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NA2RC's 2016 "Triple Crown" Conference in Louisville, KY



2016 Conference Agenda and Presentations

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March 17th

1:00 – 2:00

Respiratory Care: Odds for Promising Healthcare Maria Galati, MBA, RRT

2:00 - 3:00 

Fighting for Gate Position in the Board Exam Line UP

Dr. Gary Persing, RRT

3:00 - 3:15 Break with Door Prizes

3:15 – 4:15

Burning Up The Tract: Smoke and Thermal Injuries Chandi Idicula, RRT

4:15 – 5:15

Running for the Roses with Simulation Grace Ng, RN

March 18th

8:00 – 8:30          

NBRC Winning Tips on Adult Critical Care Specialty Examination Robert L. Joyner, NBRC President

8:30 - 9:00       

NBRC: Past, Present, Future Gary Smith, NBRC Executive Director

10:00 – 10:15     

Break with Door Prizes

10:15 – 11:15     

High Stakes for an Accreditation Site Visit Brad Leidich, COARC Chair

11:15 – 12:15     

Stats, Handicaps, and Stamina of Student Success (Panel)

Ramona Fauth, Norton Kosair RT Director

Shelby Cutler-Blankenship, Audubon RT Director

Amy Nowicki, H2P Student of the Year  

12:15 – 1:15        

Luncheon and Annual Business Meeting

1:15 – 2:15

Flipping The Classroom: Fad or Fact

Tommy Rust, NN2RC President

2:15 – 3:15

Coming from Behind! Respiratory Therapy Then and Now

Dr. Judah Skolnick, MD 

3:15  3:30           

Break with Door Prizes

3:30 – 4:30          

Rounding The Turn to the Finish

Dr. Carolyn O’Daniel, Jefferson Community & Technical College Dean of Health Science

4:30 – 4:45   Break - Derby Hat Contest

4:45 - 5:00 Turn in Evaluations and Award Certificates
5:00 - 7:00 NN2RC Board Meeting Winners Circle