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Heart + Lung Health FEST 2014

Nursing & Allied Health Professionals' Respiratory Update


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About the Conference

This conference presents a comprehensive list of current topics relating to the assessment, diagnosis and management of respiratory diseases. We will include information on pulmonary hypertension, pleural empyema and TB infections. Dyspnea management will be discussed in end stage lung diseases. Respiratory assessment topics will include basic chest x-ray interpretation. Noninvasive ventilation will be reviewed in the treatment of hypercapnic respiratory failure. Chronic respiratory disease management will be reviewed through the COPD Transition and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs.  


2014 Conference Planning Committee

Lynn Paddon, Manager, Respiratory Sciences VGH

Lisa Kolkman, NP-Pulmonary Hypertension/ Respiratory Sciences VGH

Alyson Chin, NP, Thoracic & Transplant Surgery VGH

Gail Jeffrey & Lori Powroznik, Patient Care Coordinators, Chest Centre @ VGH

Priscilla Messier & Katherine Gavaghan, Educators, Chest Centre & TB Unit @VGH


2014 Agenda

To access the agenda for the 2014 Nursing & Allied Health Professionals’ Respiratory Update, please click here.

2014 Conference Location & Accommodation

This year’s Nursing & Allied Health Professionals’ Respiratory Update will take place at the Vancouver Renaissance Harbourside Hotel. We are pleased to provide participants wishing to stay on-site with a discounted rate. Please click here to book your accommodation.