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Allergic and Non-allergic Respiratory Disease in Farmers
June 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
Last updated on March 3rd, 2022 at 08:55 am
The goal of the webinar is to inform health care providers of farmers and farming exposed workers on the allergic and non-allergic respiratory diseases commonplace to this type of environment. The webinar will cover a general overview of allergic and non-allergic respiratory diseases including asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, hypersensitivity pneumonia, and organic dust toxic syndrome. Viewers of this webinar will be able to recognize the similarities and differences in the presentation, diagnostic approach, and treatment modalities available.
By the end of this webinar, the audience will be able to:
- Recognize and determine allergic respiratory disease and discuss relevance with in the farming community.
- Discuss the diagnostic evaluation of occupational induced asthma.
- Recognize the common causes of non-allergic respiratory disease among farmers including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, organic dust toxic syndrome, and hypersensitivity pneumonitis.
- Be able to discuss treatment options for respiratory disease in farmers.
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