31, 2008 (AMA PRA category 1 maximum of 7.0 credits
Registration: $145 for AAP members; $170 for non-members)

Clinical success of asthma inhaled therapy is directly associated with proper use of the inhaled medication. This module will explore the technique for five major asthma devices: metered-dose inhalers, spacers and holding chambers, dry power inhalers, nebulizers, and peak flow meters.
The AAP gratefully acknowledges support for Asthma Gadgets in the form of an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline.

Asthma Coding Clues - Ongoing PediaLink online CME program
Registration: $30 for AAP members; $37.50 for non-members

The Asthma Coding Clues module provides a comprehensive overview of coding for the treatment of asthma. Both procedural (CPT) and diagnosis (ICD-9-CM) coding are included, as well as case studies that test knowledge of concepts addressed in the module. AMA PRA category 1 maximum of 1.5 credits.

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