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
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
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.