The 14th Annual Regional Allied Health Conference
Current Perspectives in Asthma, Allergy & Pulmonary Practice

Friday, September 11, 2009 @ The Molly Blank Conference Center located on the National Jewish Health campus in Denver, CO

Conference Objectives

Upon completion of this conference, the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe the latest treatments and key self-management strategies for a variety of chronic respiratory diseases, rheumatologic and allergic diseases.
  2. Demonstrate recommended techniques for therapeutic devices for the respiratory patient.
  3. Discuss the four major content areas (The Asthma Condition, Patient and Family Assessment, Asthma Management, Organizational Issues) included in the National Certification Examination for Asthma Educators.

Who Should Attend

This program will be held at the Molly Blank Conference Center on the campus of National Jewish and will provide an update on allergic and respiratory therapeutics for Nurses, Respiratory Therapists and Allied Health Professionals working with people having pulmonary and allergic disease.

The asthma certification workshops will provide a comprehensive review of the four major content areas (The Asthma Condition, Patient and Family Assessment, Asthma Management, Organizational Issues) included in the National Certification exam for Asthma Educators. Content for this program is based on the Candidate Handbook for the National Asthma Educator Certification Board (2006).

Registration Information

Your $135 registration fee includes admission to all sessions, breakfast, breaks, lunch and the conference handouts. Cancellations must be received no less than 10 days before the start of the program to receive a refund minus a $25 processing fee.

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Accreditation and Designation Statement

National Jewish Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 12724. This program is approved for 7.2 Nursing Contact Hours. Participant attendance throughout the entire conference day is required to receive contact hours.

A full day of workshops are part of this conference to help you prepare for the Asthma Educator Certification Exam, please click here for more details and full agenda information.

Conference Timetable

Time Topic
7:15 - 8:00am Registration, Continental Breakfast & Exhibits
8:00 - 8:05am Opening Remarks
8:05 - 9:35am General Sessions
9:35 - 10:05am Breaks & Exhibits
10:05 - 11:45am Workshops
11:45 - 12:25 pm Group Luncheon & Exhibits
12:25 - 3:05pm Workshops
3:15 - 4:00pm General Session
4:00 - 4:05pm Closing Remarks

Registration Fee $135

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Asthma Educator Certification

Although the conference addresses the content outline for the National Certification Exam for Asthma Educators, National Jewish Health cannot guarantee passage of The National Asthma Educator Certification Exam following completion of this conference.

About the Sponsor

This conference is being sponsored by the Nursing Department at National Jewish Health which is the only medical and research center in the United States devoted entirely to respiratory, allergic and immune system diseases, including asthma, tuberculosis, emphysema, severe allergies, AIDS, cancer and autoimmune diseases such as lupus. Founded in 1899, National Jewish Health is a non-profit, non-sectarian institution dedicated to enhancing prevention, treatment and cures through research and to developing and providing innovative clinical programs for treating patients regardless of age, religion, race or ability to pay.



85% of healthcare professionals are more likely to participate in a CME/CE activity when it is offered by National Jewish HealthTM.

Based on an August 2007 National Jewish Health survey of more than 7,000 healthcare professionals