The 17th Annual Regional Allied Health Conference
Current Perspectives in Asthma, Allergy & Pulmonary Practice

Saturday, September 8, 2012 @ 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, 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.


Full-day workshop to prepare for the Asthma Educator Certification Exam. The asthma educator 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 (2010).


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Who Should Attend

This program will be held at the Molly Blank Conference Center on the campus of National Jewish Health and will provide an update on allergic and respiratory therapeutics for Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Respiratory Therapists, Physician Assistants, and Allied Health Professionals working with people having chronic diseases and conditions.


Registration Information

Registration Fee $135
National Jewish Health Employees $40


Your $135 registration fee includes admission to all sessions, breakfast, exhibits, 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.

National Jewish Health employees can register for $40.

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Accreditation and Designation Statement

National Jewish Health® is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 12724. This program is accredited for 6.9 Nursing Contact Hours. Participant attendance throughout the entire conference day is required to receive contact hours.

National Jewish Health will apply for Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Boulevard, Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063 for this program. Course number 213056000. Please check back for approval information and credit hours.


Proposed Conference Timetable

Time Topic
7:15 - 7:55am Registration, Continental Breakfast, & Exhibits
7:55 - 8:05am Opening Remarks
8:05 - 9:40am General Sessions & Workshop
9:40 - 10:10am Breaks & Exhibits
10:15 - 11:55am Workshops
11:55 - 12:25pm Group Luncheon & Exhibits
12:25 - 2:30pm Workshops & General Sessions
2:30 - 2:45pm Break
2:45 - 4:05pm Workshops & General Sessions


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About the Sponsor

This conference is 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.

CME/CE Opportunities 

The Office of Professional Education is the proud recipient of the CACME 2010 Outstanding CME Activity Award, in recognition of Making The Right Diagnosis: The Need For Spirometry. The award acknowledged this program’s creativity, innovative quality, significance of outcomes, and impact on the continuing medical education profession.