Clinical Foundations 18

Rationales and Applications for Capnography

Monitoring During Sedation

By Devin Carr, MSN, MS, RN, RRT, ACNS-BC, NEA-BC, CPPS and Anna Cartwright, BSN, RN

 

Panel: Capnography and Conscious Sedation

Moderator: Chad Epps, MD

 

Clinical Foundations 17

CDC Recommendations on Preventing VAP

Sara Hanif Mirza, MD, MS

Carl A. Kaplan, MD

 

Panel Preventing Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP)

Moderator: Marin Kollef, MD

 

Clinical Foundations 16

Humidification During Invasive and Noninvasive Ventilation

By Ruben Restrepo, MD, RRT, FAARC
and Brian Walsh, RRT-NPS, ACCS, FAARC

 

Panel Discussion: Humidification During Invasive and Noninvasive Ventilation

Moderator: Ruben Restrepo, MD, RRT, FAARC

 

Clinical Foundations 15

Waste Anesthetic Gases (WAGs) among Employees

in the Healthcare Industry

James D. McGlothlin, MPH, PhD, CPE and John E. Moenning, DDS, MSD

 

Panel Discussion: Waste Anesthetic Gases:

Opinions from the Experts

Panelists: David Farr, MD, Joni Brady, MSN, RN, CAPA, Jim McGlothlin, MD

 

Clinical Foundations 14

Aerosol Therapy for Ventilator-Dependent Patients:

Devices, Issues, Selection & Technique

Arzu Ari, PhD, RRT, PT, CPFT, FAARC

 

Panel Discussion: Aerosol Therapy In Spontaneously Breathing & Mechanically Ventilated Patients: Description, Selection & Issues

Moderator: Tim Myers, RRT-NPS, MBA, FAARC

 

 

 

 

 

Clinical Foundations 8

Non-invasive Respiratory Support in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

By Kathleen Deakins, RRT NPS

 

Panel Discussion: Non-invasive Respiratory Support in NICU

Moderator: Jen-Tien Wung MD, FCCM

 

Clinical Foundations 7

Managing COPD Exacerbations in the Hospital and Home

By David Vines, MHS, RRT, FAARC and Sandra Adams, MD, MS

 

Panel Discussion: Applying Comprehensive Chronic Care to Impact Acute Exacerbations of COPD

Moderator: Sandra Adams, MD, MS

Clinical Foundations 2

Clinical Foundations 2 (Nurse Anesthetists)

Management of the Difficult Airway

By Irene Osborn, MD

 

Prehospital Management of the Difficult Airway

By Prasanthi Ramanujam, MD  and Gary M. Vilke, MD

 

 

Clinical Foundations 13

Postoperative Pulmonary Complications

By David A Grooms MSHS, RRT

 

Clinical Foundations 12

Filtration of breathing gases

By Joe Hylton, BSRT, RRT-NPS, FAARC

 

Panel Discussion: Filtration of breathing gases during mechanical ventilation

Moderator: Ruben Restrepo, MD, RRT, FAARC

Clinical Foundations 11

Asthma Exacerbations

By Karen Gregory, MS, APRN-BC, RRT, AE-C

 

Panel Discussion: Asthma Exacerbation (AE) in the Hospital

Moderator: Tim Op’t Holt, EdD, RRT, AE-C

 

Clinical Foundations 10

Humidification During Non-Invasive Ventilation

By Richard Branson, MS, RRT, FAARC

 

Panel Discussion: Humidification in Non-invasive Ventilation: Clinical Practice Today.

Moderator: Richard Branson, MS, RRT, FAARC

 

Clinical Foundations 9

Pathogens Associated with the Intensive Care Unit Environment – Considerations for the Respiratory Therapist

By John Davies, MA RRT FAARC

 

Panel Discussion: Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia and the Role of the Respiratory Therapist

Moderator: Harvey E. Marshall, MD