This course will provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the clinical applications of sex differences and issues specific to women in lung and upper airway diseases. Taking a multidisciplinary approach to women's lung health care across the lifespan, this course will review emerging science on sex differences in lung and upper airway disease from experts in the fields of thoracic surgery, pulmonary medicine, otolaryngology, nutrition, and psychiatry. Learners in primary care, women’s health, thoracic surgery, pulmonary medicine, and otolaryngology will benefit immensely from this continuing education opportunity.
Topics will include issues unique to women such as asthma in pregnancy and the differences in presentation, diagnosis, and management of sleep apnea, COPD, lung cancer, and pulmonary hypertension in women.
Format: Didactic lectures, case presentations, followed by question and answer periods, multidisciplinary moderated panel discussions, and small-group break-out sessions that will allow participants to hear from experts based on participants learning interests.
6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - maximum
Venue: Joseph B. Martin Conference Center
November 10, 2017
Boston, Massachusetts 02115, United States