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; HANDS-ON SKILLS COURSE IN ADVANCED BRONCHOSCOPIC PROCEDURES
JOINTLY PROVIDED BY:
THE CALIFORNIA THORACIC SOCIETY and THE AMERICAN THORACIC SOCIETY
And in cooperation with CALIFORNIA SOCIETY FOR RESPIRATORY CARE
A COMPREHENSIVE THREE-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 17.50 CME / 17.5 CEU CREDITS
(7.0 CME/CEU Credits available for Friday; 7.0 CME/CEU Credits available for Saturday;
3.5 CME/CEU Credits available for Sunday)
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) is jointly provided by the American Thoracic Society (ATS) and California Thoracic Society (CTS). The ATS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The ATS designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should only claim credits 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; 3.5 CME credits available for Sunday.
The California Thoracic Society is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP599 for a total of 17.5 contact hours.
Note: 7.0 CEU credits available for Friday; 7.0 CEU credits available for Saturday; 3.5 CEU credits available for Sunday.
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 Sunday, Day 3 hands-on skills course provides a comprehensive introduction to advances in therapeutic flexible bronchoscopy. Attendees will acquire the knowledge and skills to improve their proficiency in endobronchial ultrasound, endobronchial valves, electromagnetic navigational and robotic bronchoscopy.
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 any 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.
- To provide a comprehensive introduction to advanced therapeutic flexible bronchoscopic techniques through hands-on skills sessions including linear and radial endobronchial ultrasound, endobronchial valves, electromagnetic navigational and robotic bronchoscopy.
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 Friday March 11, 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.
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Additional NCME events will include: Thursday, March 10th, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Meet and Greet; Friday, March 11th, 6:30 am – 7:30 am Breakfast; Friday March 11th, 5:30 pm – 7:30 p.m. Trainee Poster Session; Saturday, March 12th, 6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Breakfast; Saturday, March 12th, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Women In Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine; Sunday, March 13, 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast; All NCME events are sponsored.
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Cancellations received before February 25, 2022 are subject to a $75 cancellation fee.
No refunds or cancellations after February 25, 2022. Substitute attendees are permitted. All cancellation requests must be made in writing and sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org.