32nd Annual Update in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Friday, November 1, 2019 - Saturday, November 2, 2019
7:00am - 1:00pm
The Inn at St. John's
This course will benefit hospitalists and general internists, family physicians, pulmonologists, intensivists, physicians-in-training, and allied health professionals who care for patients with pulmonary diseases. Health providers who venture into the critical care setting will find this course increases their clinical acumen in these domains.
At the conclusion of this seminar, participants will be able to:
• understand implications of e-cigarette use.
• improve long-term management of patients with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency.
• describe recent advances in the field of sleep medicine.
• thoroughly evaluate perioperative risks for patients with underlying pulmonary disease.
• identify indications for non-invasive ventilation for chronic respiratory failure.
• understand appropriate referral timing for lung transplant evaluation.
• grasp new management options for patients with primary pulmonary hypertension.
• understand complex multidisciplinary decision-making in management of pulmonary embolism.
• identify new research and therapeutic strategies in sarcoidosis.
• explain advances in IPF diagnosis and management.
• practice up to date chronic cough management.
• identify the newest diagnostic and therapeutic possibilities of interventional bronchoscopy.
• improve cost-effectiveness in ICU care.
• understand recent advancements in knowledge of ICU delirium.
• recognize implications of persistent critical illness.
• utilize strategies to de-escalate antibiotics in the ICU.
• manage severe ARDS cases.
• evaluate and manage acute liver failure.