2020 Pittsburgh International Lung Conference-Metabolism, and the Lung: Homeostasis, Immunity, and Disease
Physicians, Physician Assistant, Nurse, and Nurse Practitioner.
1. Understand the role of metabolism and the inflammasome on Cystic Fibrosis patients with pseudomonas colonization; consider novel therapy targeting the inflammasome (Gap 1) -Mcelvaney et al AJRCCM 2019.
2) Understand the changes to lung immune cell metabolism in patients with Asthma (Gap 2).
3) Understand the changes to lung immune cell metabolism in patients with COPD (Gap 3).
4) Consider the implications of beta agonist and inhaled steroid therapy on immune function and weigh the risks and benefits of therapy for asthmatic and COPD patients (Gap 4) -Weathington et al and Cloonan et al both AJRCCM 2019
5) Consider metabolism of immune cells in the containment and elimination of cancer as new immunotherapy for Cancer is becoming widely used (Gap 5) -Rivadeniera et al Immunity 2019 and Najjar et al JCI Insight 2019.
This activity is approved for the following credit: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM, ANCC, and AAPA Category 1 CME. Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 0.00 AAPA Category I CME
- 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 0.25 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 0.25 Attendance