AMS - HM - Pulmonary: Pneumonia; Asthma; COPD (Hard Copy)

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Title: Hospital Medicine – Pulmonary: Pneumonia; Asthma; Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Faculty: Ganesan Murali, M.D. and Arshad A. Wani, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2016  Review Date: July 1, 2017  Expiration Date: July 1, 2019

TOPIC 1: Pneumonia.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  1. Differentiate the presentation of various cases of pneumonia and management.
  2. Distinguish the different pathogens that cause pneumonia.
  3. Apply evidence-based recommendations for prevention of pneumococcal pneumonia.
  4. Plan the approach to health care associated pneumonia.

TOPIC 2: Bronchial Asthma: An Update.
Upon the completion of this session using the NAEPP Guidelines, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Appraise the pathophysiology of this inflammatory disease.
  2. Develop a stepwise approach to treatment of asthma and management of status asthmaticus.
  3. Differentiate the patient who is not responding and specify indications for subspecialty referral.

TOPIC 3: COPD – Overview of Patient Management.
Upon the completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Appraise the definition and integrate the pathophysiology of COPD.
  2. Assess the clinical management of various issues regarding COPD.
  3. Treat acute exacerbations and outpatient management including long-term oxygen and pharmacologic treatment based on ATS/ACCP Guidelines.
  4. Evaluate the need of referral for surgical and newer treatments for emphysema.


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    Expiration Date: July 1, 2019

    Title: Hospital Medicine – Pulmonary: Pneumonia; Asthma; Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    Faculty: Ganesan Murali, M.D. and Arshad A. Wani, M.D.

    Original Release Date: July 1, 2016  Review Date: July 1, 2017  Expiration Date: July 1, 2019

    TOPIC 1: Pneumonia.
    Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

    1. Differentiate the presentation of various cases of pneumonia and management.
    2. Distinguish the different pathogens that cause pneumonia.
    3. Apply evidence-based recommendations for prevention of pneumococcal pneumonia.
    4. Plan the approach to health care associated pneumonia.

    TOPIC 2: Bronchial Asthma: An Update.
    Upon the completion of this session using the NAEPP Guidelines, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

    1. Appraise the pathophysiology of this inflammatory disease.
    2. Develop a stepwise approach to treatment of asthma and management of status asthmaticus.
    3. Differentiate the patient who is not responding and specify indications for subspecialty referral.

    TOPIC 3: COPD – Overview of Patient Management.
    Upon the completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

    1. Appraise the definition and integrate the pathophysiology of COPD.
    2. Assess the clinical management of various issues regarding COPD.
    3. Treat acute exacerbations and outpatient management including long-term oxygen and pharmacologic treatment based on ATS/ACCP Guidelines.
    4. Evaluate the need of referral for surgical and newer treatments for emphysema.
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