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Home  >  Conferences  >  Bronchoscopy and Chest Tubes in the ICU March 2020
MOC : 15 | CME : 15 | Contact Hours : 15
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Bronchoscopy and Chest Tubes in the ICU is organized by American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) and will be held from Mar 20 - 21, 2020 at CHEST Innovation, Simulation, and Training Center, Glenview, Illinois, United States of America.

Target Audience:
Physicians and health-care professionals from pulmonary and critical care medicine, anesthesia, intensive care medicine, trauma, and thoracic surgery are encouraged to attend.

Physician Credit:

CHEST designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Statement:
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 15.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

Nursing Credit:
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 16433, for 15.0 contact hours.

Course Description:
Learn new skills in this interactive and hands-on course that uses cadavers,led by experts in bronchoscopy and procedure-related training. Course content will cover managing massive hemoptysis, bronchoscopy-guided percutaneous tracheostomy, foreign body extraction, chest tube placement, and bronchoscopy on critically ill patients requiring positive pressure ventilation.

The course was designed using the experiential learning model. Flipped classroom methodology will be used with online pre- and postcourse didactic materials to enhance knowledge gain and retention. The live event is focused on interactive, case-based discussions and hands-on sessions. Cognitive and technical skills assessments will be implemented to validate training.

• Hands-on practice, including various techniques for bronchoscopic intubation, foreign body removal using flexible bronchoscopic techniques, endobronchial blockers for massive hemoptysis, bronchoscopy for guiding percutaneous tracheostomy, chest tube placement, and techniques for performing NIPPV-assisted bronchoscopy
• Cognitive testing on issues pertinent to bronchoscopy in the ICU
• Skills testing on managing massive hemoptysis and bronchoscopy-guided percutaneous tracheostomy
• Interactive, audience participation with case-based sessions to encourage honest, individual responses. Group responses allow expert faculty to focus on the group, as well as each individual’s learning needs. Only interactive lectures in this course as they lead to better retention, better knowledge gain, and learner’s satisfaction

Learning Objectives:
After participating in this educational activity, you should be able to:
• Outline and demonstrate the various techniques for bronchoscopic intubation for difficult airway.
• Demonstrate foreign body removal using flexible bronchoscopic techniques: forceps, basket, and cryoprobe.
• Define the role and demonstrate the use of endobronchial blockers for massive hemoptysis.
• Utilize bronchoscopy technical skills for guiding percutaneous tracheostomy.
• Demonstrate equipment, setup, and techniques for performing NIPPV-assisted bronchoscopy.
• Demonstrate chest tube placement for pneumothorax management.

Discount for nonphysicians, advanced practice providers, and physicians-in-training - $700

Registration Desk

Contact No. : +1 (224) 521-9800


Registration Type Last Date Price
Nonmember - Conference Fee 19 Mar,2020 USD 1995.00
Member - Conference Fee 19 Mar,2020 USD 1645.00
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Venue Address

CHEST Innovation, Simulation, and Training Center
2595 Patriot Blvd
Glenview, Illinois, United States of America

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