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Clinicians Center

Sunday, May 21 - Tuesday, May 23 • 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday, May 24 • 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Hall D (Middle Building, Level 2)

Welcoming all Physicians, Registered Nurses, Advanced Practice Nurses, PAs, RTs, PTs

The Clinicians Center is an area designed to enhance the International Conference experience for pulmonary, critical care and sleep practitioners. Meet, network, relax, refresh and learn in a comfortable and congenial environment while gathering information and resources suited for clinicians and interprofessionals. Resources include Clinical Year in Review, Nursing Year in Review, Pediatric Year in Review, and Highlights for Clinicians.

Events and Education at the 2017 Clinicians Center include:

Sunday, May 21

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Nursing Meet & Greet Reception
1 - 2 p.m.

ATS Coding and Billing Practices -The Basics
Kevin Kovitz, MD
Stephen Hoffman, MD
Katina Nicolacakis, MD
Omar Hussain, MD

Monday, May 22

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Early Mobility in the ICU: Evidence and Demonstration
Ellen Hillegass, PT, PhD
1 - 2 p.m. ATS Coding and Billing Pracitices- Advanced
Kevin Kovitz, MD
Stephen Hoffman, MD
Katina Nicolacakis, MD
Omar Hussain, MD
4 - 5 p.m. ATS Outstanding Clinician Award Reception

Tuesday, May 23

1 - 2 p.m. Results of an ATS Pulmonologist Survey Regarding Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices with Inhalation Devices for COPD
Sidney Braman, MD

Observe Educational Session Demos in the adjacent Learning Lab while you enjoy light fare and refreshments.

Demos:

Sunday, May 21

11:30 a.m. - Noon Tracheostomy Troubleshooting
Jaspal Singh, MD
Noon - 1 p.m. Mechanical Ventilation: Case Studies
Neil MacIntrye, MD
1 - 2 p.m. Difficult Airways Management
Jaspal Singh, MD

Monday, May 22

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Organizing and Operating a Pediatric Bronchoscopy Program
Kathleen Abode, BSN, RN, MPH
Steven Moore, RN
12:30 - 2 p.m. Advanced Topics in Pediatric Bronchoscopy
Robert E. Wood, MD, PhD

Tuesday, May 23

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. EBUS Transbronchial Needle Aspiration- Improving Your Yield
Lonny B. Yarmus, DO
Momen Wahidi, MD
12:30 - 2 p.m. Home Care Technologies
Brian W. Carlin, MD
William M. LeTourneau, MA, RRT
Robert W. McCoy, RRT