The Advanced Lung Disease: Novel Therapies and Controversies Conference
- December 8, 2018 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Advanced Lung Disease: Novel Therapies and Controversies Conference will feature state-of-the-art multidisciplinary lectures focused on the causes diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases affecting the lungs, including cystic fibrosis, COPD, Interstitial Lung Disease, pulmonary hypertension and adult congenital heart diseases. The course will also have panel sessions to provide clinicians the opportunity to discuss specific treatment challenges, the role of the caregivers, transplant coordinators and logistics of transplantation and methods that will be useful in their practices.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Describe the background and evolution of individual pulmonary diseases, the evolving management strategies, and controversies. Understand the work up for lung or heart lung transplantation and the role of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in acute exacerbations or as an adjunct to transplantation. Stress detailed operative descriptions of each presenter’s approaches to pulmonary care. Provide valuable insight through video education and interactive panels of pulmonologists.
TARGET AUDIENCE: This activity is designed for pulmonologists, transplant pulmonologists, respiratory therapists, internal medicine physicians, thoracic surgeons, critical care specialists, general surgeons, nurses, residents, fellows, and advanced practice providers who are interested in optimizing their pulmonary outcomes.
Four Seasons Hotel Houston
1300 Lamar St.