$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 20, 2020 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 2020 CRCE offering. Application for 6 CRCE will be submitted to the AARC.

WHAT'S NEW THIS YEAR!? Starting at lunch, there will be a cash bar open for the afternoon! 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 Dr. Jenna Miller; Bactrim and ARDS

9:35-10:05 Megan Leiker, RT and Stacy Gray, MS, L/CCC-SLP; Inline Speaking Valve Use in Ventilated Patients

1005-1020 BREAK

10:20-10:50 Nicholas Hilpman; CFTR Gene Modulator Therapy

1050-1120 Tamika Cranford

1120-1220 Scott Coats, RRT; Self Care- Identifying, understanding and coping with work related stress

1220-1:20 Vendor Hall and Lunch (Provided)

1:20-2:20 Dr. Wagner - Ethics of Brain Death Testing

2:20-2:35 Break (Check out the Vendor Hall!)

2:35-3:05 Kaitlyn Wolken - Vaping

3:35-4:05 Charlie Bengtson, RT; Updates in Cystic Fibrosis for the Respiratory Therapist: Modulators and Beyond

4:05-4:10 Closing Remarks

Note Speakers or topics may change due to unavoidable circumstances.

Food and drinks provided will include:

Beverages (Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Iced Tea, Roasterie Coffee, Water) all day

BREAKFAST: Orange and cranberry juice, granola bars, fruit yogurts, seasonal fruit, danishes.

LUNCH: Salad: mediterranean salad (cucumbers, feta cheese, tomatoes, red onions, greek vinaigrette) mozzarella tomato basil pesto salad, seasonal potato salad

Wraps and Sandwiches: Sonoma chicken salad sandwich (red grapes, toasted almonds, celery, and apple on croissant) skirt steak chimichurri wrap (basil aioli, arugula, caramelized, onions and bell peppers on artisan bread) grilled portabella arugula (provolone cheese, caramelized peppers and onions and oven roasted tomato, roasted garlic aioli)

Desserts: dessert bars and brownies

Note menu may change due to unavoidable circumstances.

Thank you to our sponsors so far:

University of Kansas Health System

Itamar Medical

The University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) – Respiratory Care Education Program




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 March 17, 2020.

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 February 14, 2020 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 20, 2020.

Contact information

Kylie Smith


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. March 16, 2020. There is a $10 service fee.

After March 16, 2020 there is no refund for any reason.

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Kansas City, KS 66111

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