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Pulmonary Critical Care & Sleep Medicine Symposium

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm   Faculty Meeting 
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm   Aerosol Therapy   Alex Duarte, M.D.
Division of Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm   Pathophysiology and Differential Diagnosis of Pleural Disease  

Vincent Valentine, M.D.
Division of Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine


68th Annual KOPPA Conference

State of the Art Lung Updates
August 7-8, 2015

Location: Mo-Ranch Conference Center, Hunt, Texas

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The department of internal medicine is developing evidence based clinical protocols which will be available in EPIC (as order sets) for use when admitting patients with these diagnoses. Their AIM is to standardize care and decrease length of stay and readmission rates.

Currently available protocols are:
  • CAP - Community Acquired Pneumonia Order set
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis Adult, ICU
  • General Medicine Admission
  • Immunodeficiency Flow Panel
  • MICU/CCU Admission Order Set
  • Oral Analgesic Medications
  • Parenteral Opioids
  • Sepsis, Adult ICU
  • 111 - Stroke Alert
  • 112 - Stroke Activation
  • 300086 - Stroke Floor Admission
  • 3000000001 -  Stroke Critical care without tPA
  • 300088 Stroke - Transfer from Critical care to floor
  • 3004002 - Stroke Discharge

All protocols can be found in the EPIC order set section.

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