13th Annual Pulmonary Medicine Symposium

Danville, PA US
September 18, 2024

This is a hybrid educational activity. The Geisinger Annual Pulmonary Medicine Symposium aims to inform learners in the various disciplines within the field of pulmonology. The conference will include new updates within the field of pulmonology that are relevant across the spectrum and across various venues in patient encounters.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for advanced practice providers, physicians, nurses and respiratory therapists.  Other learner groups such as social workers and care managers would also benefit from this education.  

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • identify the state-of-the-art understanding of current management strategies for the care of patients with asthma, including an understanding of current initiatives active within our institution
  • identify radiographic findings which may be identified and may or may not correlate with severity of disease in various pulmonary diseases
  • identify potential interactions with environmental and climate that may impact an individual’s respiratory diseases
  • identify potential evidence base for the use of adjunctive therapies in the treatment of pulmonary infectious diseases
  • identify understanding of the clinical benefit of pulmonary rehabilitation in the care of chronic respiratory diseases, including an understanding of current initiatives active within our institution

Refund Policy

A full refund will be given for any cancellations received up to one week prior to the course. No refunds for no-shows.   

Course Cancellation Policy

In the unusual circumstance that this course is cancelled, you will be called and/or emailed, and any tuition fees received would be refunded in full. Geisinger is not responsible for any airfare, hotel or other costs incurred.  

Attendance

Attendance will be recorded within three to four days of the conclusion of hte activity. Credit will display on your continuing education transcript once the activity evaluation is completed. 

Virtual Information

All details pertaining to the links for this activity will be sent once you are registered for the activity. 
    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 6.00 ANCC
    • 6.00 Participation Credit
    • 0.00 CRCE
    Course opens: 
    05/28/2024
    Course expires: 
    10/02/2024
    Event starts: 
    09/18/2024 - 8:00am EDT
    Event ends: 
    09/18/2024 - 3:00pm EDT
    Cost:
    $100.00
    Rating: 
    0

     

     

    TimeTopic TitleSpeaker
    7:30 AM - 8:00 AMRegistration / Continental Breakfast 
    8:00AM - 9:00AM

    Introductory remarks / Practice changing guidelines for Asthma Care

    Jason Stankiewicz, MD

    Anna Chen, MD

    Sean Devine, MD

    9:00AM - 9:30AMUpdates in Pulmonary function testing

    Sudheer Penupolu, MD

    9:30 AM - 10:00 AMImaging perspectives on Pulmonary nodulesJohn Debardeleben, MD
    10:00 AM - 10:15 AMCoffee Break 
    10:15 AM - 11:00 AMOpportunities for advancing care in Pulmonary rehabilitation 

    Ronald Evans, DO

    Sandra Kogut, RT

    11:00 AM - 12:00 PMPalliative care in Pulmonary medicineJames W. Joseph, MD
    12:00 PM - 12:40 PMLuncheon will be provided. 
    12:40 PM - 1:40 PMAdvanced therapy for COPD: Endobronchial valves

    Ngoc-Tram Ha, MD

    Lynn Bingaman, CRNP
    1:40 PM - 3:00 PMDebate: Liberal versus conservative use of steroids for pneumonia

    Dell Simmons, MD

    Sreelatha Naik, MD

    Holly Schurk, MD

    3:00 PMEvaluation / Adjournment 

     

    *Please note: speaker(s), times, and content subject to change.

     
    Henry Hood Center for Health Research
    100 North Academy Avenue
    Danville, PA 17822
    United States

    All visitors to the Geisinger campus, please park in the patient parking lot.  A shuttle bus will take you to the Henry Hood Center for Health Research, please notify the driver when boarding the bus of your final destination.

    Travel

    Henry Hood Center for Health Research is located on the Geisinger Campus in Danville, Pennsylvania (Montour County), Exit 224 on Interstate 80. Routes 11 and 54 also intersect in Danville.

    Geisinger Faculty
    Jason Stankiewicz, MD
    Pulmonary/Critical Care Physician
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Anna Chen, MD
    Pulmonary/Critical Care Physician
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Lynn Bingaman, NP
    Pulmonary Medicine
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Patrick Malone, RT
    Pulmonary Medicine
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Jeffrey Rickert, MD
    Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellow Physician
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Holly Schurk, MD
    Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellow Physician
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Content Disclosure
    The faculty has attested that their presentations and/or content are HIPAA compliant.   
     
    Individuals in a position to control educational content for this activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.  
     
    CE Committee/Content Reviewer(s) have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.  
     
    *Any/All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.  

    Accreditation 

    In support of improving patient care, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine 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.

     

     

     

    Credit Designation 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for 6 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. 

    Application has been made to the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for continuing education contact hours for respiratory therapists. 

     

    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 6 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

     
     

    Disclosure Policy 

    Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing education activity sponsored by Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine must disclose to the program audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s). 

    Commercial Support

    None

    Available Credit

    • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 6.00 ANCC
    • 6.00 Participation Credit
    • 0.00 CRCE

    Price

    Cost:
    $100.00
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