32nd Annual Update in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine



Friday, November 1, 2019 - Saturday, November 2, 2019


7:00am - 4:30pm


The Inn at St. John's


Who Should Attend?

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.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this seminar, participants will be able to:
• understand implications of e-cigarette use.
• 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.


The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity is also recognized by the American Osteopathic Association for AOA Category 2 credits, the Michigan Board of Nursing for CE credits, the American Academy of Physician Assistants, and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 14.5 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant
completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

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