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CANCELED - Symposium in Reconstructive Surgery

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Identify strategies to prevent ARDS
  • Review the outcome of long-term ICU patients
  • Summarize new developments and treatments in sepsis
  • List the indications for echocardiography in ICU
  • Review new biomarkers in acute kidney failure
  • Recognize the role of non-invasive ventilation in the patient with end-stage lung disease
  • Identify the pulmonary complications of stem cell transplants
  • Summarize the evaluation and management of patients with alveolar hemorrhage
  • Recognize the revised classification of the idiopathic interstitial pneumonias
  • Describe the role of high resolution computerized tomography in diffuse lung disease
  • List the causes of non-idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
  • Assess the role of new complex positive airway pressure devices
  • Review the indications for prescribing medications for sleep
  • Summarize the evaluation and management of sleep disordered breathing in the perioperative setting
  • Define the importance of molecular diagnostics testing in the treatment of the patient with lung cancer
  • Review the role of stereotactic body radiation in lung cancer treatment
  • Summarize an approach to the patient with non-HIV immunodeficiency syndromes
  • Review the current recommended treatment for the patient with asthma
  • Identify the common molecular targets associated with non-small cell lung cancer
  • Explain how the results of molecular testing can determine treatment options in non-small cell lung cell cancer

Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.