The Professional Evolution – 2016 Conference

New Mexico Society for Respiratory Care

Thursday and Friday, January 21 & 22, 2016

Ruidoso Convention Center, 111 Sierra Blanca Drive, Ruidoso, NM

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If you do not wish to register online, use this form Download the Form and Send your Payment by Mail HERE.

Thursday, January 21, 2016 (7 ceus)

0800-0830 Registration for participants and Vendors (and vendor set up)
0830-0845 Welcome Don Williams, BSBA, RRT, UNMH Pulmonary Services Supervisor, President NMSRC
0845-0945 Adult Sleep Disorders, Dominic Melendrez, RPSGT, UNMH Sleep Disorders Center,
0945-1030 Vendor booths open BINGO time (door prizes)
1030-1130 Heroes: The Past, Present and Future of Respiratory Care, Dana Oakes BA, RRT-NPS, RRT and Author of Respiratory Books 40+ years
1130-1145 Lunch Served (speakers during lunch)
1145-1340 NM RCP Student/new Grad Presentations

Coccidioidomycosis, Valerie J. Kling, DACC
Neonatal case study, KLEE Bryant, ENMU-R
A Review of Pulmonary Emphysema, Karyn Schmidlapp, PMI
Respiratory Therapy: The Professional Evolution, TBA, CNM SFCC- TBA

1340-1440 Improving Patient Interviewing Techniques – How Motivational Interviewing Can Help You and Your Patients, William O’Neill RPh, MPH, Senior Associate Director Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Boehringer Ingelheim
1440-1530 Vendor booths open BINGO time
1530-1630 The future of healthcare reimbursement and the impact on Respiratory Care, Larry E. Leaming, RRT, DHA, FACHE Chief Executive Officer. Roosevelt General Hospital
1630-1730 Bronchial Thermoplasty – Could it be a Breath of Fresh Air?, Sonya R. Brooks, BSRC, RRT, RCP, Previous Director of Cardiopulmonary
1730-1900 NMSRC BOD meeting Room 132 at the Lodge (all are welcome)

Friday, January 22, 2016 (5 ceus)

0800-0900 Advanced ABGs: Interpretation vs. Classification, Dana Oakes BA, RRT-NPS, RRT and Author of Respiratory Books 40+ years
0900-1000 Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Dominic Melendrez, RPSGT, UNMH Sleep Disorders Center
1000-1100 Pathways for clinical advancement: Branching out of Floor Therapy, Michael S. Benko II, RRT-NPS, BA, Adjunct Clinical Instructor, ENMU-R, Cath Lab Techncian, Del Sol Medical Center
1100-1145 Vendor booths open BINGO time (door prizes)
1145-1245 Ethical Behavior for the Healthcare Provider, Paul R. Linder BA RRT, Director of Cardiovascular and Cardiopulmonary Services Memorial Medical Center
1245-1345 Ventilation Management, Eric Davis RRT, RPFT, Regional Product Specialist, Medtronic, formerly Covidien
1345-1445 I am a Cushie! Cushing’s Syndrome Facts and Faux, Sonya R. Brooks, BSRC, RRT, RCP, Previous Director of Cardiopulmonary
1445 Door Prizes/CEU certificates