The 19th Annual Regional Allied Health Conference
Current Perspectives in Asthma, Allergy & Pulmonary Practice
7th Asthma Educator Certification Review Course

Friday, September 12, 2014

National Jewish Health
Molly Blank Conference Center
1400 Jackson St.
Denver, CO 80206

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7.1 Nursing Contact Hours

Continuing Education Credit To Be Applied For:

  • AANP CE Credit
  • AAPA CME Credit
  • CRCE Credit

Featuring!

Full-day workshop to prepare for the Asthma Educator Certification Exam. More information to come.

Session Topics 

  • Full-day workshop to prepare for the Asthma Educator Certification Exam
  • Adult Vaccine Update
  • What's the Latest? Asthma and COPD Medications
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Medications
  • Allergic Rhinitis - More Than Just a Runny Nose
  • What's Happening With Food Allergies?
  • Cystic Fibrosis in Adults
  • Living With Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Type 2 Diabetes and Prediabetes
  • Bronchiectasis and Airway Clearance
  • Asthma, Pregnancy and Lactation
  • Atopic Dermatitis Skin Care
  • Current Issues in Smoking Cessation Including E-Cigarettes
  • Consequences of Sleep Deprivation and Good Sleep Habits  

Conference Agenda

Conference Objectives

Upon completion of this conference, the participant will be better able to:

  1. Describe the latest treatments and key self-management strategies for a variety of chronic diseases and conditions.
  2. Demonstrate recommended techniques for therapeutic devices for the respiratory patient.
  3. 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.

Conference Timetable

Time Topic
7:15 - 7:55 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast, & Exhibits
7:55 - 8:05 a.m. Opening Remarks
8:05 - 9:25 a.m. General Session & Workshops
9:25 - 9:50 a.m. Breaks & Exhibits
9:50 - 11:55 a.m. Workshops
11:55 - 12:40 p.m. Group Luncheon & Exhibits
12:40 - 3:50 p.m. Workshops & General Session
3:50 - 3:55 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 Information

Registration Fee $135
National Jewish Health Employees $40

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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.

Accreditation and Designation Statement 

Nursing Continuing Education: National Jewish Health® is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 12724. This program is accredited for 7.1 Nursing Contact Hours. Participant attendance throughout the entire conference day is required to receive contact hours. 
 

This program is approved for 5.92 contact hour(s) of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.  Program ID 1407321 This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies and AANP Commercial Support Standards.  

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 program has been approved for a maximum of 5.94 contact hours of Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care.

Exhibiting

This event is a great venue for communication with members of the health care 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.

NEW!  Register Online to Exhibit!

If you are interested in exhibiting at this event, you can Register Online this year and find out about a new opportunity to sponsor our first Mobile App. Or you can fill out and return this paper application to Mandy Comeau via fax 303.728.6521 or email. Please 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.

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CME/CE OPPORTUNITIES 


Best Practice in Collaboration Award
 
The Office of Professional Education was awarded the 2012 Best Practice in Collaboration Award at the Colorado Alliance of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) Annual Meeting. Read more.