Online Conference

Conference Program

The following courses are available to watch and earn one hour of CRCE.

Clinical Practice

Moving the Profession to the Next Level
Karen Schell, DHSc, MHSc, BSRC, RRT, RRT-NPS, RRT-SDS, RPFT, RPSGT, AE-C, CTTS, AARC President

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Session Objectives

  • Discuss where we have been and where we need to go.
  • Strategize how we are going to get to the next level.

How You Can Be Involved
Karen Schell, DHSc, MHSc, BSRC, RRT, RRT-NPS, RRT-SDS, RPFT, RPSGT, AE-C, CTTS, AARC President

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Session Objectives

  • Discuss how you can jump start your career.
  • Explain the importance of being part of the organization.

Building a Community of Respiratory Excellence
Curt Merriman, BA, CPFT, RRT

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Session Objectives

  • Illustrate what it means to be a community of respiratory excellence.
  • Discuss and show the RT gap in rural America and the massive opportunity that exists.
  • Outline how innovation and technology can change our exposure and reach.
  • Discuss how we might prepare healthcare for our profession for the future.

Vaping: What Health Professionals Should Know
Kate Feuling Porter, MPH

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Session Objectives

  • Describe vaping trends in adults and adolescents.
  • Identify health risks associated with vaping.
  • Describe strategies for addressing vaping.

The Elephant on Your Patient's Chest: Strategies for Educating Patients with Asthma
Sarah Brundidge, MSc, RRT, AE-C, CPFT

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Session Objectives

  • Discuss factors that affect the ability of a patient to learn.
  • Identify patient education strategies for clinicians to apply and utilize at the bedside.

Adult Acute Care

Mechanical Ventilation Management and the Bedside Physiologist
William LeTourneau, MA, RRT, RRT-ACCS

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Session Objectives

  • Describe methods of mechanical ventilation assessment using available physiological tools.
  • Discuss current concepts of lung protective ventilation and dangerous mechanical ventilation thresholds.

Sleep Medicine

Overlap Syndrome and the Reluctant CPAP Patient
Sue Hoefs, CCSH, RPSGT, RST

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Session Objectives

  • Explain Overlap Syndrome.
  • Describe effective treatment of Overlap Syndrome.

Neonatal/Pediatrics

Complex Care Pediatrics
Madeleine Gagnon, MD

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Session Objectives

  • Review holistic approach to care for medically fragile children.
  • Identify how to dive in to respiratory care for medically fragile children.
  • Explain how to communicate medical needs to community providers and care teams.

The pH is 6.8... Shouldn't We Intubate?
Steven Sittig, RRT-NPS, C-NPT, FAARC

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Session Objectives

  • Understand the pathophysiology of pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis.
  • Understand the treatment of patients with Diabetic Ketoacidosis.
  • Understand and discuss potential complications that can occur during the treatment of Diabetic Ketoacidosis.

Registration Info

Courses are available for purchase until April 1, 2021.

  • Once you register and pay for a course, it will become "active."
  • You will have 45 days from your registration/payment date to complete each course.
  • A course is considered complete after you watch the one hour video and submit the post-test. 
  • You must pass the post-test with a 70%, but you can take the test as many times as you need to. 
  • If you do not complete a course within the 45 day timeframe, you will forfeit your paid registration.

Member Rates

1 - 3 Courses: $20/CRCE
4 - 6 Courses: $17.50/CRCE
7+ Courses: $15/CRCE

Non-Member Rates

All Courses: $20/CRCE

Student Rates

All Courses: FREE
Students are not eligible for CRCEs.

 

Future Conference Dates

  • Fall 2021 Conference - Dates TBD
  • April 25 - 27, 2022 - TBD

Board meetings will take place the day before the conference begins.

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