Particles and Particulates Revisited
Lung Diseases other than Asthma
Saturday, March 3, 2018: 4:45 PM-6:00 PM
Convention Center, South Concourse, Level 2, S220B
1.25 CME/CE
Primary Moderators:
Jill A. Poole, MD FAAAAI
Alfonso M. Cepeda, MD

Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe regulated and non-regulated particle pollution in outdoor and workplace air
  2. Discuss how particle pollution may influence a patient's health
  3. Discuss how the EPA's AQI and Nowcast pollution warning systems can help patients avoid unhealthy exposures
4:45 PM
What Are Particulates and Why Do They Matter for Health?
Patricia Mason Fritz, M. Eng.
5:05 PM
Question & Answer
5:10 PM
Overview of Current Research on Airborne Particles and Their Respiratory and Cardiac Consequences
Carmi Geller-Bernstein, MD
5:30 PM
Question & Answer
5:35 PM
Update on the Public Warning Levels for Air Pollution and Particulates
Jonathan A. Bernstein, MD FAAAAI
5:55 PM
Question & Answer
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