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Harvard Medical School

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 2020

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Overview / Abstract:

Comprehensive updates and strategies for state-of-the-art care
Led by Harvard Medical School faculty, this comprehensive course, which has sold out each of the past 4 years, provides education and updates to optimize your care of patients with:
• Chronic cough
• Lung nodules
• Sleep apnea
• Asthma
• Influenza
• Sarcoidosis
• Sepsis
• Thromboembolism
• Lung cancer
• Interstitial lung disease
• Palliative care
• Pulmonary hypertension
• Mycobacterial disease
• Mechanical ventilation
• Robotic bronchoscopy
• Lung transplantation
• Bronchiectasis
All sessions are led by master clinicians who deliver information in inspiring and entertaining ways, and provide specific recommendations to incorporate the latest updates into your practice, including:
• High-flow oxygen therapy for respiratory failure
• Gut and lung microbiome: emerging implications for lung health
• Incorporating new biologic therapies into your practice
• Pulmonary embolus: the latest treatment strategies
• Expanded diagnostic options for mycobacterial infection
• New practice recommendations for treating sepsis
• ICU advances for ECMO and delirium
• Guidance to conduct end-of-life discussions
• Lung cancer: new targeted therapies and immunotherapies
• Updates in pulmonary pathology
• Endobronchial volume reduction
• Robotic bronchoscopy
Participants also get a glimpse into the future of the field with short talks given by world-renowned experts on exciting, cutting-edge topics.
Practitioners from around the world attend this course for:
• The most current guidelines for treating sepsis
• Update on vaping-related lung disease
• Gut and lung microbiome: emerging implications for lung health
• Best practices to apply the newest asthma and COPD drugs
• Guidance to navigate controversies surrounding therapeutic hypothermia and post-cardiac arrest neurologic prognosis
• New approaches that improve outcomes for patients with unexplained chronic cough
• When and how to utilize high-flow oxygen
• When to consider ECMO in a hypoxemic patient
• 2020 guidelines for management of lung nodules
• Proper usage of new antithrombotic agents
• Targeted therapies and immunotherapies for lung cancer
• When to consider lung transplantation
• When and how to use the new drugs in IPF
• Expert advice on mycobacterial diagnostics and therapy
• 2020 updates for severe influenza: pathogenesis, and when and how to employ the new antiviral agents
• New concepts in the use of vasopressors in septic shock
• New drugs and combinations in pulmonary hypertension
• New management strategies for pulmonary embolus

Sleep Medicine for the Pulmonologist
Wednesday Afternoon, 1:30 – 4:45 pm
Interventional Pulmonology Tools and Techniques: Technology Review, Showcase, Simulations, and Hands-On Learning
Wednesday Afternoon, 1:00 – 4:30 pm


May 24, 2020


Nurse Practitioner , Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME, Respiratory Therapy CE


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Credits / Hours



ACCME, Harvard Medical School

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Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Acute Care, Critical Care / Intensive Care, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine / COPD

Keywords / Search Terms

The Penzias Group Harvard, CME, Diagnosis, examination, treatment, counseling, Chronic cough, COPD, Lung nodules, Sleep apnea, Asthma, Influenza, GERD, Sarcoidosis, Sepsis, ARDS, Thromboembolism, Lung cancer, Interstitial lung disease, Palliative care, Pulmonary hypertension, Mycobacterial disease, Mechanical ventilation, Robotic bronchoscopy, Lung transplantation, Bronchiectasis Live CE CME Seminar CE CME

LIVE Activity Location Details

04-26-2020 - 04-29-2020

Royal Sonesta Boston
40 Edwin H Land Boulevard
Cambridge, MA   02142
United States of America

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