Pulmonology for Primary Care Providers
Pulmonology for the Primary Care Physician provides learners with current and relevant updates on the management of patients with pulmonary disorders. Highlights include updates in the interpretation of pulmonary function testing, COPD, asthma, pulmonary embolism, pneumonia, obstructive sleep apnea, COVID-19 and COVID long haulers, sarcoid, pulmonary nodules, and lung cancer. The approach to chronic cough, dyspnea, and smoking cessation will also be discussed;
This course is applicable to family medicine physicians, internal medicine physicians, pulmonary physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, respiratory therapists and other professionals with an interest in learning more about pulmonary medicine.
1. Describe best practices and updates in interpretation of pulmonary function testing, COPD, asthma, pulmonary embolism, pneumonia, obstructive sleep apnea, sarcoid, pulmonary nodules, and lung cancer
2. Review updates and clinical practice strategies in the approach to dyspnea, chronic cough, smoking cessation, and COVID-19
3. Develop strategies for the approach to common pulmonary disorder encountered in outpatient practice
4. Review the options available for patients with chronic lung disorders beyond medication
Allegheny General Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Allegheny General Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Application has been submitted for AAFP credits. Credits to be determined.
Application to be submitted to AARC for Respiratory credits. Credits to be determined.
- 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 7.25 Attendance
- 6.46 CRCE