SAVE THE DATE: 2020 INSPIRED BREATHING CONFERENCE - MAY 22 & 23 (SASKATOON INN)
This will bring together patient voices, family physicians, respiratory specialists, allied respiratory health care professionals, and respiratory educators to learn together and to network with one another. This conference offers content that is diverse, current, and of value to all delegates. With its mix of plenary sessions, keynote speakers and participative workshops presented by experts and key opinion leaders in their respective fields of specialty, this professional education conference includes something for everyone.
THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING THE 2019 INSPIRED BREATHING CONFERENCE.
WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU IN 2020!
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS - MAINPRO+ Credits - TBD
CERTIFIED RESPIRATORY EDUCATORS - Log hours towards your re-certification
HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS - Log hours towards your professional discipline's portfolio
ACCOMMODATION - IBC CONFERENCE RATE - SASKATOON INN - We have a block of rooms reserved under a special conference rate at the Saskatoon Inn. Call 306-242-1440 and ask for the Lung Association rate. This rate is subject to availability so be sure to reserve your room early.
2019 Agenda - DAY 1 - Friday, May 24, 2019 - Ballroom A
|3:30 - 4:00||Registration and Sponsor Displays|
|4:00 - 4:10||Welcome Address|
|4:10 - 4:45||Indigenous Lung Health Research - Dr. Mark Fenton|
|4:45 - 5:30||Health Equity & Cultural Safety: Providing optimal care to vulnerable populations - Ms. Erin Beckwell|
|5:30 - 6:45||Dinner & Sponsor Displays|
|6:45 - 7:30||KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Disordered Breathing - Ms. Donna Turner & Ms. Jessica DeMars|
|7:30 - 8:00||Dessert & Networking|
2019 Agenda - DAY 2 - Saturday, May 25, 2019 - Ballroom A
|8:30 - 9:00||Registration & Sponsor Displays|
|9:00 - 9:05||Welcome Address|
|9:05 - 9:15||BREATHE Ambassador Journey - Ms. Jennalee Brewer|
|9:15 - 9:45||FERGUSON LECTURE - PLENARY: COPD - The Canadian Thoracic Society Update - Dr. Darcy Marciniuk|
|9:45 - 10:30||Lung Cancer: Changes in diagnosis over the past 10 years - Dr. Anderson Tyan|
|10:30 - 10:50||Intermission & Sponsor Displays|
|10:50 - 11:20||The Global Initiative to Eliminate TB - Dr. Kris Stewart|
|11:20 - 11:50||Interstitial Lung Disease Clinic & Patient Support - Ms. Peggy McKee|
|11:50 - 12:45||Lunch Break, Networking & Sponsor Displays|
|12:45 - 1:30||KEYNOTE ADDRESS: What a Tangled Web We Weave….Smoking, Vaping and Weed - Dr. Erika Penz|
|1:30 - 2:00||A Debate: Marijuana vs. E-Cigarettes - Dr. Colin Ellis & Dr. Stacey Lok|
|2:00 - 2:15||Intermission Prior to Breakout Workshops & Forums|
Concurrent Breakout Sessions
Workshops for Health Care Professionals
|2:15 - 5:00||
SESSION A - Ballroom A - Spirometry Interpretation Workshop - Dr. Brian Graham & Dr. Jordan Olfert (limited to 30 registrants)
Workshop Objectives: At the completion of this workshop, attendees will be able to 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.
SESSION B - Courtyard Room - Disordered Breathing Management & Airway Secretion Clearance Techniques Workshop - Ms. Donna Turner and Ms. Jessica DeMars (limited to 50 registrants)
Workshop Objectives: At the completion of this workshop, attendees will have learned management strategies and enhanced skills to optimize care for their patients with disordered breathing and those requiring airway secretion management.
Forums for Persons, Families, and Caregivers affected by Lung Disease
|2:15 - 4:00||
SESSION C - Canadian Room - Lung Health Patient Engagement Forum - Ms. Susan Cron, Dr. Donna Goodridge, Ms. Karen Davis
This forum is an opportunity for patients and caregivers to share their stories and voice their experiences on living with lung disease in Saskatchewan. This forum will be facilitated by the Lung Association's Senior Leadership Team along with key experts in lung health.
SESSION D - Brass Lantern Room - Parents & Caregivers of Children with Asthma Forum - Ms. Liz Ochitwa & Ms. Crystal Spehar
This forum will provide information and an opportunity to ask questions about caring for children with asthma. It will be facilitated by Certified Respiratory Educators who are leaders in the field of pediatric respiratory care.