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The National Association for Medical Direction of Respiratory Care

NAMDRC 2018 Annual Conference

A Conference for Respiratory Care, Pulmonologists and Sleep Medicine Practionioners

March 22 – 24, 2018 | Omni La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, CA


Come join NAMDRC in Carlsbad, CA for our annual conference.

The 2018 program is entitled, “NAMDRC 2018: Update in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine” and the Friday program includes a luncheon.  NAMDRC is also offering a reduced registration fee to new members who have joined since May 1, 2017 and have never attended a NAMDRC Annual Meeting and Educational Conference (see the complete details on the Conference Registration page).

The program is designed to provide meeting registrants with a broad cross section of clinical information as well as to identify on-going health policy issues that should serve as an excellent educational opportunity. The program will include: an update on GOLD Guidelines in COPD; management of the pulmonary nodule; clinical considerations of opioids and cannabis policies; ARDS/Hypoxemic respiratory failure; Delirium/ABCDEF bundles; how the MIPS Program and QPP affect the pulmonary/critical community; collagen vascular associated ILD; Sepsis 2018; opioids and central sleep apnea; the digital future of pulmonary medicine and beyond; sleep overlap syndromes; controversies in thromboembolic disease.  This year’s Walter O’Donohue Memorial Lecture is entitled: Humidified High Flow Nasal Cannulae Oxygen Therapy and the Friday luncheon includes a presentation entitled “Integrative Medicine as an Economic Strategy for Chronic Disease.”  There will also be complete updates on the Respiratory Compromise Institute; legislative and regulatory issues; negotiating coding and document changes for pulmonologists; practice management.

Sessions will be interactive via texting answers from cell phones and speakers have been specifically 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 Carlsbad/San Diego 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 Southern California
  • Spouses and partners welcome
  • Build your professional network
  • Receive CME Credit


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