31st Annual Update in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Friday & Saturday,  October 26-27, 2018
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm & Saturday: 8:00 am - 12:45 pm
Registration is also available for Friday only and Saturday only.

The Inn at St. John’s
44045 Five Mile Road
Plymouth, MI 48170
Phone: (734) 414-0600
Fax: (734) 414-0606

Target Audience

General Internists, Pulmonologists, Family Physicians, Intensivists, Physician-in-Training, and other Allied Health Providers who deal with areas of pulmonary and critical care medicine will find this course of value in their daily practice. 

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this seminar, participants will be able to:

  • evaluate and better manage complex asthma patients.
  • understand new therapeutic strategies in caring for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
  • evaluate and refer appropriate patients for lung volume reduction surgery.
  • identify and treat patients with interstitial lung disease associated with connective tissue diseases.
  • analyze radiographic data in the diagnosis of interstitial lung diseases.
  • identify and address difficulties patients face following prolonged intensive care admissions.
  • use new clinical tools to differentiate shock syndromes.
  • evaluate and manage hemorrhagic shock.
  • manage cardiogenic shock in the medical ICU.
  • expertly care for patients with distributive shock.
  • describe recent advances in Cystic Fibrosis care.
  • grasp new strategies for diagnosis and management of sleep-related breathing disorders.
  • understand the roles of the pulmonary microbiome in pulmonary health and disease.
  • explain how to diagnose and manage pulmonary mycobacterial disease.
  • recognize congenital pulmonary diseases in an adult pulmonary population.
  • review a diagnostic algorithm for a patient presenting with bronchiolitis.
  • understand nuances of pathologic findings in pulmonary disease.

Registration Information

You are encouraged to register as soon as you are certain of attending. Payment must accompany registration. Checks should be made payable to the University of Michigan in U.S. currency. Payments by American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa are also accepted. The registration rate includes continental breakfast, coffee service, and electronic syllabus for participants - printed syllabus may be purchased for an additional fee.

Cancellation Policy

An administrative fee of $50 will be deducted from your registration payment. Refund requests must be received in writing, no later than Friday, October 12, 2018. No refunds will be made thereafter.

Course Syllabus

An electronic syllabus will be available to download during and a week after the course. The URL will be provided at the course. In addition, a printed syllabus can be purchased for an additional fee of $20. The printed syllabus must be purchased no later than Friday, October 12, 2018.

Registration Rates

    • General Rate
      • Full Course - $470
      • One-Day Course Friday only - $300
      • One-Day Course Saturday only - $215
    • Physician-in-Training, Retired Physician, RN & Allied Health
      • Full Course - $370
      • One-Day Course Friday only - $220
      • One-Day Course Saturday only - $180
    • U-M Faculty and Staff
      • Full Course - $120
      • One-Day Course Friday only - $90
      • One-Day Course Saturday only - $55
    • Printed Syllabus
      • $20

Registration Options

Online: Register Here
Mail or Fax: Registration Form

Accreditation & Credit Designation

The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Applications have been submitted to the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Osteopathic Association. Determination of credit is pending. Other credits by specialty may apply.

Program Schedule

Please see the course brochure for complete course information.

Contact Information

Department of Internal Medicine
Continuing Medical Education

24 Frank Lloyd Wright Dr.
Lobby J, Suite 1200
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-5750

Phone: (734) 232-3469
Fax: (734) 998-0085
Email: intmedcme@umich.edu