It's a Fabulous Fall in Frankenmuth! Two Full Days of Learning, Networking, and Big Ideas!

On-Site Registration Available


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Registration forms will also be available at the MSRC Registration Desk.

Regular Rates - Two Day (Monday & Tuesday) 

MSRC/AARC Member $185
Student Member $75
Student Non-Member$145

Regular Rates - One Day (Monday OR Tuesday)

MSRC/AARC Member $125
Student Member $75
Student Non-Member$120

See Agenda Below
Monday | Tuesday

MSRC appreciates our sponsors & exhibitors! Sponsorship opportunities still available!

Monday, October 7th
2019 MSRC Fall Conference Day One

7:00 - 8:00Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Networking
8:00 - 8:15Opening Ceremony / President's Update
Mike Hess, MPH, RRT, RPFT
8:15 - 9:15KEYNOTE ADDRESS | Advocating for Respiratory Care: The Federal Perspective
Anne Marie Hummel
AARC Associate Executive Director for Advocacy & Governmental Affairs
9:15 - 10:15KEYNOTE ADDRESS | Opioid Crisis, Pulmonary Patient, the Whole Picture
Dr. John Evans, DO, MA, DABAM, CAADC
 Acute CareHome CarePulmonary RehabEarly Professionals (Student)
10:15 - 10:45Vendor Hall Grand Opening
Be sure to visit all our vendors to thank them for their ongoing support of our profession!
10:45 - 11:45Current State of Sepsis Care
Patricia Posa, RN, BSN, MSA, CCRN-K, FAAN
Transcutaneous PCO2, PO2, and SpO2 Monitoring
Armando Kurili, BS, CRT
Bronchoscopic Lung Surgery
Dr. Stephen Gay
Test Taking Tips: It's More Than Studying
Richard Zahodnic, PhD,
11:45 - 1:00Lunch (Included) & Vendor Hall Break
Another chance to visit our outstanding industry partners and see what's new in respiratory!
1:00 - 2:00High Flow Across the Continuum
Clemis Futrell, MS, RRT
Musculoskeletal Pain Interfering With Patient
Participation in Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab

Kristie Smith, MSPT
Pig Heart & Lung Dissection Lab LIVE! 
Bonnie Boggs, BS, RRT
*Pre-registration required
Sponsored by Medtronic
2:00 - 3:00Interactive Clinical
Case Scenarios

Kelly Fiorino, MSc, RRT 
Joshua Collins, BSRT, RRT-ACCS
Jessica Cusac, MA, RRT-ACCS
Amanda Ausmus, RRT
Integrated Respiratory Care With
the VOCSN Ventilator

Angela King, BS, RRT-NPS, RPFT
Unlocking the Mystery of Medicare Rules for Pulmonary Rehab
Jane Knipper, MA, RN, MAACVPR
3:30 - 4:30Patio Reception
All are invited to attend this great networking opportunity!
Light refreshments will be provided.  Cash bar.
4:30 - 5:30MSRC House of Representatives Meeting
This meeting will be held on the Patio
Come join us to start charting a course for 2020! 

Tuesday, October 8
2019 MSRC Fall Conference Day Two

7:00 - 8:00Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Networking 
8:00 - 9:15KEYNOTE ADDRESS | Defending Your Care Through Effective Documentation & Deposition Skills
Sarah Tupica Berard, Esq. & Enrico Tucciarone, Esq.
 Acute CareDiagnosticsNeo/PedsEarly Professionals (Student)
9:15 - 10:15From VAP to VAE: An Overview of the VAE Surveillance Tool
Andrew Weirauch, BS, RRT-ACCS
Methacholine Broncoprovocation:
Adapting To the New Technical Standard

Matt O'Brien, MS, RRT, RPFT, FAARC
Breathin' On a Jet Vent 
Dr. Steven M. Donn, MD, FAAP

Pig Heart & Lung Dissection Lab LIVE!  9:15-11:15
Bonnie Boggs, BS, RRT
*Pre-registration required
Sponsored by Medtronic

10:15 - 10:45Break and Vendor Hall Time
Miss a booth the first time around? Take a second look during the break!
10:45 - 11:45VAE Prevention Strategies    
Carl Haas, MLS, RRT-ACCS
Hands-On Methacholine/PFT Update
Jason Blonshine, BS, RRT, RPFT
Cystic Fibrosis
Erica Kopka, RRT
What Does the MSRC Do For You?

Teena Culhane, RRT, BHK
11:45 - 1:00Lunch (Included) and Vendor Hall
Don't miss your last chance to visit our supporters!
1:00 - 2:00Redefining Severe Uncontrolled Asthma
Dr. George Anderson, PhD
Evaluating the Many Faces of Dyspnea
Using Pulmonary Function

Matt O'Brien, MS, RRT, RPFT, FAARC
Vaping a Killer Habit
Ted Adelman, RRT, RN, EMT-P, CCRN, CEN, CFRN
Attend any lecture of your choice! 
2:00 - 3:00Acute Care track ends at 2:00 – please feel free to attend Diagnostics.The Road to Implementing ATS Standards
Beverly Maurer, RRT, RPFT, AE-C
Neo/Peds track ends at 2:00 – please feel free to attend Diagnostics.You may attend Diagnostics lecture

Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit for this event has been applied for and is pending with the AARC.