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 symposium for respiratory therapists, nurses, physicians and all healthcare professionals will provide an overview of innovations in pumnonary disease diagnosis and management. Rodney J. Folz, MD, PhD, professor of medicine and Distinguished University Scholar from the University of Louisville, will present on patient management and care in preparation for transplant and post-transplant. Tricia Baird, MD, FAAP, chief medical officer at St. Mary's CARE Partners, will provide a session on patient engagement in disease management. Presenting the use and maintenance of respiratory equipment utilized by patients in the home will be Joy B. Bowles, RRT, from St. Mary's Medical Center. Muhammad J. Habib, MD, pulmonary specialist with the Deaconess Critical Care Group will focus on updates in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary diseases including pulmonary fibrosis. Co-provided by Pulmonary Fibrosis Partners.
Date & Time: Wednesday, November 12, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location: University Center, University of Southern Indiana
Registration Fee: $40; $5 for students and community participants
Contact Hours: 3.5 for nurses, health facility administrators, and social workers.
This program has been approved for 3.59 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063
Course # 142682000
Course Number: HPR820