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Title: CME - Advances in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Date: Friday, March 20, 2015    Add to Calendar
Time: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Address: Inova Fairfax Hospital Physicians Conference Center
3300 Gallows Road
Falls Church, VA 22042
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Contact Name: Marchelle Albertson
Contact Phone: (703) 204-6348
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2015 Advances in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Conference

Presented by Department of Medicine

Friday, March 20, 2015
7am - 4:30pm
Inova Fairfax Medical Campus

Inova Fairfax Medical Campus - Physicians Conference Center
3300 Gallows Road
Falls Church, VA 22042
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Program Description

Inova's Advances in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine program is a full day comprehensive symposium that offers top‐quality education and the opportunity to talk directly with expert faculty. This symposium provides current and practical information, in addition to hot topic discussions, covering the latest in pulmonary and critical care medicine.

Target Audience

This program is designed for physicians in the medical specialties of pulmonary medicine, critical care, infectious disease, internal medicine and family practice. It will also be of interest to respiratory care practitioners, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and other allied health care professionals interested in pulmonary medicine.

Statement of Need

There is an urgent need to improve the delivery of evidenced-based care in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. This will help align physician practice styles, keep physicians abreast of important advancements in the field, result in improved physician alliance with evidence-based practices, and improve quality performance measures.


Learning Objectives

  • Review diagnosis, staging, and treatment options in COPD.
  • Identify the importance of brain dysfunction in critically ill patients.
  • Employ appropriate actions to assist patients and families at the end of life.

Program Directors

Jason Vourlekis, MD, FACP, FCCP
Inova Fairfax Hospital
Eric A. Libre, MD
Northern Virginia Pulmonary and Critical Care Associates

CME logoAccreditation Statement

The Inova Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Medical Society of Virginia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The Inova Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of (credit being determined) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physicians may claim up to (credit being determined) in Type 1 CME on the Virginia Board of Medicine Continued Competency and Assessment Form required for renewal of an active medical license in Virginia.

Contact Information

Marchelle Albertson

Note from the program directors

This symposium will present cutting edge advances in pulmonary medicine, as well as the opportunity to consider current standards of care, as well as recommendations for optimizing patient care. A prestigious international teaching faculty has been assembled to promote dialogue regarding major aspects of pulmonary and critical care medicine. We are very fortunate to present this panel of exceptionally talented speakers to bring the educational program to life.

The goal for this conference is to update the practicing pulmonary and critical care physician in topics that will improve patient care.

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