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CANCELED: Advanced Clinical Training in Pulmonary Function Testing March 2020

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Nonphysician providers and physicians-in-training receive a $700 discount.

COURSE CANCELLATION

Due to the concerns of COVID-19, and in the interest of the safety of our registrants and faculty, the Advanced Clinical Training in Pulmonary Function Testing course has been canceled. CHEST plans to reschedule this course at a later date in 2020 that is yet to be determined.

If you are a current registrant for the original course date, please contact the CHEST Help Team:
+1 (224) 521-9800
+1 (800) 343-2227
helpteam@chestnet.org

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Gain practical experience with the necessary technical aspects for performing PFT calibration, maneuvers, and testing. You will have the opportunity to perform testing on several vendors’ equipment on-site, according to accepted ATS/ERS standards, and acquire valuable experience in common PFT laboratory procedures, including spirometry, flow-volume loops, lung volume measurement, maximal respiratory pressures, gas transfer measurements, nitrogen washout, helium dilution, methacholine or hyperosmolar saline challenge, and arterial blood gas measurements. Learn high-level interpretive strategies, reinforced with outstanding case-based clinical examples. Small and large group lectures, as well as hands-on demonstrations, will address appropriate normal reference value sets, newer equipment modalities (eg, impulse oscillometry), quality control, biologic process control, laboratory standards for hygiene, infection control, personnel qualifications, and the technician’s role in quality; report generation and formatting; and strategies to manage PFT personnel, equipment, and operations.

Prerequisites 

Some prior exposure to pulmonary function testing and interpretation is required. 

Target Audience 

Pulmonary and critical care physicians, new pulmonary function laboratory directors, mid-level pulmonary providers (NPs, PAs), family medicine and hospitalist providers, cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation providers, and pulmonary fellows are encouraged to attend. 

Item Number: 92682

Learning Objectives

Agenda

Faculty

Education Mission
To develop educational delivery systems for chest, critical care, and sleep physicians that facilitate lifelong learning, optimize clinical care, and meet the Education Committee goals.

Physician Credit
CHEST is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CHEST designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME credit hours are subject to change. Final CME credit hours will be provided on-site.

ABIM MOC Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 15.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

Upon successful completion of this course, CHEST will submit your completion data to ABIM via ACCME’s Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS) for MOC points. Please allow 5-7 business days after claiming for credits to be posted to your ABIM record.

Nursing Credit
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 16433, for 15.0 contact hours.

Disclosure Statement
CHEST remains strongly committed to providing the best available evidence-based clinical information to participants of this educational activity and requires an open disclosure of any relevant financial relationships that create a conflict of interest. It is not the intent of CHEST to disqualify anyone from participating in this educational activity, but to resolve any conflicts of interest that may arise from financial relationships with commercial interests. All conflicts of interest are reviewed by the educational activity course director/chair, the Education Committee, and/or the Conflict of Interest Subcommittee to ensure that such situations are properly evaluated and, if necessary, resolved. CHEST educational standards pertaining to conflict of interest are intended to maintain the professional autonomy of the clinical experts inherent in promoting a balanced presentation of science. Through our review process, all CHEST CME activities are ensured of independent, objective, scientifically balanced presentations of information. Disclosure of any or no relevant financial relationships will be made available on-site during all educational activities.

Learning Categories
The development, planning, and delivery of instructional methods for this course is based on Learning Category 1: Lecture-Based. 

Other Learning Categories used in this activity include: 

Learning Category 4: Case and Problem-Based 
Learning Category 5: Simulation 

Tuition by Category Rate
Member $1,645
Nonmember $1,995
Discount for nonphysicians, advanced practice providers, and physicians-in-training $700 off above rates

Your tuition fee includes attendance at all course sessions and electronic access to course materials. Lunch and refreshments during breaks will be provided. Breakfast is available at CHEST-affiliated hotels. Printed materials or flash drives will not be provided.

After you register for the course, you will receive an e-mail with details about completing the course pretest and accessing course materials (made available 10 to 14 days prior to the course start). Data collected on your performance at hands-on skill stations will be available through our site.

Laptops or tablet computers are required for the course. The general session room will be equipped with wireless Internet access and power for personal electronics.

Cancellation Policy 
Tuition refund requests for this course must be received in writing by February 14 for a full refund, less a $100 processing fee. Refunds will not be given after February 14. 

To register by phone, contact our Help Team: +1 (800) 343-2227 or +1 (224) 521-9800.

Hotel Information

Staybridge Suites Chicago-Glenview
2600 Lehigh Avenue
Glenview, IL 60026
+1 (847) 657-0002
Reserve online
$105/night plus tax

To receive discounted rates, make reservations on or before March 12. Reservation requests received after March 12 will be accepted based on space and rate availability.

Sheraton Chicago Northbrook
1110 Willow Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
+1 (847) 480-1900
Reserve online
$124/night plus tax

To receive discounted rates, make reservations on or before March 20. Reservation requests received after March 20 will be accepted based on space and rate availability.

The rate includes breakfast for one each day; guest-room Wi-Fi; and shuttle service to and from the CHEST Innovation, Simulation, and Training Center.

To receive the special rate via phone, request the discounted group rate for CHEST Physicians. Rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes in effect at the time of check-in.

Reservations are based on room availability and are limited. Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours prior to arrival to avoid a one (1) night room and tax charge.

Travel

Transportation

Attendees traveling to CHEST courses are eligible to receive discounts on United and Delta by using approved discount codes when booking.

United Airlines
Z Code: ZJ9A
Agreement Code: 944465
Reservations through united.com/meetingtravel or own travel agency. Provide both codes at the time of booking. United Meetings Reservations at +1 (800) 426-1122.
Travel discounts are only available between the following dates: March 17 - April 7.

Delta Airlines:
Meeting Code: NMU4E
Reservations at: delta.com/meetings. Select "Book Your Flight" and enter meeting code in box provided. By phone at +1 (800) 328-1111.
Travel discounts are only available between the following dates: February 29 - April 9.

Chicago Airports

Transportation options from Chicago Midway and Chicago-O'Hare International Airports to the hotels are listed below. If you are taking a taxi, please be sure to select a suburban taxi, not a city taxi. We recommend prebooking your taxi prior to arrival to avoid higher fares from airport-stationed taxis. The hotels are located 13 miles from Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and 35 miles from Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

Recommended Airport
Chicago-O'Hare International Airport
Estimated travel time: 25 minutes
Approximate taxi fare: $27-$32/one way
 
Chicago Midway International Airport
Estimated travel time: 50 minutes
Approximate taxi fare: $57/one way

Transportation
*American Taxi
Automated: +1 (800) 244-1177
Operator: +1 (847) 673-1000
bit.ly/CHESTamericantaxi

*These discounted taxi rates are only available through American Taxi and must be ordered at least 2 hours prior to your time of pick-up. Although transportation can be booked at one of the airport kiosks, we advise that you pre-book your transportation to avoid delays and increased cost.

Deerbrook Limo
Phone: +1 (847) 945-0500

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