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