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Getting MOC Points at the ATS International Conference 2016

Are you trying to remain certified in the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program? Did you know that you can meet your one year requirement for MOC just by attending programs at the International Conference in San Francisco and then successfully completing post-tests? Jason Poston, vice chair of the ATS Education Committee chats with ATS web editor Nitin Seam about navigating the conference to maximize MOC point accumulation in this ATS podcast. Dr. Poston also describes other ways to get MOC points through ATS products.

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The times and locations of each of the MOC offerings at ATS in San Francisco are listed below (organized by pillars).

PULMONARY (Gateway Ballroom 102-104, South Building, Lower Level)

CC1: Sunday, May 15, 2016, 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

  • COPD Pathophysiology/Diagnosis/PFT
  • COPD Management
  • Rare Lung Diseases

CC3: Monday, May 16, 2016, 2:15 - 4:15 p.m.

  • Interstitial Lung Disease: Therapeutic Options
  • Sarcoid/HP
  • Opportunistic Pulmonary Infections
  • Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia and Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

CRITICAL CARE (Room 2005/2007, West Building, Level 2)

CC5: Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

  • Airway Emergencies
  • Transfusion in the ICU
  • Emergent Renal Replacement and Therapy

CC6: Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

  • Non-Invasive Ventilation
  • Managing Exacerbations of Obstructive Lung Disease
  • Management of Severe Hypoexmic Respiratory Failure
  • Sedation, Delirium, and Mobilization in the ICU

SLEEP (Gateway Ballroom 102-104, South Building, Lower Level)

CC2: Monday, May 16, 2016, 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

  • Sleep Staging and Scoring
  • In-Lab Diagnostics
  • Ambulatory Diagnostics

CC4: Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 2:15 - 4:15 p.m.

  • Circadian Disorders: Overview of Biology
  • Circadian Disorders: Shift Work, Advanced, Jet Lag
  • Parasomnias: REM
  • Parasomnias: NREM

PEDIATRICS (Room 3007/3009, West Building, Level 3)

PCC1 Sunday, May 15, 2016, 6:45 - 7:45 a.m.

  • Vasculitic Pulmonary Diseases
  • Sickle Cell Lung Disease

PCC2 Monday, May 16, 2016, 6:45 - 7:45 a.m.

  • Lung Defense Mechanism
  • Lung Growth and Development

PCC3 Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 6:45 - 7:45 a.m.

  • Congenital Abnormalities of the Upper Airways
  • Congenital Abnormalities of the Lower Airways

PCC4 Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 6:45 - 7:45 a.m.

  • Acute Respiratory Failure
  • Chronic Respiratory Failure
Last Reviewed: June 2016