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Pulmonary Function Speakers

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Matt O’Brien

MS, RRT, RPFT, FAARC
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Neil MacIntyre

MD FAARC
James Sullivan

James Sullivan

BA, RPFT
Jeffrey Hayes

Jeffrey Hayes

RRT RPFT FAARC
Gregg Ruppel MEd

Gregg Ruppel

MEd, RRT, RPFT
Katrina Hynes

Katrina Hynes

MHA RRT RPFT
Carl Mottram

Carl Mottram

RRT, RPFT, FAARC

Pulmonary Function Track of Lectures

Friday, September 20, 2018

Lecture 1 – 9am – 10am
Plethysmographic Lung Volume & Airway Resistance Measurement
Jim Sullivan RPFT BS

Lecture 2 – 10:05am – 11:05am
Using and Abusing Predicted Values in the PFT Lab
Gregg Ruppel MEd, RRT, RPFT

Lecture 3 - 11:10am – 12:10pm
Matt O’Brien RRT RPFT FAARC
Lab Economics – Why Optimizing Productivity Matters in the PFT Lab

12:10pm – 1pm
Lunch on Your Own

Lecture 4 – 1pm – 2pm
Gregg Ruppel MEd, RRT, RPFT
Testing for Exercise-Induced Bronchospasm

Lecture 5 - 2:05pm – 3:05pm
Carl Mottram RRT, RPFT, FAARC, and Katrina Hynes RPFT
PFT Lab Accreditation Readiness Part 1 - The On-Site Visit & Mechanical Models

Lecture 6 - 3:10pm – 4:10pm
Carl Mottram RRT, RPFT, FAARC, and Katrina Hynes RPFT
PFT Lab Accreditation Readiness Part 2 - Biological Control Subjects & Reporting Requirements

Lecture 7 – 4:15pm – 5:15pm
Neil MacIntyre MD
The Six Minute Walk Test and O2 Titration Testing

5:15pm – 6:45pm
Reception with Cocktails, Appetizers & Door Prizes in the Exhibit Hall

8:45pm – 10:15pm
FOCUS LIVE COMEDY NIGHT IN THE HOTEL THEATRE

 

SATURDAY, September 21, 2019

7am - Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall

Lecture 8 - 8:15am – 9:15
Jim Sullivan RPFT BS
The Finer Points of Pulmonary Function Testing

Lecture 9 - 9:20am – 10:20am
Neil MacIntyre MD
DLCO – Getting with the ATS/ERS Guidelines

Lecture 10 - 10:25am – 11:25am
Jeff Haynes RRT RPFT FAARC
Spirometry - Getting with the ATS/ERS Guidelines

Lecture 11 - 11:30am – 12:30pm
Katrina Hynes RPFT
Therapist Driven Protocols in the PF Lab

12:30pm – 1:30pm – Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

Lecture 12 - 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Matt O’Brien RRT RPFT FAARC and Jeff Haynes RRT RPFT FAARC
Controversies in Pulmonary Function Testing - Pro/Con

Lecture 13 - 2:35pm – 3:35pm
Matt O’Brien RRT RPFT FAARC
Broncho-Provocation/Methacholine Challenges – Getting with the ATS/ERS Guidelines

Lecture 14 - 3:40pm – 4:40pm
Carl Mottram RRT RPFT FAARC
High Altitude Simulation Testing in the PFT Laboratory

Lecture 15 - 4:45pm – 5:45pm
Jeff Haynes RRT RPFT FAARC
So You Think You Can Diagnose Asthma

5:45pm – Adjournment