Current Trends in Pleural Disease - Pleural Disease Management

Durham, NC US
September 21, 2017

This course is designed for pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons and allied health professionals who are interested in enhancing their knowledge about pleural disease management and more effective utilization of existing tools and technologies, particularly thoracic ultrasound. The lectures, interactive didactic sessions and hands-on stations will cover a range of topics including thoracic ultrasonography, tunneled pleural catheters and pleuroscopy.

Target Audience

Pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons, trainees in pulmonary, critical care medicine, and thoracic surgery, and allied health professionals.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the course, the participants should be able to:

  • Apply the current guidlines of management of pleural disorders
  • Use knowledge and skills to perform and interpret thoracic ultrasound
  • Practice the technique of tunneled pleural catheter placement
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.50 Attendance
  • 7.50 JA Credit - AH
Registration Opens: 
Registration Expires: 
Activity Starts: 
09/21/2017 - 7:30am EDT
Activity Ends: 
09/21/2017 - 5:00pm EDT
Great Hall, Trent Semans Center
Duke Univeristy Medical Center
Durham, NC 27710
United States

Kamran Mahmood, MD, MPH
Momen M. Wahidi, MD, MBA
Richard W. Light, MD
Alex Chen, MD
Carla Lamb, MD
George Cheng, MD
Scott L. Shofer, MD, PhD
Christine Argento, MD

Available Credit

  • 7.50 Attendance
  • 7.50 JA Credit - AH
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