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St. Peter's Health Partners: Pulmonary Rehabilitation

400 Patroon Creek Boulevard

Albany, NY 12206

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4:30 Check-in, Food, and Refreshments

  • Attendee Spirometry and FeNO Testing Opportunity

  • Meal and Refreshments provided by Circassia Pharmaceutica


5:00 Respiratory Medications and Delivery Systems – 1.5 CEUs
Presenter: Jennifer Hebner, BS, PharmD, BCPS, AE-C
St. Peter’s Hospital Pharmacy Faculty

Development of New Therapies for Severe Asthma

The definition of severe asthma

Selected therapeutic targets for severe asthma

Newly approved and emerging therapies for severe asthma

PLUS – An inside look at how asthma devices work

6:30 Spirometry and Objective Measures – 1.5 CEUs
Presenter: Kathy Ristau, RRT, RPFT, AE-C
St. Peter’s Hospital Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Spirometry: Hutchinson’s Mysterious Machine
Where did it come from? Why is it important?
What does it tell us? How is it done? Who needs it?

Can it differentiate between asthma, COPD, and other

respiratory abnormalities?
Are there other tests that can help us diagnose lung disease?

  • This continuing education session also includes a demonstration and review of the Niox Vero FeNO Testing by Circassia Pharmaceutical with an opportunity for each participant to practice this technique.

  • PLUS, an overview of The Burden of Asthma in the Capital Region and programs to help address this chronic illness.

3 Continuing Education Units applied for through Northeast Region New York State Society for Respiratory Care through AARC

FREE for Partners of The Alliance for Better Health Care: St. Peter's Health Partners, Ellis Medicine, Hometown Health Centers, St. Mary's Healthcare Amsterdam, Whitney Young Health

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