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Scientific Conferences

A number of consensus and state-of-the-art conferences on respiratory care issues have been sponsored by the ARCF. All conference proceedings have been published as follows: Respiratory Care journal

  • 57th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Noninvasive Respiratory Support in Adults" 
    To be held June 14–15, 2018 in St. Petersburg, FL

  • 56th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Respiratory Medications for COPD and Adult Asthma: Pharmacologic Actions to Clinical Applications" 
    Held June 22–23, 2017 in St. Petersburg, FL

  • 55th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Pediatric Respiratory Care"
    Held June 10–11, 2016 in St. Petersburg, FL

  • 54th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Respiratory Care Controversies III"
    Held June 5–6, 2015 in St. Petersburg, FL

  • 53rd RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Aerosol Drug Delivery in Respiratory Care" 
    Held June 6–7, 2014 in St. Petersburg, FL

  • 52nd RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Adult Artificial Airways and Airways Adjuncts "
    Held June 14–15, 2013 in St. Petersburg, FL

  • 51st RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Adult Mechanical Ventilation in Acute Care: Issues and Controversies"
    Held September 7–8, 2012 in St. Petersburg, FL

  • 50th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Oxygen" 
    Held April 13–14, 2012 in San Francisco, CA

  • 49th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "The Chronically Critically Ill"
    Held September 9–10, 2011 in St. Petersburg, FL

  • 48th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Pulmonary Function Testing"
    Held March 25–27, 2011 in Tampa, FL

  • 47th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care: What Does the Future Hold?"
    November 5–7, 2010 in Scottsdale, AZ

  • 46th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Patient Ventilator Internaction"
    Held March 19–21, 2010 in Cancun, Mexico

  • 45th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Sleep Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment" –
    Held December 10–12, 2009 in San Antonio, TX

  • 44th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Respiratory Care Controversies II"
    Held March 13–15, 2009 in Cancun, Mexico

  • 43rd RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Respiratory Care and Cystic Fibrosis"
    Held September 26–28, 2008 in Scottsdale, AZ

  • 42nd RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Non-Invasive Ventilation in Acute Care: Controversies and Emergency Concepts"
    Held March 7–9, 2008 in Cancun, Mexico

  • 41st RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "
    Meeting the Challenges of Asthma" convened on September 28–30, 2007 at the
    JW Marriott Camelback Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona.

  • 40th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Mechanical Ventilation in Mass Casualty Scenarios"
    Held July 16–17, 2007 in Reno, Nevada

  • 39th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Airway Clearance: Physiology, Pharmacology, Techniques and Practice"
    Held April 21–23, 2007 in Cancun, Mexico.

  • 38th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Respiratory Controversies in the Critical Care Setting"
    Held October 6–8, 2006 in Banff, Alberta, Canada

  • 37th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Neuromuscular Disease in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine"
    Held March 17–19,2006 in Ixtapa, Mexico

  • 36th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Metered Dose Inhalers (MDIs) and Dry Powder Inhalers (DPIs) in Aerosol Therapy"
    Held April 29–May 1, 2005 in Los Cabos, Mexico

  • 35th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Ventilator Associated Pneumonia"
    Held February 25–27,2005, Cancun, Mexico

  • 34th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Applied Respiratory Physiology:  Use of Ventilator Waveforms and Mechanics in the Management of Critically Ill Patients""
    Held April 16–19,2004, Cancun, Mexico 

  • 33rd RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Computers in Respiratory Care"
    Held October 3–5,2003, Banff, Alberta, Canada

  • 32nd RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Translating New Understanding Into Improved Patient Care"
    Held 

  • 31st RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Current Trends in Neonatal and Pediatric Respriatory Care"
    Held August 16–18, 2002, in Keystone, Colorado.

  • 30th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Liquid Nebulization: Emerging Technologies"

  • 29th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Invasive Mechanical Ventilation in Adults: Implementation, Management, Weaning, & Follow-up"

  • 28th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Evidence-Based Medicine In Respiratory Care"

  • 27th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Transtracheal Gas Insufflation (TGI): Current Status and Future Prospects"

  • 26th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Palliative Respiratory Care"

  • 25th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Consensus Conference V: Aerosols and Delivery Devices"
    Held January 10–12, 1991, Cancun, Mexico

  • 24th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Long-Term Oxygen Therapy"

  • 23rd RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Artificial Airways"

  • 22nd RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Inhaled Nitric Oxide"

  • 21st RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Sleep Disordered Breathing"
    Proceedings were published in RESPIRATORY CARE journal, April 1998.

  • 20th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Non-invasive Position Pressure Ventilation"
    Proceedings were published in RESPIRATORY CARE journal, April 1997.

  • 19th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Emerging Health Care Delivery Models and Respiratory Care"

  • 18th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Mechanical Ventilation: Ventilatory Techniques, Pharmacology and Patient Management Strategies"

  • 17th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Resuscitation in Acute Care Hospitals"

  • 16th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Consensus Conference III:  Assessing Innovation on Mechanical Bentilatory Support"

  • 15th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Controversies in Home Respiratory Care"

  • 14th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Oxygenation in the Critically Ill Patient"

  • 13th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Emergency Respiratory Care"

  • 12th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Consensus Conference II:  The Essentials of Mechanical Ventilators"

  • 11th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Respiratory Care of Infants and Children"

  • 10th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Consensus Conference 1:  Aerosol Delivery"
    Proceedings were published in RESPIRATORY CARE journal and Chest, September 1991.

  • 9th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Noninvasive Monitoring in Respiratory Care"

  • 8th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Pulmonary Function Testing"

  • 7th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "PEEP"

  • 6th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Mechanical Ventilation"

  • 5th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Neonatal Respiratory Care"

  • 4th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Monitoring of Critically Ill Patients"

  • 3rd RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Perioperative Respiratory Care"

  • 2nd RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "The Management of Acute Respiratory Failure"

  • 1st RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference
    "Complications of Respiratory Therapy"

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