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Management of the Incidental Pulmonary Nodule & Lung Cancer Screening


Total Credits: .75 including .75 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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MAOPS - Missouri
Faculty:
Kirk Miller, DO |  Brietta Forbes, MD
Duration:
42 Minutes
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Description

Discussion on the Solitary Pulmonary Nodule (SPN), management, and effective lung cancer screening strategies.

Learning Objectives:
·    Recommend indications for testing and follow-up pulmonary nodules. 
·    Develop a differential diagnosis of pulmonary nodules. 
·    Illustrate the characteristics of suspicious pulmonary nodules on CT scan.
·    Identify who needs referral based on CT scan findings to a pulmonologist. 

Accreditation Statements:
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of .75 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation.

Planning Disclosure:
The MAOPS Education Planning Committee members, with the exception of Jack Bragg, DO and Chris Wolf, DO disclose that they have no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.  Jack Bragg, DO discloses he received a speaker’s fee for speaking at an American College of Osteopathic Internists meeting.  Chris Wolf, DO discloses he received a speaker’s fee by Anthrex, Inc. as faculty of an ultrasound presentation.

Grievance Policy:
All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance.  Initially, all grievances should be directed to MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee.  All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, then they can then submit a complaint in writing to the Council on Continuing Medical Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.

 

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Kirk Miller, DO's Profile

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Kirk Miller, DO serves as the Assistant Professor of Radiology, Section Head for Pediatric Imaging, Director of Medical Student Education – Radiology, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations- Radiology, and Director of Continuing Medical Education – Radiology for the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He holds his Doctor of Osteopathy degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, in Kansas City, Missouri where he also completed his residency in diagnostic radiology. He is board certified in radiology, and a member of the Greater Kansas City Radiological Society, American College of Radiology, Society of Pediatric Radiology, Academy of Medical Educators and MAOPS.

Dr. Miller discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.


Brietta Forbes, MD's Profile

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Dr. Brietta Forbes is an internal medicine hospitalist for TeamHealth Hospitalist Group in Olathe, Kansas and is board certified in Internal Medicine. She received her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in 2013 and completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Kansans. She is currently completing a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine with the University of Kansas and is an active member of the American Thoracic Society, the American College of Chest Physicians, the Gold Humanism Honor Society, the American College of Physicians and Phi Beta Kappa.

Dr. Forbes discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.


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