FOCUS Conferences, Inc.    800-661-5690

Welcome to Focus Conferences, Inc.

FOCUS produces regional & national conferences by and for Respiratory Therapists, Sleep Techs and ICU Nurses. Our conferences, known as Focus Spring and Focus Fall are known for their strong academia and value. In the Fall of 2017, Focus will hold 2 conferences. Both will be special 1-day “marathon” conferences where attendees can earn an entire year’s worth of CEUs in one day.

 

Focus Fall 2017 Pittsburgh, PA Conference

A special "Super Session" featuring the highly esteemed faculty of Dr. Robert Kacmarek Ph.D., RRT, Dr. John Marini MD, Dr. Neil MacIntyre MD and Pediatric/Neonatal therapist, Elcee O'Connor RRT in our Respiratory Therapy lecture hall and Dr. Catherine Kier MD, Laura Linley RST RPSGT CRTT, Emerson Kier RRT RPSGT and Robin Woidtke RN, RPSGT, CCHS in our Sleep lecture hall. All are nationally renowned speakers in Respiratory Care and Sleep Medicine. Credits have been applied for through the AARC, AAST and BRPT.
Speaker Bob Kacmarek PhD, RRT

Bob Kacmarek

PhD, RRT
Speaker Elcee Conner RRT

Elcee O'Connor

RRT
John Marini MD

John Marini

MD
Neil MacIntyre MD

Neil MacIntyre

MD, FAARC
Catherine Kier MD, AE-C

Catherine Kier

MD, AE-C
Laura Linley RST, RPSGT, CRTT

Laura Linley

RST, RPSGT, CRTT
Emerson Kerr RRT, RPSGT

Emerson Kerr

RRT, RPSGT
Robyn Woidtke MSN, RN, RPSGT, CCP, CCSH

Robin Woidtke

RN, RPSGT, CCHS

This very special 1-day Respiratory Therapy and Sleep Conference will be strictly limited to 350 attendees

Continuing Education Credits

10 continuing education credits (CRCEs, CSTEs and CECs)

Location

Doubletree Hilton Hotel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (actually Monroeville, 12 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh)

Date

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Registration Fee

$195

Active duty and Reserve military personnel, as well as veterans and students, will receive a $50 discount allowing them to register for only $145.

The fee includes an expanded continental breakfast, lunch, all breaks, all lectures, 10 continuing education credits (CRCEs, CSTEs and CECs) and a large Exhibit Hall.

This special conference will be strictly limited to 350 attendees. The registration fee of $195 will include an expanded continental breakfast, lunch, all breaks, all lectures, 10 continuing education credits (CRCEs, CSTEs and CECs), fun door prizes and a large exhibit hall. Active duty and Reserve military personnel, as well as veterans and students, will receive a $50 discount allowing them to register for only $145. The conference will take place at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel in Pittsburgh, PA. (actually Monroeville, 12 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh) on Thursday, September 28th, 2017. Rooms at the Doubletree Hilton will be $99/night and onsite parking is free. Call 412-373-7300 to make your reservations.

Focus Fall 2017 Poughkeepsie, NY Conference

for Respiratory Therapists and Sleep Technologists

The second of our 2 Fall conferences will take place at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel in Poughkeepsie, New York on Wednesday, October 18th, 2017. This conference is also for Respiratory Therapists and Sleep Technologists and is in its 37th year. It too, will furnish 10 CRCEs, CSTEs and CECs. The registration fee will be $195 which includes an expanded continental breakfast, a seated luncheon, all breaks, all lectures, 10 continuing education credits (CRCEs, CSTEs and CECs) and a large Exhibit Hall. Active duty and Reserve military personnel, as well as veterans and students, will receive a $50 discount allowing them to register for only $145. Rooms at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel are $99 per night. Call 845-485-5300 to make your reservations. This 37th-anniversary conference features nationally renowned speakers in Respiratory Care and Sleep Medicine.

Speaker Bob Kacmarek PhD, RRT

Bob Kacmarek

PhD, RRT
Douglas Gardenhire EdD, RRT-NPS, FAARC

Douglas Gardenhire

EdD, RRT-NPS, FAARC
Douglas Massini PhD RRT

Douglas Massini

PhD RRT
Robyn Woidtke MSN, RN, RPSGT, CCP, CCSH

Robin Woidtke

RN, RPSGT, CCHS
Steven Thau MD

Steven Thau

MD
Joseph Sorbello M.Ed RRT

Joseph Sorbello

M.Ed RRT
Meir Kryger MD, FRCPC

Meir Kryger

MD, FRCPC

Continuing Education Credits

10 continuing education credits (CRCEs, CSTEs and CECs)

Location

The Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel in Poughkeepsie, New York

Date

October 18th, 2017

Registration Fee

$195

Active duty and Reserve military personnel, as well as veterans and students, will receive a $50 discount allowing them to register for only $145.

The fee includes an expanded continental breakfast, a seated luncheon, all breaks, all lectures, 10 continuing education credits (CRCEs, CSTEs and CECs) and a large Exhibit Hall.

Focus Spring 2018 Memphis, TN Conference

for Respiratory Therapists and Sleep Technologists

Thursday & Friday, May 3-4, 2018

The Guest House at Graceland
Memphis Tennessee

A Special 1 1/3 Day Conference for Respiratory Therapists, PFT Techs & Sleep Technologists

• 10-12 lectures in Respiratory Care, PF testing & Sleep Medicine • Exhibit Hall reception • Door Prizes • Focus’s night of Comedy • breakfast, lunch & breaks • $5 PARKING • $129 ROOMS • military/student discounts

Continuing Education Credits

10-12 continuing education credits (CRCEs, CSTEs & CECs)
Either earn 10 Credits in 1 day (May 4th) or join us in the late afternoon on May 3rd at 4 pm to earn 2 more credits staying that evening for our Exhibit Hall Reception & Comedy Show all at no extra charge

Location

The Guest House at Graceland Memphis Tennessee

Date

Thursday & Friday May 3-4, 2018

Registration Fee

$225

Active duty and Reserve military personnel, as well as veterans and students, will receive a $50 discount allowing them to register for only $175.

The fee includes our Free 2-hour bonus workshops, our opening reception in the Exhibit Hall and our live comedy show all on Thursday evening May 3rd, as well as continental breakfast, lunch, breaks, and lectures on May 4th.