32nd Annual Update in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine



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


7:00am - 4:00pm


The Inn at St. John's



Experts in Pulmonology and Critical Cate medicine from the University of Michigan Medical School will present a two-day program for physicians and other health care providers that outlines the most current treatment information for patients with pulmonary complications. Combining case-based information, research studies, and common practice, presentations and hands-on workshops will focus on airway procedures, sleep medicine, and challenges seen in critical care, among other topics. This important update in the field of pulmonary and critical care medicine will give attendees what they need to improve patient treatment and offer better outcomes.

Target Audience

This activity is appropriate for:
House Officers, Medical Students, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Other Healthcare Professionals, Physician Assistants, Physicians, Social Workers

In the fields of:
Adolescent Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, General Medicine, Internal Medicine, Other Healthcare Professions, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Primary Care, Pulmonology, Sleep Medicine, Social Work

Learning 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.