School of Health Professions

Annual Respiratory Care Symposium to be held on campus March 14–15

Respiratory care student and faculty member look at mechanical ventilator.


The UT Health Science Center San Antonio Department of Respiratory Care will host its 29th Annual Respiratory Care Symposium, Innovate to Elevate: Shaping the Future, on March 14–15.

The event, including program speakers and vendors, will be held in the Academic Learning and Teaching Center on the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Campus. Twelve continuing education units can be earned at the symposium, including one unit of human trafficking and two units of ethics. 

Lectures will be given by national and international experts from hospitals, universities and industry on current health care trends, Intrapulmonary Percussive Ventilation (IPV), airway clearance therapy, reducing hospital re-admission, ethics, human trafficking, mechanical ventilation and lung protective strategies. 

“UT Health San Antonio’s 29th Annual Respiratory Care Symposium is an opportunity for respiratory therapists locally and in the surrounding communities to gain up-to-date knowledge on the latest trends and evidenced-based care in all patient populations,” said Kristina Ramirez, MPH, RRT, RRT-ACCS, FCCP, assistant professor and director of clinical education for the Department of Respiratory Care.

Breakfast, lunch and parking will be provided for attendees. For more information or to register, visit the registration page.

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