Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 7:15 AM to 4:00 PM MST
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Mayo Clinic - Taylor Auditorium 
13400 East Shea Boulevard
Scottsdale, AZ 85259

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Jeri Royce 
Arizona Asthma Coalition 

we gratefully acknowledge the generosity of our sponsors:

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Conference Objectives

  • Provide patient care providers the most current information on asthma management, education and research
  • Offer sessions in various areas of emphasis regarding asthma management in clinical practice, school asthma management and pharmacology
  • Empower participants to improve asthma care in Arizona and apply updated asthma therapy options


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11th Annual AZ Asthma & Allergy

Clinical Conference 

Hosted by Arizona Asthma Coalition

October 7, 2017

7:15 a.m to 4:00 p.m.

Please join us for the 11th Annual Arizona Asthma & Allergy Clinical Conference providing education and networking for clinicians who care for patients living with asthma.

This educational activity is designed for:

  • Practicing pediatric and adult primary care providersmedical_people.jpg
  • Asthma specialists (pulmonologists and allergists)
  • Pediatric and family nurse practitioners
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Pharmacists
  • Nurses
  • School nurses
  • Quality assurance and case managers
  • MA's and anyone else involved in the care of people with asthma to increase their knowledge of asthma best practices


Continuing Medical Education credits (CME) for Physicians and PA's applied for from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).

Continuing Education (CE) for Nurse Practitioners and Nurses applied for from the California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN).

Continuing Education (CE) for Respiratory Therapists applied for from  the Arizona Society for Respiratory Care (AzSRC for Arizona RTs only).

General Certificates of Attendance applied for from Northern Arizona Area Health Education Center (NAHEC).

Register Now!Registration Fees:

AZ Asthma Coalition Members  $70

Early-Bird Non-Members (by 9/17)   $115

Non-Members (beginning 9/18)   $125

Students   $40

AZ Asthma Coalition Membership   $45 (Discounted from $50)

*Commercial Vendor Booth $1,000 (includes 2 badges)

*Non-Profit Organizational Booth $150 (includes 2 badges)

*Additional Badges for Exhibitor Reps $70

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*Sponsorship and exhibit opportunities are available for additional visibility and participation.

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7:15 – 8:00—Registration, Continental Breakfast & Vendor Fair

Sponsored by ACCREDO

 8:00 – 8:10—Introduction - Edward Carter, MD, Chair, Arizona Asthma Coalition

8:10 – 9:30—Keynote - Opportunities to Improve Asthma Care in Maricopa County and Statewide, Matthew Rank, MD, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale

9:30 – 9:45—Break and Vendor Fair

9:50 – 10:55—General Session - Tools to Assess and Characterize Asthma: Spirometry,   Nitric Oxide, Eosinophils and More, Neal Jain, MD, San Tan Allergy & Asthma, Gilbert

11:00 – 12:00—Breakouts (choice of one)

  • Correlation Between Asthma & Allergy Including Complications, Michael Daines, MD, Banner University Medical Center, Tucson 
  • What You Need to Know About Peanut Allergy Guidelines, Benjamin Wright, MD, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale

12:00 - 1:25—Lunch & Keynote - Treating Adults With Severe, Uncontrolled Eosinophilic Asthma:  Is It Time to Consider Add-On Therapy? Michael Manning, MD, Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Associates Ltd.

Sponsored by Teva Respiratory

1:25 – 1:45—Vendor Fair

1:45 – 2:45—Breakouts (choice of one)

  • Partnerships with Patients and Families: Coproduction of Asthma Management, Hann Phan, PharmD, FCCP, The University of Arizona
  • Asthma Triggers in the Classroom and What to do About them, Annette Lopez, MD, Banner Children's Specialists, Mesa

2:45 – 3:00—Break

Sponsored by Allergy Asthma & Immunology Associates, LTD

3:00 – 4:00—General Session - Therapeutic Update: Latest Research & Cutting Edge Treatments, Monica Kraft, MD, University of Arizona Tucson

Arizona Asthma Coalition

5804 N. Echo Canyon Lane, Phoenix, AZ, 85018   602-321-7044   Jeri@azasthma.org  www.azasthma.org