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Free Continuing Medical Education Symposium

Gitlin Primary Care Update – Pulmonary Care

Primary Care Update

Friday, May 6, 2022
Jefferson Abington Hospital
FREE Hybrid Conference


Jefferson Abington Hospital gratefully acknowledges the support of The Gitlin Family Foundation in the area of continuing medical education and primary care medicine.

There is no registration fee to attend this program. For more information: meghan.wadlinger@jefferson.edu.

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Registration Deadline: Thursday, May 5, 2022

Program Description

This program will present an update on a wide array of pulmonary topics. The faculty will present concise, evidence-based lectures with time to address questions.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  • Discuss the spectrum of care for patients with lung cancer from screening to evaluation to treatment

  • Review the evaluation and management of chronic lung diseases including asthma, COPD, and pulmonary fibrosis

  • Explain the role of testing used in the evaluation of pulmonary problems including pulmonary function testing, ambulatory oximetry and sleep studies.

  • Review the evaluation of a patient with chronic lung conditions for surgical intervention

Target Audience

This program, presented by Jefferson Abington Hospital is intended for primary care physicians, residents, nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.


ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Abington Health is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy

Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of the continuing medical education sponsored by Abington Health are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).

Credit Designation Statement

Abington Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.