Why should nonphysicians attend CHEST 2017?
Outside our internal medicine curriculum, there is no formal pulmonary training or post-masters fellowship in pulmonary medicine for Advanced Practice Providers (APPs). Because of this, APPs are left to their own devices to fill educational gaps. To perform at the level expected by the physicians I work for, journal reviews and memorizing guidelines were not going to be enough. Since there is no formal pulmonary APP society, there were no peers to reach out to either. Off to conferences I went. [Read more…] about Interprofessional Team–Finding Home Written by Corinne Preston, NP, FCCP