Simulation and Interactive Learning


Online registration has closed for CHEST Annual Meeting, but we still encourage you to make the trip to San Antonio and register onsite.


Immerse yourself in our hands-on, interactive programs designed to challenge your skills in a variety of ways.

Simulation Sessions
Virtual Patient Tours (VPTs)
GAMEs

Simulation Sessions

Challenge your clinical skills in a hands-on environment. Work with expert faculty to sharpen your skills and apply your knowledge. Additional registration is required for all courses. (These sessions are free, but require a ticket.)

Sunday, October 7

• Airway Management on Cadavers
• Awake Intubation with Bronchoscopic Guidance
• Tunneled Pleural Catheters
• Bronchoscopic Management of Bleeding
• Chest Tube Placement and Management
• Navigating the Mediastinum with EBUS
• Airway Clearance Devices for Lung Volume Recruitment and Cough Augmentation in Neuromuscular Disorders
• Optimal Use of Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET) in Patient Care
• Ultrasonography to Facilitate Critical Care Procedures
• Bronchoscopy: Blockers for Bleeding and Foreign Body Removal with Cryoprobe
• Managing the Difficult Patient on Mechanical Ventilation
• Echocardiography for Rapid Assessment of Hemodynamic Failure
NEW! Critical Skills for Failed Airway Management
• Ultrasound-Guided Pleural Procedures on Cadavers

Monday, October 8

• The CHEST APPROACH: Skills for Effective ICU Airway Management
NEW! Bells and Whistles of Long-Term Noninvasive Ventilation: Device, Modes, Features and Interfaces
• Newest Tools for Difficult ICU Airway Management
• Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
• Managing the Difficult Patient on Mechanical Ventilation
• Innovative Uses of Ultrasound: Diaphragm, Lumbar Puncture, Advanced Lung Scanning, and CVC Placement
• Airway Management on Cadavers
• Tunneled Pleural Catheters
• Bronchoscopic Management of Bleeding
• Chest Tube Placement and Management
• Bronchoscopy: Blockers for Bleeding and Foreign Body Removal with Cryoprobe
• Comprehensive Approach to Mechanical Ventilation
• Thoracic Ultrasonography for the Pulmonary Consultant
NEW! Critical Skills for Failed Airway Management
• Venovenous Extracorporeal Support for Respiratory Failure: Approach to the Patient and Circuit
• Ultrasound-Guided Pleural Procedures on Cadavers
• Navigating the Mediastinum with EBUS
• Optimal Use of Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET) in Patient Care
• Ultrasonography to Facilitate Critical Care Procedures

Tuesday, October 9

NEW! Percutaneous Dilational Tracheostomy Placement, Management, and Troubleshooting
• Chest Tube Placement and Management
• Airway Clearance Devices for Lung Volume Recruitment and Cough Augmentation in Neuromuscular Disorders
• Newest Tools for Difficult ICU Airway Management
• Ultrasonography to Facilitate Critical Care Procedures
• The CHEST APPROACH: Skills for Effective ICU Airway Management
• Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
• Managing the Difficult Patient on Mechanical Ventilation
• Echocardiography for Rapid Assessment of Hemodynamic Failure
• Bronchoscopy: Blockers for Bleeding and Foreign Body Removal with Cryoprobe
• Comprehensive Approach to Mechanical Ventilation
• Thoracic Ultrasonography for the Pulmonary Consultant
• Venovenous Extracorporeal Support for Respiratory Failure: Approach to the Patient and Circuit
NEW! Adding Ultrasound to Airway Management Crisis
NEW! Bells and Whistles of Long-Term Noninvasive Ventilation: Device, Modes, Features and Interfaces
NEW! Percutaneous Dilational Tracheostomy Placement, Management, and Troubleshooting
• Bronchoscopic Management of Bleeding
• Navigating the Mediastinum with EBUS

Wednesday, October 10

• Awake Intubation with Bronchoscopic Guidance
• Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
• Comprehensive Approach to Mechanical Ventilation
• Echocardiography for Rapid Assessment of Hemodynamic Failure
• Venovenous Extracorporeal Support for Respiratory Failure: Approach to the Patient and Circuit

Virtual Patient Tours (VPTs)

Sunday, October 7 to Wednesday, October 10
Visit our self-directed VPTs for museum-like tour through 2 distinct areas of study. This year’s VPTs include:

Devices

Supported in part by an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline.
Supported in part by an independent medical education program from Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Supported in part by an independent educational grant from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP.
Supported in part by an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline.

GAMEs

Let CHEST bring your love of video games to the next level. CHEST GAMEs (Games to Augment Medical Education) combine the fun of a traditional video game with the not-so-traditional adaptation of augmented reality, with a splash of learning on the side.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Whack-a-Doc
Supported in part by an independent educational grant from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP.
Supported in part by an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline.

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Phingo
PAH Jeopardy
PACman
Echo Eddy
Supported in part by an independent education grant from Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc.

Lung Cancer

NODAL Nemesis

Additional

ASPIRATED!
Air Diver
You Snooze, You Win
Pulmonary Adventures
Respiration Saturation!