Covenant HealthCare Respiratory Care Conference

Thursday, May 2, 2019 • 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Horizons Conference Center
6200 State Street
Saginaw, MI 48603

Join us for this incredible informative session - free of charge!
You'll have much to gain from our premiere line-up of topics and presenters. Receive seven credits toward Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) approved by the American Association of Respiratory Care.

Space is limited to 150 attendees, call 1.866.268.3626 today, to reserve your seat. If at any time you need to cancel your reservation, please call 1.866.268.3626.


  • 7:00 - 7:45 am: Registration and Continental Breakfast
  • 7:45 - 8:00 am: Welcome and Opening Remarks.  Vikas Sharma, Manager of Pulmonary Services, Covenant HealthCare.
  • 8:00 - 8:45 am: Respiratory Diseases: Pathophysiology, Management & Care of the Patient.  Omer Mirza, MD, Intensivist, Covenant HealthCare.
  • 9:00 - 9:45 am: RSV; One Virus, multiple faces.  Haitham Salman, MD, Pediatric Intensivist, Covenant HealthCare.
  • 10:00 - 10:45 am: Management of Difficult Airway: ER Physician's Perspective.  Aaron Smith, MD, Emergency Medicine, Covenant HealthCare.
  • 11:00 - 11:45 am: Management of Severe Asthma in ICU.  Rania Estetie, MD, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Covenant HealthCare.
  • 11:45 am - 12:45 pm: Lunch provided
  • 12:45 - 1:30 pm: Palliative Care, A Focus on Quality.  Summer Bates, FNP-BC-ACHPN, Palliative Care Program, Covenant HealthCare.
  • 1:45 - 2:30 pm: Do You Impart "CARE" into Respiratory Care?  Jody Nitz, RRT-ACCS, CHSE, CMU College of Medicine.
  • 2:45 - 3:30 pm: NIV with AVAPS and AVAPS-AE: Hospital to Home.  Cheryl Murphy, MSA. BS, RRT, Philips Ventilation Solutions.

If you have any questions, please contact Vikas Sharma, BS RRT, at 989.583.4004, or by email at