Respiratory Care Conference

Leonard and Madlyn Abramson Pediatric Research Center
3615 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104  Map

Oct 27, 2014 from 7:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. (ET)

General Information

The conference will be held on the first floor of the Leonard and Madlyn Abramson Pediatric Research Center on the campus of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The registration fee is $75 for AARC members and $85 for non-AARC members. The registration fee includes continental breakfast, breaks, lunch, parking and syllabus material.

Certification Statement

Pending approval from The American Association for Respiratory Care, this conference will be eligible for 7.0 Continuing Respiratory Care Education contact hours.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of the workshop, participants should be able to:

  1. Discuss the benefits and exclusion criteria for progressive mobility
  2. Describe the mechanism of action of high-flow nasal cannula
  3. Discuss future prospects for respiratory support for patients on circulatory support
  4. Explain the correlation between reasons for requiring chronic mechanical ventilation and the goals for management
  5. Define alveolar-capillary dysfunction
  6. Review the definition of compliance
  7. Describe the process for development of care bundles or checklists