Welcome to the Current Trends Pediatric Conference sponsored by Cincinnati Children’s Respiratory Care Division.  Please join us for an informative one-day Respiratory Care conference where we can share our knowledge as the #3 pediatric hospital in the country, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report. With the day beginning at noon, included are six CEUs, welcome gift, refreshments, lunch, and an evening reception.  There will also be an exhibit hall, door prizes and raffle items.  Be sure to register early for a discounted rate.  Enjoy a day of learning and networking among innovative educators. We hope to see you there!

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11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Check In

Check In/Light Bites & Refreshments

12:00 PM - 12:10 PM

Angela Saunders, MBA, RRT
Interim Director of Respiratory Care
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

12:10 PM - 01:00 PM
Lung Transplant

Abby Motz, RRT
Lung Transplant Team
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Early Mobility In the Pediatric Population

Lesley Doughty, MD
PICU Attending
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Location: Exhibt Hall


02:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Exhibitor Hall OPEN

Please stop by the Exhibitor Hall

02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
RSI: Rapid Sequence Intubation

Karen Ahaus, RRT & Ben Kerrey, MD
Emergency Department
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

03:30 PM - 04:30 PM

Ken Tegtmeyer, MD
PICU Attending
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Dinner Break
Location: Exhibit Hall

Cactus Pear provided by Mallinkrodt
Gluten Free and Vegetarian options available

05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Airway Reconstruction

Michael Rutter, MD
ENT Attending
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
UE/VAP/ Role of a CCHMC RT

Mike Jaeger, RRT
PICU Manager
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

07:30 PM
Evening Dessert Buffet


CONFERENCE DATE: October 4, 2019
CONFERENCE LOCATION: Sabin Hall located in Liberty Towne Center
* Please Note that Sabin Hall is located on the second floor *
7145 Haskell Street
Liberty Township, OH 45069
REGISTRATION INCLUDES: Conference Admission, 6 CEU's, Welcome Gift, Panera Continental Breakfast, Cactus Pear for Lunch (Gluten Free and Vegetarian option available) , Snacks and Dessert Bar Evening Reception. Exhibit Hall Admission and Raffle Tickets will also be included. There will be an option to purchase additional raffle tickets.   ** On site registration will not be available **
CLIMATE AND DRESS: Business Casual dress is strongly encouraged for the conference. Temperature in the hall can fluctuate.  A light jacket may be needed in the hall.  Our evening reception will be indoor/outdoor with a fire pit, weather permitting.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Sabin Hall is accessible for individuals with disabilities. Notify us with any special request.  
COURTESY: For the consideration of our participants, we ask that all cell phones be silenced while in the conference hall.
:CEU's: 2019 Application has been made to the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for (6) Continuing Education contact hours for Respiratory Therapists. The maximum amount of earn-able CRCE credits are 6.  You will be provided with a certificate as you exit the conference.  


AC Hotel by Marriott Cincinnati At Liberty Center
7505 Gibson St, Liberty Township, OH 45069
Book your group rate of $119.00/per night by 9/13/19.   
The rate will be honored on 10/3 & 10/4. 
Use the online reservation link below or call the hotel at 513-759-6500.




From the North: 
Take 1-75 S Liberty Way/OH-129W, Exit 24, toward Hamilton - keep left to take Liberty Way
Turn right onto Liberty Way and keep right
Turn right into the second entrance of Liberty Center onto Tyler's Place Blvd.
Turn left onto Blake Street and continue over Niederman Way to Event Parking

From the South: 
Take I-75 N to Liberty Way/OH-129W, Exit 24 - keep right to take Liberty Way
Turn Left onto Liberty Way and keep right
Turn right onto the second entrance of Liberty Center onto Tyler's Place Blvd
Turn left onto Blake Street and continue over Niederman Way to Event Parking

From the West: 

Travel East on Liberty Way
Turn left into the first entrance of Liberty Center onto Taylor Street
Take first right for Event Parking
For additional Event Parking, continue to Taylor Parking Garage

Contact Us

3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States






Conference Committee

Marketing & Registration Group

Lead: Anita Arnsperger
Kelly Burnett
Corey Draud
Lauren Lampkin
Melissa Holtz
Stacy Stetter
Sean Schmehl

Leadership Sponsors:
Angela Saunders
Tammy Cook


Lead: Sonya Sweet
Michael Culp
Cassidee Childers
Lauren Hutchison
Mary Noonan

Hospitality Group

Lead: Shannon Short
Regina Brandon
Mike Culp
Jenny Fields
Saidah Gaiter
Lauren Hutchison
Amanda Kelly
Erin Lister
Renee Sarchet
Susan Williams
April York

Vendor Group

Lead: Jeanette Seal
Roger Gibson
Rebecca Lusebrink
Whitney Niles

Leadership Team

Angela Saunders

Interim Director

Mary Noonan

Interim CICU/PACU Manager

Tammy Cook

RRU Manager

Rhonda Kasten-Minnich

ED/Transport/A Building Manager

Mike Jaeger

PICU/Complex Air/Student Manager

Shanon Brannen

NICU Manager

Amanda Waits

TCC/A7C Manager

Joe Westrich

Liberty Campus Manager

Chana Allen

Administrative Assistant


Please download, print, and share our brochure.  CONF BROCHURE Final 4.pdf