Winter Workshop – 2020

The Central New York Region presents their “Winter Workshop 2020” on Thursday, January 30.

This program will be held at the Comfort Inn and Suites Airport in Syracuse. Registration begins at 3:30 PM with the program running between 4:00 PM and 8:00 PM. The program will provide 3 CRCE credits and registration includes dinner.

3:30 – 4:00 PM


4:00 – 5:00 PM

Evolving Roles for Respiratory Therapists

Michele Pedicone, MS, RT, RRT-NPS

Director of Clinical Education, SUNY Upstate, Respiratory Therapy Program

5:00 – 6:00 PM

Physiologically Difficult Airways:  A Case Based Approach

Viren Kaul, MD

Intensivist, Crouse Hospital, Syracuse

6:00 – 7:00 PM

Buffet Dinner

7:00 – 8:00 PM

Discharging Patients on Bilevel Therapy:  A Panel Discussion

Tim Curtis, BSRT, RRT, Franciscan Home Care; Emily Hotaling, RRT, St. Joseph’s Hospital; Taylor Mizro, BSRT, RRT, Crouse Hospital; Cathy Olah, BS, RRT, CPFT, Mohawk Valley Health

8:00 – 8:15 PM

Evaluations and Distribution of Certificates

3 CRCE’s will be applied for from the AARC

Registration requires payment by credit card, PayPal, or Institutional checks only (no personal checks). Payments by institutional check must be received by January 28, 2020. Mailing directions for institutional checks are listed on the registration form and email confirmation of registration.

Registration Rate

  • AARC member: $50 (reg $60)
  • AARC non-member rate: $100 (reg $110)
  • Student rate: $25 (reg $35)

Registration fees include the cost of dinner buffet. Early registration is available through January 24, 2020.

Information regarding our refund policy and registration confirmation (your receipt) is listed on our website homepage. Membership will be verified from current AARC records. If you have questions, please call Claire Aloan at 315-464-6872 or email at

Hope to see you there!