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RESPIRATORY THERAPY LECTURE HANDOUTS

Printable Handouts as PDF files will be available starting September 15th 2019. The lecture titles below will become clickable when they are available for download.

7:50am

Lecture #1 – Cindy Bravo Sanchez RRT-NPS

Quality & Patient Safety in Respiratory Care


8:50am

Lecture #2 – Michael McPeck RRT FAARC

Aerosol Delivery During Mechanical Ventilation


10:15am

Lecture #3 – Angela Lorenzo RRT RPFT

Asthma and the Child Involved in Athletics


11:15am

Lecture #4 – Michael McPeck RRT FAARC

Worth its Salt – Hypertonic Saline Treatments Revisited


12:15pm

Lecture #5 – Ken Capek MPA, RRT

Smoking, Vaping and Addiction


2:30pm

Lecture #6 – Angela Lorenzo RRT RPFT

Bedside Spirometry and the Acute Care RT


3:30pm

Lecture #7 – Maurice Sinclair MS, RRT-NPS, CPFT, ACCS

Lactic Acidosis “Type A & B”


4:45pm

Lecture #8 – Ken Capek MPA, RRT

Bad Ethical Choices


5:45pm

Lecture #9 – Maurice Sinclair MS, RRT-NPS, CPFT, ACCS

Fever In the ICU – More Than Just An Infection – Part 1


6:45pm

Lecture #10 – Maurice Sinclair MS, RRT-NPS, CPFT, ACCS

Fever In the ICU – More Than Just An Infection – Part 2

SLEEP MEDICINE LECTURE HANDOUTS

Printable Handouts as PDF files will be available starting September 15th 2019. The lecture titles below will become clickable when they are available for download.

7:50am

Lecture #1 – Kathryn Hansen R EEGT CPC

Opioids & Respiratory Depression; The Impact on the Sleep Study


8:50am

Lecture #2 – Meir Krieger MD

Dreaming in Color – The Sleep and Art Connection


10:15am

Lecture #3 – Kathryn Hansen R EEGT CPC

The AASM Quality Metrics and Latest OSA Practice Guidelines


11:15am

Lecture #4 – Meir Krieger MD

The Past, Present and Future of Sleep Medicine


12:15pm

Lecture #5 – Kathryn Hansen R EEGT CPC

CCSH Professionals – Contributions They Can Make to A Sleep Lab


2:30pm

Lecture #6 – David Rapoport MD

Conducting CPAP and Bi-Level Titrations – Practical Issues


3:30pm

Lecture #7 – Steven Thau MD

Metabolic Effects on Sleep


4:45pm

Lecture #8 – David Rapoport MD

CPAP and Variants – How Do They Work


5:45pm

Lecture #9 – Steven Thau MD

2019 Update on The Pharmaceutical Rx. of Sleep Disorders – Part 1


6:45pm

Lecture #10 – Steven Thau MD

2019 Update on The Pharmaceutical Rx. of Sleep Disorders – Part 2

Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine Conference Objectives

Respiratory Care Track (RC)

Quality and Patient Safety in Respiratory Care

Oct 2nd at 7:50 am

Objective#1   Review and demonstrate quality Improvement tools

Objective #2  State two examples of how to apply quality tools to improve respiratory care practices

Aerosol Delivery During Mechanical Ventilation

Oct 2nd at 8:50 am

Objective #1: Understand the mechanisms that complicate aerosol drug delivery during mechanical ventilation and usually make it difficult to predict and control the inhaled dose.

Objective #2: Appreciate the positive and negative attributes of both pneumatic jet nebulizers and vibrating mesh nebulizers with respect to reliable, controlled and predictable aerosol delivery during mechanical ventilation.


Asthma and the Child Involved in Athletics

Oct 2nd at 10:15 am

Objective #1 Identify asthma triggers in childhood sport settings

Objective #2 Develop an asthma action plan for the child-athlete

Worth Its Salt: Hypertonic Saline Revisited

Oct 2 at 11:15 am

Objective #: Summarize the history of saline inhalation therapy and its physiologic and mucoactive properties with respect to mucus, sputum and the airway surface liquid.

Objective #2: Review and examine current clinical applications of saline inhalation plus potential therapeutic implications for hypertonic saline inhalation in cystic fibrosis, bronchiolitis and COPD

Smoking, Vaping & Addiction

Oct 2nd at 12:15 pm

Objective#1 Define and discuss addiction.

Objective #2 Review smoking – latest tools & methods to help people quit

Bedside Spirometry and the Acute Care RT

Oct 2nd at 2:30 pm

Objective#1 Identify challenges in bedside testing 

Objective #2 Evaluate testing results to obtain valid and reproducible tests

Lactic Acidosis – Types A and B”

Oct 2nd at 3:30 pm 

Objective#1   Describe the factors that distinguish the differences between Type A and Type B Lactic Acidosis.

Objective #2  Discuss key principles respiratory therapists need in order to respond appropriately when faced with lactic acidosis.

Bad Ethical Choices

Oct 2nd at 4:45 pm

Objective#1   Discuss the impact of unethical behavior in the workplace

Objective #2   Identify methods how to maintain your ethical standards 

Fever in the ICU – More than Just an Infection – Part I

Oct 2nd at 5:45 pm

Objective#1  Discuss the key factors that may contribute to abnormal temperature regulation within the body

Objective #2  Differentiate between the many different ways of developing a fever within the ICU setting

Fever in the ICU – More than Just an Infection – Part II

Oct 2nd at 6:45 pm

Objective#1   Define and explain thermoregulatory disorders

Objective # 2    Discuss and review treatment for thermoregulatory disorders.

Sleep Medicine Track (S)

Opioids and Respiratory Depression: The Impact on the Sleep Study 

Oct 2nd at 7:50 am

Objective#1 Discuss the adverse respiratory effects with long term opioid use

Objective #2 Review case studies to discuss the impact of long term opioid use on the PSG


Dreaming in Color – The Sleep and Art Connection

Oct 2nd at 8:50 am

Objective#1 Recognize that artists have created images of sleep for over 7000 years

Objective #2 Images of sleep reflect themes such as mythology, the sacred, danger, death 


AASM Quality Metrics and Latest OSA Practice Guidelines

Oct 2nd at 10:15 am

Objective#1 Describe a process to identify and integrate monitoring of AASM metrics

Objective #2 Differentiate between process and outcome metrics as core elements of a CQI matrix


The Past, Present, and Future of Sleep Medicine

Oct 2nd at 11:15 am

Objective#1 Discuss the role of new technologies in the diagnosis and management of sleep disorders

Objective #2 Identify the new patient groups will be managed in sleep clinics 


CCSH Professionals – Contributions They Can Make to A Sleep Lab

Oct 2nd at 12:15 pm

Objective #1 Discuss the role of the CCSH as a resource for the Sleep Center and providers of sleep medicine

Objective #2 Identify how the role of the CCSH can navigate through the changes in sleep technology


Conducting CPAP and Bi-Level Titrations – Practical Issues

Oct 2nd at 2:30 pm

Objective #1 Recognize different approaches to titration between CPAP and BiLevel

Objective #2 Review examples of adjustments to make for different findings during the titration study


Metabolic Effects on Sleep

Oct 2nd at 3:30

Objective#1 describe the physiology of sleep

Objective #2 state how sleep disorders alter the normal physiology of sleep


CPAP and its Variants – How Do They Work?

Oct 2nd at 4:45 pm

Objective #1: Discuss the effects CPAP on the airways and the lung including the use of CPAP on OSA.  

Objective #2  Discuss variations of the CPAP mode of treatment for OSA.


2019 Update on the Pharmaceutical Rx of Sleep Disorders – Part l

Oct 2 at 5:45 pm

Objective#1 describe current pharmaceutical treatment options for sleep disorders 

Objective #2__identify indications for specific treatment options 


2019 Update on the Pharmaceutical Rx of Sleep Disorders – Part II

Oct 2 at 6:45 pm

Objective #1 Discuss several new avenues of treatment 

Objective #2 Discuss current therapeutic trials


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