EVENT DATE & TIME
Date - 03/11/22 - 03/13/22
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay
UPDATES ON THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, LUNG CANCER, SLEEP DISORDERS, AND CLIMATE CHANGE EFFECTS ON LUNG HEALTH
JOINTLY PROVIDED BY:
THE CALIFORNIA THORACIC SOCIETY and THE AMERICAN THORACIC SOCIETY
And in cooperation with CALIFORNIA SOCIETY FOR RESPIRATORY CARE
A COMPREHENSIVE TWO-DAY PROGRAM FOR PULMONOLOGISTS, INTENSIVISTS, SLEEP SPECIALISTS, ANESTHESIOLOGISTS PRACTICING CRITICAL CARE, HOSPITALISTS, INTERNAL MEDICINE PHYSICIANS, RADIOLOGISTS, RESPIRATORY THERAPISTS, SLEEP TECHNOLOGISTS, NURSES, ADVANCED PRACTICE PROVIDERS (APPs: NURSE PRACTITIONERS, PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS), APP TRAINEES, ADVANCED CLINICAL PRACTITIONERS (ACPs), PHARMACISTS, FELLOWS, RESIDENTS, AND OTHER HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS IN THE FIELD OF PULMONARY, CRITICAL CARE AND SLEEP MEDICINE.
PORTOLA HOTEL, MONTEREY, CA
EARN UP TO 14 CME / 14 CEU CREDITS
(7.0 CME/CEU Credits available for Friday; 7.0 CME/CEU Credits available for Saturday;)
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for
Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Thoracic Society and California Thoracic Society.
The American Thoracic Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Thoracic Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Note: 7.0 CME credits available for Friday; 7.0 CME credits available for Saturday.
The California Thoracic Society is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP599 for a total of 14.0 contact hours.
Note: 7.0 CEU credits available for Friday; 7.0 CEU credits available for Saturday.
The course meets the requirements for CE for RCPs in California
This conference brings together regional and national experts to discuss the latest
advances in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine.
Friday, Day 1 will address the COVID-19 pandemic, including the latest evidence-based medical strategies, ECMO and transplantation, and models of post-COVID-19 care. This will be followed with advances in lung cancer from diagnostics to therapeutics to palliative procedures.
Saturday, Day 2 begins with an update on sleep disorders including sleep-disordered breathing, hypersomnia, insomnia and restless legs syndrome. This will be followed by major public health issues focusing on climate crisis and vaping and their effects on lung health.
The program is designed for pulmonologists, intensivists, sleep specialists, anesthesiologists practicing critical care, hospitalists, internal medicine physicians, radiologists, respiratory therapists, sleep technologists, nurses, advanced practice providers (APPs: nurse practitioners, physician assistants) and APP trainees, advanced clinical practitioners (ACPs), pharmacists, in-training fellows and residents, and other health care professionals in the field of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine.
- To describe and employ the latest COVID-19 treatment strategies in all settings, including ambulatory care to the ICU to long-COVID management tenets.
- To identify and apply up-to-date bronchoscopic techniques in the realm of lung cancer diagnostics and palliation.
- To classify and compare the various types of anti-lung cancer pharmacotherapies and their pulmonary side effects.
- To implement advances in alternative therapies for sleep-disordered breathing as well as pharmacologic and behavioral treatment strategies for sleep-wake disturbances, including hypersomnia and insomnia.
- To understand the impact of climate change and air pollution from wildfires and vaping on lung health, along with mitigation strategies.
The California Thoracic Society has secured a limited number of rooms at the Portola Hotel & Spa located at Two Portola Plaza, Monterey, CA 93940. For check-in on Thursday March 10, 2022 and check-out on Sunday March 13, 2022 the room rate is $229.00 per night plus taxes. Click on the following link to make your room reservations:
If you prefer to call the Portola Hotel, dial 1-888-222-5851. You must mention that you are attending the California Thoracic Society 2022 Conference to get the group rate.
Additional NCME events will include:
Thursday, March 10th, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Meet and Greet (Hors’ de vours, beer and wine served)
Friday, March 11th, 6:30 am – 7:45 am Breakfast
Friday March 11th, 5:30 pm – 7:30 p.m. Trainee Poster Session
Saturday, March 12th, 6:30 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Breakfast
Saturday, March 12th, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Pandemic Career Development and Wellness Panel
Saturday, March 12th, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Women In Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine (Hors’ de vours served)
Sunday, March 13th, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast Presentation
*All NCME events are sponsored.
Cancellations received after February 17, 2022 are subject to a $75 cancellation fee.
No refunds or cancellations after February 28, 2022. Substitute attendees are permitted. All cancellation requests must be made in writing and sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Full refund available if CTS conference is cancelled.
Select your attendance options:
Bookings are closed for this event.