The Pleural Disease Management in 2014

Durham, NC US
September 11, 2014

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

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, chest tubes, tunneled pleural catheters and pleuroscopy.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

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

• Discuss current guidelines for management of benign and malignant pleural disorders.

• Have hands-on experience of performing thoracic ultrasonography, chest tubes, tunneled pleural catheters and pleuroscopy.

 

COURSE AGENDA:

 

 

7:30-8:00 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

 

 

8:00-8:10 am

Welcoming Remarks

Kamran Mahmood, MD

8:10-8:35am

Approach to Pleural Effusion Diagnosis

Richard Light, MD

8:35-9:00 am

Thoracic Ultrasonography

 

Kamran Mahmood, MD

9:00-9:25 am

Chest Tube Placement and Thoracentesis

Procedural Pearls

Alexander Chen, MD

 

 

 

 

9:25-9:35 am

Questions and Answers

 

 

9:35-9:50 am

Break

 

9:50-10:15 am

Tunneled Pleural Catheters and Pleuroscopy

Procedural Pearls

 

Momen M Wahidi, MD

 

10:15-10:40 am

Management of Malignant Pleural Effusion

 

Carla Lamb, MD

10:40-11:05 am

Management of Parapneumonic Effusion and Empyema

Lonny Yarmus, DO

11:05–11:15 am

 

11:15-11:30 am

 

Questions and Answers

 

Break

 

 

11:30-12:00 Noon

Case Discussion

All Faculty

 

Kamran Mahmood, MD

Moderator

 

1:00 pm -5:00 pm

Hands-on stations

 

  • Chest ultrasound, basics and model

  • ·         Flexible and rigid pleuroscopy on live animal
  • ·         Tunneled pleural catheter insertion on live animal
  • ·         Tunneled pleural catheter insertion on model
  • ·         Chest tube insertion on model
  • Case Discussion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

The following recommendations are provided to

on September 10-11, 2014:

 

HILTON DURHAM

3800 Hillsborough Road

Durham, NC 27705

(919) 564-2901

* Discounted rate of $104.00/room based on availability.

 

MILLENNIUM HOTEL DURHAM

2800 Campus Walk Avenue

Durham, NC 27705

(919) 383-8575

* Discounted rate of $99.00/room based on availability.

Use the following reservation link:

www.millenniumhotels.com

AND USE THE GROUP CODE “ENDOAA”

 

* Transportation to RDU Airport will be provided by Carolina Livery following the course.

 

 

Profile Set Up Instructions

Before you register/enroll for any course on the Duke CE Portal you must set up a profile with a valid ID/Password 

If you do NOT have a profile for the Duke CE Portal, please follow the steps below:

  1. Access the Duke CE Portal to create your profile and establish an ID/password. This link will open in a separate browser window.  Note that fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required. For further instructions and reference use the quick reference card
  2. The Duke CE Portal will send a confirmation notice to your email address. Open this email message and click on the link in the email to confirm your profile set up.
  3. The confirmation link will take you back to the Duke CE Portal where you will enter and confirm the password that you set up.  
  4. Once you enter the password, scroll to the top of the page to see the "GREEN BANNER" that reads "The changes have been saved"
  5. Keep a record of your ID/password. You will need to complete the certification process and login to the the Duke CE Portal at any time.

 

How to Register/Enroll Into a Course in ETHOS

  • In the upper right hand corner of the Ethos Home Page, type in the name of the course,The Pleural Disease Management in 2014, in the search bar.
  • Click on the web link which will then direct you to the course landing page.
  • Click on Take Course at the bottom of the page to complete the registration process.
  • Upon completion of registration, a confirmation email will be sent providing the course details.

Learning Objectives

• Discuss current guidelines for management of benign and malignant pleural disorders.

• Have hands-on experience of performing thoracic ultrasonography, chest tubes, tunneled pleural catheters and pleuroscopy.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Registration Opens: 
05/06/2014
Registration Expires: 
09/10/2016
Activity Starts: 
09/11/2014 - 8:00am
Activity Ends: 
09/11/2014 - 5:00pm
Cost:
$750.00
Searle Center
10 Searle Center Drive
Durham, NC 27710
United States

TBA.

Available Credit

  • 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Price

Cost:
$750.00
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