The 18th Annual Trends in Pulmonary Care

Holyoke, MA US
March 15, 2018

Date & Location:

Thursday, March 15, 2018

The Log Cabin Banquet & Meeting House, Holyoke, MA

Goal:

The goal of this program is to support safe, effective, patient-focused care for the patient with pulmonary disease.

 

Topics Include:

  • One Hospital's Journey to Improve Care for Patients with COPD
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • High Flow Nasal Cannula in Pediatrics:  "The Evidence and the Art"
  • Inhaled Medications:  What's New?
  • Airway Clearance
  • Current Treatment Paradigms in COPD

Application has been made for continuing education for respiratory therapists.

Target Audience

This course is designed for primary care providers, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses respiratory therapists and case managers whose practice involves the care and treatment of pulmonary disease.  

Learning Objectives

1.   What's new in COPD - New GOLD 2017.
2.   Discuss management of COPD exacerbations.
3.   Describe patient centered multidisciplinary care approach in COPD management.
4 .  Discuss readmission reduction strategies.
5 .  Discuss the basic pharmacologtic therapies in COPD.
6.   Discuss the basic non-pharmacologic therapies in COPD.
7.   Gain a deeper understanding of cystic fibrosis.
8.   Discuss the treatments in cystic fibrosis and learn about new available therapies.
9.   Review the evidence for HFNC therapy in infants with bronchiolitis to suggest guidelines
      for its use.
10. Discuss HFNC use outside of bronchiolitis and limited evidence of how best to use
      this therapy.
11.  Identify 3 medication delivery devices.
12.  Identify proper inhalation techniques for medication delivery devices.
13.  Describe the indications and contraindications of various airway clearance modalities.
14.  Discuss the airway clearance techniques and assistive devices.


 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 6.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 6.00 American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC CRCE)
    This program has been approved for a maximum of 6.00 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd, Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063
    Course 150710000
Course opens: 
01/05/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2018
Event starts: 
03/15/2018 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
03/15/2018 - 3:45pm
Cost:
$95.00
Rating: 
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Program Schedule

7:45                        Registration, Continental Breakfast & Exhibits

8:15                        Welcome & Introductions

8:30                         One Hospital's Journey to Improve Care for Patients with COPD
                                Venkatrao Medarametla, MD

9:30                         Current Treatment Paradigms in COPD
                                Fahad Alroumi, MD

10:30                       Coffee Break & Exhibits

10:45                       Cystic Fibrosis
                                Nico Vehse, MD

11:45                       Lunch

12:45                       High Flow Nasal Cannula in Pediatrics:  "The Evidence and the Art"
                                Christine McKiernan, MD

1:45                         Inhaled Medications:  What's New?
                                Michele Hart, RN, BSN, AE-C

2:45                         Airway Clearance
                                Donna Hawk, RRT, AE-C

3:45                         Adjourn

                  


 

 

The Log Cabin Banquet & Meeting House
500 Easthampton Road
Holyoke, MA 01040
United States

Fahad Alroumi, MD
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University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Chief of Ophthalmology
Baystate Medical Center

Michele Hart, RN, BSN, AE-C
Pulmonary Nurse Clinician
Baystate Medical Center

Donna Hawk, AS, RRT, AE-C
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Clinician
Baystate Medical Center

Christine McKeirnan, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Baystate Children's Hospital

Venkatrao Medaramentia, MD
Medical Director
Hospital Medicine, Baystate Health
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate

Nico Vehse, MD
Chief, Pediatric Pulmonary
Baystate Medical Practices
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate

Faculty Disclosure
The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this education event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by, or used on, patients.

In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 6.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 6.00 American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC CRCE)
    This program has been approved for a maximum of 6.00 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd, Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063
    Course 150710000

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/05/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2018

Price

Cost:
$95.00
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This course opens for enrollment on:Fri, 01/05/2018 - 12:00am
In order to receive credit, the evaluation must be completed by:Mon, 12/31/2018 - 12:00am
  

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