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Digital Seminar

The Lungs in Detail: From Health to Disease

6 Hours 28 Minutes
Audio and Video
Dec 15, 2023
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Join Julia Rogers, DNP, APRN, CNS, FNP-BC, FAANP, in a course designed for healthcare professionals seeking to enhance their assessment skills and grasp fundamental pulmonary pathophysiology. Delve into topics such as lung disease causation, oxygen circulation, and medication necessity in a concise and easily understandable manner. Benefit from Julia's problem-based teaching style, featuring evolving case studies and interactive quizzes, to leave with a systematic approach to pulmonary assessment and a commitment to excellence in patient care.


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All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.

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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after passing the online post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, and others.

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Earn up to 6.25 CE hours. Please see below, for more details, as credit amounts vary by state and profession. 

Nurses - Pharmacology Nurse Practitioners

This self-study program offers 120 instructional minutes of pharmacology content which is designed to qualify for 2.0 contact hours toward your pharmacology requirement. 

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PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 6.0 self-study contact hours. 

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Nurses - Florida Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 6.0 self-study contact hours.

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Nurses - Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 6.25 self-study contact hours. Please email with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Physical Therapists - Arizona Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. The Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy recognizes continuing competence activities that have been approved by any state PT association or national medical/health care association (e.g., AOTA, ASHA). This self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of instruction applicable for physical therapists.

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Julia Rogers, DNP, APRN, CNS, FNP-BC, FAANP's Profile

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Purdue University Northwest

Julia L. Rogers, DNP, APRN, CNS, FNP-BC, FAANP, is a critical care and pulmonary nurse practitioner and an assistant professor of nursing at Purdue University Northwest in the College of Nursing. She is a certified FNP through the ANCC and is currently working in pulmonary and critical care. Dr. Rogers is a fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Mu Omega chapter, and a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. She represents the American Nurses Association as a CPT advisory committee member to the American Medical Association’s CPT editorial panel. She is an accomplished presenter at the national, state, and local level, where she has presented on an array of topics for both nurse educators and nurse practitioners. Dr. Rogers has been the editor and author of three pathophysiology textbooks and serves as the billing and coding column coordinator for The Nurse Practitioner Journal.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Julia Rogers has employment relationships with Purdue University Northwest, Team Health Hospitalist Group, and Northwest Medical Group. She receives royalties as a published author. She had a previously relationship with Lippincott. Julie Rogers receives a speaking honorarium from the Coalition of Advanced Practice Nursing, the National Conference for Nurse Practitioners, and PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Julia Rogers is on the advisory board for the Nurse Practitioner Journal as well as the billing and coding column coordinator. She is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nurses, the National League of Nurses, the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, and the American Nurses Association.

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  • Differentiate lung diseases by distinguishing key identifying factors within the history and physical examination. 
  • Appropriately order and analyze the results of pulmonary function testing, ABGs, and radiologic testing for lung disorders. 
  • Integrate new evidenced-based guidelines to prescribe or manage medications for pulmonary conditions.
  • Utilize best practices based on the evidence for clinical strategies to evaluate, manage, and treat acute and chronic respiratory conditions.    
  • Evaluate the various pulmonary interventions in your toolbox to develop a collaborative and comprehensive plan of care.
  • Educate the patient and their families on occupational and environmental triggers and appropriate preventative measures.


The 3 P’s of Lung Disease 

  • Pathophysiology
  • Physical Assessment
  • Pharmacology and Plan of Care

Pulmonary Diagnostic Tests 

  • Pulmonary Function Test 
  • Acid Base and Electrolyte Disturbances
  • Radiologic Imaging

Pediatrics and Lung Disease

  • Asthma
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Acute Bronchitis

Triple Viral Threat 

  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
  • Influenza
  • SarsCoV-2 (COVID)

Common Lung Diseases

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD): Pulmonary Fibrosis 
  • Pneumonia: Community versus Hospital Acquired

Lung Emergencies

  • Pneumothorax
  • Acute Respiratory Failure 

Case Studies

  • Pediatrics: Asthma → Influenza → RSV
  • Adult: Long Covid → ILD
  • Geriatric: Older patient with COPD Presents to ED with exacerbation → Pneumonia Community Acquired → Respiratory distress → Pneumothorax → Respiratory Failure → End of Life Care

Target Audience

  • Nurses: 
    • Medical-surgical units
    • ED
    • Critical Care areas
    • Urgent Care Clinics
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Advanced practice providers.


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