Purpose: To increase the knowledge of the Health Care Practitioner working
with patients having conditions affecting the Cardiopulmonary System.
Keynote: Tom Lamphere, BS, RRT-ACCS, RPFT, FAARC: The Value of Respiratory Therapists Delivering Respiratory Care
Kristie Koenigsbert, RRT, RCP: Bronchiolitis: Current Treatment and Management
Tammy Jarnagin, BHS, RRT, RCP: Creating a Comprehensive Transition Care Program
Tom Lampher, BS, RRT-ACCS, RPFT, FAARC: Patient Safety and the Reporting of Adverse Events
Dr. Sheryl Sahr: Rib Fixation and Pain Management of the Trauma Patient
Len Geiger: Living with Alpha 1 Deficiency
Dr. Michael Eberlein, Ph.D.: Lung Transplantation and the Role of the Respiratory Therapist
Deb Ray, RRT/Sue Denny, RRT: Conquering Ebola at the Nebraska Medicine Bio-Containment Unit
Darcy O'Brien: Effectiveness of the Awakening and Breathing Coodination, Delirium Management and Early Exercise Bundle
Julie Jackson, BAS, RRT-ACCS, RCP: Sleep Disorders in Acute Care: The Surgical Patient
Dr. Pritzker: Comprehensive Interdisciplinary Management of Pulmonary Hypertension
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.