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Barlow Announces Speakers and Topics for Annual
Respiratory Symposium on October 22nd

Los Angeles –Barlow Respiratory Hospital announced speakers and topics for the third annual Respiratory Symposium, a day of targeted learning for the Respiratory Care practitioner. The Symposium is October 22, 2018 at the California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities in downtown Los Angeles. Respiratory Therapists and Registered Nurses who attend earn 6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and can register online at BarlowHospital.org

• Medical Device and Moisture Associated Skin Breakdown
Nancy Morgan, BSN,MBA, W@OCN, WCC, DWC, OMS, CWCMS
• Introduction to Barlow Respiratory Hospital
David Nelson, MD.
• Capnography & Sepsis: A Novel Diagnostic Tool
Brian Berry, CRNA
• Hot Topics in Medical Quality
Alan F. Rothfeld, M. D.
• Speaking Valve Use for the Mechanically Ventilated patient
Corey Mohnike, BS, RRT-ACCS
• AVAPS-AE Auto-titration mode of non-invasive ventilation
Jack Mullany RRT-NPS Clinical Specialist Philips HealthTech


The symposium promotes standards of practice in patient safety, expands innovative critical thinking skills and advances the profession of Respiratory Care Practitioner with a multidisciplinary approach to Respiratory Care.
Symposium fee includes Parking, Breakfast, Lunch and 6 CEUS for Respiratory Therapists, Registered Nurses and Licensed Vocational Nurses.

The Barlow Respiratory Hospital 2018 Respiratory Symposium will be held
October 22, 2018 at the California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities 1000 Alameda LA CA 90012.


About Barlow Respiratory Hospital: Barlow Respiratory Hospital is the only not-for-profit respiratory hospital in Los Angeles and is recognized for excellence in treating medically complex patients dependent on a ventilator to breathe.

Barlow Respiratory Hospital was founded in 1902 and is a long-term acute care hospital (LTACH) and a national leader in Ventilator Weaning serving patients referred by nearly 100 regional hospital Intensive Care Units. In addition to Barlow’s nationally recognized Ventilator Weaning Protocol, Barlow Respiratory Hospital has a distinguished Wound Care program and is an affiliated teaching facility for USC's Keck School of Medicine. In 2018, Barlow was recertified for the Gold Seal of Approval® for Respiratory Failure Certification by the Joint Commission. There are less than one dozen hospitals nationwide that have achieved this certification and Barlow is only one in California. In 2016, Barlow was awarded the designation as the only West Coast Passy-Muir Center of Excellence, recognized for treating patients with tracheostomies, on and off the ventilator.

Contact 213-202-6832 or visit us online www.barlowhospital.org

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Thank you to our local Los Angeles ABC7 news for the story on Barlow and Breathmobile, a community benefit of Barlow Respiratory Hospital, asthma screening and mobile medical clinic for children with asthma at no cost to families. The Breathmobile comes to Barlow each month. https://youtu.be/JMlqoNEH6-I
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