Basic Aeroallergen Course
Friday, February 20, 2015: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Hilton Americas, Level Three, Room 339
7.00 CME/ 8.40 CE
Estelle Levetin , PhD FAAAAI

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the basics of setting up a sampling station and the value of air sampling in a clinical practice and for the AAAAI
  2. Describe the fundamentals of fungal and plant reproductive biology as it relates to aeroallergens
  3. Describe the basic features of pollen and fungal spore morphology and identify the most common pollen and spore types
9:00 AM
9:05 AM
Introduction to Fungal Aerobiology
W. Elliott Horner, PhD LEED AP FAAAAI
9:45 AM
Fungal Spore Morphology
Estelle Levetin, PhD FAAAAI
  • Fungal Spore Handout-2015.pdf (613.8 kB)
  • 10:25 AM
    Hands-On Instruction; Question & Answer
    12:00 PM
    Lunch Break
    1:00 PM
    The Value of Air Sampling for Your Practice and for the AAAAI
    Kraig W. Jacobson, MD FAAAAI
    1:15 PM
    Setting Up a Sampling Station: Demonstration
    Estelle Levetin, PhD FAAAAI
  • Burkard Directions.pdf (927.8 kB)
  • 2:00 PM
    Introduction to Pollen Aerobiology
    Peter K., Van De Water, PhD
    2:30 PM
    Pollen Morphology
    Richard W. Weber, MD FAAAAI
    3:10 PM
    Hands-On Instruction; Question & Answer
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