April 30 and May 1, 2019

The Water's Edge Spa and Resort in Westbrook, CT

Conference Information

Once again it will be a BYOB (bring your own badge) event!

We will have a food drive for the community college food banks. Bring a non-perishable food item or cash to donate.

Raffle baskets to benefit the scholarship fund will also be available.

Social Time on April 30

Join us after the conference for an opportunity to relax and catch up with friends.

Cash bar and hors d'oeuvres.

Lodging Information

Relax and spend the night at the Water's Edge.

A discounted rate of $145.00 is available if you use the code 346360 in the group code when making your reservation.

Click here to book your reservation.

You must reserve your room by April 1, 2019.

Preview of the 2019 Conference Schedule*

*The schedule and titles of the lectures are subject to change

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

7:30-8:00 am
Registration, Sign-in, & Continental Breakfast

8:00-8:30 am
Welcoming Remarks and Presentation of Colors

8:30-9:30 am

Keynote Presentation:

Heroes: The Past, Present and Future of Respiratory Care

Dana Oakes, BA, RRT-NPS

9:30-10:30 am
Grand Opening of Vendor Hall

10:30-11:30 am

The Role of the Respiratory Therapist in the Ambulatory Setting: Patient Care, Education, Practice & Procedures

Marlene Scrivani, RRT, AE-C

-or-

“Facing” the Problem: Pressure Injuries from Non-Invasive Masks

Dottie Leighton, MSN, APRN/FNP-CWOCN

11:30 am-12:30 pm
Mary Ellen Welsh Lecture:

Management of Ventilatory Pump Failure

John Bach, MD

*Sponsored by The Hospital for Special Care *

12:30-1:30 pm
Lunch Buffet

1:30-2:00 pm
Vendor Hall

2:00-3:00 pm

Re-Imaging the Traditional RT Clinical Practice: A 30,000 Foot View

Patrick J. Dunne, MEd, RRT, FAARC

*Sponsored by Monaghan Medical*

-or-

An Interactive Approach to Understanding PFTs

Karen Griffiths MEd, RRT, CPFT

3:00-4:00 pm

Non-invasive Ventilation in the Acute Care Setting 

Robin Scatena, MD

-or-

An Alpha 1/COPD Adventure

Len Geiger, BS

4:00-4:30 pm

Adjournment and Sign-out

Go to www.ctsrc.org, under the events tab, find the CEU Documentation  Link, to complete the on-line speaker evaluation to obtain CEUs. This must be completed by July 1, 2019.  

4:00-6:00 pm
Happy Hour with Hors D'oeuvres & Music

 

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

7:30-8:00 am
Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00-8:30 am
Annual Business Meeting
Welcoming Remarks & Presentation of Colors

8:30-9:30 am
Key Note Presentation:

The Little Things in Life

Nikolas Job, BA

*Sponsored by Hill Rom*

9:30-10:30 am
Re-Opening of Vendor Hall

10:30-11:30 am

ARDS

Thinesh Dahanayake, MD

-or-

Pediatric Asthma: The Ins and Outs, the Challenges and Opportunities

Amanda Filippelli, APRN

11:30 am -12:30 pm

ECMO Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

Jeliene LaRocque, RRT-NPS, RRT-ACCS

-or-

Bronchiectasis: An Emerging Disease in Need of Action

Frederic D. Seifer, MD

12:30-1:30 pm
Lunch Buffet
Raffle Basket Winners Announced

1:30-2:00 pm
Vendor Hall

2:00-3:00 pm

Beyond Ventilator Waveforms: Capnography

Ranjit Deshpande, MD, MBBS

-or-

Oxygen: Too Much of a Good Thing

Donald Null, MD

*Sponsored by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals*

3:00-4:00 pm

Neuromuscular Respiratory Disease in Children: Perspectives for the Respiratory Therapist 

Craig Canapari, MD

-or-

Is it Asthma?
Deborah Chandler, BSRT, RRT, CPFT

*Sponsored by Metapharm*

4:00-4:30 pm
Adjournment and Sign-out

Go to www.ctsrc.org, under the events tab, find the CEU Documentation  Link, to complete the on-line speaker evaluation to obtain CEUs. This must be completed by July 1, 2019.  

If you would like to download and print the program, click HERE.

Early Bird Registration is open until April 15th.