USI's College of Nursing and Health Professions provides accredited professional development opportunities for health professionals through continuing education conferences and workshops. The College is dedicated to providing quality programming to assist the busy health professional in enhancing knowledge, skills, and professional competencies.
PULMONARY DISEASE AWARENESS SYMPOSIUM
This ½ day symposium for nurses, respiratory therapists, healthcare professionals and lay persons will open with information on the new Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Registry. Other topics will include drug trials for treatment of pulmonary fibrosis, overview of the various types and causes of asthma, and update on nutrition for the client with lung disease. Presenters include Brian Kessler, MBA, RRT-NPS, Director of Respiratory Care, Neurodiagnostics with St. Mary’s Medical Center, Julie L. McCullough, PhD, MS, BS, associate and tenured professor and program director of the Food and Nutrition Program in the College of Nursing and Health Professions at the University of Southern Indiana, Gregory A. Folz, BS, CCRP, Administrative Director of the Research Institute of Deaconess Clinic, and Roger Johnson, MD, FCCP, with Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, St. Mary's Medical Center.
The learning outcome of the program is for the attendee to be able to implement effective strategies in the effective care and management of persons with respiratory illness.
Date & Time: Thursday, October 27, 8 am – 12 noon
Location: University Center, University of Southern Indiana
Registration Fee: $60; $10 for students and community participants
Contact Hours: 3.5 for nurses and Indiana licensed health professionals. Application has been made for respiratory therapists from AARC
Course No. HPR820