Office of Professional Education

A free CME, CNE, CPE and CRCE evening symposium

Locations & Dates:

Boise, ID – ​Tuesday, October 3, 2017
The Riverside Hotel
2900 Chinden Boulevard, Boise, ID  83714

Denver, CO – Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Molly Blank Conference Center at National Jewish Health
1400 Jackson St., Denver, CO 80206

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Time:

The symposia are from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 
Registration/Dinner starts at 6:00 p.m.

There is no fee for this educational activity including the meal and syllabus.

Target Audience:

Pulmonologists, Primary Care Physicians, Physician Assistants, Advanced Practice Nurses, Registered Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Pharmacists and other health care providers involved in the management of IPF. 

Topics include: 

  • Guideline-based diagnosis and management of IPF 
  • Differentiating IPF from other Interstitial Lung Diseases (ILD) 
  • Pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic approaches to managing IPF 
  • A multidisciplinary approach to IPF patient care and engagement 

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be better able to:

  1. Describe best practices for diagnosing IPF based on the most recent evidence-based guidelines
  2. Develop a comprehensive assessment and diagnosis strategy to differentiate IPF from other interstitial lung diseases
  3. Develop a comprehensive approach to management of IPF based on the most recent clinical data to include pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies
  4. Determine appropriate strategies for the multidisciplinary healthcare team to effectively educate patients with IPF about their disease and address quality of life issues


Program Series Faculty From National Jewish Health:

Evans Fernández Pérez, MD, MS
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Tristan Huie, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Michael Mohning, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Amy Olson, MD, MSPH
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Joshua Solomon, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Associate Chief, Section of Critical Care
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Zulma Yunt, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Nurse Facilitators
Jessica Munson, RN, BSN
Staff Nurse, Interstitial Lung Disease Program

Deborah Shoop, RN
Staff Nurse, Interstitial Lung Disease Program

Contact:

For questions, please call the Office of Professional Education at National Jewish Health at 303.398.1000 or 800.844.2305, or email proed@njhealth.org.

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Please Note:

You are registered for a meeting ONLY when a red box stating confirmation of registration appears on your screen when you click submit, and then an email confirmation is received in your inbox. If you have questions, please call 800.844.2305.
 

Accreditation and Designation Statements:

Physicians: National Jewish Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

National Jewish Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Registered Nurses:  Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 12724, for 2.3 contact hours.

Pharmacists: National Jewish Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. National Jewish Health designates this live activity for 2.0 contact hours (0.20 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.
Activity Number: 0831-0000-17-002-L01-P
Type of Activity: Knowledge-Based

Respiratory Therapists: This program has been approved for a maximum of 2.10 contact hours of Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care. Course Number 149266000.

Support:

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Genentech.