Title
Category
Credits
Event date
Cost
  • American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC CRCE)
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC Contact Hours
  • BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • BCIPE Risk Management
$0.00
This training will focus on COPD best practices, noninvasive ventilation (NIV) use for COPD patients, and interprofessional training for clinicians treating COPD patients. The NIV training will cover patient selection, monitoring, and weaning to reduce NIV failure and improve patient outcomes. Interprofessional training will provide skills to create and strengthen teamwork when treating COPD patients. Case studies will reinforce the best practices for COPD, proper delivery of NIV, and provide a practice of interprofessional teamwork skills.
  • American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC CRCE)
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC Contact Hours
  • BCIPE Instructional Hours
$0.00
This training will focus on triage, treatment, and discharge when caring for a hospitalized patient with COVID-19. This presentation will NOT address the care of the patient with COVID-19 that requires ICU support with Mechanical Ventilation and/or ECMO.Dr. Benjamin J. Freda,  DO and Dr. Lauren Westafer DO, MPH, MS were both involved in Baystate Health's response to COVID-19. They worked on the clinical guidelines, protocols, and review of the literature. Dr. Freda is a hospitalist, and Dr. Westafer is an ER doctor. 
  • American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC CRCE)
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC Contact Hours
$0.00
The goal of this presentation is to reduce adverse events and increase patient safety while using noninvasive ventilation through the use of an algorithm designed for patients with a COPD exacerbation and through the use of teamwork.
  • American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC CRCE)
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC Contact Hours
$0.00
This presentation will focus on describing the classification of the severity of COPD exacerbation, the pathophysiology of exacerbation and risk factors, and the main pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments.
  • American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC CRCE)
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC Contact Hours
$0.00
This presentation will focus on describing the evidence behind using steroids, antibiotics, and noninvasive ventilation in patients with COPD.
  • American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC CRCE)
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC Contact Hours
$0.00
This presentation will focus on understanding patient perception of noninvasive ventilation (behind the mask) based on interviews with patients and prior literature. It will also outline possible strategies to improve tolerance with noninvasive ventilation.
  • AAPA Category 1 CME credit
  • ACPE Contact Hours
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC Contact Hours
  • BCIPE Instructional Hours
09/21/2021
$0.00
Depending on your comfort level, you have the option of attending this symposium IN PERSON at the Log Cabin, LIVE STREAMING from your computer or RECORDED for future viewing.  Details, as well as a link to view the symposium through live streaming and recorded will be provided soon. Goal:The goal of this educational activity is to provide an update on the diagnosis and management of common mental health issues presenting to clinicians in the primary care setting.