Description: 4/30/13 Dr. Rafael Perez, Professor of Medicine, UofL, ""Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Management Strategies"; Objectives:
1) Understand the histopathological, clinical, radiological, and diagnostic criteria in IPF; 2) Understand the natural history of IPF progression and key prognostic factors; 3) Overview of ongoing clinical trials for the treatment of IPF; 4) Discuss the "programmatic approach" in the management of IPF
Description: 5/6/2013 Franco Cappuccio, M.D. Cephalon Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Epidemiology, Division of Metabolic and Vascular Health, University of Warwick, "Sleep Deprivation and Chronic Disease: An Epidemiological View"
Description: 5/7/13 Joseph Wheat, MD, MiraVista Diagnostics & MiraBella Technologies; "Update on Nonculture Fungal Diagnostics"; Objectives: 1) Approach to diagnosis of endemic mycoses, with emphasis on histoplasmosis; 2) Use of Aspergillus galactomannan antigen testing for diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis; 3) Use of Fungitell beta glucan testing for diagnosis of invasive mycosis in the ICU
Subject: Medicine Grand Rounds-Hematology/Oncology
Description: 5/9/2013 Dr. Rebecca Redman, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Associate Director of Clinical Trials, Brown Cancer Center, UofL, "HPV and Head and Neck Cancer"; Objectives: 1) Describe the changing demographics of head and neck cancer; 2) Understand the treatment of HPV-related head and neck cancer; 3) Explore current areas of research in head and neck cancer.
Description: 5/10/13 Dr. Chris Davlantes, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas; "IO Access"; following 30 minutes hands-on-practice
Description: 5/16/13 Ashita J. Tolwani, M.D., M.Sci.; Professor of Medicine; Associate Director of ICU Nephrology; The University of Alabama at Birmingham; “Acute Kidney Injury: A Growing Threat”; Objectives: 1) Define AKI and review the pathophysiology and epidemiology of AKI in ICU patients; 2) Identify early signs of renal impairment based on laboratory and diagnostic tools and procedures, and risk factors and strategies to prevent and manage AKI; 3) Discuss the indications for and appropriate timing of renal replacement therapy (RRT) in the ICU; 4) Review the current knowledge of the critical elements of the RRT prescription: modality, dose, and anticoagulation