Symposia and Learning Theaters

 


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Industry-Supported CME Symposia

Industry-Supported CME Symposia will be offered during morning timeslots from 5:30 AM to 7:00 AM. These accredited CME programs are not associated with the CHEST Annual Meeting. All morning symposia will be held at the Sheraton Centre Hotel, 123 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 2M9, Canada

Disclaimer: These symposia are not sponsored, endorsed, or accredited by the American College of Chest Physicians.

 

Learning Theater Presentations in the Exhibit Hall

Learning Theater presentations give industry an opportunity to present information on specific disease states to CHEST attendees in a mini-theater setting within the Exhibit Hall. Presentations will be held on Monday and Tuesday. Critical Care Skills Product Workshops will be held on Wednesday.

The learning theater workshops will take place at the MTCC Exhibit Hall in theaters 1-3.

10:15 – 11:00 AM
Learning Theater 1
“Why Long-acting Dual Bronchodilation Should Be Used in COPD”

Learning Theater 2
 “A Multidisciplinary Approach to Early Recognition of IPF”

Learning Theater 3
“Type 2 Asthma: A Greater Understanding of Difficult-to-Control Asthma”

12:30 – 1:15 pm
Learning Theater 1
“Evaluating Your Treatment Approach in Adult PAH (WHO Group 1) Patients: A Case Study”

Learning Theater 2
“Is ICS Really the Answer to Reducing the Risk of Exacerbations?”

Learning Theater 3
“Advancing the Treatment of IPF: A Patient Journey”

2:30 – 3:15 pm
Learning Theater 1
“A Proven Long-Acting Muscarinic Antagonist for the Management of COPD”

Learning Theater 3
“Nasal High Flow Therapy: Critical Care and Transition to Homecare”

10:15 – 11:00 AM
Learning Theater 1
TBD

Learning Theater 2
“Sarcoidosis: Past, Present, and Future Directions”

12:30 – 1:15 pm
Learning Theater 1
 “Clinical and Practical Considerations for Prostacyclin Analogue Use Across a PAH Continuum of Care”

Learning Theater 2
“A New Standard in Pulmonary Embolism Intervention: The OPTALYSE PE Trial”

Learning Theater 3
“Identifying the Appropriate Patient for NUCALA® (Mepolizumab)”

1:45 – 2:30 pm
Learning Theater 2
“Advances in Lung Nodule Management”

Learning Theater 3
“Redefining Severe Uncontrolled Asthma: Exploring the Role of Eosinophils as a Mechanism of Disease”

2:30 – 3:15 pm
Learning Theater 2
 “Right Patient, Right Device: The Importance of Device Choice in Personalizing COPD Treatment”

 

Non-CME Dinner Symposia at the Sheraton Hotel

Non-CME educational programs give industry a unique opportunity to present products and/or best practices as a workshop, special activity, poster presentation, reception, or other format to present branded or nonbranded information to CHEST attendees. Each symposium will take place at the Sheraton Centre Toronto in one of the Grand Ballrooms.

Targeting Multiple PAH Pathways: A Case-Based Discussion
Grand Ballroom East
6:00 – 8:00 PM


CHEST Foundation and Boehringer Ingelheim Patient Engagement Summit
Grand Ballroom Centre
6:00 – 10:00 PM

The Physician-Patient Partnership in IPF Management
Grand Ballroom West
6:00 – 10:00 PM

A Case-Based Approach to the Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management of Patients With IPF
Grand Ballroom East
6:00 – 10:00 PM

 

Critical Care Skills: Hands-On Product Workshops

The American College of Chest Physicians is pleased to offer attendees and industry representatives the opportunity to participate in hands-on, non-CME product workshops at CHEST 2017. Gather information on new products, equipment, and services in a hands-on setting within the exhibit hall.

Presentations will be held in Learning Theater 2 on Wednesday, November 1.

10:15 – 11:00 am
Nasal High Flow Therapy: Optimizing Implementation in the Critical Care Setting

12:30 – 1:15
Navigating the Right Solution for Airway Clearance in Acute Care
Lunch will be provided

 


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