80041670 - Seventh Annual Evaluation and Management of Pleural Disease

Date & Location
Thursday, February 2, 2017 7:45 AM - Friday, February 3, 2017 3:00 PM   Johns Hopkins Hospital, Arcade Conference Room, Zayed 2117, Baltimore, MD

Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease


This activity is designed to educate the practicing pulmonologist and chest surgeon, as well as other health care professionals, interested in the care of patients with pleural disease. Participants will develop a comprehensive knowledge of the indications, contraindications and associated complications of common pleural procedures including thoracentesis, chest tube and indwelling pleural catheter  lacement, pleural biopsy and thoracoscopy. Procedures will be discussed in the didactic session on day one and will be demonstrated and practiced on day two at the hands-on stations on human cadavers in the MISTC Lab.

Tuition Remission Form

  1. Interpret pleural pathophysiology.
  2. Discuss in detail the evaluation and management of patients with pleural effusion and pneumothorax.
  3. Use ultrasound to guide pleural intervention.



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.


The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which included participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12 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.

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Program accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ 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 Credits ™ from organizations accredited by ACCME. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 12.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits for completing this program.

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

The Johns Hopkins University has approved this activity for 12.0 contact hours for non-physicians.