The Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Course is designed for pulmonary and critical care physicians, thoracic surgeons, general internists and health professionals with an interest in pulmonary and critical care medicine.
Annual Massachusetts General Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine CourseDate: 04/28/2013 - 05/01/2013
The objective of the course is to review subjects of major clinical importance together with current approaches to the diagnosis and their management. The course utilizes lectures & case discussion & informal meet-the -professor sessions.
The Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine course is designed for pulmonary and critical care physicians, thoracic surgeons, general internists and health professionals with a particular interest in pulmonary and critical care medicine. Residents and fellows are invited to participate, and participants are local, regional, national and international.
Course objectives: At this end of this course, particpants will be able to:
1. Recall the pathophysiology of lung disease and critical illness, including key pathologic and radiologic features
2. Apply evidence from recent literature to clinical case management
3. Apply new clinical practice guidelines to improve patient outcomes
4. Utilize diagnostic and therapeutic rolls offered by specialists outside of the pulmonary and critical care medicine to care for complicated patients.
Accreditation: The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accredititation Council for Continuing Medical Education to continuing medical education for physicians. HMS designates this live activity for 29.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™