2013 Lung Conference - Iowa Society for Respiratory Care

2013 Lung Conference


Navigating the Future - Together

Purpose: To increase the knowledge of the Health Care Practitioner working
with patients having conditions affecting the Cardio-Pulmonary System.

Thursday April 25th, 2013

Keynote: Gary Kauffman, MPA, FACHE, RRT, FAARC:  You Want RT to Thrive? Stop Counting Treatments and Start Adding Value

Shawna Strickland, Ph.D., RRT-NPS, AE-C, AARC:  Maximizing Patient Education

Bob Messenger, RRT:  Effective Discharge of the Oxygen Dependent COPD Patient

Lisa Jackson, RRT:  Respiratory Therapists Role in the Care of ALS Patients

Heather Meehan, RRT:  AVAPS Made Easy

Dr. Wanzek:  Transition Care to Prevent Re-admissions

Friday April 26th, 2013

Michael Hewitt, RRT:   Surviving Before Thriving - Respiratory Care at the Crossroads

John Barnes:  The Changing Face of Oxygen Therapy

Richard Steffen, JD:  Documentation and other Legal Issues for Respiratory Therapists

Dr. Hogarth:  Bronchial Thermoplasty

Michael Hewitt, RRT:  The Prevention of Near Drowning - Very Early HFOV in the Fluid Resuscitated Trauma Patient

Mary Tyrrel, RRT:  Telehealth: The Future Application


Disclosure policy: Speakers will disclose to attendees the nature of any significant financial
relationships they have with the commercial firms providing support, as well as the commercial
manufacturers of products and/or the providers of services discussed in their presentations.


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