19th Annual Fall into Step with Respiratory Care

September 27, 2024
This is a virtual educational activity. Our 19th Annual Fall into Step with Respiratory Care Conference offers topics relevant to any healthcare staff who encounter patients with pulmonary diseases or disorders. Topics will interest those working in either an inpatient setting or outpatient setting. Speakers were carefully selected to encompass both adult critical care and pediatric/neonatal critical care, pulmonology, and more.
 

Target Audience

This activity is designed for Respiratory Therapists, Nurses, and Providers.  Other learner groups such as any member of the Pulmonary Healthcare team or Respiratory Therapy or Nursing students would also benefit from this education. 

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, the participant should be able to:
  • recognize the importance of V/Q matching in pediatric respiratory failure
  • examine the health effects of EVALI (E-cigarette or Vaping Use–Associated Lung Injury)
  • identify changes to the GINA (Global Initiative for Asthma) and GOLD (Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease) guidelines as published in 2023-2024
  • list indications for surfactant replacement therapy in neonates
Refund Policy
A full refund will be given for any cancellations received up to one week prior to the course.  No refunds for no-shows. 
 
Course Cancellation Policy
In the unusual circumstance that this course is cancelled, you will be called and/or emailed, and any tuition fees received would be refunded in full.  Geisinger is not responsible for any airfare, hotel or other costs incurred.
 
Attendance
Your attendance will be recorded within three to four days of the conclusion of the activity.  Credit will display on your continuing education transcript once the activity evaluation is completed.  
 
Virtual Information
All details pertaining to the links for this activity will be sent once you are registered for the activity. 
    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 6.00 ANCC
    • 6.00 Participation Credit
    Course opens: 
    05/28/2024
    Course expires: 
    10/11/2024
    Event starts: 
    09/27/2024 - 8:30am EDT
    Event ends: 
    09/27/2024 - 3:30pm EDT
    Cost:
    $100.00
    Rating: 
    0
    A final schedule will be available soon. 
    Virtual using Microsoft Teams
    Danville, PA 17822
    United States
    Geisinger Faculty
     
    Katie Ritz, RRT-NPS
    Clinical Educator, Respiratory Care Services
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Mark Williams, RN, BSN
    Senior Director of Nursing Services, GSACH & GBH
    Respiratory Therapy, Central Region
    Operations Director Biocontainment Unit
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Ronald Wong, DO
    Associate, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
    Medical Director, Pediatric Respiratory Care Services
    Medical Director, Pediatric Sedation Service
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Content Disclosure
    The faculty have attested that their presentations and/or content are HIPAA compliant.  
     
    Individuals in a position to control educational content for this activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships. 
     
    CE Committee Members/Content Reviewer(s) have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. 
     
    *Any/All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.   

    Accreditation 

    In support of improving patient care, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

     

     

     

    Credit Designation 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for 6 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. 

     

    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 6 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

     
     

    Disclosure Policy 

    Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing education activity sponsored by Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine must disclose to the program audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s). 

    Commercial Support 

    None

    Available Credit

    • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 6.00 ANCC
    • 6.00 Participation Credit

    Price

    Cost:
    $100.00
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