Western Region Teaching Day – 2017

The Western Region announces their 2017 Teaching Day. Join us Wednesday, October 25 at Rochester General Hospital, Twig Auditorium (1425 Portland Ave, Rochester, NY).  The program begins promptly at 8:00 am. 6 CRCE credits will be requested from the AARC.

The program is co-sponsored by Monaghan Medical and Philips Healthcare.


  • Patrick J. Dunne, MEd, RRT, FAARC; President, Healthcare Productions Inc.
  • Eugene Fordyce, RRT; Clinical Specialist, Philips Healthcare
  • Judy Schloss, BSRT, RRT-NPS, AE-C; Cardiopulmonary Education Specialist, University of Minnesota Medical Center


  • 8:00 AM – Registration and coffee
  • 8:30 AM – Refocusing on Health Care Reform: The Transformation Continues, Patrick J. Dunne
  • 9:30 AM – New Modes and Applications of NIV in Health Care, Eugene Fordyce
  • 10:30 AM – Morning break
  • 11:00 AM – Clinical Scenarios and Simulations: Acquiring New Skills Safely and Effectively, Judy Schloss
  • 12:00 PM – Lunch
  • 1:00 PM – Improving Care Transition for COPD Patients: A New Priority, Patrick J. Dunne
  • 2:00 PM – Saving the Face: Preventing Skin Breakdown in NIV, Eugene Fordyce
  • 3:00 PM – Professional Imaging and Branding: Changing How Others Perceive RTs, Judy Schloss
  • 4:00 PM – Adjourn – CRCE Certificate Distribution

Fee: $55 for AARC members, $110 for non-members, $25 for students. Non-members may join at the door, $55 credit towards membership. Early registration ends October 11. Late fee of $10 after that date.

Download the Program Brochure

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