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AMDA's 2015 Annual Conference


B53 - Differential Diagnosis and Work Up of Infiltrates on Chest X-Rays


Mar 20, 2015 4:00pm ‐ Mar 20, 2015 5:00pm


Credits: None available.

Standard: $24.00

Description

Accreditation Statement: AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine designates this Internet Enduring Material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABPLM Designation Statement: This Internet Enduring Material has been pre-approved by the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) for a total of 1 clinical hour toward certification as a Certified Medical Director (CMD) in post-acute and long-term care medicine. The CMD program is administered by the ABPLM.  Each physician should claim only those hours of credit actually spent on the activity.

Session Description:
This session will provide a high level overview of pulmonary infiltrates, their causes, symptoms, and treatment. The presenter will use research and case studies for providers to understand all of the facets needed to diagnose and treat pulmonary infiltrates.

Learning Objective(s):

  • Differentiate between different types of pulmonary infiltrates
  • Match patient symptoms with the different types of pulmonary infiltrates
  • Describe the causes of pulmonary infiltrates
  • Treat different pulmonary infiltrates

Speaker(s):
Karen Fehr, ARNP 
Gregory J. James, DO, MPH, CMD

Disclosure(s):
None

Reference(s):
Kamangar, Nadar MD, FACP, FCCP, FCCM, FAASM. Bacterial Pneumonia. BMJ Best Practices. April, 21, 2014. Metcalf, C.R. (2013) Atelectasis. New England Journal of Medicine. 204: 143-148. McMurray, J.J.V. (2010). Systolic Heart Failure, New England Journal of Medicine. 362: 228-238. Christie Lee, MD FRCPC, Devon McDonald, MD, Jeannie Callum, MD FRCPC, Anna Day, MD FRCPC, Robert Fowler, MD FRCPC. Open Medicine Volume 4 (4) (2010). Patient with shortness of Breath and Bilateral Pulmonary Infiltrates.

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