Clinical Care-Focused Tracks

Thursday, October 25

Five clinically focused tracks give you the opportunity to follow a track for intensive study of a single topic. Or, attend sessions from all tracks, based on your education interests.

Antithrombotic Guidelines and Implementation Strategies

7:30 am – 8:30 am
Meeting Patient Safety Goal 1: How the Antithrombotic Guideline Will Help Prevent VTE

8:35 am – 9:35 am
Antithrombotic Guidelines: VTE—Diagnosis, Strati"cation, and Therapy

9:55 am – 10:55 am
The Perioperative Management of Patients Who Are Receiving Warfarin, Antiplatelet Drugs, or New Anticoagulants

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia: An Update on Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment From the New ACCP Antithrombotic Guidelines

Options in Treating Bronchiectasis

7:30 am – 8:30 am
Bronchiectasis: Is It Idiopathic or Due to a Systemic Disease?

8:35 am – 9:35 am
Update on Non-CF Bronchiectasis: Demographics, Treatment Options, and Clinical Trials

9:55 am – 10:55 am
Nebulized Antibiotic Use in Pulmonary Infections

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Lung Infection: Case-Based Review of Diagnosis and Treatment

Clinical Advances in COPD and Asthma You Should Know

7:30 am – 8:30 am
Asthma or COPD: Does It Matter?

8:35 am – 9:35 am
COPD 2012: Changes in Clinical Practice of COPD Based on GOLD, ECLIPSE, and COPDGene

9:55 am – 10:55 am
Asthma 2012

11:00 AM – 12:00 pm
Managing Patients With Difficult-to-Treat Obstructive Lung Disease

Common Challenges You Can Address With Your Critical Care Team

7:30 am – 8:30 am
The Deranged Brain: Delirium and Drugs of Abuse

8:35 am – 9:35 am
When Good Organs Go Bad: Hepatic and Renal Issues in the ICU

9:55 am – 10:55 am
Implementing Strategies for Reducing Nosocomial Infections in the ICU

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Obesity and Metabolic Issues in the ICU

Tough Decisions and Clinical Considerations in Thoracic Oncology and Interventional Pulmonology

7:30 am – 8:30 am
To Screen or Not to Screen: That Is the Issue

8:35 am – 9:35 am
Mediastinal Staging: The Tools Matter Less Than the Blueprint

9:55 am – 10:55 am
Integration of Endobronchial Ultrasound Technology

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Thoracic Oncology Tumor Board