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AARC Leaders Attend Gulf Thoracic Society Meeting in Dubai

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March 2, 2011

The American Association for Respiratory Care is sending four of its leadership to the 2nd Annual Congress of the Saudi Thoracic Society, the Emirates Allergy and Respiratory Society in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 16–17, 2011. Executive Director Sam Giordano, MBA, RRT, FAARC is attending, as is Past President Timothy R. Myers, BS, RRT-NPS; RESPIRATORY CARE Editor Dean Hess, PhD, RRT, FAARC; and AARC COO Thomas J. Kallstrom, MBA, RRT, FAARC, who will be presenting the AARC Asthma Educator Course as a post-graduate offering.

In addition, Myers will present “Identifying the Right Device for Inhaled Medication Delivery,” “The RT of the Future,” and “Heliox & Nitric Oxide” during the conference in Dubai. Kallstrom will give a talk on “Empowering COPD Patients To Improve Their Quality of Life.”

Dr. Hess is presenting several lectures in Dubai, as well, including “Management of Patients with Asthma on Mechanical Ventilators,” “Noninvasive Ventilation,” “Weaning Long-Term Ventilator-Dependent Patients,” and “Clinical Trials & Meta-Analysis.”

The AARC will also be hosting an exhibit booth at the conference.

You can find out more at http://www.gulfthoracic.com/scientific-program.php.