CHEST Annual Meeting: CHEST 2016

October 22-26 – Los Angeles, California

CHEST Annual Meeting provided education opportunities that help optimize patient care. Hundreds of clinically relevant sessions were available to a community of innovative problem-solvers.

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Exhibiting Companies

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GENERAL SESSIONS

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POSTGRADUATE COURSES

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INTERDISIPLINARY SESSIONS

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INTERACTIVE GAMES

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unique simulation sessions

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36.25 CME Credits and MOC Points

36.25 Continuing Respiratory Care Education contact hours

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28.75 American Association of Critical Care Nurses contact hours

28.75 Contact hours for Registered Nurses

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION

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Locations of  
International Meetings

• Basel
• Kolkata
• Delhi
• Kula Lumpar
• Bangalore
• Amsterdam
• Budapest
• Abu Dhabi
• Madrid

CHEST Board Review

August 18-27 – Orlando, Florida

CHEST Board Review offered exam-focused reviews emphasizing the content areas of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Pediatrics. Diverse presentation types offer learning variety—lectures, self-assessment opportunities, and smaller tutorial sessions.

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SPECIALTIES OFFERED

Pulmonary Medicine
Critical Care Medicine
Sleep Medicine


Additional learning opportunities

ABIM SEP Modules
Mechanical Ventilation
Between 25 and 40 CME/CE credits and MOC points were offered for each course.

Live Learning

CHEST Innovation, Simulation, and Training Center – Glenview, Illinois

12aCourses offered throughout the year in these topic areas:

• Mechanical Ventilation: Advanced Critical Care Management
• Comprehensive Bronchoscopy With Endobronchial Ultrasound
• Bronchoscopy Procedures for the ICU
• Advanced Critical Care Echocardiography
• Gift of Hope Bronchoscopy
• Difficult Airway Management
• Bronchoscopy and Pleural Procedures for Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
• Comprehensive Pleural Procedures
• Critical Skills for Critical Care
• Ultrasonography: Essentials in Critical Care
• Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET)
• Critical Care Ultrasonography: Integration Into Clinical Practice

Overall improvement from attending

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21% = KNOWLEDGE IMPROVEMENT FROM
PRETEST TO POSTTEST ASSESSMENT

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82% = AVERAGE SCORE FOR THE FINAL
HANDS-ON SKILLS ASSESSMENT

See our live learning calendar for upcoming dates.

e-Learning in 2016

e-Learning opportunities were expanded in 2016 to extend the reach of CHEST education around the world.

9 E-LEARNING TOPICS INCLUDED:

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• Best of CHEST 2016
• Interstitial Lung Disease: Diagnosis and Management
• Respiratory Devices to Manage Obstructive Lung Disease
• Small Bore Chest Tube Skills
• Critical Care Ultrasonography: Thoracic Ultrasonography Pleura
• NSCLC: Module 1 – Staging
• Tunneled Indwelling Pleural Catheter (TIPC) Placement
• COPD Inhaler Techniques
• Managing the Patient With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

GAIN: Engaging an Interdisciplinary Team for NSCLC Diagnosis, Personalized Assessment, and Treatment

Health-care providers attended GAIN to improve their knowledge, skills, and competence in the assessment and management of non-small cell lung cancer. Courses featured experiential learning for pulmonary, thoracic surgery, pathology, and oncology clinicians.

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Obtaining education on emerging therapies for NSCLC

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Ensuring adequate biopsy samples are obtained

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Use of biomarkers to guide therapy

CHEST PREP: Clinical Immersion Training

Over 300 industry professionals attended CHEST PREP for disease-state clinical immersion training to advance their knowledge and build their confidence for engagement in conversations with health-care teams.

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PREP live courses

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PREP continuing education webinars

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TOPICS

• Prostate Cancer
• Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
• Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
• Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
• Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
• Small Cell Lung Cancer
• Women’s Oncology: Breast and Ovarian Cancer

Learn more about CHEST PREP training.

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