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

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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: 
12/07/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Event starts: 
12/07/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
12/07/2019 - 3:00pm

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 Sciurba, MD, FCCP

Visiting Professor of Medicine

Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

 

All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

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: 
12/07/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Please login or register to take this course.

Visit our online registration site at https://ccehs.upmc.com/liveFormalCourses.jsf

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