Integrative Approaches to Pulmonary Disease
The lung from a world view is explored, including integrative approaches with evidence-based research for common lung conditions + bonus update on IM taxonomy code.
2022 Annual Conference
October 28-30, 2022
1 lesson with video, quiz, and evaluation
Time to Complete
Detailed Course Info
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What is this course about?
This presentation offers a brief update on important 2022 events in the field of integrative medicine (IM) including the new taxonomy code and utilization across medical specialties. This is followed by a review of the pathophysiology and treatment of both asthma and COPD, including guidelines from the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) and the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD). The lung from a world view is explored, and then integrative approaches with evidence-based research for common lung conditions are presented.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine. The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. All other healthcare professionals completing this activity will be issued a certificate of participation.
To successfully earn credit, participants must review the content, complete a quiz with a score of 75% or higher, and submit an evaluation. This course is CME-eligible ending on October 27, 2023. After this date, you will continue to have access to your purchased content, however you will no longer be able to claim CME credits for your participation in the course.
California Assembly Bill 1195 and 241
This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195 and 241, which require CME activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency & implicit bias. It is the intent of AB 1195 and AB 241 to encourage physicians and surgeons, CME providers in the State of California, and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to meet the cultural and linguistic concerns of a diverse patient population and reduce health disparities through appropriate professional development. Please see the CME website, www.meded.uci.edu/cme, for AB 1195 and AB 241 resources.
For questions about CME credit, please contact us at https://www.aihm.org/contact/. The views and opinions expressed in this activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect the views of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and/or the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine.
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By the end of the course, learners will be able to...
- Review the new taxonomy code for integrative medicine as well as utilization patterns across medical specialties.
- Identify the differences between asthma and COPD, including their pathophysiology and treatments.
- Describe the lung from a world view.
- Discuss integrative approaches to common pulmonary diseases including asthma, COPD, and lung cancer.
What's included in this course?
This course includes the following:
Certificate of Completion
Meet Your Faculty
Erika Cappelluti, MD, PhD, MA, FCCP, ABOIM
Erika Cappelluti MD, PhD, MA, FCCP, ABOIM, ABIHM, is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, critical care, and integrative medicine (IM). She began her career as a research scientist, obtaining a PhD in biochemistry and molecular biophysics at the Medical College of Virginia where she later completed her medical training. She was a resident, chief resident, and fellow at UMass Medical Center in Worcester, MA, then joined Connecticut Multispecialty Group (CMG, now called Starling Physicians) in 2004. She became a diplomate of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine in 2008, a diplomate of the American Board of Integrative Medicine in 2015, and obtained a Master of Arts degree in IM in 2009. She founded and was the Medical Director of the Center for Integrative Health and Healing, the integrative medicine division of CMG. In 2017, she became the Fellowship Director for AIHM.
No financial relationships with any ineligible companies to disclose.
This course is self-paced with no set beginning or end date. You may complete this course on your own schedule and pace. Enrolling in and purchasing this course grants you access to its contents in perpetuity. All required course activities must be completed to earn any eligible continuing education credit(s) and obtain a certificate of completion for this course.