UPMC Hamot 2021 Pulmonary Update

April 9, 2021

Goal

Join your colleagues and gain the latest updates and practice guidelines in pulmonary care! This activity has been designed to increase the participant's knowledge of some of the most common pitfalls in pulmonary medicine. Specific topics were selected based on current therapies, treatments, and ways to improve pulmonary care for patients. Electronic handouts will be made available to conference attendees. This activity is expected to result in increased confidence in making a diagnosis and providing effective treatment, referral, and follow-up care with the overall goal of improving patient outcomes.

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
  • 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
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: 
01/18/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
04/09/2021 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
04/09/2021 - 6:00pm
Cost:
$1.00

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference will be held virtually, as a Teams LIVE event. 

Pre-registrants will be sent links prior to the conference, and all links will be available on the conference website for those who have registered. 

All presentations will be taking place live eastern standard time (EST)

COURSE DIRECTORS:

 

Mario Kinsella, MD, FCCP, FAASM

Department of Pulmonology
 
UPMC Hamot
 

Stephen Kovacs, DO, FCCP

Department of Pulmonology

UPMC Hamot

FACULTY:

Mihir Buch, DO

Division of Pulmonary Medicine

UPMC Hamot

UPMC Hamot Comprehensive Lung Center

 

Peter Depowski, MD

Chief, Division of Laboratory Medicine

UPMC Hamot

 

Len Geiger, BS

The Alpha-1 Foundation

 

Mario Kinsella, MD, FCCP, FAASM

Division of Pulmonary Medicine

UPMC Hamot

UPMC Comprehensive Lung Center

 

Stephen Kovacs, DO, FCCP

Division of Pulmonary Medicine

UPMC Hamot

UPMC Comprehensive Lung Center

 

Christopher Lau, MD

Division of Pulmonary Medicine

UPMC Hamot

UPMC Comprehensive Lung Center

 

Marjorie Maxwell

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

UPMC Hamot

 

David Seastone, DO, PhD

Division of Hematology/Oncology

UPMC Hamot

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center - Erie

 


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 Catherine Watson, DNP, CRNP

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 6.0 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 6.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

NURSING (CNE)

A maximum of 6.0 nursing contact hours will be awarded. Participants will be able to claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the program.

AOA Category 1-A Credit

The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine designates this program for a maximum of six hours of AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity. 

AAFP

This Live activity, UPMC Hamot 2021 Pulmonary Update, with a beginning date of 04/09/2021, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6.0 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

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.

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 814-877-4011, or send an e-mail to HAM_CME@upmc.edu

Price

Cost:
$1.00
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Journal Entry Form_1.pdf

MEB Tracking Form reviewed 7-6-2020.pdf

CANCELLATION POLICY

Tuition for cancellations before March 29, 2021 will be completely refunded. After March 29, 2021, a $10 administration fee will be assessed. No refunds will be made after April 8, 2021. However, substitutes are welcome. Please notify UPMC Hamot’s CME Department of substitutions and cancellations via email to ham_cme@upmc.edu or by telephone at 814-877-4011, or via USPS mail to: UPMC Hamot CME Department, 201 State St., Erie, PA 16550.

IF YOU ARE REQUIRED TO PAY BY CHECK, PLEASE CONTACT THE HAMOT CME DEPARTMENT AT:

814-877-5691 OR E-MAIL HAM_CME@UPMC.EDU