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Barlow Respiratory Symposium October 22, 2019

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Barlow Respiratory Symposium October 22, 2019

Los Angeles –Barlow Respiratory Hospital welcomed clinical professionals to the 4th annual Respiratory Symposium, a day of targeted learning for the Respiratory Care practitioner. The Symposium was held October 22, 2019, at the California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities as continuing education training for Respiratory Therapists and Registered Nurses in Los Angeles County.

Expert Speakers included:

  • Rose Gummadi, Director of Respiratory Care/Rehab Services Barlow Respiratory Hospital
  • Carl Hinkson, MS RRT-ACCS, NPS, FAARC, Director, Pulmonary Service Line, Providence Regional Medical Center, Everett, WA
  • Jennifer A. Wooley, MS, RD, CNSC, Clinical Nutrition Specialist, Respiratory Care, GE Healthcare
  • David Nelson, MD, Medical Director Barlow Respiratory Hospital
  • Timothy J Quinn RRT, National Director of Clinical Services, Masimo Corporation
  • Alan F. Rothfeld, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine-USC, Professor of Practice at the Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences of the Claremont Colleges, Medical Director, LAVC Respiratory Therapy Program
  • Jack Mullany RRT-NPS, Clinical Specialist, Philips Ventilation Solutions
  • Raffaello Goeting, RRT, MBA, Regional Clinical Manager, Vyaire Medical

The symposium promotes standards of practice in patient safety, expands innovative critical thinking skills and advances the profession of Respiratory Care Practitioner with a multidisciplinary approach to Respiratory Care.

About Barlow Respiratory Hospital

Barlow Respiratory Hospital is the only not-for-profit respiratory hospital in Los Angeles and is recognized for excellence in treating medically complex patients dependent on a ventilator to breathe. Barlow Respiratory Hospital was founded in 1902 and is a long-term acute care hospital (LTACH) and a national leader in Ventilator Weaning serving patients referred by nearly 100 regional hospital Intensive Care Units. In addition to Barlow’s nationally recognized Ventilator Weaning Protocol, the hospital has a distinguished Wound Care program and is an affiliated teaching facility for USC's Keck School of Medicine. The hospital has earned the Gold Seal of Approval® for Respiratory Failure Certification by the Joint Commission. There are less than one dozen hospitals nationwide that have achieved this certification and Barlow is only one in California. Barlow was also awarded the designation as the only West Coast Passy-Muir Center of Excellence, recognized for treating patients with tracheostomies, on and off the ventilator. Contact 213-202-6832 or visit us online