CSCC Webinar Lectureship on Critical Care Medicine

Thursday March 5, 2020 

08:30 PT / 09:30 MT / 10:30 CT / 11:30 ET / 12:30 AT / 13:00 NL

Sponsored by

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 E-cigarette Associated Acute Lung Injury: Novel Outbreak

Speaker: 

Jennifer E. Layden, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer and State Epidemiologist
Illinois Department of Public Health
 

This presentation will describe the unprecedented outbreak of E-cigarette associated acute lung injury (EVALI) that began in the summer of 2019, with an emphasis on the initial recognition of the outbreak, clinical presentations, vaping exposures, and potential mechanisms of injury.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Describe the clinical and epidemiologic features of the EVALI outbreak
  2. Identify e-cigarette use habits associated with EVALI
  3. Describe the current understanding of the mechanism contributing to the lung injury, and the remaining gaps or limitations in our knowledge. 

Dr Layden is the Chief Medical Officer and State Epidemiologist for the Illinois Department of Public Health. Clinically trained in internal medicine and infectious diseases, she also holds a doctorate degree in epidemiology. Dr Layden has led the EVALI outbreak investigation for IDPH, and has published numerous articles regarding the clinical presentations, exposures, and risk factors for EVALI.  

There is no charge to attend this lecture but it is necessary to register  

 

CSCC Webinar Lectureship on Critical Care Medicine

Thursday March 5, 2020

08:30 PT / 09:30 MT / 10:30 CT / 11:30 ET / 12:30 AT / 13:00 NL

Sponsored by

Roche logo

E-cigarette Associated Acute Lung Injury: Novel Outbreak

Speaker: 

Jennifer E. Layden, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer and State Epidemiologist
Illinois Department of Public Health

There is no charge to attend this lecture but it is necessary to register  

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