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2015 Conference in Louisville, KY


 

 

 

2015 Conference Agenda and Speaker Presentations

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March 19th

1:00 – 1:05

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Tommy Rust, NN2RC President

1:05 – 2:00 

Improving Physician-Therapist Collaboration

Dr. Paul Goldiner 

2:00 – 3:00

Background on AD vs BS Entry-Level Debate

Dr. Carolyn O’Daniel

3:00 – 3:15

Break

3:15 – 4:00

National Trends Affecting Accreditation

Kathy Megivern, CAAHEP

4:00 – 5:00

Innovations in Mechanical Ventilation

Chuck Horn, Drager

March 20th

8:00 – 9:00          

NBRC Update

Carl Haas

9:00 – 10:00        

Ventilator Waveform Interpretation

Karl Wellendorf, Maquet

10:00 – 10:15     

Break

10:15 – 11:00     

U.S Healthcare, Hospital Finances

Maria Galati, MBA, RRT

11:00 – 12:00     

Current & Future Challenges (Panel)

Dr. Anne Loochtan, NN2

Roxanne Fulcher, AACC

Tommy Rust, NN2RC  



 

12:00 – 1:00        

Luncheon and Annual Business Meeting

1:00 – 2:00

Becoming an Effective Advocate

KY State Representative Mary Lou Marzian

KY State Representative Joni Jenkins

2:00 – 3:00

Strengthening Programs through Simulation

Grace Ng, RN 

3:00  3:15           

Break

3:15 – 4:30          

“Town Hall Meeting” on NN2RC’s Future

Dr. Carolyn O’Daniel 

5:00 – 7:00

NN2RC Board Meeting, HSH 444                

Tommy Rust, NN2RC President