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North Harris Montgomery County Chapter of AACN

2nd Annual Critical Care Symposium

Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
18220 Texas 249 Access Road
Houston, TX 77070

Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 7:15am CT - 3:30pm CT
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18220 Texas 249 Access Road, Houston, TX 77070



Multiple Adult & Pediatric Topics



CE Credits

This event offers 5.5 contact hours to attendees.
CE accredited by This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation..


Additional Information

Please join us for our 2nd Annual Critical Care Symposium. 

Feature presentations include:

  • The Strength of Collaboration in the Continuum of Care: An ECLS Case Study
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Priorities of Care in the Adult & Pediatric Patient Population
  • Palliative Care: A conversation on quality of life
  • Defining Professional Practice: Legal pearls of wisdom

Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.

Event Agenda

2nd Annual Critical Care Symposium

Event Agenda

Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 7:15am CT - 3:30pm CT

All times listed in Central Time (US & Canada).
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Saturday, October 6, 2018

  • 7:00am - 8:00am


    Breakfast and time to visit with the Vendors.

  • 8:00am - 10:00am

    Strength of Collaboration in the Continuum of Care: An Extracorporeal Life Support Case Study

    Panel of Speakers including representatives from LifeFlight, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care and Rehabilitation. The panel will include James "Wes" Seale BSN, RN, CCRN, CFRN, LP; Christopher J. Langan MD, MBA, FACEP; Kasey I. Davis, MD; Mary E. Russell DO, MS, CLCP

    The panel will discuss a case study while highlighting the collaboration and aspects of care they would deliver. We will discuss a patient's care from the first point of contact in the field to rehabilitation and home. The panel will then answer your questions during a Q&A session.

  • 10:00am - 10:45am


    Visit with the Vendors

  • 10:45am - 11:45am

    Defining Professional Practice: Legal Pearls of Wisdom

    Nikki Roux, JD, MBA, RN, CEN, FACHE, NEA-BC

  • 11:45am - 12:45pm


    Enjoy lunch with your fellow attendees and visit with the Vendors.

  • 12:45pm - 1:45pm

    Palliative Care: A Conversation on Quality of Life

    Faith Kinnear, MSN, CPNP-AC

  • 1:45pm - 2:45pm

    Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in the Adult and Pediatric Patient

    Philip Pirtle, MD

  • 2:45pm - 3:15pm

    Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Pediatric Patients

    Mark Riccioni, DNP, APRN, CPNP-AC/PC

  • 3:15pm - 3:30pm

    Closing/Evaluations/Door Prizes