The 18th Annual Regional Allied Health Conference
Current Perspectives in Asthma, Allergy & Pulmonary Practice
Friday, October 4, 2013
National Jewish Health
Molly Blank Conference Center
1400 Jackson St.
Denver, CO 80206
CE Credit Applied For
- AANP CE Credit (NEW!)
- AAPA CME Credit (NEW!)
- CRCE Credit
- Nursing Contact Hours
Approved for 6.9 hours Continuing Education Units (CEUs) towards recertification through the NAECB!
Full-day workshop to prepare for the Asthma Educator Certification Exam. The asthma educator certification workshops will provide a comprehensive
review of the four major content areas (The Asthma Condition, Patient and
Family Assessment, Asthma Management, Organizational Issues) included
in the National Certification exam for Asthma Educators. Content for this
program is based on the Candidate Handbook for the National Asthma
Educator Certification Board (2012).
- Explaining the Asthma Epidemic - You Are What You Eat
- The National Asthma Educator Certification Exam, the Asthma Condition, Pathophysiology & Program Planning*
- Back to the Basics of Atopic Dermatitis Skin Care, Hands On
- Bronchiectasis & Airway Clearance
- Respiratory Tools & Techniques, Hands On*
- Type 2 Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes
- Living with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin and COPD
- Pharmacologic Management of Asthma
- Lung Cancer and Palliative Care
- Allergic Rhinitis, More than just a Runny Nose!
- Factors Contributing to Acute and Chronic Asthma & Co-Morbid Conditions*
- Food Allergies Today
- Pulmonary Rehabilitation - Working with Patients Across the Lifespan, Hands On
- Educational, Emotional & Cultural Assessment, & Program Planning*
- Biofeedback, Hands On
- Interstitial Lung Disease
- Patient and Family Assessment*
- Recognizing and Controlling Patient Escalation
- GI Procedures-What You Need to Know?
- What's Changed with Oxygen and CPAP Reimbursement?
Asthma Educator Certification Preparation*
Attend these workshops to prepare for the Asthma Educator Certification Exam (identified with *). Although the conference addresses the content outline for the National Certification Exam for Asthma Educators, National Jewish Health cannot guarantee passage of The National Asthma Educator Certification Exam following completion of this conference.
All session topics are subject to change.
Download the 2013 Allied Health Conference Agenda
Upon completion of this conference, the participant will be better able to:
- Describe the latest treatments and key self-management strategies for a variety of chronic diseases and conditions.
- Demonstrate recommended techniques for therapeutic devices for the respiratory patient.
- Discuss the four major content areas (The Asthma Condition, Patient and Family Assessment, Asthma Management, Organizational Issues) included in the National Certification Examination for Asthma Educators.
Proposed Conference Timetable
|7:15 - 7:55.a.m.||Registration, Continental Breakfast, & Exhibits|
|7:55 - 8:05.a.m.||Opening Remarks|
|8:05 - 9:35.a.m.||General Session & Workshops|
|9:35 - 10:00.a.m.||Breaks & Exhibits|
|10:00 a.m. - 12:05.p.m.||Workshops|
|12:05 - 12:50.p.m.||Group Luncheon & Exhibits|
|12:50 - 3:55.p.m.||Workshops & General Session|
|3:55 - 4:00.p.m.||Closing Remarks|
Who Should Attend
Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Respiratory Therapists and Allied Health Professionals working with people who have chronic diseases and conditions.
Registration Fee $135
National Jewish Health Employees $40
Your $135 registration fee includes admission to all sessions, breakfast, exhibits, lunch, and the conference handouts. Cancellations must be received no less than 10 days before the start of the program to receive a refund minus a $25 processing fee.
National Jewish Health employees can register for $40.
Accreditation and Designation Statement
National Jewish Health is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 12724. This program is accredited for 6.9 Nursing Contact Hours. Participant attendance throughout the entire conference day is required to receive contact hours.
This program has been approved for 5.79 contact hours of Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd, Suite 100, Irving TX 75063. Course #140697000.
Application has also been made to the American Academy of Physician
Assistants (AAPA) and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 5.75 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Physician assistants should claim only those hours actually spent participating in the CME activity.
This program was planned in accordance with AAPA's CME Standards for Live Programs and for Commercial Support of Live Programs.
This event is a great venue for communication with members of the healthcare community, as well as great learning opportunity for you. Exhibit space is conveniently located steps away from the meeting space and the agenda is designed to allow time for attendees to visit the exhibit hall.
If you are interested in exhibiting at this event, please fill out and return the application to Mandy Comeau via fax 303.728.6521 or email. You can contact Mandy directly with any questions at 303.728.6585.
About the Sponsor
This conference is sponsored by the Nursing Department at National Jewish Health, which is the only medical and research center in the United States devoted entirely to respiratory, allergic, and immune system diseases, including asthma, tuberculosis, emphysema, severe allergies, AIDS, cancer, and autoimmune diseases such as lupus. Founded in 1899, National Jewish Health is a non-profit, non-sectarian institution dedicated to enhancing prevention, treatment, and cures through research and to developing and providing innovative clinical programs for treating patients regardless of age, religion, race, or ability to pay.
This program was supported by an educational grant from Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc, and Valeant Pharmaceuticals.
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