Pulmonology Explained Clearly

Pulmonology Explained Clearly

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CME Information

 16CME

Program Overview

This course provides a comprehensive review of common pulmonary diseases including Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Asthma, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Emboli, Pleural Effusions, Cough, Hypoxemia, Oxygen Hemoglobin Dissociation Curve, Sleep Apnea and Lung Cancer. The course also reviews the use and interpretation of pulmonary diagnostic testing and procedures including Chest X-Ray Pulmonary Function Tests, CT Scan of the Chest, and Mechanical Ventilation.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  1. Recognize the pathophysiology of lung diseases and critical pulmonary illnesses and be able to develop a comprehensive differential diagnosis.
  2. Order and interpret appropriate diagnostic testing that may include pulmonary function testing, pleural fluid analysis, and others.
  3. Apply clinical practice guidelines for diagnosis and treatment in order to improve patient outcomes.

 

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Published March, 2016