Covenant HealthCare Respiratory Care Conference

Thursday, October 21, 2021 • 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 six 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: Evolution of COVID-19: What We Have Learned So Far - Management of COVID Patients with a Focus on Respiratory Therapy
    Presented by: Jamie Vinson-Hunter, RRT, Sara Nitz, RRT, Ellie VanTol, RRT, Covenant HealthCare.
  • 9:00 - 9:45 am: HEPTO Pulmonary Disorders: A Review of HEPTO Pulmonary Disorders Including Signs, Symptoms, Causes and Treatments
    Presentation Slides
    Presented by: Suneesh Anand, MD, Crital Care Medicine/Pulmonologist, Covenant HealthCare
  • 10:00 - 10:45 am: RT Navigators: Adding Value Throughout the Healthcare System
    Presented by: Garry Kauffman, RRT, FAARC, MPA, FACHE, Kauffman Consulting, LLC
  • 11:00 - 11:45 am: Breathe Easily: Pharmacy Inhaler Review
    Presentation Slides
    Presented by: Rachel Kollmeyer, PharmD, BCACP, Clinical Pharmacist, Covenant HealthCare
  • 11:45 am - 12:45 pm: Lunch provided
  • 12:45 - 1:30 pm: Congenital Anomalies: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments
    Presentation Slides
    Presented by: Gwendolen Sinclair, MD, Pediatric Intensivist, Covenant HealthCare
  • 1:45 - 2:30 pm: Current Evidence and Practical Strategies to Promote Early Mobility Through an Interdisciplinary Approach
    Presentation Slides
    Presented by: Margaret Arnold, PT, CEES, CSPHP, CEO, and Owner, Inspire Outcomes
  • 2:45 - 3:30 pm: To be determined

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