“Patient-focused care is the care we would want our own families to receive all of the time,” said Richard S. Irwin, MD, Master FCCP, Editor in Chief for the journal CHEST®, during Sunday’s Opening Session.
Try your hand at new and old GAMEs during #CHEST2018. Take advantage of our arcade style GAMEs (Games Augmenting Medical Education) based on relevant clinical topics, as well as mixed reality, available at CHEST 2018 to help improve your medical education.
Scott Zimmer, a product of Generation X, went through college with a passion for public speaking as well as a deep interest in the generational divide. Zimmer will deliver the keynote address “When Generations Connect: Leadership Across Generational Divides” during the Opening Session on Monday.
Roslyn F. Schneider, MD, MSc, FCCP, the global patient affairs lead at Pfizer, addressed several myths facing women during the CHEST Foundation’s second annual Women and Pulmonary Luncheon on Sunday. “Now is the time that we flip things around—that we don’t wait for others to tell us when we’re ready for something, but that we decide when it’s our time,” she said.
The National Board of Echocardiography has developed a certification in advanced critical care echocardiography in cooperation with CHEST and multiple other professional societies of critical care. The New National Board of Echocardiography Certification in Advanced Critical Care Echocardiography at CHEST will provide information and review requirements for the certification and examination, said Paul H. Mayo, MD, FCCP.
Congratulations to everyone who obtained the Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP) designation during Sunday’s Opening Session.
Burnout is often called a plague among critical care clinicians because it is so easily transmitted from clinician to clinician, according to experts in a session on Sunday.
The goal of Bells and Whistles of Long-term Noninvasive Ventilation: Device, Modes, Features and Interfaces on Monday is to make clinicians more comfortable initiating or managing patients who are on long-term noninvasive ventilation, according to the co-chairs of the session David Zielinski, MD, FCCP, and Lisa Wolfe, MD, FCCP.
The CHEST Foundation hosted its Lung Health Experience during #CHEST2018 on Saturday at the Main Plaza Conservancy in San Antonio. See the event in photos.
“Patients that have daily symptoms—wheezing, chest discomfort, frequent coughing, and shortness of breath—have a very poor quality of life,” says Diego J. Maselli, MD, FCCP. “They cannot do the things they want. They cannot do sports, and they have a hard time having a regular workday because their symptoms interfere with their life.”
Attendees will have the chance to make their own decisions in how to manage the airway in critically ill patients by selecting video segments that follow certain paths during an interactive session on Monday, says Col. David G. Bell, MD, FCCP.
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