17th Annual Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Conference

17th Annual Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Conference
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 7:30am - Saturday, October 2, 2021 - 4:30pm

This conference is designed to update attendees regarding the evidence supporting best current clinical practices in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine.  The information presented is intended to enhance clinical competence in the diagnosis and treatment of selected pulmonary, critical care and sleep disease states.

Designed For

Primary Care Physicians, Hospitalists, Pulmonologists, Intensivists, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Sleep Technologists, EMS Personnel, Fellows, Residents, Students and Other Interested Health Care Providers

Jointly Provided By

Creighton University School of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Creighton University Office of Continuing Education
CHI Health


Day 1: Friday, October 1, 2021

Purpose

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a major impact on all facets of our life. This year’s Sleep Medicine update has been designed to provide a select focus on the impact of Covid-19 infection on sleep medicine.

Major topics covered under this theme include impact of Covid-19 infection on the current and future practice of sleep medicine, incorporation of consumer electronics in sleep medicine, new pharmacotherapeutics in sleep medicine along with a highlight of the important articles in Sleep Medicine-Year in Review.

The afternoon sessions will focus on the impact of recall of Respironics PAP devices, a review of sleep lab medical emergencies and difficult PAP titrations along with a perspective on daylight savings time. The final session will review the science of upper airway stimulation therapy with a focus on patient selection, surgical approaches, and outcomes with upper airway stimulation therapy.

Objectives

  • Review the different consumer electronics being used by patients and its impact on sleep medicine practice.
  • Understand and adapt to the changes in sleep medicine practice due to Covid-19 infection.
  • Interpret the most important articles in Sleep Medicine for this past year.
  • Review the new pharmacotherapeutics in sleep medicine with a focus on insomnia and hypersomnia.
  • Discuss the background and impact on patient care related to the Respironics PAP devices recall.
  • Recognize the medical emergencies encountered in a sleep lab.
  • Understand and review steps to manage difficult PAP titrations.
  • Learn the background on daylight savings time and its impact on sleep health.
  • Understand the science and patient selection criteria for upper airway stimulation therapy.
  • Review of the surgical approaches for upper airway stimulation therapy
  • Review the follow up and outcomes associated with upper airway stimulation therapy.

Schedule

7:30 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction

Naresh A. Dewan, MD

Session I

7:45 a.m.
Pharmacotherapeutics in Sleep Medicine: An Update
Mark A. Malesker, PharmD, FCCP, FCCP, FCCM, FASHP, BCPS

8:45 a.m.
COVID-19 Infection: Impact on Current and Future Sleep Medicine Practice    
Keynote Speaker: Indira Gurubhagavatula, MD, MPH

9:45 a.m.
Break and Visit Exhibits

Session II

10 a.m.
Sleep Medicine: Year in Review

Indira Gurubhagavatula, MD, MPH

11 a.m.
Consumer Sleep Technology: Gadgets and Gizmos
Maryann C. Deak, MD

12 p.m.
Lunch and Visit Exhibits

Session III

1 p.m.
Respironics PAP Devices Recall: An Update
Naresh A. Dewan, MD

1:30 p.m.
Sleep Lab Medical Emergencies
Nancy A. Collop, MD

2 p.m.
Difficult PAP Titrations
Nancy A. Collop, MD                                                                      

2:30 p.m.
Daylight Savings Time: How Should we set the Clock?
Salam Salman, MD

3 p.m.
Q & A

3:15 p.m.
Break and Visit Exhibits

Session IV

3:30 p.m.
Upper Airway Stimulation Therapy: Science and Patient selection
Jayme R. Dowdall, MD

4 p.m.
Upper Airway Stimulation Therapy: Surgical Approaches
Zafar Sayed, MD

4:30 p.m.
Upper Airway Stimulation Therapy: Follow up and Outcomes
Stanley V. Thomas, MD

5 p.m.
Q&A and Post-Course Evaluation
     
Naresh A. Dewan, MD      

5:15 PM
Adjournment Day One


Day 2:  Saturday, October 2, 2021

Purpose

This conference is designed to update attendees regarding the evidence supporting best current clinical practices in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine.  The information presented is intended to enhance clinical competence in the diagnosis and treatment of selected pulmonary, critical care and sleep disease states.

Objectives

  • Identify significant updates in pulmonary and critical care medicine as supported by literature from the last year
  • Review updates from the last year in pulmonary and critical care medicine
  • List the advancements and therapeutic options for antifibrotic lung diseases
  • Discuss current lung cancer screening guidelines and the implementation of biomarkers on risk stratification
  • Recognize the importance of nutrition in the critically ill population
  • Examine the current utility of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation on the patient who is critically ill with COVID-19
  • Explore the additional therapies currently in use for the treatment of COVID-19
  • Differentiate the variable outcomes in survivors of COVID-19 and the current options for treating impaired lung function
  • Summarize the utilization of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in the acute / emergency setting and it’s use in Extracorporeal Life Support
  • Recognize end of life needs in advanced lung disease and what therapies are used to provide palliative care.
  • Review the current guidelines for treatment of pulmonary hypertension as well as updates in therapy
  • Differentiate causes of acute kidney injury in the ICU and understand the utilization of renal replacement therapy
  • Discuss venous thromboembolism and the updates in pharmacotherapy for anticoagulation

Schedule

8 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction

Adam D. Highley, MD

Session I

8:15 a.m.
Updates in Pulmonary and Critical Care Literature 2020-2021

Adam D. Highley, MD

8:45 a.m.
Updates in Pulmonary and Critical Care Pharmacology 2020-2021

Mark A. Malesker, PharmD, FCCP, FCCP, FCCM, FASHP, BCPS

9:15 a.m.
Updates in Antifibrotic Therapy

Daniel M. Hershberger, MD

9:45 a.m.
Break and Visit Exhibits

Session II

10 a.m.
Extracorporeal Life Support in the ER and the Field

Joshua P. Miller, MD

10:30 a.m.
Critical Care Nutrition

Jeffrey C. Macaraeg, MD

11 a.m.
COVID 19 and ECMO: A Review of Therapy and Literature

Robert W. Plambeck, MD

11:30 a.m.
COVID 19 and Current Therapies

Nikhil Jagan, MBBS

12 p.m.
Lunch and Visit Exhibits

Session III

12:30 p.m.
Long COVID - pulmonary complications

Shraddha M. Narechania, MBBS

1 p.m.
Current and Novel Approaches to Pulmonary Nodules

Carolina A. Landeen, MD

1:30 p.m.
Palliative Care for the End-of-Life Pulmonary Patient

Lou A. Lukas, MD

2 p.m.
Break and Visit Exhibits

Session IV

2:15 p.m.
Updates in Pulmonary Hypertension

Michael J. Sanley, MD

2:45 p.m.
Acute Kidney Injury and Renal Replacement Therapy in the ICU

Mohamad A. Alhajhusain, MD

3:15 p.m.
2021 Updates to Venous Thromboembolism Antithrombotic Therapy Guidelines

Lee E. Morrow, MD, MSc

3:45 p.m.
Questions and Closing

Adam D. Highley, MD

4 p.m.
Adjournment Day Two


Registration

Friday, October 1, 2021
Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists: $110
Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Sleep Technologists, EMS Personnel, Mental Health Providers and Other Health Care Professionals: $60

CHI Health Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists: $100
CHI Health Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Sleep Technologists, EMS Personnel, Mental Health Providers and Other Health Care Professionals: $50

Fellows, Residents and Full-Time Students: $30

Saturday, October 2, 2021
Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists: $110
Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Sleep Technologists, EMS Personnel, Mental Health Providers and Other Health Care Professionals: $60

CHI Health Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists: $100
CHI Health Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Sleep Technologists, EMS Personnel, Mental Health Providers and Other Health Care Professionals: $50

Fellows, Residents and Full-Time Students: $30

2-Day Combined Registrations
Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists: $150
Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Sleep Technologists, EMS Personnel, Mental Health Providers and Other Health Care Professionals: $100

CHI Health Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists: $130
CHI Health Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Sleep Technologists, EMS Personnel, Mental Health Providers and Other Health Care Professionals: $80

Fellows, Residents and Full-Time Students: $40

Remote Video Conferencing
16th Annual Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Conference will be available via remote video conferencing. This is a web-based conferencing system and can be viewed on most electronic devices individually or as a group. Each video conferencing participant will be assessed a registration fee. This fee applies to each video conferencing participant regardless of the number of attendees at each site and the profession of each participant.

Individuals that have registered to attend the conference via remote video conferencing will receive an email with a link to join the conference.

Refund Policy

Continuing education and professional development courses may be cancelled by the attendee in writing up to 7 days before the course begins for a full refund, less a $25 processing fee. No refund will be given 7 days prior to the course. Some courses are not eligible for a refund; these exceptions are noted in specific course descriptions. If a course is cancelled by the University for non-weather related issues, the student will be notified and a full refund will be processed. In the event of a weather related closure, the course will be rescheduled.


Education Credit

Category 1
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Nurse CE
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 14.75 contact hours for nurses.  Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Pharmacy
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE).  The 17th Annual Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Conference is accredited for 14.75 hour(s) for completion of all CE Sessions on October 1-2, 2021. The 17th Annual Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Conference is a knowledge-based activity

AARC
AAST CRCE Program Application has been submitted for approval.

AAST
This program has been approved for 7.5 AAST Continuing Education Credits (CECs) by the American Association of Sleep Technologists.  2510 North Frontage Road, Darien, IL  60561.  Program #

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education and CHI Health. Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) 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.

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