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2017 Conference - May 31  to June 2 Drury Lane

ISRC 2017 Conference and Exposition  - PROGRAM

Wednesday  - May 31 - Registration 7:00 - 10:45 and 12:00 - 2:00

General Session

8:00  - 9:00   

Keynote Speaker
AARC Initiatives for Advancing Respiratory Care Education

Ellen A. Becker, PhD, RRT-NPS, RPFT, AE-C, FAARC

9:10  - 10:10

Barry A Shapiro commemorative lecture
Hemoptysis in Children
Dr. Javeed Akhter

10:20 - 11:20

Human Electrocardiophysiology- A Review of ECG Interpretation from Neonate to Adult.
Jeffrey R. Hengels RRT, NPS
11:30 - 12:30- Lunch on your own    
12:30- 1:30

Airway Clearance Therapy - Indications, Methods and Modalities
Heather Murgatroyd,, BA, RRT, RPSGT


Bronchiectasis - Time to Break the Cycle
Heather Murgatroyd,, BA, RRT, RPSGT

2:50- 3:50

Too much of a Good Thing: Oxygen and Reperfusion Injury
Thomas Pater, BS, CCP, LP

4:30 ISRC 4th Quarter Board of Directors Meeting - Light Dinner Served    


Thursday- June 1 - Registration: 7:00-10:45 and 12:00 - 2:00



Excellence Defines Us An Update from the NBRC
Lori M. Tinkler, MBA



The ABCs of Respiratory Care in Trauma Patients 
Leah Tatebe MD


10:20- 11:20

Live, Learn, Love: Life of the LVRS Patient
Joni Colle, BSN, RN, RRT, AE-C, CCRP

  11:30 to 12:50 General Assembly - Box Lunches Served  

Let's Have Some Fun with Respiratory Care Trivia
Daniel Mazzolini Jr., RRT-ACCS


Diaphragmatic Pacing in Spinal Cord Injury
Allison Kessler, MSc, MD


Exhibit Hall
3:10 - 5:30

4:00- 5:00

Asthma Legislation: Past to Present
Maureen Damitz, BA, AE-C

Exhibit Hall
3:10 - 5:30




Friday- June 2 - Registration: 7:00-10:45



Is that ETT in the right position? A review of Thoracic Imaging
Susan Collazo, RN, MSN, APN-CNP



VATS, Clamshell Incision, Decortication- A Review of Thoracic Surgical Procedures and the impact to the RCP
Susan Collazo, RN, MSN, APN-CNP


10:20- 11:20

The Role of Non- Invasive Ventilation in End Stage COPD
Lisa Wolfe MD

11:30 11:30 - 12:30 Lunch on your own Exhibit Hall
12:00 - 3:00
Update in Cystic Fibrosis Treatment
Manu Jain MD, MS
Exhibit Hall
12:00 - 3:00
ISRC Board of Directors Meeting 12:30PM
Mechanical Ventilation: Oral &Pulmonary Interprofessional Care
Laura Packard, MBA, RRT
Exhibit Hall
12:00 - 3:00


The Life Saving Gift of Organ Donation and the Role of Respiratory Therapists
Lola Lewis, BS,
Brett Kesselring RN, BSN, CPTC, CTBS



Contributions to the ISRC are not tax deductible
ISRC Board of Director Meetings -
You are welcome to attend your ISRC BOD 4th Quarterly and 1st Quarterly business meetings.

  • 4th Quarterly meeting: Wednesday May 31st, 4:30 PM light dinner served

  • ISRC General Assembly and Awards Ceremony: Thursday June 1st - 11:30 to 12:50 - Box Lunches Served

  • 1st Quarterly meeting: Friday June 2nd - 12:30 pm

Time and Venue may change based on host facility requirements

The Content and speakers my change without prior notice.  Pleases check for updates

Contributions to the ISRC are not tax deductible - Presentations from  previous conferences

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