Pulmonary Embolism Symposium:
What is Known, and What We Need to Know
4th Annual Pulmonary Embolism (PE) Symposium
This annual two day AMA PRA/ANCC-accredited conference entitled, Pulmonary Embolism: What is Known, and What We Need to Know: A State of the Art and Scientific Update’, is designed for practicing clinicians who regularly care for patients with pulmonary embolism (PE), as well as those who are interested in studying the pathophysiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, medical and interventional management, novel treatment paradigms, and outcomes of PE
Many would say that, when it comes to PE, we have an international crisis, given the prevalence of this disease, its enormous impact, and the relative lack of progress in its management. In fact, in 2008, the Surgeon General issued a “Call to Action” to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of PE. Therefore, the purpose of this symposium is to improve the understanding of the pathophysiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of PE by educating our medical colleagues through a series of lectures and interactive discussions with thought leaders in the field.
Specifically, the goals of this Annual Scientific Symposium are:
- To educate the medical community on the latest advances in the diagnosis, risk stratification and treatment of PE.
- To explore the science behind PE diagnosis and treatment share knowledge regarding PE management.
- To provide a forum for presentation of novel approaches to PE management, as they arise.
- To recognize the potential complications from PE and how to prevent and treat them.
- To highlight unique patient populations and their specific treatment challenges.
- To promote and enhance coordinated, multidisciplinary care of PE patients.
- To explore opportunities for quality improvement in PE management
Please click the link above to register for the meeting. In order to register, you will first have to create an account with the Boston University CME office and then proceed to sign up for the event.
|MD/DO Early Bird Registration
($395 after May 1, 2018)
|Professional from Founding/Institutional Member
or Provisional PERT Consortium Member
(Must be validated by Staff)
Global Impact of Venous Thromboembolic Disease & Pulmonary Embolism - Latest epidemiologic data and are we making progress or not? How can we raise awareness, "bend the PE curve", and reduce this epidemic?
RISK FACTORS, CLINICAL PRESENTATION, AND PREDICTIVE MODELING
(Case-based presentation with Audience polling)
DIAGNOSTIC EVALUATION: ADVANCES IN IMAGING, LAB, AND CLINICAL ASSESSMENT
DEFINING PE SEVERITY TO TRIAGE CARE... GUIDELINES, MANAGEMENT DECISIONS AND PERTS
(Is outpatient management safe?)
Pro: Team-based care increases institutional awareness and enhances care for PE patient
Con: Team-based care increases complexity, wastes resources and delays therapy
ANTICOAGULATION AND SYSTEMIC THROMBOLYSIS- OPTIONS FOR SUBMASSIVE PE
INTERVENTIONAL CAGE MATCH: SPARRING WITH THE EXPERTS ON CHOICE OF ADVANCED THERAPY
KEEPING MY PATIENT ALIVE: DRILL-DOWN ON MASSIVE PE - SURGERY, CARDIOPULMONARY SUPPORT, AND NOVEL APPROACHES
CHALLENGING PE PATIENT SUBSETS/PE IN SPECIAL POPULATIONS
"After the PE" - Long Term Surveillance and Post-PE Syndromes (CTED and CTEPH)
Quality Assurance in PE Management and Future Directions in PE Research
Anticoagulation Drill Down - How long, what agents and in which patients? Best clinical and pharmacologic practices to prevent reccurrence of PE
Complications and missed opportunities in management of PE and DVT- What was I thinking?
THE GREAT PE DEBATE: Anti-coagulation versus Catheter-directed Therapy for Submassive PE...DEFEND YOUR POSITION…AND YOUR HONOR!
WHERE ARE WE NOW, WHERE DO WE WANT TO BE, HOW DO WE GET THERE?
W. Brent Keeling, MDCOURSE DIRECTOR
Geno J. Merli, MDCOURSE DIRECTOR
Kenneth Rosenfield, MD, MHCDSCOURSE DIRECTOR
Victor Tapson, MD, FCCP, FRCPCOURSE DIRECTOR
Hotel Booking & Visiting Nashville
Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown
623 Union St
Nashville, TN 37219
To secure accommodations and receive the negotiated special guest rate at the official conference hotel, please reserve by June 4, 2018. To make your reservations, you can book online using the following hotel website link:
Or, if you prefer, you can also contact Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown reservations at 1-888-627-8565 or the hotel directly at 615-259-2000.
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