1. Understand the epidemiology, pathogenesis and treatment of the acute chest syndrom of sickle cell disease
  2. Understand how to regognize fat emboli syndrome and rapidly progressive ACS
  3. Understand future directions in the treatment of ACS



Elizabeth S. Klings, MD 
Associate Professor of Medicine 
Director, Pulmonary Hypertenstion Center, Boston University School of Medicine


Dr.  Klings has financial relationship(s) with commercial interest(s) with Grant/Research Support with the following:

Actelion pharmaceuticals, Pfizer, Eiger, Reata, Arena, Bayer and Incyte (all managed by Boston University); UptoDate - royalties


Session date: 
10/24/2018 - 8:00am to 9:00am EDT
Chestnut Conference Room 1AB
759 Chestnut St
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Risk Management

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