Sessions by Curriculum

Sessions by Curriculum

Saturday, October 6 – Wednesday, October 10

Take advantage of the various sessions by curriculum available during CHEST 2018.

Saturday, October 6

  • 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM – Difficult-to-Treat Asthma: State-of-the-Art 2018
  • 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM – Pulmonary Medicine 2018: Year in Review and Clinical Update

Sunday, October 7

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Airways Disorders NetWork Featured Lecture
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Allergy and Airway Case Reports
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – From Conception to Birth: Management of Pulmonary Disease in Pregnancy
  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM – The Importance of Fundamentals in the Era of Evolving Novel Therapies for Severe Refractory Asthma
  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM – Presidential Honor Lecture
  • 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM – Hands-on Interactive Inhaler Device Demonstration

Monday, October 8

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Problem-Based Learning 2018: New Therapeutic Options for Asthma
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – The Significance and Management of Excessive Dynamic Airway Collapse: A Pro/Con Debate
  • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM – Non-Th2 Asthma: From New Pathways to Novel Therapies
  • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM – Airways Disorders NetWork Highlight

Tuesday, October 9

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Addressing Challenges of Severe Steroid-Dependent Asthma: Beyond the Guidelines
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Airways Disorders NetWork Highlight
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Literature Review: Asthma and COPD
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Allergy and Airway Case Report Posters
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Challenges in Evaluating Exertional Dyspnea
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Allergy/Airway Abstracts
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – What’s New in Asthma-COPD Overlap?

Wednesday, October 10

  • 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM – Multi-disciplinary Management of Severe Asthma: It takes a Village! (Supported in part by an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline.)
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Asthma and Comorbid Disease
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Allergy and Airway Abstract Posters

Tuesday, October 9

  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Biotechnology Case Report Posters

Sunday, October 7

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Adult ECMO 101: What Your Surgeons Want You to Know
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Transplant NetWork Highlight
  • 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM – Surgery Case Reports

Tuesday, October 9

  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Cardiothoracic Surgery Abstracts
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Cardiothoracic Surgery Case Report Posters

Wednesday, October 10

  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Cardiothoracic Surgery Abstract Posters

Sunday, October 7

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM –Problem-Based Learning 2018: Antithrombotic Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation

Monday, October 8

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery NetWork Featured Lecture
  • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM – You’re Doing It Wrong: Hemodynamic-Based Treatment of Cardiogenic Shock in Acute MI

Tuesday, October 9

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Cardiovascular Disease Case Reports
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Cardiovascular Disease Outcomes Abstracts
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Cardiovascular Disease Case Report Posters
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Cardiovascular Disease Abstracts
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – What Happens When the Correct (Right) Ventricle Fails: New Concepts, New Therapies
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery NetWork Highlight

Wednesday, October 10

  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Cardiovascular Disease Abstract Posters

Sunday, October 7

  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Predicting Outcomes From Pneumonia
  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM – Chest Infections NetWork Featured Lecture
  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM – Chest Infections Case Reports 1
  • 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM – Chest Infections Case Reports 2
  • 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM – Hot Topics in Antimicrobial Stewardship for Respiratory Infections
  • 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM – Chest Infections NetWork Highlight

Monday, October 8

  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Chest Infections Case Reports 3
  • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM – Diagnosing and Managing Infectious Complications in the Immunosuppressed Patient
  • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM – Controversies of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria: How Well Do We Manage in the Real World?
  • 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM – Infections Case Reports
  • 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Chronic Antibiotic Use: Promises, Pitfalls, and Information All Chest Physicians Should Know
  • 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Outcomes and Management of Viral Infections in the ICU

Tuesday, October 9

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Looking Beyond Pseudomonas: Difficult-to-Treat Infections in Cystic Fibrosis
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Complex Pulmonary Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Cases: An Interactive Case-Based Panel Discussion
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Chest Infections Case Report Posters
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Patient-Centered Management of Bronchiectasis
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – The Patient Is Dyspneic: Is This a Heart or Lung Problem?
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – Pulmonary MAC in the Non-Immunocompromised Host: A Heterogeneous Spectrum of Lung Disease
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – Chest Infections Case Reports 4
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome: Then and Now on the 25th Anniversary of the Four Corners Outbreak
  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Certain Infections Should Preclude Patients With CF From Having Transplantation: A Pro/Con Debate
  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Chest Infections Case Reports 5

Wednesday, October 10

  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Chest Infections Abstract Posters

Saturday, October 6

  • 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM – Lung and Pleural Diaphragmatic Ultrasonography for the Pulmonologist and Critical Care Specialist
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM – 2018 Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellows Course
  • 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM – Update in Critical Care Medicine: What Recent Articles May Change Practice and How Much?

Sunday, October 7

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Overview of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Guidelines: A Critical Care/Chest Infections NetWorks Combined Session
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Critical Care Sepsis Abstracts
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Surviving Critical Illness: What Happens After the ICU?
  • 8:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Airway Management on Cadavers
  • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM – Awake Intubation With Bronchoscopic Guidance
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Optimizing Nutritional Support in the Critically Ill
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Critical Care Case Reports 1
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Prevention and Early Diagnosis of Acute Kidney Injury in the ICU
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Overview of Community-Acquired Pneumonia Guidelines: A Critical Care/Chest Infections NetWorks Combined Session
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Meet the Professor 2018: New Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – A Systematic Approach to the Management of Massive Hemoptysis
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Toxidromes: Detection and Management of Drug Overdoses
  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM – ICU Ready: Training Your New PA/NP to be a Competent Critical Care Provider
  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM – Interprofessional Team NetWork Highlight
  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM – Neurointensive Care: Contemporary Review
  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM – Critical Care NetWork Featured Lecture
  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM – Obstructive Lung Disease/Toxic Inhalation Abstracts
  • 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM – NEW! Critical Skills for Failed Airway Management
  • 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Echocardiography for Rapid Assessment of Hemodynamic Failure
  • 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Managing the Difficult Patient Receiving Mechanical Ventilation
  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM – Diagnosing Sepsis: Which Way Did They Go? And Why?
  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM – Intraabdominal Syndromes in the ICU: A Bootcamp for the Intensivist
  • 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM – Sarcoidosis: Clinical Problems
  • 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM – State-of-the-Art Management of Cardiogenic Shock: A Cardiovascular/Critical Care NetWorks Combined Session
  • 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM – Home-Based Mechanical Ventilation and Neuromuscular Disease NetWork Featured Lecture
  • 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM – Do We Need a Rapid Response Team? A Discussion of Team Structure and Best Practice

Monday, October 8

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Choose-Your-Own-Adventure in Difficult Airway Management
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM –The New National Board of Echocardiography Certification in Advanced Critical Care Echocardiography
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM –Critical Respiratory Care Abstracts
  • 10:15 AM – 12:15 AM – The CHEST Approach: Skills for Effective ICU Airway Management
  • 10:15 AM – 12:15 AM – New Tools for Difficult ICU Airway Management
  • 10:15 AM – 1:15 PM – Airway Management on Cadavers
  • 10:15 AM – 1:15 PM – Innovative Uses of Ultrasound: Diaphragm, Lumbar Puncture, Advanced Lung Scanning, and Central Venous Catheter Placement
  • 10:15 AM – 1:15 PM – Managing the Difficult Patient Receiving Mechanical Ventilation
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Refractory Hypoxemia in ARDS: What Is New?
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Critical Care NetWork Highlight
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Futility? Responding to Nonbeneficial Treatment Requests
  • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM – Help! My Patient Is Bleeding: Bleeding in Non-Trauma Critical Care
  • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM – Ventilation Practice: Strategies to Optimize Performance
  • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM – Problem-Based Learning 2018: Liberation From Mechanical Ventilation
  • 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM – Challenges in ICU Leadership: Achieving High-Quality, Patient- Centered Care While Managing the Business of Your ICU
  • 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Venovenous Extracorporeal Support for Respiratory Failure: Approach to the Patient and Circuit
  • 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM – NEW! Critical Skills for Failed Airway Management
  • 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Comprehensive Approach to Mechanical Ventilation
  • 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM – Attending a Rapid Response Call in the Obstetrics Ward: What the Intensivist Might Encounter
  • 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM – Women’s Health NetWork Highlight
  • 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM – What Are My Options for Promoting Sleep in the ICU?
  • 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM – Critical Care Case Reports 2
  • 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM – Margaret Pfrommer Memorial Lecture in Long-term Mechanical Ventilation
  • 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM – Capnography: Increasing Understanding and Widening Scope
  • 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Comprehensive Management of Severe Status Asthmaticus
  • 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Vasoactive Agents in Sepsis: Looking Beyond the MAP
  • 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Practical Considerations Related to Improving Early Mobilization in the ICU

Tuesday, October 9

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – 2018 Update in Airway Management: A Crossfire Debate
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Remedies Oft in Ourselves Do Lie: Endocrine Disorders and Critical Illness
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – The Pediatric Chain of Survival in a Regional Health System: Resources, Training, and Referral
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Pediatric Chest Medicine NetWork Highlight
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Comprehensive Assessment of the Right Ventricle in ARDS
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Management of Cardiac Surgery Patients in the Immediate Postoperative Period
  • 8:45 AM – 10:45 AM – New Tools for Difficult ICU Airway Management
  • 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM – The CHEST Approach: Skills for Effective ICU Airway Management
  • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Echocardiography for Rapid Assessment of Hemodynamic Failure
  • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Managing the Difficult Patient Receiving Mechanical Ventilation
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Patients With RV Failure: A Tale of Two Hearts
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Critical Care Year in Review I
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Critical Care NetWork Highlight
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Critical Care Case Report Posters
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Management of Respiratory Failure in Morbidly Obese Patients in the ICU
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Roger C. Bone Memorial Lecture in Critical Care
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Big Data and Critical Care: Where We Are and Where We Are Going
  • 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Venovenous Extracorporeal Support for Respiratory Failure: Approach to the Patient and Circuit
  • 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Comprehensive Approach to Mechanical Ventilation
  • 2:45 PM – 4:45 PM – NEW! Adding Ultrasound to Airway Management Crisis
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – Intermediate Risk Pulmonary Embolism: What Would You Do?
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – Critical Care Case Reports 3
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – Renal Issues in the ICU: Current Controversies
  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – ICU Staffing Models: Debates on Tele-ICU and Nighttime Intensivist
  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Controversies in Critical Care: Respiratory Failure
  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Critical Care Case Reports 4

Wednesday, October 10

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Miscellaneous Critical Care Abstracts
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Sepsis Core Measure (SEP-1): Does It Make a Difference?
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Critical Care Ultrasonography for the Rapid Assessment of Cardiopulmonary Failure
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Ask the Experts: Approach to Challenging Airway Management Cases
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Pardon the Interruption: Controversies in Critical Care
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery NetWork Highlight
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Traumatic Chest Injuries: Diagnosis and Management for the Intensivist
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Problem-Based Learning 2018: Initiating and Managing Home Mechanical Ventilation
  • 8:45 AM – 10:15 AM – Awake Intubation With Bronchoscopic Guidance
  • 8:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Venovenous Extracorporeal Support for Respiratory Failure: Approach to the Patient and Circuit
  • 8:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Echocardiography for Rapid Assessment of Hemodynamic Failure
  • 8:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Comprehensive Approach to Mechanical Ventilation
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – The Critical Care Management of Acute and Chronic Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Complications You Don’t Want to Miss Case Reports
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Critical Care Year in Review II
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Critical Care Abstract Posters
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Rapid Fire Ultrasound: Interactive Cases
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Using Evidence-Based Medicine in Team Interventions to Prevent Infections in the ICU
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – ARDS Prevention and Treatment: PETAL Network Report
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – Critical Care for Stroke Patients
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – Managing Sepsis: Controversies in the First 3 Hours

Tuesday, October 09

  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Challenges for Women in Medicine

Wednesday, October 10

  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Cultural Diversity Abstract Posters

Saturday, October 06

  • 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM – Interstitial Lung Disease

Sunday, October 7

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Interstitial Lung Disease Management Challenges: A Case-Based Discussion
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Connective Tissue Disease-Associated ILD: Time to Treat
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Interstitial and Diffuse Lung Disease NetWork Highlight
  • 10:45 AM – 12:45 PM – Interstitial Lung Disease: Update on Patient-Centered Management
  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM – Symptom Management in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM – Problem-Based Learning 2018: Diagnosing Difficult Cases of Interstitial Lung Disease
  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM – The Multiple Faces of Pulmonary Vasculitis and Alveolar Hemorrhage Syndromes
  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM – Diffuse Lung Disease Case Reports 1
  • 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM – Diffuse Lung Disease Case Reports 2

Monday, October 8

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Diagnosis and Treatment of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Precision Medicine in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – A Multidisciplinary Case-Based Approach to Drug-Induced Lung Disease
  • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM – Interstitial and Diffuse Lung Disease NetWork Featured Lecture
  • 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM – Sarcoidosis: Updates on Etiology, Diagnosis, and Management
  • 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM – Problem-Based Learning 2018: Choice of Immunosuppresive Agents in Your Patient With ILD
  • 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Comprehensive Care of the Patient With ILD: The ILD Bundle

Tuesday, October 9

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Diffuse Lung Disease Case Reports
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Update on the Diagnosis and Management of Diffuse Cystic Lung Disease
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Interstitial and Diffuse Lung Disease NetWork Highlight
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Problem-Based Learning 2018: Cryobiopsy for the Diagnosis of Interstitial Lung Disease
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Managing the Patient With IPF Across the Disease Spectrum: What the Clinician Should Know
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Diffuse Lung Disease Case Report Posters

Wednesday, October 10

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Multidisciplinary Consensus in Diagnostic Dilemmas in ILD: A Case-Based Approach
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Literature Review: ILD, Pulmonary Vascular Disease, and Lung Transplant and End-Stage Lung Disease
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Diffuse Lung Disease Abstract Posters
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Characteristics of Interstitial Lung Disease
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Diagnostic Dilemmas in Interstitial Lung Disease
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – Tissue is the Issue: Biopsy Techniques in ILD

Sunday, October 7

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Disaster Preparedness for the Practitioner
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM –Disaster Response NetWork Highlight
  • 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM – Disaster Response NetWork Featured Lecture

Sunday, October 7

  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Navigating the Mediastinum With EBUS

Monday, October 8

  • 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM – Disorders of the Mediastinum Case Reports
  • 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM – Navigating the Mediastinum With EBUS

Tuesday, October 9

  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Disorders of the Mediastinum Case Report Posters

Wednesday, October 10

  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Disorders of the Mediastinum Case Reports 2

Sunday, October 7

  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM – Pleural Disease Abstracts
  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM – Latest Evidence for Management of Malignant Pleural Disease: What Clinicians Need to Know
  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM – Are Parapneumonic Effusions Always So Complex?
  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM – Chest Infections NetWork Highlight

Tuesday, October 9

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 PM– Pneumothorax: How to Apply Guidelines to Bedside?
  • 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM – A Multi-disciplinary, Interactive Case-based Approach to Pleural Diseases
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Disorders of the Pleura Case Report Posters

Wednesday, October 10

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Tubes, Glues, Patches, and Valves: What’s in the Toolbox for Management of Persistent Air Leaks?
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Disorders of the Pleura Abstract Posters
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – Pleural Disease Master Class: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Dilemmas of Complex Pleural Effusion Management

Sunday, October 7

  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Edward C. Rosenow III, MD, Master FCCP/Master Teacher Honor Lecture
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – CHEST Clinical Practice Guidelines Update
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – CHEST/APCCMPD Symposium for the Clinician Educator, Part 1: Best Practices in Faculty Development
  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM – Mobile Technology to Activate Your Teaching
  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM – CHEST/APCCMPD Symposium for the Clinician Educator, Part 2: Collaborative Faculty Development Forum
  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM – CHEST/APCCMPD Symposium for the Clinician Educator, Part 3: You Call That Feedback?

Monday, October 8

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – A Concise Toolkit for the Clinician Educator
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Best Teaching Practices: Large and Small Group Learning
  • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM – Advances in Pulmonary and Critical Care Training
  • 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM – No Money, No Mission: Tips for Getting Your CHEST Foundation Grant Funded
  • 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Interventions to Advance Patient Care Abstracts
  • 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Beyond the Podium: Innovations in Teaching and Learning Point-of-Care Ultrasound

Tuesday, October 9

  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Role of Sex Differences in Lung Disease
  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Women’s Health NetWork Highlight

Wednesday, October 10

  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Education, Research, and Quality Improvement Abstract Posters
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Improving Patient Care Through System Change Abstracts

Tuesday, October 9

  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Genetic and Developmental Disorders Case Report Posters

Wednesday, October 10

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Lung Defense Mechanisms in Cystic Fibrosis
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Pediatric Chest Medicine NetWork Highlight
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Cystic Fibrosis Emerging Management
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Genetic and Developmental Disorders Abstract Posters

Sunday, October 7

  • 1:15 PM – 3:15 PM – Ultrasonography to Facilitate Critical Care Procedures
  • 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM – Innovative Uses of Ultrasound

Monday, October 8

  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Problem-Based Learning 2018: Chest Radiology
  • 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Thoracic Ultrasonography for the Pulmonary Consultant
  • 3:15 PM – 5:15 PM – Ultrasonography to Facilitate Critical Care Procedures

Tuesday, October 9

  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Master Class in Classic Chest X-Ray Signs
  • 8:45 AM – 10:45 AM – Ultrasonography to Facilitate Critical Care Procedures
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Imaging Case Report Posters
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Advances in Lung Imaging and Quantitative Analysis
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Clinical Research NetWork Highlight
  • 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Thoracic Ultrasonography for the Pulmonary Consultant

Wednesday, October 10

  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Back to the Future: Marty McFly’s Guide to Classic CXR Abnormalities
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Imaging of the Pulmonary Vasculature
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Imaging Abstract Posters

Saturday, October 6

  • 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM – Lung Cancer Update 2018: What the Pulmonologist Needs to Know

Sunday, October 7

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Challenges in Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Staging
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Tissue Needs for Lung Cancer Characterization
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Tunneled Pleural Catheters
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Managing the Airway Complications of Thoracic Malignancies
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Surgery or Radiation for Early Stage Lung Cancer? Assessing Current Success
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Thoracic Oncology NetWork Highlight
  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM – Thoracic Oncology NetWork Featured Lecture
  • 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM – Complications During Lung Cancer Treatment: Diagnosis and Management Considerations

Monday, October 8

  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Lung Cancer Case Reports
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Tunneled Pleural Catheters
  • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM – Interactive Multidisciplinary Thoracic Tumor Board
  • 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM – New Tools for Old Problems: Progress in Lung Nodule Management

Tuesday, October 9

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – The New IASLC Lung Cancer Staging System (8th Edition)
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Thoracic Oncology NetWork Highlight
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Problem-Based Learning 2018: Screening for Lung Cancer
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Lung Cancer Screening: New Questions and New Answers Abstracts
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Pulmonary Nodules: State-of-the-Art Rapid Fire
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Lung Cancer Case Report Posters
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Advances in the Diagnosis of Lung Cancer Abstracts
  • 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM – Lung Cancer: 2018 Update in Diagnosis and Management (Supported in part by an independent educational grant from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP.)
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – Problem-Based Learning 2018: Lung Cancer Staging and CT Interpretation

Wednesday, October 10

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – The Smackdown in San Antonio: Debating Heavyweight Topics in the 2018 CHEST Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Welcome to the Future: How Precision Medicine Complements Established Standards for Lung Cancer Care
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Lung Cancer Abstract Posters

Tuesday, October 9

  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Lung Pathology Case Report Posters

Wednesday, October 10

  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Lung Pathology Abstract Posters
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – Pathology Case Reports

Sunday, October 7

  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Problem-Based Learning 2018: COPD and Preventing Acute Exacerbation and Readmissions
  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM – Peak Inspiratory Flow Rate Should Be Routinely Measured Before Prescribing a Dry Powder Bronchodilator

Monday, October 8

  • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM – Improving Care in COPD Abstracts
  • 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM – What Else Can I Do for My Asthma? A Focus on Advanced Therapies
  • 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM – COPD 2019
  • 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM – Clinical Pulmonary Medicine NetWork Highlight

Tuesday, October 9

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Obstructive Lung Disease Case Reports
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Pharmacotherapy in COPD: Clinical Uncertainties
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Difficult Asthma: Difficult Disease or Difficult Patient?
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Obstructive Lung Diseases Posters

Wednesday, October 10

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Biomarkers in Obstructive Lung Disease
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Cystic Fibrosis, Lung Disease, and Impact of Age on Outcomes
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Physiology of Dyspnea and Its Treatment in COPD and Asthma
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Pulmonary Physiology, Function, and Rehabilitation NetWork Highlight
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Medications and the Treatment of Obstructive Lung Disease
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Obstructive Lung Diseases Abstract Posters
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – What Else Can I Do for My Asthma? A Focus on Comorbidities

Sunday, October 7

  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Occupational and Environmental Health NetWork Featured Lecture

Tuesday, October 9

  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Occupational and Environmental Lung Diseases Case Report Posters
  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Practical Tools for Assessing Occupational Lung Disease

Wednesday, October 10

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Key Points in Assessing the Role of Environmental Exposures in Lung Disease
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Occupational and Environmental Health NetWork Highlight
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Respiratory Effects of Large-Scale Agribusiness
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Occupational and Environmental Health NetWork Highlight
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Occupational and Environmental Lung Diseases Abstract Posters

Monday, October 8

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – How Well Do You Recognize and Cope With Moral Distress When Withdrawing Life Sustaining Ventilation?
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Interprofessional Team NetWork & Palliative and End-of-Life Care NetWork Highlight
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Palliative and End-of-Life Care NetWork Featured Lecture

Tuesday, October 9

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Mastering Communication in the ICU: Using Targeted Language to Influence Clinical Outcomes
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Palliative and End-of-Life Care NetWork Highlight
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Developing Palliative Care Clinical Collaboration in the Critical Care Setting

Wednesday, October 10

  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Palliative Care and End-of-Life Issues Abstract Posters

Sunday, October 7

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Update in Pediatric Diseases
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Pediatric Chest Medicine NetWork Featured Lecture
  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM – Kid Case Reports

Monday, October 8

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Pediatrics Abstracts
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Challenges in Pediatric Asthma
  • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM – Pediatric Asthma Abstracts
  • 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Pediatric Puzzlers

Tuesday, October 9

  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Preparing the Adult Pulmonologist to Care for Pediatric Patients With Neuromuscular Disease
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Home-Based Mechanical Ventilation and Neuromuscular Disease NetWork Highlight

Wednesday, October 10

  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Critical Care and Pediatrics Case Report Posters

Sunday, October 7

  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM – New Horizons in Neuromuscular Diseases

Tuesday, October 9

  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Pharmacotherapeutics Case Report Posters

Wednesday, October 10

  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Pharmacotherapeutics Abstract Posters

Sunday, October 7

  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Maximizing Your Practice Revenue
  • 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Extinguishing ICU Burnout: An Interactive Session Focusing on Recognizing, Preventing, and Managing Burnout
  • 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM – Meet the Professor 2018: Starting Your Own Interventional Pulmonary Training Program

Monday, October 8

  • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM – Practice Operations NetWork Featured Lecture

Tuesday, October 9

  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Log in to Telemedicine
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM –Practice Operations NetWork Highlight
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – How to Wisely Choose Quality Metrics for Your ICU: A Practice Operations and Critical Care Networks Combined Session

Wednesday, October 10

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – MACRA: Implementation, Challenges, and Solutions (Past, Present, and Future)
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Practice Operations NetWork Highlight
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Practice Management and Administration Abstract Posters

Saturday, October 6

  • 7:30 AM – 5:20 PM – 26th Annual Assembly of the American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology

Sunday, October 7

  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Interventional Chest/Diagnostic Procedures NetWork Featured Lecture
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Bronchoscopic Management of Bleeding
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Pulmonary Procedures Abstracts
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Chest Tube Placement and Management
  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM – Advances in Diagnostic Modalities of Peripheral Lung Nodules
  • 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Bronchoscopy: Blockers for Bleeding and Foreign Body Removal With Cryoprobe
  • 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Ultrasound-Guided Pleural Procedures on Cadavers

Monday, October 8

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Literature Review: Pulmonary Procedures and Lung Cancer
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – EBUS: What You Need to Know in Your Practice
  • 10:15 AM – 1:15 PM – Endobronchial Ultrasound
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Chest Tube Placement and Management
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Bronchoscopic Management of Bleeding
  • 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Bronchoscopy: Blockers for Bleeding and Foreign Body Removal With Cryoprobe
  • 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Ultrasound-Guided Pleural Procedures on Cadavers
  • 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Interventional Pulmonary Abstracts

Tuesday, October 9

  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Chest Tube Placement and Management
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – NEW! Percutaneous Dilational Tracheostomy Placement, Management, and Troubleshooting
  • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Endobronchial Ultrasound
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Procedures Case Report Posters
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Tracheostomy Beyond Placement: How Do I Manage?
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Cryobiopsy: Ready for Prime Time?
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Interventional Chest/Diagnostic Procedure NetWork Highlight
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Problem-Based Learning 2018: Best Practices for EBUS Transbronchial Needle Aspiration
  • 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Bronchoscopy: Blockers for Bleeding and Foreign Body Removal With Cryoprobe
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – Navigating the Mediastinum With EBUS
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – Bronchoscopic Management of Bleeding
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – NEW! Percutaneous Dilational Tracheostomy Placement, Management, and Troubleshooting
  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Augmented Reality: Case-Based Interactive Group Learning for Airway Disease Pulmonary Nodules

Wednesday, October 10

  • 8:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Endobronchial Ultrasound
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Procedures Case Reports
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Star Wars, Bronchoscopy, and Lung Nodule Diagnostics: A New Hope
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Interventional Chest/Diagnostic Procedure NetWork Highlight
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Procedures Abstract Posters

Sunday, October 7

  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Systemic Disease and the Lung Abstracts 1

Monday, October 8

  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Disease Case Reports

Tuesday, October 9

  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Disease Case Report Posters
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Disease Case Reports 1
  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Disease Case Reports 2

Wednesday, October 10

  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Disease Abstract Posters
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Systemic Disease and the Lung Abstracts 2

Sunday, October 7

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Impact of Obesity on Pulmonary Disorders
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Distinguished Scientist Honor Lecture in Cardiopulmonary Physiology
  • 1:15 PM – 3:15 PM – Optimal Use of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Patient Care
  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM – Pulmonary Function Crossfire: The Interface Between Physiology and Clinical Medicine

Tuesday, October 9

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Interesting Cardiopulmonary Exercise Tests
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – PFTs and iOS Cases: Beyond the Basics
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Pulmonary Physiology Case Report Posters
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – Measurement of Invasive Bedside Respiratory Mechanics Is Useful in ARDS: A Pro/Con Debate

Wednesday, October 10

  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Pulmonary Disorders and Air Travel
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Clinical Pulmonary Medicine NetWork Highlight
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Pulmonary Physiology Abstract Posters
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – Key Points in the Assessment of Small Airway Disease

Sunday, October 7

  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Pulmonary Physiology, Function, and Rehabilitation NetWork Featured Lecture
  • 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM – Advances and Controversies in Pulmonary Function Testing: A 2018 Update

Monday, October 8

  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Thomas L. Petty, MD, Master FCCP, Memorial Lecture
  • 3:15 PM – 5:15 PM – Optimal Use of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Patient Care

Tuesday, October 9

  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Pulmonary Rehab: What You Should Know and Why You Should Have One
  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Pulmonary Physiology, Function, and Rehabilitation NetWork Highlight

Wednesday, October 10

  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Pulmonary Rehabilitation Abstract Posters

Saturday, October 6

  • 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM – Comprehensive Review in Pulmonary Hypertension
  • 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM – Pulmonary Hypertension Summit: An Interactive and Simulation Experience

Sunday, October 7

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Pharmacologic Agents in Pulmonary Hypertension
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Clinical Conundrums in PAH: Three Challenges in Management
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Pulmonary Vascular Disease Case Reports
  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM – Choose Your Own Adventure: Optimal Use of Non-Vitamin K Oral Anticoagulants in 2018
  • 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM – Challenging Cases in WHO Group II Disease: Catheter-Based Interventions for Valvular Heart Disease
  • 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM – Pulmonary Vascular Disease NetWork Highlight

Monday, October 8

  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Management of Acute Pulmonary Embolism: A Pro/Con Debate
  • 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Pulmonary Vascular Disease NetWork Featured Lecture
  • 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Problem-Based Learning 2018: Pharmacologic Therapy for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Adults

Tuesday, October 9

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction: Many Faces, Same Disease
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Pulmonary Vascular Disease NetWork Highlight
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Considerations in the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM –Controversies in CTEPH: Why Is This So Hard?
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Pulmonary Vascular Disease Case Report Posters
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Interdisciplinary Approach: Pulmonary Vascular Disease and Interstitial Lung Disease
  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Difficult Questions in Venous Thromboembolism

Wednesday, October 10

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Pulmonary Hypertension in the Community: What Should I Know, What Should I Do, and When Should I Refer?
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Problem-Based Learning 2018: Perioperative Management of Antithrombotic Therapy
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Operational Issues in Pulmonary Hypertension: A Team Approach
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Comorbidities and the Management of Pulmonary Hypertension
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Pulmonary Vascular Disease Abstract Posters
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – Tell Me Something I Do Not Know About Pulmonary Hypertension: Updates Since Last Year

Sunday, October 7

  • 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM – Airway Clearance Devices for Lung Volume Recruitment and Cough Augmentation in Neuromuscular Disorders
  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM – Care of the Chronic Tracheostomy Patient: What Clinician and Caregivers Need to Know
  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM – Reducing Reintubation Risk: State of the Art
  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM – Respiratory Care NetWork Highlight

Monday, October 8

  • 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM – Respiratory Care NetWork Featured Lecture

Tuesday, October 9

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Management of the Neuromuscular Patient During Hurricane Harvey: Lessons Learned
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Disaster Response NetWork Highlight
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Call an RT! Novel Studies in Respiratory Care
  • 8:45 AM – 10:15 AM – Airway Clearance Devices for Lung Volume Recruitment and Cough Augmentation in Neuromuscular Disorders
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Respiratory Care Case Report Posters
  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Problem-Based Learning 2018: Management of Acute Respiratory Failure

Wednesday, October 10

  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Applying Ventilator Graphics to Recognize and Treat Patient-Ventilator Dyssynchrony
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Respiratory Care NetWork Highlight
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Respiratory Care Abstract Posters
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Checking the Scale: Evidence-Based Obesity Management Throughout the Health-care Spectrum

Sunday, October 7

  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM – Problem-Based Learning 2018: Update From the CHEST Cough Guidelines

Tuesday, October 9

  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Signs and Symptoms of Chest Disease Case Report Posters

Saturday, October 6

  • 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM – Sleep Medicine 2018: Year in Review
  • 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM – Mastering Positive Airway Pressure and NonInvasive Ventilation in the Hospital: From ICU to Discharge

Sunday, October 7

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Original Research in OSA
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Sleep in Cancer: A Review of the Evolving Reciprocal Relationship Between Sleep and Cancer
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Cardiovascular Disease and Sleep-Disordered Breathing: Does Treatment Make a Difference?
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM –Sleep Medicine NetWork Highlight
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Insourcing Sleep Durable Medical Equipment: A Hands-on Approach
  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM – What You Need to Know About Sleep for the Pulmonary Boards, Part I: Nonrespiratory Sleep
  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM – What You Need to Know About Sleep for the Pulmonary Boards, Part II: Respiratory Sleep
  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM – Sleep Medicine NetWork Featured Lecture
  • 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM – Sleep Apnea and Heart Failure: Who, What, and Where Are We Now?
  • Monday, October 8
    • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Current Trends and Controversies in the Practice of Sleep Medicine
    • 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM – NEW! Bells and Whistles of Long-term Noninvasive Ventilation: Device, Modes, Features, and Interfaces
    • 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM – Using Technology to Improve Outcomes for Patients with Sleep-Disordered Breathing
    • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Sleep Apnea in Heart Failure: OSA, CSA, CPAP, ASV
    • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM – OSA Phenotypes: A Personalized Approach to OSA Treatment
    • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM – Sleep Medicine NetWork Highlight
    • 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Nocturnal Hypoxemia, OSA, and Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure in COPD: Does Treatment Improve Outcomes?
    • 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM – What Can You Learn From Veterans in Your Community Sleep Practice?

    Tuesday, October 9

    • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – The Four Titration Protocols Your Sleep Lab Needs but Does Not Have
    • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Home-Based Mechanical Ventilation and Neuromuscular Disease NetWork Highlight
    • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Bypassing the Sleep Lab Completely: A Pro/Con Debate
    • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Meet the Professor 2018: Legal Aspects of Sleep Medicine
    • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – This Is Your Sleep on Drugs: Medical Benefit, Illicit Use, and the Risk of Abusable Prescriptions
    • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Sleep Disorders Case Report Posters
    • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Advanced Management of Your Patient With Neuromuscular Disease: From AVAPS to Tracheostomy
    • 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM – NEW! Bells and Whistles of Long-term Noninvasive Ventilation: Device, Modes, Features, and Interfaces
    • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – Inpatient Management of Challenging Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea for the Non-Sleep Specialist
    • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – Sleep Deprivation in Health-care Providers: What Is It Really Costing Us?
    • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Nocturnal Oximetry in Pulmonary Practice: Round Table Discussions

    Wednesday, October 10

    • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Sleepy at the Wheel: Drowsy Driving in Patients With Sleep Apnea and Hypersomnolence
    • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Comorbid Diseases and Sleep Apnea
    • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Using Technology to Monitor Your Patient Receiving CPAP and NIV
    • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Evaluating the Sleepy Adolescent in Your Adult Clinic
    • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Why Do Patients With Sleep Apnea Develop Nocturnal Hypoxemia—and Who Cares?
    • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Problem-Based Learning 2018: To Treat or Not to Treat Mild Sleep Apnea?
    • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Sleep Disorders Abstract Posters
    • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Non-OSA Sleep Disorders During Pregnancy and Peri-Menopause
    • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Hands-on Approach to Improve PAP Adherence for Patients With Sleep-Disordered Breathing
    • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – Why Should You Ask Your Pulmonary Patients About Their Sleep?

Sunday, October 7

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Evidence-Based Strategies for Tobacco Cessation

Tuesday, October 9

  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – E-cigarettes, Marijuana, and Hookah

Wednesday, October 10

  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Abstract Posters

Monday, October 8

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Common Problems After Transplant: What the Pulmonologist Needs to Know
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Transplant NetWork Highlight
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Organ Allocation for Lung and Heart-Lung Transplantation: Current Practices and Ongoing Challenges
  • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM – Controversies in Candidate Selection for Cardiothoracic Transplantation
  • 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM – Transplant NetWork Featured Lecture

Tuesday, October 9

  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Advances in the Evaluation of Lung Transplant Patients
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Transplant Referrals for the Wards and the Boards: What the Referring Doc Needs to Know
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Transplantation Case Report Posters
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM – Donor Dilemmas

Wednesday, October 10

  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Transplantation Abstract Posters
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Bringing Novel Research Techniques to Lung Transplant and Disease
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Clinical Research NetWork Highlight

Sunday, October 7

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Clinical Research NetWork Featured Lecture

Monday, October 8

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Clinical Pulmonary Medicine NetWork Featured Lecture
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Women’s Health NetWork Featured Lecture
  • 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Interprofessional Team NetWork Featured Lecture

Tuesday, October 9

  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Pasquale Ciaglia Memorial Lecture in Interventional Medicine