9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
2011 Canadian Respiratory Conference
Sheraton on the Falls Hotel
5875 Falls Avenue, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 3K7
Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 3K7
http://www.lung.ca/crc/home-accueil_e.php?option=program
The scientific program will present cutting-edge concepts and current research from a variety of perspectives. Through keynote and concurrent sessions, a wide range of topics will be addressed including asthma research, health literacy, pulmonary rehabilitation, pulmonary hypertension, end of life care, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, strength training, cardiopulmonary exercise testing, prolonged assisted ventilation and mycobacterial diseases.

The program is intended to appeal to a broad range of professionals and trainees, including adult and pediatric respirologists, thoracic surgeons, family physicians, respiratory therapists, physical therapists, nurses, respiratory educators, social workers, pharmacists and others working in respiratory health.

http://www.lung.ca/crc/home-accueil_e.php?option=program

Schedule of Presentations:

Thursday, April 28, 2011
17:30:00 Opening Reception | Sponsors’ Display | Posters Viewing
Friday, April 29, 2011
07:00:00 Accredited Industry Symposia
07:30:00 Breakfast | Sponsors’ Display
08:25:00 P L ENARY S E S S ION | Opening Remarks
08:30:00 Plenary Address | The Epidemiology of Respiratory Diseases
08:35:00 Is Asthma a Vanishing Disease?
09:15:00 Is COPD a Hidden Killer?
10:00:00 Refreshment Break | Sponsors’ Display | Poster Viewing
10:20:00 CONCUR R ENT S E S S IONS
10:25:00 Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Transplant Recipients
10:25:00 Severe Asthma
10:25:00 Mycobacterial Diseases
10:25:00 The Sleepy Kid
10:30:00 The Sleepy Kid | Polysomnography: The Moving Target and Its Role in Evaluation of Children with Sleep Disordered Breathing
10:30:00 Mycobacterial Diseases | Update on Tuberculosis (TB) Diagnostics
10:30:00 Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Transplant Recipients | Exercise Training After Lung Transplant
10:30:00 Severe Asthma | Classifying Severe Asthma Phenotypes: Airway Inflammation and Airway Remodeling
11:00:00 Severe Asthma | Identifying New Therapeutic Targets for Severe Asthma: The S100A8/A9 – RAGE Axis Andrew Halayko
11:00:00 The Sleepy Kid | Sleep Disordered Breathing in Different Disease States
11:00:00 Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Transplant Recipients | Impact of Rehabilitation Early in ICU
11:00:00 Mycobacterial Diseases | Management of TB and Multi-Drug-Resistant TB (MDR TB)
11:30:00 The Sleepy Kid | Double Oh-Oh: Obesity and OSA in Kids
11:30:00 Severe Asthma | Assessment and Treatment of Severe Acute Asthma in the Emergency Department
11:30:00 Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Transplant Recipients | Using Health-Related Quality of Life in Lung Transplant Decision-Making
11:30:00 Mycobacterial Diseases | MAC Danger in the Water
11:55:00 Moderated Scientific Poster Sessions | Basic Research and Epidemiology of Lung Diseases
12:05:00 Luncheon in Sponsors’ Display Area
12:10:00 OP T IONAL EDUCAT IONAL OP PORTUNI T I E S
12:15:00 ACCP | CTS Conjoint Session | Interventional Bronchoscopy | Who Should Learn and How?
12:20:00 How to Apply for CRHP Research Funding Sunita Mathur
13:20:00 CONCUR R ENT S E S S IONS
13:25:00 Update on Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)
13:25:00 A Potpourri of Infections in Kids’ Lungs
13:25:00 End of Life Care
13:25:00 Lung Cancer
13:30:00 End of Life Care | Facilitating Treatment Decision-Making about End of Life Care for Persons with COPD Donna Goodridge
13:30:00 A Potpourri of Infections in Kids’ Lungs | The Nuts and Bolts of Mycobacterial Infections in Pediatrics
13:30:00 Update on Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) | Hamlet’s Delight: New Guidelines for IPFRecently Completed Clinical Trials in IPF | What Have We Learned?
13:30:00 Lung Cancer | Early Lung Cancer Screening | An Update of the Current Evidence
14:00:00 End of Life Care | End Of Life Care for People with Cystic Fibrosis
14:00:00 Lung Cancer | The New Lung Cancer Staging System | What Does This Change in My Practice?
14:00:00 A Potpourri of Infections in Kids’ Lungs | What We Should Know about Pneumococcal Disease in Kids
14:00:00 Update on Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) | Where Do We Go from Here? Charlene Fell
14:30:00 Update on Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) | Update on IPF Pathogenesis | Will this Provide Novel Targets for Therapy?
14:30:00 A Potpourri of Infections in Kids’ Lungs | Emerging Infections in Cystic Fibrosis | What Can We Do?
14:30:00 End of Life Care | Management of Refractory Dyspnea | Insights from Research and Practice
14:30:00 Lung Cancer | Lung Cancer Staging in 2011 | Use of PET Scan and Other Modalities
14:55:00 Moderated Scientific Poster Sessions | COPD and Asthma | Treatment and Biomarkers and Promoting Lifestyle Interventions
15:00:00 Refreshment Break | Sponsors’ Display | Poster Viewing
15:20:00 CONCUR R ENT S E S S IONS
15:25:00 Support Outside the Hospital | The Technology-Dependent Child
15:25:00 Literacy and Health
15:25:00 Sleep Disordered Breathing
15:25:00 Pulmonary Rehabilitation in COPD
15:30:00 Pulmonary Rehabilitation in COPD | Physiology for the Clinician | Understanding Why Pulmonary Rehabilitation Works in COPD
15:30:00 Literacy and Health | Addressing Sociocultural Factors in Health Literacy | The Challenges and Opportunities of Diversity
15:30:00 Sleep Disordered Breathing | When is Portable Sleep Monitoring Indicated?
15:35:00 Support Outside the Hospital | The Technology-Dependent Child | Home Surveillance Devices for Infants and Children
16:00:00 Sleep Disordered Breathing | Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease | A Tale of Two Unhappy Bedfellows
16:00:00 Support Outside the Hospital | The Technology-Dependent Child | Home Oxygen Therapy in Children
16:00:00 Literacy and Health | Limited Literacy and Chronic Disease Management
16:00:00 Pulmonary Rehabilitation in COPD | Tele-Health Pulmonary Rehabilitation | Lessons from Alberta
16:30:00 Support Outside the Hospital | The Technology-Dependent Child | Pediatric Home Ventilation
16:30:00 Literacy and Health | Designing for eHealth Literacy | The Role of Systems, Social Media and Networks
16:30:00 Pulmonary Rehabilitation in COPD | Clinical Benefits of Pulmonary Rehabilitation in the Management of COPD
16:30:00 Sleep Disordered Breathing | Assessing Driving Risk in Patients with Sleep Apnea | Who’s Safe to Drive?
16:55:00 Moderated Scientific Poster Sessions | Mycobacterial Diseases and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Saturday, April 30, 2011
06:00:00 CRC Fun Run | Walk
07:30:00 Breakfast in Sponsors’ Display Area
08:25:00 P L ENARY S E S S ION
08:30:00 You Talk to your Patients but Do They Understand? Health Literacy and Your Practice
09:00:00 You Say Goodbye and I Say Hello | A Pediatric Respirologist's View of Transition of Care in Cystic Fibrosis (CF)
09:30:00 You Say Goodbye and I Say Hello | An Adult Respirologist's View of Transition of Care in CF
10:00:00 Refreshment Break | Sponsors’ Display | Poster Viewing|
10:20:00 CONCUR R ENT S E S S IONS
10:25:00 Ventilatory Support in the ICU
10:25:00 Pulmonary Hypertension
10:25:00 Strength Training in COPD
10:30:00 Strength Training in COPD | Measuring Strength in COPD Sunita Mathur
10:30:00 Pulmonary Hypertension | Pulmonary Hypertension: Goal-Directed Approach
10:30:00 Ventilatory Support in the ICU | The H1N1 Epidemic | What Have We Learned in Terms of Ventilatory Support?
11:00:00 Pulmonary Hypertension | Isoprostanes as Mediators of Lung Vascular Pathology
11:00:00 Strength Training in COPD | Upper Extremity Training in COPD
11:00:00 Ventilatory Support in the ICU | Mechanical Ventilation: A New Age
11:30:00 Ventilatory Support in the ICU | Automated Modes of Ventilation | Superior to Traditional Modes
11:30:00 Strength Training in COPD | Training Lower Limb Muscles is Mandatory to Quality of Life in COPD Patients
11:30:00 Pulmonary Hypertension | Stem Cell Therapy in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
11:55:00 Moderated Scientific Poster Sessions | Exercise Physiology and Pediatrics
12:00:00 Luncheon in Sponsors’ Display
12:05:00 OP T IONAL EDUCAT IONAL OP PORTUNI T I E S
12:10:00 Accredited Industry Symposia
13:20:00 CONCUR R ENT S E S S IONS
13:25:00 Prolonged Assisted Ventilation
13:25:00 All YouWanted to Know About Pulmonary Function butWere Afraid to Ask
13:25:00 Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing Primer
13:30:00 Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing Primer | Protocols and Normal Responses
13:30:00 All YouWanted to Know About Pulmonary Function butWere Afraid to Ask | Normal Spirometric Reference Values | When the Best Fit May Not Be the Best Solution Allan Coates
13:30:00 Prolonged Assisted Ventilation | Home Mechanical Ventilation | Guidelines Development and Dissemination
14:00:00 All YouWanted to Know About Pulmonary Function butWere Afraid to Ask | Measuring DLco | What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
14:00:00 Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing Primer | Pathological Limitations and Exercise Prescription Scott Butcher
14:30:00 Prolonged Assisted Ventilation | Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation and the Role of Specialized Weaning Units
14:30:00 Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing Primer | Clinical Examples
14:30:00 All YouWanted to Know About Pulmonary Function butWere Afraid to Ask | Small Airway Dysfunction in Mild COPD | Is it Clinically Relevant?
14:55:00 Moderated Scientific Poster Sessions – Living with Respiratory Disease | Patient and Caregiver Perspectives
15:00:00 Refreshment Break
15:25:00 P L ENARY S E S S ION
15:30:00 Punching Above ItsWeight | Asthma Research in Canada
16:15:00 Closing Remarks
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