Industry Education Sessions Available at CHEST 2017

By: Vanessa Claude

September 29, 2017

Are you up to speed on the latest recommendations in the GOLD guidelines for COPD? Ready to talk with your clients about biologics for asthma? Keeping up with the latest research and recommendations can be challenging for industry representatives, and CHEST is here to help. At CHEST 2017, CHEST will offer two educational opportunities presented by key opinion leaders from CHEST for our industry partners.

Biologic-Based Therapy in Asthma

Monday, October 30 at 7:30 am – 8:30 am

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This session will engage health-care industry participants in an active learning experience on Biologic-Based Therapy in Asthma. The program will be conducted by an interdisciplinary panel of asthma content experts and include case-based discussion with audience response questions and team-based problem-based learning exercises.

“This session is designed to educate the nonclinician learner on recent advances in the field of severe asthma with a special focus on biologics-based therapy in asthma. Attendees of the program will receive unparalleled access to the same thorough and nonbiased educational content as health-care providers. The unique interactive format of this program is intended to facilitate effective learning across all levels of clinical training." – Sandhya Khurana, MD, FCCP

2017 Update in Diagnosis and Management of COPD

Monday, October 30 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm 

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This session will engage health-care industry participants in an active learning experience for COPD diagnosis, management, and treatment with emphasis on the 2017 updates to the GOLD criteria. The program will be conducted by an interdisciplinary panel of COPD content experts and include case-based discussion with audience response questions and team-based problem-based learning exercises. 

A panel of experts in pulmonary medicine will conduct a case-based, interactive discussion on the diagnosis and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Cases will be evidence-based and will draw heavily on the newly released Global Initiative for Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD 2017) Guidelines. Participants will leave with a detailed understanding of recommended treatments as determined by symptoms, exacerbations, and exposure history. Oral and inhaled medications, along with nonpharmacologic treatments, will be discussed.” – Aaron Holley, MD, FCCP

Both sessions are free to attend for those registered to exhibit or attend CHEST 2017. Simply sign up for the courses when you register for CHEST 2017.

CHEST also offers custom education to our partners in several key disease states. Learn more about our industry clinical education, CHEST PREP.


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