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The National Association for Medical Direction of Respiratory Care

NAMDRC 2017 Annual Conference

A Conference For Respiratory Care, Pulmonology
& Sleep Medicine Practitioners

March 23, 2017 – March 25, 2017

The Meritage Resort
875 Bordeaux Way, Napa, CA

Come join NAMDRC in Napa Valley, CA for our annual conference. 

The 2017 program is entitled, “NAMDRC 2017: Precision Medicine in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine” and the Friday program includes a luncheon. NAMDRC is also ofering a complimentary meeting registration to new members who have joined since May 1, 2016 and have never attended a NAMDRC Annual Meeting and Educational Conference (see the complete details on the Conference Registration page).

The program will include: What is new in the areas of the VAP-HAP guidelines; the role of big data in critical care medicine; assessing competency in medicine; post ICU syndrome; biological therapy in asthma; the COPD-asthma overlap syndrome and the future of sleep medicine. There will be updates on where we are now in reducing COPD readmissions; sleep apnea and cardiovascular risks; pulmonary hypertension in interstitial lung disease; non-cystic fbrosis bronchiectasis, and implications of marijuana decriminalization on the practice of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine. This year’s Walter O’Donohue Memorial Lecture is entitled: Oxygen: It’s a Medicine, Not a Gas. The Jacob K. Javits Award for Public Service will be announced on Thursday and the Friday Luncheon includes a presentation entitled “What Do Consumers Really Value in Heath Care?” There will also be complete updates on the Respiratory Compromise Institute; legislative and regulatory issues; coding wrinkles; practice management.

Sessions will be interactive via wireless communication units and speakers have been specifcally instructed to take advantage of this important interactive opportunity. The three half-day educational sessions on Thursday, Friday and Saturday begin early in the morning at 7:45 a.m. and conclude each day by 12:30 p.m. to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to enjoy the Napa Valley area! The expanded Friday session starts at 7:30 a.m. and concludes at 2:00 p.m.

Conference Benefits:

  • Influence policy and legislation that affect how you practice
  • Get access to nationally-recognized speakers
  • Exceptional venue in Napa, CA
  • Spouses and partners welcome
  • Build your professional network
  • Receive CME Credit
  • Free Thursday luncheon and presentation

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To make your reservations at the Meritage, click on the following link:
2017 Meritage Reservations

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