16th Annual Respiratory Care Conference

Respiratory Building Blocks

This conference is a comprehensive foundation knowledge enhancement for pediatric respiratory therapists. Prestigious faculty will present cutting-edge advances in core respiratory principles and offer respiratory therapists the opportunity to review current standards of care as well as reflect on some cutting-edge technology intended to optimize patient care.

Conference Date
October 25th, 2013
Children's Medical Center, Moore Auditorium
1935 Medical District Dr
Dallas, TX 75235

Purpose and Content

The goal of this conference is to review updates in the ever expanding scope of respiratory care, including comprehensive updates on respiratory building blocks such as Aerosol therapy, Radiographic interpretation, Physiology, and disaster preparedness.

Who Should Attend

This conference is designed for respiratory therapists.


Application has been made to the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for 6.0 continuing education contact hours for respiratory therapists.

Credit Designation (CRCE)

6.0 Continuing Respiratory Care Education hours

Conflict of Interest

It is Children’s Medical Center’s policy that participants in Continuing Education Credit activities should be made aware of any affiliation or financial interest that may affect the speaker’s presentations. Each speaker has completed and signed a conflict of interest statement. The faculty members’ relationships will be disclosed in the conference materials.

Registration Information

Attendees may register by mail or online. Space is limited. Please register early.

Registration Fees

  • Children’s Medical Center employees: $25

  • Non-employees: $65

  • Registration day of conference: $95

Registration fee entitles the participant admission to the conference, parking and access to vendors, continental breakfast, refreshment breaks and a boxed lunch.

Registration is confirmed upon receipt of registration fee. We are unable to process any registration without payment.

To pay by check, please enclose the registration form along with a check. Checks can be made payable to Children's Medical Center. Credit cards are accepted via the website only.

For additional information, please call Joyce Patterson at  214-456-1531 or email at Joyce.patterson@childrens.com

Returned Check Policy

An administrative fee of $30 will be charged for all checks returned for insufficient funds.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Refund requests must be received two weeks prior to the conference. No refunds will be made thereafter.

Conference Location

Children's Medical Center: Moore Auditorium
1935 Medical District
Dallas, TX 75235

Parking is complimentary for all attendees. Please park in the Green Parking Garage located off of Medical District Drive.

DART Rail System: The Trinity Rail Express Medical/Market Center Station is within walking distance of the hospital. For more information, click station locations and schedules.

DART Bus Route 404 stops near Children’s Medical Center .

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Speakers & Lectures

DrRonnaMillerBa Da Bing!  Ba Da Boom! Blast Lung Injury
Ronna Miller, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Keynote Lecture: Updates in Pediatric Aerosol Delivery
Cyndi White, MSc, RRT-NPS, FAARC
Clinical Research Coordinator
Cincinnati Children’s

Best Practices, CPGs and Evidence-Based Recommendations for Pediatric Home Ventilation
Mark Barch, MS, RRT-NPS
TSRC President

Lectures on Ventilator Waveforms and Respiratory Imaging Studies being planned.