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2014 Pulmonary Symposium - Sioux Falls

Jun 6, 2014
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Prairie Center
Sioux Falls, SD

This symposium is intended for respiratory therapists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and any interested member of the multidisciplinary health care team.

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Fees & Payment

$40 -- Avera Employees

$50 -- Non-Avera Employees



7:30-8:30 am Registration
8 - 8:10 am Welcome
8:10-8:50am Allergy Asthma Connection
R. Maclean Smith, MD

 --Describe the evidence that there is
an asthma and allergy connection
--Explain how the allergy asthma connection
influences prognosis for asthma patients
8:50-9:30am Asthma in Children
Shannon Hoime, MD
--Review management of asthma in children
--Differentiate approaches to asthma in children
versus adults
9:45-10am BREAKS / VENDORS
10-11:30am COPD: Managing the Disease-
Not Just Treating the Symptoms

Patrick Dunne, MEd, RRT, FAARC

--Describe shy poorly treated COPD patients will
represent a major financial liability for acute care hospitals
--List the evidence-based treatment guidelines
 for both inpatient and outpatient COPD care
--Describe specific steps that can be taken to help
COPD patients achieve sustained symptom control
11:30-12:15pm    LUNCH / VENDORS
12:15-1:45pm Hypoventilation Syndromes with Case Study
Noel Tiangco, MD

--Discuss various hypoventilation syndromes
--Explain the basic evaluation of chronic hypoventilation
1:45-2pm    BREAK/VENDORS
2-3:30pm Interdisciplinary Team:  A Necessity for
Pallative Care with Case Study

Andrew Burchett, DO
--Identify critical team members in palliative care
3:30-4pm  Closing & Evaluations





Avera McKennan Education Services at 605-322-8950 or send an email

Schedule & Location


Date Time Location
1. Fri, June 06 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Prairie Center

Location Details

  • Prairie Center
    1000 E. 23rd Street
    Sioux Falls, SD 57105
    Main: 605-322-3007

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