2014 Lung Conference - Iowa Society for Respiratory Care

2014 Lung Conference


Waves of Change - Oceans of Opportunity

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

Thursday April 24th, 2014

Keynote: Dr. Stephen Jencks MD,MPH:  Whose Problem Are COPD Readmissions?

Jeremy Parks BS, RRT:  Life with CF

Dr. James Mallen DO:  Diagnosis & Treatment of OSA

Kevin Fischer BS, RRT:  NIV in the CCU

Lori Mein ARNP, DNP, FNP-BC:  Nicotine Dependence & Treatment

Carl Mottram BA RRT RPFT FAARC:  Clinical Vignettes & Their PFT Results

Friday April 25th, 2014

Kerry George MEd RRT FAARC:  What is the NBRC Doing for Me?

Karen Schell DHSc, RRT-NPS, RPFT, RPSGT, AE-C, CTTS:  COPD Protocol

Dr. Maxwell Cosmic MD:  Respiratory Implications of Pulmonary Embolism

Cindra Altman BA, RPSGT, R.EEG/EP T:  The Clinicians Role in Educating Patients with Sleep Apnea

Janie Knipper APN, MA, AE-C, FAACVPR:  Reducing COPD Admissions & Implications for Pulmonary Rehab

Keith Lamb RRT, ACCS:  ECMO for Acute Respiratory Failure


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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