Please join us for a discussion on “Clearing the Air: A Comprehensive Exploration of Pneumonia” with Nuwan Thilina Gunawardhana, M.D.  Dr. Gunawardhana will describe the different types of pneumonia; identify various etiologies and explain exposure risks to infectious respiratory diseases; classify cellular morphology, host defenses, extent of disease and portal of entry; and describe the pathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment of pneumonia.

Internal Medicine Physicians, Pharmacists, Physician Assistants, Residents,  Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, and all other interested healthcare providers


  • Describe the different types of pneumonia.
  • Identify various etiologies and explain exposure risks to infectious respiratory diseases.
  • Classify cellular morphology, host defenses, extent of disease, and portal of entry.
  • Describe the pathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of pneumonia.


Nuwan Thilina Gunawardhana, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
New York, New York

Nuwan Thilina Gunawardhana, M.D., faculty for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose, and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.

John F. Rubin, M.D., FACP, director of this educational activity, has indicated that he is a shareholder in AstraZeneca and Bristol-Myers Squibb. All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose.

*Ineligible companies – Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
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Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.   

This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-855841, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Podiatry, Osteopathic Medicine and Physician Assistants.  

This activity has also been approved for 1 credit for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists and Pharmacy Techs, Athletic Trainers. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

Session date: 
04/30/2024 - 7:30am to 8:30am EDT
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Athletic Training
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Dentistry
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Dietitians
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy

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