2012 Respirology State of the Art Conference

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2012 Respirology State of the Art Conference

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Travelodge Hotel and Conference Centre, 4177 Albert St S, Regina

2012 Respirology State of the Art Conference

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Travelodge Hotel and Conference Centre, 4177 Albert St S, Regina

Audience

Family Physicians Pharmacists Nurse Practitioners
Pediatricians Respiratory Therapists Physical Therapists
Nurses Respiratory Educators  

Session 1:

Accreditation for 4 hours of MainPro Credits anticipated

0730-0800 Registration and Exhibits
0800-0805 Welcome Darcy Marciniuk/Brian Graham
0805-0840 What's New in Respirology? Chris Hergott
0840-0920 Lung Transplantation: Primary Care Mark Fenton
0920-1000 Respiratory Drugs and Devices Pat Smith/Shona Elder
1000-1030 Refreshments and Exhibits  
1030-1110 Pediatric Respirology Update Darryl Adamko
1110-1150 Sleep Apnea 2012 Robert Skomro
1150-1300 Lunch and Learn The Great Debate II – Asthma or COPD?  
  "Yes, it's Asthma" Donald Cockcroft
  "No, it's COPD" Darcy Marciniuk
1300-1400 Clinical Case Puzzlers Geeta Achyuthan/Ram Abdulla

Session 2:

Accredited for 2 MainPro C Credits

  Note: Workshop registration is limited to the first 25 persons.
1415-1730 Spirometry Interpretation Workshop
Workshop Objectives: At the completion of the course, attendees will
  • understand the role of spirometry as an objective measurement of lung disease;
  • describe spirometry testing, terms and measurements;
  • describe the criteria for test acceptability and repeatability; and
  • gain confidence in the interpretation of spirometry.
Mark Fenton/Brian Graham

The Conference presentations and the spirometry interpretation workshop will be conducted by faculty members of the Division of Respirology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Saskatchewan.

Conference secretariat: The Lung Association of Saskatchewan, 1231 8th Street East, Saskatoon, SK S7H 0S5 Tel: (306) 343-9511 Fax: 306-343-7007 Email: info@sk.lung.ca

Download the conference information and registration form.

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