Congress LIVE! Kicks off this morning with an opening keynote message followed by 25 sessions. Symposiums focus on ECMO, New Horizons care of the high risk surgical patients, and monitoring during invasive ventilation. Open Forum also kicks off with Editors’ Choice and PFTs, Pulmonary Disease, Home Care, and Equipment.
Day 2 kicks off with the Thomas L. Petty Memorial Lecture delivered by Robert Owens, MD. Owens discusses Long-term Domiciliary Noninvasive Ventilation for COPD. Open Forum continues with Aerosols, Oxygen Therapy, Airway Care and Neonatal/Pediatrics.
Day 3 kicks off with the Donald F. Egan Scientific Memorial Lecture delivered by Dean Hess, PhD, RRT, FAARC. Hess will discuss Evidence-Based Respiratory Care. Open Forum topics will continue with Education and Mechanical Ventilation. Symposiums today will include neonatal and pediatric ECMO, pulmonary rehab, a COVID-19 update, student symposium for new professionals, aerosol delivery, and COPD.
Our final day of Congress LIVE! will kick off with the Phil Kittredge Memorial Lecture delivered by Thomas Piraino, RRT, FCSRT, FAARC. Piraino will discuss Noninvasive Respiratory Support. Final Open Forum sessions will include a mixture of topics (Potpourri) and Management. Today’s symposiums focus on PEEP, leadership, COVID-19, post-acute respiratory care, ethics, VAE, home care oxygen therapy, dealing with burnout, and pediatric asthma.