2017 PSRC Eastern Regional Conference

April 20-21, 2017

Event Center - Valley Forge Casino Resort

1160 1st Ave., King of Prussia, PA 19406

Thank you for attending our annual event in King of Prussia.  We hope that you enjoyed the event and learned a few things along the way!  To that end, we are happy to provide you with digital versions of all presentations made during the two days of this event.  We thank our speakers with granting us permission to provide these to you!

Click on the name of the lecture you'd like to view / download.  On most computers, right-click and select "Save As" to save the file to your computer.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

2017 Update: GOLD COPD Guidelines (Gerard Criner, MD, FACP, FACCP)

Utilizing High Reliability Principles to Ensure Patient Safety (Garry Kauffman MPA, RRT, CHE, FAARC)

Respiratory Care – A View of the Past with an Eye on the Future (Dean Hess PhD, RRT, FAARC)

Things That Make You Go “Hmmm”: Non-Evidence Based Respiratory Care  (Thomas Lamphere BS, RRT-ACCS, RPFT, FAARC)

A Pro/Con Debate:  Utilizing APRV in ARDS (Dean Hess PhD, RRT, FAARC & J. Brady Scott MSc, RRT-ACCS, FAARC)


A Pro/Con Debate:  Utilizing Low Tidal Volumes (Dean Hess PhD, RRT, FAARC & J. Brady Scott MSc, RRT-ACCS, FAARC)

Maximizing Patient Education (Shawna Strickland PhD, RRT-ACCS-NPS, AE-C, FAARC)

Inter and Intra- Hospital Transport: The Essentials (Juan Reyes MHE, RRT-NPS, C-NPT

Friday, April 21, 2017

The State of Tobacco and Nicotine Dependence (Frank Leone MD, MS)

ECMO: The Who, What, Where, and Why (J. Brady Scott MSc, RRT-ACCS, FAARC)

Ethics & the Use of Non-Invasive Ventilation at End of Life (Shawna Strickland PhD, RRT-ACCS-NPS, AE-C, FAARC)

Asthma Update 2017: Traversing the Medication Milieu (Kathleen Ververeli MD)

Airway Management of the Trauma Victim (J. Brady Scott MSc, RRT-ACCS, FAARC)

Healthcare 2017 and Beyond: Implications for Respiratory Care (William F. Galvin MEd, RRT, CPFT, AE-C, FAARC)

You Know ARDS but Do You Know PARDS?  (Joel Brown BS, RRT, FAARC)