The VTNHSRC Presents……

The 2018 VTNHSRC Annual Conference

September 18th and 19th

Church Landing At Mill Falls, Meredith, NH

  The VTNHSRC Presents……

The 2018 VTNHSRC Annual Conference

September 18th and 19th

Church Landing At Mill Falls, Meredith, NH

Conference Agenda

Day 1 – Tuesday, September 18, 2018

0715-0745       Registration 

0745-0800       Welcome: VT/NH President

0800-0900       Bronchiolitis Pro-Con Debate: The Diminishing Role of the Respiratory Therapist in Patients with Bronchiolitis                                                                                     

Ryan Kessler RRT

Matt McNally BSRT, RRT

0900-1000       The Role of Respiratory Therapist in a COPD Clinic: A Focus on Home Ventilation                                                  Graham Thomas Atkins BSc, MBChB, MRCP

Heidi Pelchat RRT, RCP

 1000-1030       Vendor Display Opens          

1030-1130       Upper Airway Stimulator for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Background, Mechanisms and Clinical Data Review                                          

                                    Michael Coleman BA, RST, RPSGT

1130-1230       It’s 2018: Have You Made the Case for Respiratory Care Services?                 

                                    Garry Kaufman RRT, FAARC, MPA, FACHE

1230-1400       Lunch Break (Lunch Provided)/Vendor Display

1400-1430       PACT and HOD Updates                           

Patrick Von Kannewurff and Lisa Darling    

1430-1530       Honoring Patient Wishes                                                                           

Scott Slogic RRT, RCP       

1530-1630       Advances in Bronchoscopy                                                             

Patrick Scanlon DO, FCCP

 1630                Therapist of the Year Presentation

1645-2100       Pick up Certificates for One Day Attendees

                        Vendor Reception, Cash Bar, Silent Auction, Yard Games with Corn Hole Tournament (sign up at registration desk teams of two $5 to register, cash prize and trophy)



Day 2 – Wednesday, September 19, 2018

 0715-0745       Registration and Breakfast Buffet

0745-0800       Welcome: VT/NH President

0800-0900       Pulmonary Function Workshop                                                                

Patrick Burns

0900-1000       Effects of Mechanical Circulatory Support on Respiratory System                   

Justin Darling RN, BSN, CCRN   

 1000-1030       Visit Vendor Display

1030-1130       Optimizing Management of ARDS                                                            

Brian Jones, MD, PHD

 1130-1230       Treatment of Airway Disease: Delivery Matters                                       

Donald Mahler, MD

 1230-1330       Lunch Break (Lunch Provided)/Last Chance to Visit Vendors

                        (Vendor Hall Closes at 1400)

1230-1330       Manager’s Meeting: location TBA

1330-1430       Obesity and Asthma                                                                        

Anne Dixon, MD

 1430-1530           Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia                                                               

Michelle Tyler, MD, MPH

 1530                Check-out and CEU Certificates


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