COPD 2020: Current Guidelines and New Directions

Pittsburgh, PA US
December 7, 2019

Target Audience

Physicians (including Pulmonologists and PCP’s) respiratory therapists, nurses, and other health professionals

Learning Objectives

Objectives

At the end of this conference, physicians and other health care workers will:

• change their treatment approaches toCOPD based on an algorithmic evidence-based approach to clinical practice;

• learn the evidence-based benefits and risks of bronchoscopic lung volume reduction and be better able to select patients who may benefit by referral for this procedure;

• learn the evidence-based benefits of non-invasive ventilation and be better able to select patients who may benefit

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.75 AAPA Category I CME
  • 5.75 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.
  • 5.75 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 5.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
12/05/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Event starts: 
12/07/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
12/07/2019 - 3:00pm
Cost:
$5.00

Saturday, December 7, 2019                  University Club, Pittsburgh, PA

 

8:10 - 8:20 am                  Introduction

Frank Sciurba, MD, FCCP

Visiting Professor of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine         

8:20 – 9:00 am                 Evidence Based Treatment of COPD

Craig Riley, MD

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 

9:00 - 9:15 am                  Discussion

9:15 – 9:45 am                 Endobronchial Valves for Emphysema

Roy Semaan, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

9:45 – 9:55 am                 Discussion

9:55 – 10:10 am               Break

10:10 – 10:45 am            Non-Invasive Ventilation in COPD Chronic Respiratory Failure

Nicholas S. Hill, MD

Professor of Medicine

Tufts University School of Medicine

10:45 – 10:55 am             Discussion

10:55 – 11:25 am           Current Clinical Trials: Bronchoscopic Device and Biologic Intervention

for Airway Dominant/Exacerbator Subtypes

Frank Sciurba, MD, FCCP

Visiting Professor of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

11:25 – 11:35 am             Discussion

11:35 – 12:00 pm             Advances in the Science of COPD at the University of Pittsburgh

Jessica Bon Field, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

12:00 – 12:10 pm             Discussion

12:10 am – 1:00 pm         Lunch (provided)

1:00 – 1:30 pm                 Lung Cancer Screening

David Wilson, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

1:30 – 1:40 am                 Discussion

1:40 – 2:00 pm                 Lung Volume Reduction Surgery and Lung Transplantation

Pablo Sanchez, MD, PhD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

2:00 – 2:10 pm                 Discussion

2:10 - 3:00 pm                  Panel Discussion & Case Presentations

All Faculty

Moderator:  Frank Sciurba, MD, FCCP

3:00 pm                           Adjournment

University Club
123 University Pl
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
United States

Course Director:

Frank C. Sciurba, MD, FCCP

Professor of Medicine

Director, Emphysema/COPD Research Center

Director, Pulmonary Function Exercise Physiology Laboratory

Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Organizing Committee:

Natalie Covalt, RN

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Deborah Piontek, BA, RRT, RPFT

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Frank C. Sciurba, MD, FCCP

Professor of Medicine

Director, Emphysema/COPD Research Center

Director, Pulmonary Function Exercise Physiology Laboratory

Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Lauren Spiegel, MHS, PA-C

Staff Physician Assistant

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Speakers:

 

Rime Abbas, MD

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Jessica Bon Field, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine

Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program

Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Nicholas S. Hill, MD

Professor of Medicine

Chief, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Division

Tufts University School of Medicine

 

Craig Riley, MD

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Pablo Sanchez, MD, PhD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Vice Chairman, Benign Lung Diseases

Surgical Director, Lung Transplantation and ECMO

Director, Lung Transplant Research

Director, Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion (EVLP) Program

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

University of Pittsburgh

 

Frank C. Sciurba, MD, FCCP

Professor of Medicine

Director, Emphysema/COPD Research Center

Director, Pulmonary Function Exercise Physiology Laboratory

Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Roy Semaan, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Director, Interventional Pulmonary Program at UPMC

Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity including members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, and/or content reviewers have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

 

The following relevant financial relationships were disclosed: 

 

Nicholas S. Hill, MD               Grant/Research Support:  Fisher Paykel

Consultant:  Philips Respironics, Fisher Paykel

CE Speakers’ Bureau:  Philips Respironics, Fisher Paykel

 

Craig Riley, MD                      Grant/Research Support:  NIH NHLBI

Consultant:  UPMC Health Plan

 

Frank S. Sciurba, MD             Grant/Research Support:  NIH

Consultant:  GlaxoSmithKline, Boehringer Ingelheim, Verona, AstraZeneca

 

No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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

Physicians

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 5.75 contact hours.

Physician Assistant (AAPA)

The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 5.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Other health care professionals

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.

Available Credit

  • 5.75 AAPA Category I CME
  • 5.75 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.
  • 5.75 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 5.75 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
12/05/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2020

Price

Cost:
$5.00
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Scroll down to the “December 7, 2019 – COPD 2020: Current Guidelines and New Directions” section on the web page.  Click the registration button and enter all the requested information.  After registering, an electronic confirmation will be sent to you.  Online registration is complete upon receipt of a confirmation email.  If you do not receive this email within 5–7 days of registration, please contact Theresa Dobransky at 412-624-8856. To assure participation, registration and payment are expected by December 1, 2019.

 

Registration Fees

Registration Fee

 

     -  Faculty, Physicians, and Senior Investigators

$50.00

     -  Fellows, Nurses, and other health professionals

$30.00

          - (speakers/organizing committee are fee waived)

              $0