UPMC Hamot 2020 Pulmonary Update

Erie, PA US
April 17, 2020

Due to COVID-19, the UPMC Hamot 2020 Pulmonary Update is being cancelled. All paid registrations will be refunded in full.

Save the date for next year: April 9, 2021

Target Audience

Primary care physicians, hospitalists, advanced practice providers, and nurses, as well as other healthcare professionals will benefit from attendance at this activity.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the history and prevalence of vaping
  • Review the current CDC approach for vaping
  • Discuss the basic types of chest imaging available
  • Analyze the results of chest radiography
  • Review next steps after receiving abnormal chest imaging results
  • Identify common indications for thoracic surgery
  • Compare and contrast the advantages and limitations of minimally invasive thoracic surgery techniques
  • Review the various types of lung cancer
  • Describe the current standard and novel treatment options for lung cancer
  • Discuss future directions in lung cancer diagnosis and treatment
  • Assess various multidisciplinary approaches to a lung cancer patient case
  • Discuss the pathophysiology of Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
  • Review the diagnostic modalities and treatment options for Alpha-1
  • Assess the impact Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency has from a patient perspective
  • Review the classifications of pleural effusions
  • Discuss the diagnostic approach of pleural effusions
  • Describe the therapeutic options for pleural effusions                                
  • Discuss rationale for various aspects of pulmonary function testing
  • Recognize appropriate testing for patients with suspected lung disease
  • Review pulmonary function test results and reports
  • Describe pulmonary rehab guidelines for inclusion and treatment modalities
  • Discuss the importance of pulmonary rehab as an adjunct modality to pulmonary treatment
  • Review benchmark goals and logistics of a pulmonary rehab program

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.50 AAPA Category I CME
  • 6.50 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.
  • 6.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 6.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/28/2020
Course expires: 
04/16/2020
Event starts: 
04/17/2020 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
04/17/2020 - 6:00pm
Cost:
$1.00

Program Agenda

7:15 – 8 a.m.

Registration/Continental Breakfast

8 – 8:05 a.m.

Introduction

Mario Kinsella, MD

8:05 – 8:25 a.m.

Changing Face of Vaping

Anand Popuri, DO

8:25 – 8:55 a.m.

Thoracic Radiology for the General Practitioner

Aaron Rucks, DO

8:55 – 9:25 a.m.

Advances in Thoracic Surgery

Manisha Shende, MD

9:25 – 9:40 a.m.

Refreshment Break

9:40 – 10:10 a.m.

21st Century Approach to Lung Cancer

David Seastone, DO, PhD

10:10 – 10:55 a.m.

Case Presentation

Peter Depowski, MD; Stephen Kovacs, DO; Aaron Rucks, DO; David Seastone, DO; Manisha Shende, MD

 

10:55 – 11:20 a.m.

AM Panel Discussion

Faculty Panel

11:20 – 12:15 p.m.

Lunch and Networking

12:15 – 1 p.m.

The Little-Known Cause of COPD

Stephen Kovacs, DO

1 – 1:45 p.m.

Life After Alpha-1

Len Geiger, BS

1:45 – 2 p.m.

Refreshment Break

2 – 2:30 p.m.

A Lifesaver’s Guide to Treading Water in a Sea of Pleural Effusion

Christopher Lau, MD

2:30 – 3 p.m.

The Basics of Pulmonary Function Testing

Mario Kinsella, MD

3 – 3:30 p.m.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation – The Treatment Modality You Can’t Do Without

Josh Henry, Stephen Kovacs, DO

3:30 – 4 p.m.

PM Panel Discussion

Faculty Panel

4 p.m.

Closing Remarks and Adjournment

Bayfront Convention Center
1 Sassafras Pier
Erie, PA 16507
United States
+1 (814) 455-1260

The Bayfront Convention Center in Erie is connected to the Sheraton Bayfront Hotel and Courtyard Bayfront.

Attire:

Attire for the seminar is business casual. Since meeting room temperatures and personal comfort levels vary, it is recommended that you bring a sweater or jacket to the conference.

Special Needs:

Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs (i.e. gluten free or vegan meal, private room for nursing mothers, handicap accessibility) will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by calling UPMC Hamot’s CME office at 800-352-2553 or 814-877-5691.

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COURSE DIRECTORS:

 

Mario Kinsella, MD, FCCP, FAASM

Department of Pulmonology
 
UPMC Hamot
 
 

Stephen Kovacs, DO, FCCP

Department of Pulmonology

UPMC Hamot

FACULTY:

Peter Depowski, MD

Chief, Division of Laboratory Medicine

UPMC Hamot

Christopher Lau, MD

Department of Pulmonology

UPMC Hamot

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Anand Popuri, DO, MS

Pulmonology Fellowship

UPMC Hamot

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Aaron Rucks, DO, MS

Department of Radiology

UPMC Hamot

David Seastone, DO, PhD

Department of Oncology

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

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Manisha Shende, MD

Department of Thoracic Surgery

UPMC Hamot


Special thanks to the members of our planning committee:

Dawn Brown RT (R), ARRT, Haylee Esposito, Mario Kinsella, MD, Stephen Kovacs, DO, Brenna Lee, PA-C, Margaret Pett, and Sally Sunseri, RN 

ACCREDITATION

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

PHYSICIAN (CME)

The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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 6.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

NURSING (CNE)

A maximum of 6.5 nursing contact hours will be awarded. Participants will be able to claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the program.

OTHER HEALTHCARE 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.

PENDING

AAFP

AOA Category 1-A Credit

Available Credit

  • 6.50 AAPA Category I CME
  • 6.50 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.
  • 6.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 6.50 Attendance

If you are interested in exhibiting, please contact the Hamot CME Department at 814-877-5691, or send an e-mail to HAM_CME@upmc.edu

Price

Cost:
$1.00
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Due to COVID-19, the UPMC Hamot 2020 Pulmonary Update is being postponed/canceled. All paid registrations will be refunded in full.