A series of presentations from nationally recognized experts included:

Current And Future Objective Monitors Outside The ICU

Dean R. Hess, PhD, RRT (Assistant Director of Respiratory Care, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School; Editor in Chief, Respiratory Care)

Examples of Respiratory Compromise

Peter S. Marshall, M.D. MPH (Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Section, Department of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine)

Goals of the Conference

Timothy A. Morris, MD FCCP (President, National Association for Medical Direction of Respiratory Care; Clinical Service Chief, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care Medicine and Sleep Medical Director of Respiratory Care and Pulmonary Function Laboratory, University of California, San Diego)

Pathophysiology of Respiratory Compromise

Neil MacIntyre, MD (Pulmonologist, Duke University)

Rapid Response Systems (RRS)

Peter Morris, MD (Wake Forest School of Medicine)

Respiratory Compromise; Governmental Regulatory and Fiscal Considerations

James Mathers, MD, FCCP (Medical Policy Consultant at GRQ, LLC)

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