For a Limited Time
We are offering this Short Course (CRM1B) at a special price of $360!
Please Note: Seminar must be taken and all testing must be submitted prior to March 19th, 2013.
This offer is good while supplies last and may not be combined with other discounts.
Topics included in Comprehensive Respiratory Medicine, Short Course 1B:
Techniques in Airway Management Ron M. Walls, M.D. and Benjamin B. Cable, M.D. Establish airway assessment protocols based on statistical evidence of expected difficulties. Evaluate newer technologies designed to improve airway assessment and management. Choose and organize tools for use in airway management procedures. Establish improved airway management procedural protocols involving the use of newer technologies. Perform safe and effective airway management techniques on children undergoing airway surgical procedures. CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Pediatric Airways: Little People, Big Disasters Ghazala Sharieff, M.D. Determine the most appropriate method of providing airway support in any given case. Utilize formulas to determine the appropriate size of a cuffed and uncuffed endotracheal tube and rates of ventilation for various stages of resuscitation. Review the indications and contraindications for each pretreatment medication and intubating agent. Confirm proper airway placement. Manage airway obstruction due to a foreign body. CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Breathless: An Asthma Tutorial Alan G. Kaplan, M.D. Distinguish asthma from other respiratory disorders, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or Kartagener syndrome. Use effective screening tools to diagnose and monitor asthma. Counsel patients about controlling reflux-induced symptoms and triggers. Describe patterns of asthma exacerbations during pregnancy. Select effective and safe therapy for asthma during pregnancy. CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Update on Asthma Michael J. Waxman, M.D. Summarize current data on the prevalence and impact of asthma. Accurately diagnose the patient who presents with signs of asthma. Evaluate the severity of a patient’s asthma, using the most recent National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) guidelines. Achieve and maintain long-term control of a patient’s asthma. Reduce the risk for potential adverse effects of asthma therapy. CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Lung Disease Kevin P. Fennelly, M.D. and Paul J. Wolters, M.D. Evaluate the patient with suspected NTM pulmonary disease. Prescribe effective medical therapy for the patient with a minimal, fibrocavitary, or severe Mycobacterium aviumcomplex (MAC) lung infection. Distinguish between the disease patterns of individual types of ILDs. Summarize recent and ongoing research on new medical therapies for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Implement treatment for nonspecific interstitial pneumonitis and hypersensitivity pneumonitis. CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™