Apr 12 - 15 2018


6:45 am - 10:15 am



Multidisciplinary Update in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine 2018

The Multidisciplinary Update in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 2018 course will provide a state-of-the-art update on clinical advances in pulmonary and critical care medicine. A multidisciplinary faculty from Mayo Clinic provide a comprehensive approach to the current evaluation and management of various respiratory diseases. Topics include: airway disease, critical care, interstitial lung diseases, and sleep disorders.

Course Highlights

  • State-of-the-art update on clinical advances in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine.
  • Comprehensive approach to current evaluation and management of various respiratory diseases.
  • Preventative and therapeutic techniques for optimal patient experiences.
  • The latest developments in medical practice guidelines provided by leaders in pulmonary and critical care medicine, pulmonary pathology, and radiology.

Target Audience

Pulmonologists, Intensivists, General Internists, Hospitalists, Thoracic Surgeons, Anesthesiologists, Sleep and Emergency Room Specialists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and Allied Health Professionals who deal with areas of pulmonary and critical care medicine that will find this course of value in their daily practice.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the guidelines for step-down therapy in asthma care.
  • Recognize the problems associated with prolonged Intensive Care Unit stays.
  • Identify the developments in personalized sepsis management of Intensive Care Unit patients.
  • Describe the current treatment of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.
  • Review the latest treatment and prognosis of Connective Tissue Disease-Associated Interstitial Lung Diseases.
  • Describe the pathological patterns of the various interstitial lung diseases.
  • Summarize a radiological approach to diagnosing various interstitial lung diseases.
  • Assess the evaluation and treatment of patients with pleural disease.
  • Review the recent advances in thoracic surgery.
  • Describe the recent advances in bronchoscopy.
  • Review the evaluation and treatment of patients with chronic sinusitis.
  • Describe the current status of technology in improving care of patients with sleep apnea.

The event is finished.