Allied Health Conference 2017

Allied Health Conference 2017

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Molly Blank Conference Center at National Jewish Health Main Campus 1400 Jackson St.
Denver, Colorado 80206
For more information, please contact:
The Office of Professional Education
at National Jewish Health
303.398.1000
800.844.2305
 

Who Should Attend:

Registered Nurses, Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants, Respiratory Therapists and Allied Health Professionals who work with patients who have chronic diseases and conditions.

Session and Workshop Topics 

  • Cystic Fibrosis: Latest Updates including Potential NTM Infections 

  • A Tobacco Cessation Review: Current Treatments and Issues Related to E-Cigarettes & Hookahs

  • Back to the Basics: A Hands on Review of Best Practices in Atopic Dermatitis Skin Care 

  • Type 2 Diabetes: The Latest in Medications and Lifestyle Management

  • Spirometry Tools & Techniques (Session 1) Hands On 

  • Community Health Providers’ Role in Supporting Successful Asthma Management at School

  • Bronchiectasis Management: Evaluation Predisposing Factors, Symptoms and Treatment 

  • Spirometry: Putting it all Together, Interpretation & Case Studies (Session 2)

  • Severe Pediatric Asthma: Management and New Therapies

  • What’s New with Pulmonary Hypertension?

  • Inhaled Medication Delivery Tools and Techniques (Hands On)

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Treatment Options

  • Food Allergy Prevention and Management: Using New Guidelines and Emerging Evidence

View the Agenda (PDF).


Conference Objectives

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

  1. Describe the latest treatments and key self management strategies for a variety of chronic diseases and conditions.

  2. Discuss medication updates for selected chronic diseases.

  3. Discuss current issues related to inhalation therapy.

Schedule & Location

September 15, 2017, 7:55 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Molly Blank Conference Center at National Jewish Health Main Campus
1400 Jackson St. 
Denver, Colorado 80206

View the Agenda (PDF).

 

Registration is currently closed for this event

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.

Accreditation

Registered Nurses:  Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 12724, for 7.0 contact hours.

Advanced Practice Nurses: This activity is approved for 5.81 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 1.34 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 17072723. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies.

Respiratory Therapists: This program has been approved for a maximum of 5.81 contact hours of Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care. Course Number 149106000.
 

Physician Assistants: This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 5.25AAPA Category 1 CME credits by the AAPA Review Panel. PAs should claim only those credits actually spent participating in the CME activity.
 

Exhibiting Opportunities:

We would like to invite you to exhibit at the 22nd Annual Regional Allied Health Conference. Now is the time to reserve your exhibit space! Space is limited and we sold out last year. We expect 100-120 local health care professionals to attend.

We are certain that you will find this conference to be relevant to your marketing goals. When you exhibit at the 22nd Annual Regional Allied Health Conference, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Increase your company's visibility in the respiratory, allergy, and pulmonary community;
  • Share your company’s newest advancements with allied health professionals who are eager to learn;
  • Interact and network directly with current and potential customers;
  • Discover new information, fresh ideas, and future industry directions.

Please complete and return the application to Mandy Comeau at comeaum@njhealth.org to hold your spot. Feel free to contact us with any questions, 303.728.6585.