Respirology, Allergy

Two Conditions, One Airway: Co-managing Allergic Rhinitis and Asthma

Allergic rhinitis (AR) is a common disorder that often goes undetected in the primary care setting. However, AR can have a significant negative impact on a patient’s quality of life and is one of the strongest risk factors for the onset and incidence of asthma. This program reviews the correlation between AR symptom control and […]

DURATION

30 min

PROFESSION

Physician

# OF CREDITS

0.5

ACCREDITATION

Mainpro+

EXPIRY DATE

2023-03-17

Allergic rhinitis (AR) is a common disorder that often goes undetected in the primary care setting. However, AR can have a significant negative impact on a patient’s quality of life and is one of the strongest risk factors for the onset and incidence of asthma. This program reviews the correlation between AR symptom control and asthma control and discusses the latest clinical data and guideline recommendations to help guide the choice of treatment for AR. The goal of this program is to help clinicians optimize the management of allergic rhinitis in patients with comorbid asthma.


This program has received an unrestricted educational grant or in-kind support from Viatris.

Faculty

Dr. Anne Ellis, MD, MSc, FRCP, FAAAAI
Dr. Alan Kaplan, MD
Dr. Basel Bari, MD, MCFP
Dr. Anas Nseir, MD

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this continuing education program, participants will be better able to:

  1. Recognize the patient burden of allergic rhinitis (AR).
  2. Describe the correlation between AR control and asthma control.
  3. Apply ARIA guidelines and the latest clinical data in practice to optimize the management of patients with AR.
  4. Discuss the different treatment options for patients suffering from AR.

Accreditation

This self-learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 0.50 Mainpro+ credits.

Cert+ Program ID#: 196104
Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 0.5
Duration: 30 min

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