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Conference Brochure

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 2020 is organized by Harvard Medical School (HMS), The Penzias Group and will be held from Apr 26 - 29, 2020 at Royal Sonesta Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America.

Who Should Attend:
• Pulmonologists
• Critical Care Physicians
• Internists
• Nurse Practitioners
• Physician Assistants
• Residents and Fellows

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 35.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

• Pulmonary and Critical Care Course alone: 31.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
• Sleep Medicine Workshop: 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
• Interventional Pulmonology Workshop: 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Course Description:
The objective of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 2020 is to review subjects of major clinical importance together with current approaches to their diagnosis and their management. The topics include a variety of intensive care issues such as sepsis, ARDS, vasopressors, and ventilator management, as well as pulmonary issues such as lung transplantation, interstitial lung disease, COPD, pulmonary hypertension, cough, pleural disease, sleep apnea, pneumonia, tuberculous and non tuberculous mycobacteria, asthma, the management of thromboembolism, and lung cancer. The course utilizes lectures and case discussion, supplemented by extensive lecture notes and an accompanying bibliography, and informal meet-the-professor sessions.

The program features expert speakers with diverse teaching methodologies, including lecture seminars, case discussion and expert panels (Meet-the-Professor) for interactive question/answer sessions. The use of multiple learning methodologies to engage the learners in the educational process will assist them in developing new
strategies to use in their daily practice.

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 2020 is presented in the highest standard of academic rigor. The topics presented are evidence based, and will inform and inspire the participants to retain the newly acquired knowledge and incorporate it into their daily practice

Comprehensive updates and strategies for state-of-the-art care
Led by Harvard Medical School faculty, this comprehensive course, which has sold out each of the past 4 years, provides education and updates to optimize your care of patients with:

• Chronic cough
• Lung nodules
• Sleep apnea
• Asthma
• Influenza
• Sarcoidosis
• Sepsis
• Thromboembolism
• Lung cancer
• Interstitial lung disease
• Palliative care
• Pulmonary hypertension
• Mycobacterial disease
• Mechanical ventilation
• Robotic bronchoscopy
• Lung transplantation
• Bronchiectasis

All sessions are led by master clinicians who deliver information in inspiring and entertaining ways, and provide specific recommendations to incorporate the latest updates into your practice, including:

• High-flow oxygen therapy for respiratory failure
• Gut and lung microbiome: emerging implications for lung health
• Incorporating new biologic therapies into your practice
• Pulmonary embolus: the latest treatment strategies
• Expanded diagnostic options for mycobacterial infection
• New practice recommendations for treating sepsis
• ICU advances for ECMO and delirium
• Guidance to conduct end-of-life discussions
• Lung cancer: new targeted therapies and immunotherapies
• Updates in pulmonary pathology
• Endobronchial volume reduction
• Robotic bronchoscopy

Participants also get a glimpse into the future of the field with short talks given by world-renowned experts on exciting, cutting-edge topics.

Reasons to Attend in 2020:
Practitioners from around the world attend this course for:
• The most current guidelines for treating sepsis
• Update on vaping-related lung disease
• Gut and lung microbiome: emerging implications for lung health
• Best practices to apply the newest asthma and COPD drugs
• Guidance to navigate controversies surrounding therapeutic hypothermia and post-cardiac arrest neurologic prognosis
• New approaches that improve outcomes for patients with unexplained chronic cough
• When and how to utilize high-flow oxygen
• When to consider ECMO in a hypoxemic patient
• 2020 guidelines for management of lung nodules
• Proper usage of new antithrombotic agents
• Targeted therapies and immunotherapies for lung cancer
• When to consider lung transplantation
• When and how to use the new drugs in IPF
• Expert advice on mycobacterial diagnostics and therapy
• 2020 updates for severe influenza: pathogenesis, and when and how to employ the new antiviral agents
• New concepts in the use of vasopressors in septic shock
• New drugs and combinations in pulmonary hypertension
• New management strategies for pulmonary embolus

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
• Evaluate the pathophysiology of lung disease and critical illness, including key pathologic and radiologic features
• Apply evidence from recent literature to clinical case management
• Follow new clinical practice guidelines to improve patient outcomes
• Utilize diagnostic and therapeutic tools offered by specialists outside of pulmonary and critical care medicine to optimally care for complicated patients

Optional Half-day Workshops:
Sleep Medicine for the Pulmonologist
Wednesday Afternoon, 1:30 – 4:45 pm

Interventional Pulmonology Tools and Techniques: Technology Review, Showcase, Simulations, and Hands-On Learning

Wednesday Afternoon, 1:00 – 4:30 pm

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Molly Leah Paras
Molly Leah Paras

Infectious Disease

Calvin Kaiming Huang
Calvin Kaiming Huang

Emergency Medicine

Paul D. Biddinger
Paul D. Biddinger

Emergency Medicine

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Registration Desk

Contact No. : 617-384-8600

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Venue Address

Royal Sonesta Boston
40 Edwin H Land Blvd
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States Of America

Official Hotel

Royal Sonesta Boston,

40 Edwin H Land Blvd,

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America 02142,

+1 617-806-4200

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Session Details

Session Topic Start Time End Time Location Speakers

Workshop Details

Title Start Time End Time Workshop Fee
Sleep Medicine for the Pulmonologist 29 Apr 2020 01:30 PM 29 Apr 2020 04:45 PM USD 185.00
Interventional Pulmonology Tools and Techniques: Technology Review, Showcase, Simulations, and 29 Apr 2020 01:00 PM 29 Apr 2020 04:30 PM USD 345.00

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