23rd Annual Chest Conference
and Winter Lung Day
January 11-13, 2013
SAVE THE DATE FOR NEXT YEAR'S CONFERENCE: January 10-12, 2014
590 Highway 2, Leavenworth, WA 98826
This year's conference was designed to cover a broad spectrum of clinically relevant pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine topics geared towards physicians and allied health professionals in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine; thoracic surgery; allergy; infectious disease and other interested practitioners. The conference was held at the Enzian Inn in Leavenworth, Washington and the schedule was arranged for both educational and recreational opportunities. Jointly sponsored by the American Thoracic Society, the Washington Thoracic Society and the American Lung Association in Washington.
Featured Faculty and Presentations:
David Pierson, MD, Assessment of Oxygenation and Oxygen Therapy and Lecture Handout
Tom Robertson, MD, Exercise Physiology and Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing and Lecture Handout
Bruce Culver, MD, Pulmonary Function Testing
Len Hudson, MD, Training for Pulmonary And Critical care Medicine Physicians
David Carlbom, MD; Carl Hinkson, RRT; Chris Laux RN, Team Perspective: Target Temperature Management after Cardiac Arrest
Jeremy Kahn, MD, Beyond Intensivists: Organizing Critical Care for the 21st Century
Terri Hough, MD, Physical Outcomes of Long Term Critical Care
Vincent Fan, MD, Value of a Comprehensive Care Plan for Patients with COPD
Patrick Dunne, RRT, Decreasing Hospital Readmission after COPD Exacerbations
Jeremy Kahn, MD, The Evolution and Impact of Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals
Erin Kross, MD, Psychological Outcomes after Long Term Critical Illness
Laura Feemster, MD, Implementation of COPD Guidelines
Gregory Rudolf, MD, Smoking Cessation (and Marijuana isn't Good for You Either)
Fred Jackson, MD; Donavan Knight, RRT; Diana Chakravarty, BSN, Common Misconceptions of an LTACH
Patrick Dunne, RRT, Challenges of Achieving Optimal Oxygenation for Severely Hypoxic, but Ambulatory, Patients
David Daniel, MD, Community Impact of the Wildfires in the Central Valley
2013 Full Conference Agenda
This activity was planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the American Thoracic Society, the Washington Thoracic Society and the American Lung Association in Washington. The American Thoracic Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Thoracic Society designated this educational activity for a maximum of "9.5 AMA PRA Category 1" credits. Physicians should only claim credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Application has been made to the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for continuing education contact hours for respiratory therapists.
*Please contact Myda Magana at 206-512-3285 with any questions.