2017 Pulmonary Medicine Update

  • Date: March 10, 2017
  • Time: 8:00 am to 12:10 pm
  • Location: Nebraska Methodist College – The Josie Harper Campus, Clark Building, 720 N. 87th Street, Omaha, NE 68114

Target Audience

Target Audience

Respiratory Therapists, Nurses, Social Workers, Medical Assistants and other healthcare professionals caring for patients with pulmonary diseases.




Value: $160
Cost: $40 with promo code 70PD

Methodist and Jennie Ed employees please use the 2017 health system promo code for a 100% discount.


Course Description

Course Description

Purpose Statement: 

This program will provide current information and evidence-based guidelines that will enhance clinical and professional practices related to the care of patients with pulmonary disease.




7:30-8:00am Registration
8:00-8:50am Pulmonary Fibrosis
  Lee Morrow, MD, MSc
8:50-9:40am Forensic Pathology /Case Studies
Robert G. Penn, MD, FACP, FSHEA, FIDSA
 9:40-9:55am Break
9:55-10:45am Telehealth
  Michael Caldwell, BSBA, RRT, RN
10:45-11:00am Break
11:00-11:30am Updated COPD Guidelines: GOLD for Patients or Gold for Pharma?
  Brian Krajicek, MD
11:30-11:50am Heart & Lung Wellness
  Lori Domalakes, BSN, RN
11:50-12:10pm Exercise & Rehab
Deedee Leine BSN, RN
12:10pm Adjourn




Lee Morrow, MD, MSc:  Associate Professor of medicine at Creighton University Medical Center. Dr. Morrow is an NIH-funded researcher who specializes in the evaluation of intensive care unit outcomes.

Robert Penn, MD, FACHP, FSHEA, FIDSA: Medical Director and Healthcare Epidemiologist for the Department of Healthcare Epidemiology & Infection Prevention at Nebraska Methodist Hospital.  

Michael Caldwell,  BSBA, RN,RRT: Veterans Health Administration, Telehealth

Bryan Krajicek, MD: Nebraska Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine

Lori Domalakes, BSN, RN: Care Navigator, Methodist Physicians Clinic & Heart Consultants/Pulmonary Medicine Specialists

Deedee Leinen, BSN, RN: Methodist Hospital, Cardiopulmonary Rehab  




Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational credit to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.

In order to obtain contact hours or CEU's for a continuing education event, participants are required to attend the entire event and return a completed evaluation.


This program meets the continuing education criteria for 3.5 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa Respiratory Care Practitioners. 


3.5 contact hours awarded.  MW MSD Provider Approval #:NE1019-9.

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

(Pharmacotherapeutic contact hours awarded for 0 of the 3.5 total.)

Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #120

Social Work

This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 3.5 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa Social Workers.

Medical Assistants

This program has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) for Course Number 131355 Category C&G for 3.5 continuing education units. Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the program content or the program provider.

Education Credit

3.5 Education hours.  Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering.  Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.


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