Lung Summit: Innovations in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
August 19-20, 2010
InterContinental Hotel and Bank of America Conference Center
The Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education and the Respiratory Institute presents Lung Summit: Innovations in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine. This educational activity will provide an evidence-based review and clinical practice analysis of research and treatment advances in several areas of respiratory medicine with the overall goal of improving outcomes in this patient population.
- Sleep Disorders
- Lung Transplantation – What the Community Practitioner Needs to Know
- The Treatment of Severe Asthma
- Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Disease
Pulmonologists, General Internists, Family Practice Physicians, Lung Transplant Physicians, and Allied Health Practitioners who practice in areas of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine will find this summit valuable in their clinical practice.
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to do the following:
- Identify the most clinically important research on sleep disorders, especially findings related to the effect of sleep apnea on cardiovascular and pulmonary disorders;
- Discuss controversies and evolving management strategies for sleep disorders;
- List clinically important innovations in lung transplantation techniques and describe their effects on expanding patient selection criteria;
- Assess and treat postoperative complications associated with lung transplantation;
- Review the changing role of exhaled nitric oxide in the diagnosis and management of patients with asthma;
- Describe therapeutic advances for severe asthma, especially efficacy and safety data on bronchial thermoplasty, and evaluate their use in clinical practice;
- Evaluate research data on pulmonary manifestations in systemic diseases including connective tissue disorders, inflammatory gastrointestinal disorders, and renal disease.
|Anita J. Reddy, MD
Associate Physician, Respiratory Institute
|Joseph G. Parambil, MD
Associate Physician, Respiratory Institute
|Herbert P. Wiedemann, MD, MBA
Chairman, Respiratory Institute
|Daniel M. Laskowski, BS, RFPT, CCRC
Director of Advanced Physiology Core
Respiratory Institute & Department of Pathobiology
Bekele Afessa, MD, FCCP
Vivek Ahya, MD
Sean Caples, DO
Monica Kraft, MD
Loutfi S. Aboussouan, MD
Muzaffar Ahmad, MD
Mark Aronica, MD
Rendell W. Ashton, MD
Robin Avery, MD
Marie Budev, DO, MPH
Jeffrey T. Chapman, MD
Daniel Culver, DO
Raed Dweik, MD
Serpil Erzurum, MD
Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer, DO
Thomas R. Gildea, MD
Fred Hsieh, MD
David Lang, MD
Michael S. Machuzak, MD
Omar A. Minai, MD
Carlos Rodriguez, MD
InterContinental Hotel & Bank of America Conference Center
9801 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
Phone: 216-707-4100 or 877-707-8999
A block of rooms has been reserved at the InterContinental Hotel until 5:00 PM ET, July 16, 2010. To make your reservations, contact the Hotel Reservations Department at 216-707-4100 or 1-877-707-8999. Please identify yourself as being with the Cleveland Clinic Lung Summit, (online code LF6) for a special rate of $189 single/double plus tax. The hotel and conference center is located on the campus of the Cleveland Clinic.
Parking is available in the 100th Street Visitor’s Parking Garage for a charge of $10 per day. Valet parking is available at the hotel for an additional charge.
Taxi service is available from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport to the InterContinental Hotel& Bank of America Conference Center. As an alternative, take the rapid transit train from the airport to the Terminal Tower in downtown Cleveland and from there take a taxi to the InterContinental Hotel & Bank of America Conference Center.
For further information about this summit, contact the Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education at:
Toll Free: 800-238-6750
For questions about registering online, call 216-448-0777 or email CMEregistration@ccf.org.
For emergency phone calls during the summit, call 216-707-4100 and ask for the Cleveland Clinic Registration Desk.
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education has implemented a policy to comply with the current Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards for Commercial Support requiring resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest. Faculty declaring a relevant commercial interest will be identified in the activity syllabus.
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education fully intends to comply with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you need assistance, please notify Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education at 216-448-0770 or toll free at 800-238-6750 at least two weeks prior to the activity.
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this educational activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association Council on Continuing Medical Education for Category 2 credit.
The Ohio Board of Nursing will accept at face value the number of contact hours awarded for an educational activity that has been approved for CE by a nationally accredited system of CE approval. Therefore, the 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ will be accepted for nursing credits.
Pre-registrations are accepted by fax or online until 4:00 pm ET, Tuesday, August 17, 2010. To register after this date you must do so on-site.
In case of cancellation, a full refund will be made if canceled by August 3, 2010. After August 3, a $50 cancellation fee will be deducted from your refund. Written notification of your cancellation is required to process your refund.
NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED AFTER SEPTEMBER 30, 2010.
|Category||Full Event Fees||Onsite Full Event Fees|
|Cleveland Clinic Alumni||$285.00||$335.00|
|Resident / Fellow||$100.00||$150.00|
|Nurse / Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant||$225.00||$275.00|
|Allied Health Professional / Non-Physician||$225.00||$275.00|
|CCHS Resident / Fellow||$180.00||$230.00|
|CCHS Nurse / Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant||$180.00||$230.00|
|CCHS Allied Health Professional / Non-Physician||$180.00||$230.00|
|CCF Resident / Fellow||$150.00||$200.00|
|CCF Nurse / Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant||$150.00||$200.00|
|CCF Allied Health Professional / Non-Physician||$150.00||$200.00|