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Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 2019

Royal Sonesta Boston | Massachusetts, USA
From 1175 to 1375 USD
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Title: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 2019
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Dates: From Apr, 28, 2019 to May, 1, 2019
Location: Massachusetts, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 1175 to 1375 USD
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The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 34.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



For the purpose of recertification, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board and American Nurses Credentialing Center accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education). We would also suggest that learners check with their state licensing board to ensure they accept reciprocity with AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for re-licensure.



The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification. We would also suggest that learners check with their state licensing board to ensure they accept reciprocity with AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for re-licensure.



The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognizes conferences and workshops held outside of Canada that are developed by a university, academy, hospital, specialty society or college as accredited group learning activities.



Through an agreement between the American Medical Association and the European Union of Medical Specialists, physicians may convert AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to an equivalent number of European CME Credits® (ECMECs®). Information on the process of converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to ECMECs® can be found at:



This course is designed to meet one or more of the following American Board of Medical Specialties and Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education competencies: patient care and procedural skills, medical knowledge, practice-based learning and improvement, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism, and systems-based practice.



This course is designed to meet one or more of the following Institute of Medicine competencies: provide patient-centered care, work in interdisciplinary teams, employ evidence-based practice, and apply quality improvement

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  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

State-of-the-Art Practices for Diagnosis, Examination, Treatment, and Patient Counseling

This comprehensive course provides education and updates to optimize your care of patients with:

Chronic cough


Lung nodules

Sleep apnea








Lung cancer

Interstitial lung disease

Pulmonary hypertension

Mycobacterial disease

Mechanical ventilation

Neurological emergencies

Pleural disease

Lung transplantation


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

New biologic therapies

Pulmonary embolus: the latest treatment strategies

Expanded diagnostic options for mycobacterial infection

New recommendations for treating sepsis

ICU advances for ECMO and delirium

Guidance to conduct end-of-life discussions

Lung cancer: new targeted therapies and immunotherapies

Influenza: pathogenesis and emerging therapies

New oral antimicrobial agents

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


Practitioners from around the world attend this course for:

The most current guidelines for treating sepsis

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 (including if and when to use it)

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

2019 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

2019 updates for severe influenza: pathogenesis, and when and how to employ peramivir, zanamivir, oseltamivir

New concepts in the use of vasopressors in septic shock

New drugs and combinations in pulmonary hypertension

New management strategies for pulmonary embolus


Sleep Medicine for the Practicing Pulmonologist

Wednesday Afternoon, 1:30 pm – 4:45 pm

This special program provides a timely opportunity to learn about recent advances in Sleep Medicine and how they impact our practice of pulmonology.

Highlights of this practical, interactive educational experience include:

Updates for diagnosis and management of sleep-disordered breathing

State-of-the-art management algorithms

New technologies vs. the “gold standard” polysomnogram

Improved adherence to therapy

Led by Harvard Medical School’s James Mojica, MD, a nationally and internationally recognized specialist in both Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine, participants will leave with specific recommendations to improve the clinical care of patients with sleep disorders.


Todd L. Astor, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Lorenzo Berra, MD, Assistant Professor of Anaesthesia

Paul D. Biddinger, MD, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Katharine E. Black, MD, Instructor in Medicine

Bartolome R. Celli, MD, Professor of Medicine

Frank B. Cortazar, MD, Instructor in Medicine

Bethany-Rose Daubman, MD, Instructor in Medicine

Benjamin T. Davis, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Maha Farhat, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Erik E. Folch, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Michael A. Gillette, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Leo C. Ginns, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Jason Griffith, MD, PhD, Instructor in Medicine

C. Corey Hardin, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Rebecca Suk Heist, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Kathryn A. Hibbert, MD, Instructor in Medicine

Calvin Huang, MD, PhD, Instructor in Emergency Medicine

Rocío M. Hurtado, MD, DTM&H, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Robert Kacmarek, PhD, RRT, Professor of Anaesthesia

David J. Kanarek, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Colleen M. Keyes, MD, MPH, Instructor in Medicine

David J. Kuter, MD, DPhil, Professor of Medicine

Peggy Lai, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Gregory D. Lewis, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Aidan A. Long, MBBCh, Associate Professor of Medicine

Theresa C. McLoud, MD, Professor of Radiology

Benjamin D. Medoff, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

James E. Mojica, MD, FAASM, Instructor in Medicine

Sydney Montesi, MD, Instructor in Medicine

Isabel Neuringer, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

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Royal Sonesta Boston

40 Edwin H. Land Boulevard

Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142


The newly renovated Royal Sonesta Boston combines modern style with breathtaking city views right along the famous Charles River. Straddling both Cambridge and Boston, you’ll be at the center of the area’s dining, nightlife, sporting events and attractions.


A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Royal Sonesta Hotel until March 28, 2019. Please call the hotel directly at (617)-806-4200 and ask for Reservations or toll free at 1-800- SONESTA (766-3782). It is important to identify yourself as part of the Harvard Pulmonary & Critical Care Course 2019 to take advantage of the special group rate. You may also make your reduced-rate reservation online by March 28 by clicking on this dedicated reservation link.

*Please note that the discounted room block may sell out before the deadline.

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