CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Monday, March 20, 2017


0715 – 0745      Continental Breakfast

0745 – 0800      Welcome and Course Introduction

0800 – 0845      Determining Optimal Tidal Volume for Pediatric ARDS

                        Neal Thomas, MD

0845 – 0930      Adjunct Therapies for Pediatric ARDS: Where are the Data?

                        Alex Rotta, MD

0930 – 0945      Open Discussion with Course Faculty

0945 – 1015      Break

1015 – 1100      Automated Control of Mechanical Ventilation

                        Richard Branson, RRT

1100 – 1145      ECMO: Who Would Have Ever Imagined?

                        Ira Cheifetz, MD

1145 – 1200      Open Discussion with Course Faculty

1200 – 1330      Lunch Break

1330 – 1415      Synchrony Matters: Patient-Ventilator Interactions

                        Michael Gentile, RRT

1415 – 1500      Pediatric Patients Should Be Extubated 24/7

                        Pro: Kimberly Jackson, MD

                        Con: Jon Meliones, MD MS

1500 – 1530      Break

1530 – 1600      Management of the Difficult Pediatric Airway

                        Brad Taicher, MD    

1600 – 1645      Keynote Lecture:

                        Future of Pediatric ARDS Management

                        Neal Thomas, MD

1645 – 1700      Open Discussion with Course Faculty


Tuesday, March 21, 2017


0715 – 0745      Continental Breakfast

0745 – 0815      Minimize Sedation, Optimize Mechanical Ventilation

                        Tammy Uhl, MSN

0815 – 0900      High Flow Nasal Cannula for Infants and Children

                        Rob DiBlasi, RRT

0900 – 0945      Does the Mode of Ventilation Matter?

                        Rich Branson, RRT

0945 – 1000      Open Discussion with Course Faculty

1000 – 1030      Break

1030 – 1130      Pediatric HFOV Has a Role in the Management of PARDS

                        Pro: Ira Cheifetz, MD

                        Con: Alex Rotta, MD

1130 – 1215      Pearls for Optimal Transition to Home Ventilation

                        Howard Panitch, MD

1215 – 1230      Open Discussion with Course Faculty

1230 – 1400      Lunch Break

1400 – 1700      Hands-on Workshop**

                        Michael Gentile RRT


Wednesday, March 22, 2017


0715 – 0745      Continental Breakfast

0745 – 0830      Strategies to Prevent Chronic Lung Disease of Infancy

                        Micheal Cotten, MD

0830 – 0915      Challenges in Mechanical Ventilation for Severe BPD

                        Howard Panitch, MD

0915 – 0945      Transfusion Thresholds for Pediatric ARDS:

                        An Evidence-Based Approach

                        Caroline Ozment, MD

0945 – 1000      Open Discussion with Course Faculty

1000 – 1020      Break

1020 – 1050      Comprehensive Approach to Status Asthmaticus

                        Kyle Rehder, MD

1050 – 1130      Airway Clearance in Pediatrics: An Evidence Based Approach

                        Rob DiBlasi, RRT

1130 – 1215      Interactive Clinical Cases: Bringing It All Together

                        Tony Diez, RRT and Cheryl Yetsko, RRT

1215 – 1230      Open Discussion with Course Faculty

1230 – 1400      Lunch Break

1400 – 1700      Hands-on Workshop**

                        Michael Gentile RRT

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