2nd Annual Advances in Pulmonary Disease

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Date & Location
Saturday, April 28, 2018, 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM, The Place at Innsbrook, Richmond, VA

Target Audience
Family Practice, General Practice, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing, Physician Assistant, Pulmonary Disease, Rheumatology


The Division of Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care is pleased to offer the 2nd Annual Advances in Pulmonary Disease. This event is designed for physicians, physician assistants, advanced practice providers and nurses in primary care, rheumatology and pulmonology who provide care to patients with COPD, pulmonary embolus, ARDs and pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). In addition, a multidisciplinary approach to lung cancer pulmonary disease will be presented. There will be an opportunity to meet faculty and discuss practice issues during the round table discussions. Content will be case-based addressing evidence based approaches to care as well as novel treatments on the horizon.

Fees for this program include program materials, CE credit, and luncheon.

  1. Identify current guidelines in order to provide optimal care to patients with COPD
  2. Identify current guidelines in order to provide optimal care to patients with pulmonary embolism
  3. Describe surgical manageemnt of sub massive pulmonary embolus
  4. Discuss the scientific evidence and translation to practice in the uses of neuromuscular blockade in the patient with ARDS
  5. Identify current guidelines for identification and early treatment of lung cancer
  6. Describe advances in the screening and evaluation of PH in scleroderma
  7. Describe the epidemiology of scleroderma related pulmonary hypertension
  8. Review advances in therapies for various types of PH in scleroderma


Select the register tab above to complete your registration.

Registration Deadline: 

Registration closes on April 20, or when maximum capacity is met.

Registration Fees by April 20:

VCU Health Registrants (no discount): $125

Non-VCU Health Registrants: $175

Registration Fees After 4/14:

VCU Health Registrants (no discount): $175

Non-VCU Health Registrants: $225

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations prior to 4/20 are issued full refunds, less $35 administrative fees. No refunds are given for cancellations received after 4/20.


Nurses: Up to 4.0 Contact Hours. VCU Health is approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Accreditation Commission.

Physicians: VCU Health Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. VCU Health CME designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

The symposium will be held at:
The Place at Innsbrook
4036-C Cox Road
Glen Allen, Virginia 23060 
Phone: 804-346-2100

A free download of course materials will be available to all registrants one week prior to the course. The link for the free download will be sent to you via email. No printed syllabus will be available at the meeting.