Annual Respirology State of the Art Conference

Respirology State of the Art Conference

2019 SAVE THE DATES:  MAY 24 & 25

JOIN US FOR OUR REFRESHED "RESPIRATORY PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION CONFERENCE" AT THE SASKATOON INN!  DETAILS TO FOLLOW SOON.  For more information, please contact Lori Kleiboer, Program Manager, Professional Education at or call 306-667-3007.

PROGRAM - This Group Learning program has been approved by the College of Family Physicians of Canada, Saskatchewan Office, for Mainpro+ Group Learning Credits.

0830-1400 - SESSION 1 – Gallery AB - 4.0 Group Learning Mainpro+ credits    

0830-0900     Registration and Exhibits

0900-0905     Welcome - Dr. Rob Skomro

0905-0945     Interstitial Lung Disease - Dr. Veronica Marcoux               

0945-1020      Sleep Issues in Children - Dr. Darryl Adamko

1020-1040       Refreshments and Exhibits

1040-1120        Asthma & COPD Action Plans ​- Dr. Don Cockcroft & Ms. Jennifer Salahub

1120-1155          COPD Clinical Pathway - Dr. Rashaad Hansia & Ms. Patricia Comfort

1155-1240         Lunch and Exhibits

1240-1320        Lung Cancer - Dr. Sunil Yadav

1320-1400       Marijuana and the Lung - Dr. Erika Penz               

1400-1415        Breakout – for afternoon PRE-REGISTERED WORKSHOPS (Sessions 2 & 3)


1415-1730 - SESSION 2 - Gallery AB - 5.0 Group Learning Mainpro+ credits

Spirometry Interpretation Workshop (limited to 30 registrants) - Dr .Brian Graham & Dr. Jordan Olfert

Workshop Objectives: At the completion of the course, attendees will: describe 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.

1415-1730 - SESSION 3 - Gallery Suites - 2.75 Group Learning Mainpro+ credits

Chest X-Ray Interpretation Workshop (limited to 30 registrants) - Dr. Rob Skomro

Workshop Objectives: At the completion of the course, attendees will: identify anatomic landmarks relevant to chest x-ray interpretation; recognize a normal chest x-ray; describe radiologic changes found in pulmonary disorders commonly seen in primary care; and correlate patient presentation with radiographic findings.

A special ​THANK YOU TO OUR PROGRAM SPONSORS​ for making this continuing education opportunity possible through their generous support:

GOLD Sponsors: 



SILVER Sponsors: 



BOOTH Sponsor:

This conference is also supported by the University of Saskatchewan (Division of Respirology, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine), along with the Lung Health Institute of Canada and the Lung Association of Saskatchewan.

2018 Conference Faculty

Division of Respirology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Saskatchewan:

Dr. Don Cockcroft
Dr. John Gjevre
Dr. Brian Graham (emeritus)
Dr. Karen Laframboise
Dr. Darcy Marciniuk
Dr. Jordan Olfert
Dr. Erika Penz
Dr. Rob Skomro​
Dr. Anderson Tyan​

​Primary Health Care - Urban, Regina Area, Saskatchewan Health Authority, Family Physician Representation:

Dr. Rashaad Hansia

Conference attendees please note: The registrant or participant grants to the Lung Association, Saskatchewan, and its designees the irrevocable permission to use his or her likeness or voice in any media now or hereafter existing in connection with all or any part of the event or program, for any purpose whatsoever, including marketing, promotion or commercial purposes.


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