52nd ANNUAL NMSRC SUMMER CONVENTION PROGRAM 

 Looking to the Future 

Thursday & Friday – August 2nd & 3rd 2018

Location/Hotel Information 

Santa Ana Star Casino Hotel
54 Jemez Canyon Dam Road
Bernalillo, NM 87004
Phone 505-867-0000 

Room Rate: $149/night for Luxury King or Queen room

Click here for Hotel information/registration form 

CEUs awarded: AARC/NMSRC, NM RN, NM EMS, AAST

Wednesday, August 1st
 
5:30 – 7:30 pm NMSRC Board Meeting (all are welcome)
 

Thursday, August 2nd

8:00 – 8:45 am Participant Registration & Vendor Registration/Set Up
 
8:45 – 9:00 am Welcome

Sarah Lyon, RRT, RCP

NMSRC President

9:00  – 10:00 am A Swing and a Hit: Why Respiratory Therapists Should Step Up to the Plate

Keynote Speaker – Becky Anderson, RRT

10:00 – 10:30 am Grand Opening Vendor Area 
10:30 – 11:30 am Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Neonate

Jennifer Anderson, MD 

11:30 – 12:30 pm Lunch On Your Own/Vendor Area Open 
12:30 – 1:30 pm The Life2000: Reducing Readmissions and Other Applications

Wesley R. Arnold, RRT

1:30 – 2:30 pm Respiratory Therapy – Not Just About Breathing Anymore

Vesta Sandoval, MD, FCCP

2:30 – 3:30 pm Break/Vendor Area Open
3:30 – 4:30 pm Management of the Complex Organ Donor Patient

David Comfort, RRT, CPTC 

4:30 5:30 pm Anatomy of the NMSRC

NMSRC Board of Directors Interactive Panel Discussion 

6:30 8:30 pm Sputum Bowl Competition 
 

Friday, August 3rd

 
7:30 – 8:00 am Registration Booth Open

Vendor Area Open 

8:00 – 9:00 am Implementing a Successful COPD Care Program

Becky Anderson, RRT

9:00 – 10:00 am What’s New?: Highlights of Recent Respiratory Research

Susan Pasnick, MD

10:00 – 11:00 am Break/Vendor Area Open
11:00 – 12:30 pm Awards Ceremony Luncheon
12:30 – 1:30 pm Non-Invasive Ventilation – Reducing COPD Exacerbations and Readmissions

Kim Applegarth, RRT 

1:30 – 2:30 pm

 

The Case for EtCO2 in the EMS/Out-of-Hospital Environment

Alex Howell, NRP, FP-C, NM, I/C 

2:30

 

Final Raffle Drawing

CEU Certificate Distribution

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