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Medical Conferences  >  Board Review Courses  >  Mechanical Ventilation: Advanced Critical Care Management February 2020
MOC : 18.75 | CME : 18.75 | Contact Hours : 18.75

Mechanical Ventilation: Advanced Critical Care Management February 2020

Feb 27 12:00 AM - Feb 29 12:00 AM, 2020   |   Glenview, Illinois  United States of America
Organized by : American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)
Specialties : Respiratory Therapy
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Mechanical Ventilation: Advanced Critical Care Management is organized by American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) and will be held from Feb 27 - 29, 2020 at CHEST Innovation, Simulation, and Training Center, Glenview, Illinois, United States of America.

Target Audience:
Pulmonary and critical care fellows, physicians, intensivists, advanced practice providers, and respiratory therapists are encouraged to attend.

Physician Credit:

CHEST designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.75 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 18.75 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 18.75 contact hours.

Course Description:
Acquire extensive knowledge in advanced techniques and skills for mechanical ventilation in the critically ill patient—including the latest advances in ventilator technology—through lectures, interactive discussion, hands-on small group workshops, and case-based exercises. This comprehensive, 2 ½ day interactive program emphasizes practical solutions for issues related to patients in respiratory failure. Topics include:

• Ventilator modes
• Respiratory system mechanics
• Ventilator-induced lung injury
• Management of obstructive and parenchymal lung disease
• Management of severe hypoxemia
• Patient-ventilator interactions and synchrony
• Noninvasive ventilation

Learning Objectives:
After participating in this educational activity, you should be able to:

• Review the principles of mechanical ventilation with a focus on protecting the lungs.
• Analyze ventilator graphics for changing lung mechanics and for optimal patient ventilator synchrony.
• Define ventilatory management of parenchymal lung injury, obstructive disease, and severe hypoxemia.
• Demonstrate the indications and patient selection for venovenous extracorporeal support (VV ECMO).
• Discuss mechanical ventilation liberation strategies.
• Discuss controversial topics related to mechanical ventilation strategies.

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

Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.

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

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