5th Annual Pediatric Respiratory Symposium


Registration 7:30 – 7:55 a.m. Registration & light breakfast
Welcome 7:55 – 8:00 a.m. Welcome
Rachel Shirk, MHP, RRT-NPS, AE-C, Director of Inpatient and Outpatient Respiratory Therapy
Children’s Nebraska
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Sleep Medicine Concepts in Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome
Gordon G. Still, MD, Children’s Specialty Physician, Sleep Medicine, Pediatric Pulmonology Fellow
Children’s Nebraska
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Care Transitions of the Infant with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Nicole Birge, MD, Children’s Specialty Physicians, NICU Medical Director
    Children’s Nebraska
  • Luke Noronha, MD, Children’s Specialty Physicians, Pulmonology,
    Children’s Nebraska
  • Jamie Protaskey, APRN –NP, Pulmonology,
    Children’s Nebraska


Break 10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 – 11:15 a.m Pathophysiology and Pharmacokinetics of Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension
Venus Anderson, APRN-NP, Pulmonary Hypertension Coordinator, Children’s Nebraska
11:15 – 12:15 p.m Up in Smoke
Rachel Shirk, MHP, RRT-NPS, AE-C
Lunch 12:15 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. It Ain’t Easy Being Wheezy: An Update on Asthma Management
Nancy Hong, MD, Children’s Specialty Physicians, Pulmonology, Children’s Nebraska
2:00 – 3:00 p.m Pediatric Surgical Airway Reconstruction
Daniel Wehrmann, MD, Children’s Specialty Physicians, Otolaryngology
Children’s Nebraska
Wrap Up/CEU 3:00 – 3:30 p.m. Closing Remarks, Survey Submission, CEU Certificate


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