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Respiratory Care Track of Lectures & Speakers
Speaker Bob Kacmarek PhD, RRT

Robert Kacmarek

Ph.D., RRT, FAARC

Ken Miller

MEd, MSRT, RRT-ACCS, NPS,

AE-C, FAARC

Carl Mottram

RRT RPFT FAARC

Thomas Petty

BS, RRT

Beth Cooper Myers

BS, RRT

Lisa Schultis

MAEd, BSRT, RRT

Ken Capek

MPA, RRT

Friday, September 11th, 2020 – 8 Credits

Lecture 1

7:30am – 8:30am

Thom Petty BS, RRT

Treating ARDS with Non-Ventilator Therapies

Lecture 2

8:35am – 9:35am

 Robert Kacmarek Ph.D., RRT, FAARC

The Appropriate Application of HFNC, BiPap, & CPAP Post Extubation

Lecture 3

9:40am – 10:40am

Beth Cooper Myers BS, RRT

Metabolic Evaluation for Better Weaning 

(Generously Sponsored by GE Healthcare)

Lecture 4

10:45am – 11:45am

Lisa Shultis MAEd, BSRT, RRT

Current Trends in Neonatal Ventilation

Lecture 5

11:50am – 12:50pm

 Robert Kacmarek Ph.D., RRT, FAARC

Weaning from Ventilatory Support – What’s New?

Lunch on Your Own

12:50pm – 2:00pm

Lecture 6

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Kenneth Capek MPA, RRT

Smoking, Vaping & Addiction: What’s a Therapist To Do?

Lecture 7

3:10pm – 4:10pm

Kenneth Miller RRT-ACCS, NPS

Conventional & Non-Conventional Management of Asthma – What Works?

Lecture 8

4:15pm – 5:15pm

Thomas Petty BS, RRT

Lung-Protective Ventilation Strategies – Still Crucially Important

RECEPTION

5:15pm – 7:45pm

COMEDY SHOW

8:15pm – 10:00pm

Saturday, September 12th, 2020 – 7 Credits

Exhibit Hall Breakfast

7:15am – 8:30am

Lecture 9

8:30am – 9:30am

 Robert Kacmarek Ph.D., RRT, FAARC

Monitoring Respiratory Mechanics During Mechanical Ventilation

Lecture 10

9:40am – 10:40am

Beth Cooper Myers BS, RRT

Lecture Title to be Announced

Lecture 11

10:45am – 11:45am

Lisa Shultis MAEd, BSRT, RRT

Pediatric Respiratory Emergencies: Asthma, Croup, Bronchiolitis and Pneumonia

Lecture 12

11:50am – 12:50pm

Carl Mottram RRT RPFT FAARC

Analytical Errors that Affect Blood Gas Results

Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

12:50pm – 2:15pm

Lecture 13

2:15pm – 3:15pm

Kenneth Miller

Managing Retained Secretions – What tools Do We Have Besides Mechanical Ventilation

Lecture 14

3:20pm – 4:20pm

Lisa Shultis

The Therapeutic Use of Medical Gases – Issues in Neonatal and Pediatric Care

Lecture 15

4:25pm – 5:25pm

Kenneth Miller RRT-ACCS, NPS

2020 Update on Highly Infectious Respiratory Diseases

ADJOURNMENT

5:25pm

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