$45 – $350

MSRC District IV and KRCS Annual Conference

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Children's Mercy Park (Sporting KC)

1 Sporting Way

Kansas City, KS 66111

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The Missouri Society for Respiratory Care District IV and the KRCS announce the Annual MSRC District IV and KRCS Conference which will be held Friday March 1, 2019 at Children's Mercy Park in Kansas City, MO. We invite Respiratory managers, practitioners and students from Kansas, Missouri and surrounding areas to join us for this 2019 CRCE offering. Application for 6 CRCE will be submitted to the AARC.

We are changing things up this year! New venue, new topics including NAVA and Quality Improvement. We also have a new (quicker) schedule! Ask and you shall receive!

Please note the food menu below and plan accordingly.

Tentative Conference Agenda:

8:00-8:30 Breakfast (Provided) and Registration (check out the Vendor Hall!)

8:30-8:35 Welcome and Announcements

8:35-9:35 Karen Schell DHSc, RRT-NPS, RRT-SDS, RPFT, RPSGT, AE-C, CTTS AARC President and Rebecca Clark: Inspiring the Next Generation

9:35-10:35 Arzu Ari, Ph.D, RRT, PT, CPFT, FAARC: How to Optimize Aerosol Drug Delivery during Noninvasive Ventilation and High Flow Nasal Cannula

10:35-10:50 Break (Check out the Vendor Hall!)

10:50-11:50 Kaitlyn Wolken: High frequency oscillation

11:50-12:50 Vendor Hall and Lunch (Provided)

12:50-1:50 Mike Nunamaker, Midwest Transplant: Preparing for Transplant

1:50-2:05 Break (Check out the Vendor Hall!)

2:05-3:05 Chris Kaberline, MBS, RRT-NPS and Olivia Kaullen, RRT-NPS: Quality Improvement 101

3:05-4:05 Christian Schneider RRT-NPS: Neurally Adjusted Ventilatory Assist (NAVA)

4:05-4:10 Closing Remarks

Note Speakers or topics may change due to unavoidable circumstances.

Food and drinks provided will include:

All day drink stations: Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Iced Tea, Fresh Brewed Roasterie Coffee Regular and Decaffeinated and Water


- Orange Juice, Grapefruit Juice, Cranberry Juice, Freshly Brewed Coffee, Selection of Herbal Teas

- House Baked Breakfast Pasteries

- Buttermilk Biscuits

- Fruit Salad

- Fruit Yogurts


- Chopped Romaine (Cucumbers, Feta Cheese, Tomatoes, Red Onions, Red Wine Vinaigrette)

- Cherry Tomato and Mozzarella Salad with Basil Pesto

- Harvest Bean Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette

- Sonoma Chicken Salad on Brioche

- Skirt Steak Chimichurri Wrap (Arugula, Carmelized Bell Peppers)

- Grilled Portabella (Gruyere, Rocket Lettuce, Caramelized Onions, Tomato, Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette on Artisan Roll)

- Assorted Cookies and Bars

Note menu may change due to unavoidable circumstances.

Thank you to our sponsors so far: Monaghan Medical, Fisher and Paykel, and Abbott!

Vendor Hall:

We offer a limited opportunity for Vendors with services/products related to Respiratory Therapy. The space will be offered on a first come basis. Vendor space is located outside the meeting room(s). Deadline for application is February 25, 2019.

Note: This conference is not included in the Missouri Respiratory Care Society State premium sponsorship program as it is a joint venture between District IV and Kansas.

The fee to exhibit is $350.00 plus payment service fee - table provided. One attendance for the conference and lunch is included in the registration. Additional meals may be purchased for $45.00 per individual.

Applications/payment in by January 21, 2019 will receive a $50 discount for early registration.

Vendors may set up as early as 7:30.

Lunch: Approximately 11:50 a.m.

Vendor Hall: Approximately 11:50-12:50 and during registration with breaks for vendor hall at 10:35-10:50 and 1:50-2:05

Tax ID and W-9 Form upon request.

The Societies will not be held responsible for any transactions conducted or the terms thereof. Neither the Societies nor the Expo Center will be held liable for injuries or damage that may occur related to the vendor hall or seminar.

Tear down of the exhibits must be completed by 4:30 p.m. on March 1, 2019.

Contact information

Kimi Lucas


At the Door Registration:

There will be a $10 fee for at the door registration PAYABLE ONLY BY CHECK to the MSRC and will be based on availability of seating.

Refund Policy:

Refund requests must be received by 3 p.m. February 27, 2019. There is a $10 service fee.

After February 27, 2019, there is no refund for any reason.

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