2017 Lung Conference - Iowa Society for Respiratory Care

2017 Lung Conference


Taking Charge of Change

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


Thursday April 13, 2017

Keynote: The Professional Road Ahead – Natalie Napolitano, MPH, RRT-NPS, FAARC

The 5 eights of Respiratory Care – Bill Pruitt, MBA, RRT, CPFT, AE-C, FAARC

Spirometry-Getting it Right – Sue Hanken, RRT, MBA, CPFT

RT as Disease Manager – Bill Pruitt, MBA, RRT, CPFT, AE-C, FAARC

The Role of RT's in Organ Procurement – Michael J. Hewitt, RRT-ACCS, RRT-NPS, RCP, FAARC, FCCM

Just Breathing Through Your Career – Lari Smith


Friday April 14, 2017

Keynote: Surviving Before Thriving II – Michael J. Hewitt, RRT-ACCS, RRT-NPS, RCP, FAARC, FCCM

Iowa Legislative Summary 2017 – Matt Eide

Breath Easy – Dr. Nagaraj, MD, MPH

A Patient Perspective on Lung Transplant – Recipient: Sandy Miller

Overview of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. OSA-COPD Overlap Syndrome and Updated GOLD Standards – Dr. Nawab, MD

Advancing Respiratory Therapy Practices – Kerry George, RRT, RRT-ACCS, Med, FAARC

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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