32nd Annual High Country Conference on Respiratory Care

32nd Annual High Country Conference on Respiratory Care Wednesday February 21, 2018 from 12:00 PM to Friday February 23, 2018 at 4:15 PM Come to the 32nd Annual High Country Conference on Respiratory Care and renew your energy and enthusiasm as you interact with others who share your love for the profession and its challenges. During the conference, network and learn about emerging technologies and advances in practice, explore the exhibits and enjoy the Gladiators' competition. - Ide...
Northwest AHEC at Wake Forest School of Medicine

Toni: Too tired to continue teaching and experiencing painful heartburn

Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to: • Examine emerging research related to IPF treatment • Select appropriate therapies that reflect current evidence and/or widely accepted guidelines that are individualized to patients • Recognize treatment success, disease progression and when/if to switch therapy
The France Foundation

Elizabeth: Loves the outdoors but bothered by persistent cough and GERD

Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to: • Examine emerging research related to IPF treatment • Select appropriate therapies that reflect current evidence and/or widely accepted guidelines that are individualized to patients • Recognize treatment success, disease progression and when/if to switch therapy
The France Foundation

Bringing Health Care Providers Together to Diagnose and Treat Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Although the most common of the restrictive lung diseases, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a rare but deadly disease, affecting an estimated 6.8 to 42.7 per 100,000 people, with higher rates in those older than 65 years, and resulting in approximately 40,000 deaths annually in the United States. Education to community pulmonologists, radiologists, and primary care physicians, as well as the multidisciplinary team is important to increase knowledge related to recognition and diagnosis...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Bringing Health Care Providers Together to Diagnose and Treat Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Patient Simulation

Although the most common of the restrictive lung diseases, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a rare but deadly disease, affecting an estimated 6.8 to 42.7 per 100,000 people, with higher rates in those older than 65 years, and resulting in approximately 40,000 deaths annually in the United States. Education to community pulmonologists, radiologists, and primary care physicians, as well as the multidisciplinary team is important to increase knowledge related to recognition and diagnosis...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Selecting Appropriate Treatment for Patients With IPF: Applying Guidelines and Clinical Evidence

Although the most common of the restrictive lung diseases, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a rare but deadly disease, affecting an estimated 6.8 to 42.7 per 100,000 people, with higher rates in those older than 65 years, and resulting in approximately 40,000 deaths annually in the United States. Education to community pulmonologists, radiologists, and primary care physicians, as well as the multidisciplinary team is important to increase knowledge related to recognition and diagnosis...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Working Together to Diagnose IPF: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Although the most common of the restrictive lung diseases, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a rare but deadly disease, affecting an estimated 6.8 to 42.7 per 100,000 people, with higher rates in those older than 65 years, and resulting in approximately 40,000 deaths annually in the United States. Education to community pulmonologists, radiologists, and primary care physicians, as well as the multidisciplinary team is important to increase knowledge related to recognition and diagnosis...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Working Together to Diagnose IPF: Identifying the Signs and Symptoms

Although the most common of the restrictive lung diseases, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a rare but deadly disease, affecting an estimated 6.8 to 42.7 per 100,000 people, with higher rates in those older than 65 years, and resulting in approximately 40,000 deaths annually in the United States. Education to community pulmonologists, radiologists, and primary care physicians, as well as the multidisciplinary team is important to increase knowledge related to recognition and diagnosis...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Audio-Digest Anesthesiology

Audio-Digest Anesthesiology is specifically designed to provide you with state-of-the-art information including: Hazards of working in the OR, Hemostasis and hemotherapy, Opioids vs. non-opioid anesthesia, Inhalation anesthesia, Muscle relaxants, Local anesthetics, Preoperative medication, Airway management, Monitoring the anesthetized patient, Epidural and spinal anesthesia, Peripheral nerve blockade, Cancer therapy and its anesthetic implications, Allergic response, Anesthesia for nonopera...
Audio Digest

Is the delivery system a good match for your patients with COPD?

Drs. Gary T. Ferguson and Nicola A. Hanania address the following questions: •How often should the importance of optimizing inhaled delivery devices and patient preference/needs be reviewed? •What are the clues that an inhaled delivery system might not be working well for a specific patient? •What is known about gaps between patients and pulmonologists with regard to inhaler devices systems?
The France Foundation

Stepping up or stepping down – which direction for COPD patients?

Drs. Gary T. Ferguson and James F. Donohue address the following questions: •What are new findings related to LAMA/LABA fixed dose combinations? •What are the considerations and issues with stepping up to triple therapy? •When is it safe and appropriate to step down from triple therapy to a LAMA/LABA fixed dose combination?
The France Foundation

What’s the 2017 GOLD standard for managing patients with COPD?

Drs. James Donohue and Gary Ferguson discuss changes regarding the management of COPD and new recommendations regarding the use of ICS.
The France Foundation

Office-Based Infusions Toolkit: A Setup Guide for Your Practice

Do you want to improve immunology care outcomes, increase medication compliance rates, grow your practice, and improve your relationship with patients? If so, then an in-house infusion clinic might be right for you and your patients. View this detailed, yet simple practice-setup guide for: - Business and financial planning templates - Infusion pricing and reimbursement information - Tips for patient recruitment and rapid growth strategies - Staffing considerations ...
ACHL

Case Managers and Their Role in Improving Patient Outcomes in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a rare, progressive lung disease that greatly impacts patients’ quality of life and diminishes life expectancy. Newer therapies slow lung function decline. These therapies are used in combination with oxygen supplementation, pulmonary rehabilitation, symptomatic treatment, and supportive care. Case managers and respiratory therapists need education on the new therapies and supportive care to educate and counsel patients with IPF, as well as optimize the...
ACHL

Interstitial Lung Disease: A Year in Review

This text-based activity will focus on the benefits of early diagnosis and appropriate treatment modalities for managing patients with interstitial lung disease (ILD). It will educate clinicians on recognizing varied disease presentations, mechanisms associated with the disease, common complications and improved drug delivery methodologies. It includes images, charts and audio clips featuring faculty commentary. Interstitial lung disease (ILD) represents a large, heterogeneous group of more...
ACHL

Participatory Medicine in IPF: Bridging Communication Gaps Between Clinicians, Patients and Caregivers

This educational activity consists of two, 30-minute digital classroom activities designed to engage clinicians that treat patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). A patient education activity has been developed as well to help bridge the communication gap between clinicians and patients, while providing an educational resource developed specific for the patient and caregiver. Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: •Discuss the impact of IPF on patien...
ACHL

What is Sepsis?

There are currently multiple definitions of sepsis in use, and each continues to drive certain aspects of research, quality, and improvement. This course covers the evolving definitions of sepsis, and the controversies therein, to aid providers in understanding the diagnosis, coding, and regulatory aspects of sepsis. At the conclusion of the activity, attendees will be able to: Define the symptoms of sepsis. Discover the evolution from Sepsis 1 through the release of Sepsis 3. Describe ...
American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP)

Quality Measures Deliver Quality Care

Discover Duke University’s quality initiatives. Duke’s priorities began by incorporating the STEEEP criteria, Baldridge initiatives all while maintaining Duke University Values. Duke’s vision included quality/safety, patient experience, work culture and their financial position for growth. Transforming their patient-centered facilities with a strong teamwork structure, complex care plans and coordination of care and intensive case review process lead to their success in reducing admissio...
American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP)

The Value of Customer Service and Patient Engagement

Maximize patient experiences while maintaining quality & safety. Mr. Deao will demonstrate evidenced-based practices while preserving your commitment to improving your patient’s experience. Discover the Vision for Patient Alignment and the necessary polices to support reimbursement and technology. Ms. Hall will uncover strategies implementing patient relationships between systems and applications to track their health care needs. At the conclusion of the activity, attendees will be ab...
American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP)

Pennsylvania: Child Abuse, Recognition, and Reporting for Mandated Reporters

This course is approved by Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and the Pennsylvania Department of State. It fulfills the 3-unit requirement for training in child abuse recognition and reporting for mandated reporters. PA CE Provider #CACE000044. Program #CAPR000042. This online course is for healthcare providers and other professionals in Pennsylvania who are mandated to report suspected child abuse. It begins with historical information about child abuse recognition in the United S...
ATrain Education Inc.

Audio Digest Anesthesiology Platinum Two Year Membership with Free $2,000 Gift Card

Audio Digest Anesthesiology Platinum Two Year Membership with Free $2,000 Gift Card includes: Audio Digest Library - Unlimited access to over 4,000 accredited courses, presented by experts from over 120 leading institutions. Listen to relevant courses from over 500+ topic areas to cover your unique learning requirements or interests.  Audio Digest Board Review Courses - All-new lectures recorded by luminary faculty from the top teaching institutions across the country. Course content is bas...
Audio Digest

Audio Digest Anesthesiology Platinum One Year Membership with Free $1,000 Gift Card

Audio Digest Anesthesiology Platinum One Year Membership with Free $1,000 Gift Card includes: Audio Digest Library - Unlimited access to over 4,000 accredited courses, presented by experts from over 120 leading institutions. Listen to relevant courses from over 500+ topic areas to cover your unique learning requirements or interests.  Audio Digest Board Review Courses - All-new lectures recorded by luminary faculty from the top teaching institutions across the country. Course content is bas...
Audio Digest

Asthma Management and Education

Overview: The Asthma Management and Education course is structured around NAEPP’s “Four Components of Asthma Management.” Allied Health professionals who complete the course will expand their knowledge of these four components which include: information on assessment and monitoring, control of environmental factors, pharmacologic management, and patient education. Course Outline: I. Introduction Facts about Asthma Myths about Asthma II. Assessment and Monitoring Diagnos...
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

MyCred Presentation Portfolios for Healthcare Professionals

MyCred Portfolios are electronic credential and achievement presentation portfolios designed to store and present an individual’s educational, professional, and experiential accomplishments. MyCred Portfolios serve to educate, influence, and inspire an individual’s viewing audience leading to stronger professional relationships and positive outcomes. MyCred Portfolios offer the flexibility, scalability, and portability to support an individual throughout their continuum of education ...
MyCred.com

School Administrator Training (on CORE ELMS / RXpreceptor software) for Internship, Externship, and Experiential Education Departments of Participating Colleges and Universities

In depth, hands on training of all aspects and modules found within the RXpreceptor ELMS (Experiential Learning Management System) software. After completion of this training, school administrator will be able to fully set up and utilize the school’s RXpreceptor account, as well as train students and preceptors on account utilization. Covered topics include: * **Initial Account Setup** * System Configuration * System Flags and Options * Program Customization * Branding Incorporati...
CORE ELMS - Experiential Learning Management System (ELMS)

New York: Child Abuse and Maltreatment/Neglect for Mandated Reporters

This course is approved by the New York State Department of Education and meets the continuing education requirement for coursework in Child Abuse and Maltreatment for New York healthcare professionals. Defines child abuse, maltreatment, and neglect, plus mandated reporters and requirements for reporting as defined by New York State. Presents indicators of possible mistreatment, including both physical and behavioral signs. When you finish this course, you will be able to: *Explain ...
ATrain Education Inc.

Adult Ventilation Management

Adult Ventilation Management is an online continuing education course designed for nurses who need training in mechanical ventilation for patients who are unable to breathe adequately on his or her own.
Corexcel

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