Toronto Pulmonary Function Testing Symposium 2017

Pulmonary Function Testing Symposium 2017

Canadian Association of Cardio-Pulmonary Technologists

Friday, 22 September 2017 at 7:45 AM - Saturday, 23 September 2017 at 4:00 PM (EDT) Toronto ON

sponsored by the Canadian Association of Cardiopulmonary Technologists, Novus Medical Inc. and MGC Diagnostics.  Goto https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/pulmonary-function-testing-symposium-2017-tickets-33394162840?ref=ecount to register for this world class educational symposium for PFT and CPET.  

The Pulmonary Function Testing Symposium 2017 is a 2 day event involving presentations and workshops on topics in the field of Pulmonary Function Testing.  It is open to Pulmonary Function Technologist, Registered Cardio-Pulmonary Technologist, Respiratory Therapist and any other alllied health professional.  Great opportunity to meet others in the field, to have group discussions and to network.  

Hotel Information: for discounted rate contact Laura Seed – lseed@hotmail.com

Programme

Friday September 22, 2017

07:45 – 08:35 Registration and Continental Breakfast

08:35 – 08:45 Opening Remarks – Laura Seed RCPT(p), SickKids

08:45 – 09:30 Pulmonary function assessment of the COPD patient with a focus on rehabilitation - Dr. Chris Allen

09:30 – 10:15 Clinical Practice Parameters and Facility Standards. The Ontario model - Dr. Gottschalk, Hamilton & Lori Davis RCPT(p)

10:15 – 10:30 Refreshment Break

10:30 – 11:15 New inhalers for COPD and asthma: a user’s guide – Dr. Stanbrook, Toronto Western

11:15 – 12:00 Infection Prevention and Control - Angela Thomas, RN, SickKids

12:00 – 12.45 Lunch

12:45 – 14:15Technical Workshop A: Spirometry – Ontario Lung Association, Provider Education Program. (Accredited with the College of Family Physicians)
Technical Workshop B: Mapping your QC program – Susan Blonshine, RRT, TechEd Inc

14:15 – 14:30 Break

14:30 – 16:00Technical Workshop A: Mapping your QC program - Susan Blonshine, RRT, TechEd Inc
Technical Workshop B: Spirometry – Ontario Lung Association, Provider Education Program. (Accredited with the College of Family Physicians)

19:00 PFT Social – Monarch’s Pub, Chelsea Hotel.

Saturday September 23, 2017

08:00 – 08:30 Continental Breakfast

08:30 – 09:15 Spirometry: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – David Wilson RCPT(p), SickKids

09:15 – 10:00 The ABCs of plethysmography – Dr. Allan Coates, SickKids

10:00 – 10:15 Refreshment Break

10:15 – 11:00 Predicted Values – Looking at confounding factors – Andrea White-Markham, RRT

11:00 – 11:45 Methacholine Challenge: What do we know now? – Dr. Myrna Dolovich, McMaster & Tony Kajnar RRT, Sault Area Hospital

11:45 – 12:00 Closing Remarks before workshops.

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch

12:45 – 14:15Technical Workshop C: Cardiopulmonary exercise testing – Jane Schneiderman, PhD & Susan Iori, R.Kin, SickKids
Technical Workshop D: Plethysmography workshop – Tony Kajnar, RRT, Sault Area Hospital

14:15 – 14:30 Break

14:30 – 16:00Technical Workshop C: Plethysmography workshop – Tony Kajnar, RRT, Sault Area Hospital
Technical Workshop D: Cardiopulmonary exercise testing – Jane Schneiderman, PhD & Susan Iori, R.Kin, SickKids

Have questions about Pulmonary Function Testing Symposium 2017? Contact Canadian Association of Cardio-Pulmonary Technologists