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Continuing Education: Annual Smoky Mountain Symposium

Smoky Mountain Symposium

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13th Annual

November 2-4, 2022   |   Ramsey Hotel & Convention Center   |   Pigeon Forge, TN + Virtual

Course Information

Request Previous Year's
CEU Certificates


2022 CEU CERTIFICATES WILL BE
SENT BY MID-DECEMBER 2022. 

IF YOU DID NOT COMPLETE THE
EVENT EVALUATION AT THE
SYMPOSIUM, PLEASE COMPLETE
IT NOW
, OR YOU WILL NOT
RECEIVE A CEU CERTIFICATE.

 

Sponsored by:

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Gold
Sponsor:

Silver
Sponsor:

Bronze Sponsors:

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Thank you for making the Smoky Mountain Symposium the premiere continuing education event over the past 13 years!

The 2022 Symposium was a great success with over 300 respiratory, sleep, and nursing professionals obtaining their CEUs and elevating their health care careers.

SAVE THE DATE: 2023 Smoky Mountain Symposium – October 25-27, 2023

 

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Respiratory Presentations

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Sleep Presentations

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Respiratory Speakers

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Zach Gantt

RRT, FAARC

Encore Healthcare

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Neil MacIntyre

MD

Duke University

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Chris Landon

MD, FAAP, FCCP, CMD

Landon Pediatrics Foundation

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Mark Adams

RRT

CareLinc

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Carrie Proffitt

RRT

Encore Healthcare

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Joe Lewarski

MHA, RRT, FAARC

Drive Devilbiss Healthcare

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Ray Gregg

BS, CRT, RPSGT

Encore Healthcare

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Kim Wiles

RRT, CPFT, FAARC

Allegheny Health Network

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Gene Gantt

RRT, FAARC

Eventa, LLC

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Bob Sobkowiak

RRT

COPD Foundation

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Dave Lockwood

RRT

Percussionaire

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Sleep Speakers

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Chris Landon

MD, FAAP, FCCP, CMD

Landon Pediatrics Foundation

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Gabe Tallent

MD, DABPN

Self-Practice

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Byron Jamerson

RPSGT, RST, CCSH, FAAST

Nox Health

Ray Gregg

BS, CRT, RPSGT

Encore Healthcare

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Margie White

BS, RRT, NPS

Sentec

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David Worley

LRCP, RPSGT

ResMed

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Robert Lindsey

MS, RPSGT, CCSH

DCH Health System

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Tammy Muth-Davis

BS, RRT, RPSGT

ResMed

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Boone Lockard

CRT

VGM Group, Inc

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Agenda

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 (All times listed in Eastern Time)

5:00-6:30PM                    Attendee & Vendor Registration & Exhibit Set-Up

Thursday, November 3, 2022 (All times listed in Eastern Time)

7:00AM

Registration & Exhibits

8:00AM

8:15AM

Respiratory

Gold Sponsor & Announcements

Improving Access to Non-Invasive (NIV) Ventilation Outside Hospitals
Neal MacIntyre, MD
Professor of Medicine, Duke University

Sleep

Gold Sponsor & Announcements

The Future of Sleep Medicine
Byron Jamerson, RPSGT, RST, CCSH, FAAST
Senior Product Specialist

Sponsored by: NOX Medical

9:05AM

The Intelligent Respiratory Therapist
Chris Landon, MD
Landon Pediatrics Foundation

Sponsored by: ABM Respiratory Care

Understanding Respiratory Physiology for Specific Disease States
David Worley, LRCP, RPSGT
Sponsored by: ResMed

Break / Exhibits

9:55AM

10:30AM

Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Expanding Access Beyond Traditional Centers
Neal MacIntyre, MD
Professor of Medicine, Duke University

Non-Invasive CO2 Monitoring in Sleep Diagnostics: Methods, Limitations & Benefits
Margie White, BS, RRT, NPS
Sponsored by: Sentec

11:20AM

The Power of a Mentor
Mark Adams, RRT
Clinical Development Director
Sponsored by: CareLinc Medical Equipment

Challenges Around Polysomnography in Adults & Children
Chris Landon, MD
Landon Pediatric Foundation
Sponsored by: ABM Respiratory Care

Exhibits

Lunch Provided in Respiratory Room

Exhibits

12:10PM

12:30PM

1:30P
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1:50PM

Panel - "Respiratory Care: 2022 & Beyond"
Zach Gantt, RRT, FAARC
President & CEO, Encore Healthcare

The Science Behind Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Ray Gregg, BS, CRT, RPSGT
VP, Sales & Business Development, Encore Healthcare
Sponsored by: Encore Healthcare

2:40PM

Post-Acute Care Without Borders
Zach Gantt, RRT, FAARC
President & CEO, Encore Healthcare

Gene Gantt, RRT, FAARC
President & CEO, Eventa, LLC

Dose Response to CPAP and How to Impact Outcomes
Tammy Muth-Davis, BS, RRT, RPSGT
Regional Clinical Specialist, ResMed
Sponsored by: ResMed

Break / Exhibits

3:30PM

4:00PM

Safety: Transitioning & Managing Patients Using Technology
Carrie Proffitt, RRT
VP of Clinical Operations, Encore Healthcare
Sponsored by: Encore Healthcare

Mask Impact on Effectiveness & Adherence to Therapies
Boone Lockard, CRT
Director of VGM Respiratory
Sponsored by: VGM

Friday, November 4, 2022 (All times listed in Eastern Time)

7:00AM

Registration & Exhibits

7:30AM

Respiratory

History of Home Respiratory Care
Joe Lewarski, MHA, RRT, FAARC
Sr. VP, Clinical Affairs
Drive DeVilbiss Health Care

Sponsored by: Drive DeVilbiss Health Care

Sleep

Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders
Gabe Tallent, MD, DABPN
Self-Practice

8:30AM

The Lung/Heart Seven Step Guide – 2022
Bob Sobkowiak, RRT
CEO/Coordinator
Breathe Strong America

Sponsored by: Breathe Strong America

Sleep Disorders in Children & Adolescents
Robert Lindsey, MS, RPSGT, CCSH
Director, Sleep & Neuroscience
DCH Health System

9:30AM

Break / Exhibits

10:00AM

The Use of IPV Therapy from Hospital to Home
Dave Lockwood, RRT
Clinical Specialist, Percussionaire
Sponsored by: Sentec

Recent Trends & Topics in Sleep Medicine
Gabe Tallent, MD, DABPN
Self-Practice

11:00AM

Bronchiectasis & HFCWO: Helping to Decrease Pulmonary Complications and Improve Outcomes
Ray Gregg, BS, CRT, RPSGT
VP, Sales & Business Development, Encore Healthcare
Sponsored by: Encore Healthcare

12:00PM

Lunch on Your Own / Exhibits

1:30PM

The Current Science & Clinical Use of Pulse Dose Oxygen Therapy
Joe Lewarski, MHA, RRT, FAARC
Sr. Vp, Clinical Affairs
Drive DeVilbiss Health Care

Sponsored by: Drive DeVilbiss Health Care

2:30PM

Home Care Dilemmas: Applying the 4 Principles of Ethics
Kim Wiles, RRT, CPFT, FAARC
VP, Respiratory Services
Allegheny Health Network HME

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