The 19th Annual Trends in Pulmonary Care

Holyoke, MA US
March 21, 2019

Date & Location:

Thursday, March 21, 2019 The Log Cabin and Banquet Meeting House, 500 Easthampton Road, Holyoke, MA  01040

Goal:

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

Provided by:

Baystate Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine & Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education  

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the Low Dose Lung Cancer Screening Program and the benefits of early screening.
  • Identify appropriate patient population for cancer screening program.
  • Accurately compare the utility of non-invasive ventilation modalities for the management of acute respiratory failure based on the ERS/ATS 2017 clinical practice guidelines.
  • Discuss evidence for non-invasive ventilation therapy and suggest guidelines for its use.
  • List the main complications associated with the most frequently utilized non-invasive modalities in the acute care setting.
  • Discuss drug therapy in non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis.
  • Discuss role of percussive and other mechanical therapies in treatment of non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis.
  • Discuss Medicare guidelines for qualification of supplemental oxygen.  
  • Identify purpose of 6 minute walk test.
  • Identify purpose of oxygen evaluation.
  • Discuss various testing methods for qualification of supplemental oxygen.
  • Discuss the types of Positive Airway Pressure Machines available to Medical Professionals to help their patients with OSA and other sleep related diagnosis.
  • Provide an understanding of what the Medicare/Insurance guidelines are with Positive Airway Pressure Machines to ensure expedient set up and patient satisfaction with all aspects of their treatment (financial & physical)
  • Discuss basic pathophysiology of asthma.
  • Discuss drug therapy in asthma.  
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 6.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
Course opens: 
01/30/2019
Course expires: 
05/31/2019
Event starts: 
03/21/2019 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
03/21/2019 - 3:30pm
Cost:
$95.00
Rating: 
0

Program Schedule

7:45Registration, Continental Breakfast & Exhibits
  
8:15
 
Welcome
  
8:30

Lung Cancer Screening-Our Experience at Baystate
Victor Pinto-Plata, MD, MA

  

9:30

Non-Invasive Ventilation for the Management of Acute Respiratory Failure
Fahad Alroumi, MD

  
10:30
 
Coffee Break & Exhibits
  

Non-Cys10:3010:45

Non-Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis and Non Tuberculous Mycobacterium-A Primer
O'Neil Green, MD
  
10:3011:45Lunch
  
10:3012:45RRT Role of Oxygen Evaluation and Six Minute Walk Test
Donna Hawk, RRT
  
1:45Positive Airway Pressure and Oxygen Devices in the Outpatient Setting and Required Medicare Guidelines
Paula Aritan, MBA
2:45PAsthma in the Pediatric Population
Ersa Caylan, MD
  
3:45Adjourn

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 or planning committee have commercial relationships with commercial  companies providing goods or services used on patients.

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

There is free surface parking. Park in the upper half of the parking lot which is nearest the Education Center entrance. Enter through the glass foyer at the end of the building.

Meeting Room temperatures will fluctuate. 

Fahad Alroumi, MD*
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Physician
BMP Greenfield Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine

Paula M. Aritan*
Account Manager
Regional Home Care

Ersa Caylan, MD*
Assistant Professor
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Pediatric Pulmonologist
Baystate Children's Hospital

O'Neil Green, MD*
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Physician
Baystate Medical Center

Michele Hart, RN, BSN, AE-C*
Moderator

Pulmonary Nurse Clinician
Baystate Medical Center

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

Anne Lucey, BSN, RN*
Program Director

Regional Pulmonary Practice Manager
Baystate Health System

Victor Pinto-Plata, MD, MA*
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate

Chief, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Baystate Medical Center

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 or planning committee have commercial relationships with commercial  companies providing goods or services 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

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/30/2019
Course expires: 
05/31/2019

Price

Cost:
$95.00
Please login or register to take this course.
Register Early and SAVE $10

Enter Coupon Code:   Pulm2019

This coupon expires 14 days before the event.

In order to receive credit, the evaluation must be completed by:Fri, 05/31/2019 - 8:00am

We appreciate your business and sincerely wish to meet your educational needs.  We understand that the schedule of a busy professional, like yourself, is subject to change.  Therefore, we have included information about our refund/cancellation policies for your convenience below.

Cancellation:
If you must cancel, telephone Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education at 413-322-4242 and follow your call with a written/email request.  All cancellations will incur a $25.00 fee.  Please note that we cannot refund cancellations received less than two weeks (10 business days) before the program date.

Refund Policy:
Your refund, less a cancellation fee, will be processed within two (2) weeks from the date we receive the written notification.  For credit card refunds, please allow one to two (1-2) billing cycles for the credit to appear on your statement.

Specific Aids or Services:
Please call Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education at 413-322-4242 if, under the Americans with Disabilities Act, you require specific aids or services during your visit to this continuing education program.