80041431 - EBUS and Advanced Diagnostic Bronchoscopy: The Sixth Year

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Date & Location
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - Friday, July 21, 2017   Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort, Cambridge, MD

Specialties
Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

Overview

This activity is designed to educate the practicing pulmonologist and thoracic surgeon as well as other health care professionals in the teaching of endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) and advanced bronchoscopy. The course is designed to offer a comprehensive training session in EBUS and advanced bronchoscopy and to allow the participant the opportunity to train with experts in the field. Participants will develop a comprehensive knowledge of the indications and algorithms for approaching patients with mediastinal adenopathy and integrate the information from lecture sessions and hands-on experience to earn a certificate of completion for EBUS.

Who Should Attend

This activity is intended for advancing the knowledge of pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons and physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and radiology technicians interested in the up-to-date care of patients with thoracic malignancy.



Objectives

After attending this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:


  1. Use endobronchial ultrasound to guide mediastinal staging.
  2. Discuss the relevance of mediastinal pathophysiology and how it relates to lung cancer diagnosis and staging.
  3. Discuss in detail the evaluation and management of patients with mediastinal/hilar adenopathy and lung nodules.

Registration
Please register on this website or call the Johns Hopkins University Office of Continuing Medical Education at (410) 502-9634.


Accreditation

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC STATEMENT

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

OTHER CREDIT

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Program accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(TM) from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(TM) from organizations accredited by ACCME. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 12.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits for completing this program.

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

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(TM) from organizations accredited by the ACCME. 

The Johns Hopkins University has approved this activity for 12.25 contact hours for non-physicians.