THE ROLE OF RMT DURING COVID-19
IMPLEMENTATION, TELEHEALTH & CASE STUDIES

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Identify the main point of our last webinar: why is respiratory strength important during active infections?
  • Discuss the benefits of RMT during recovery from COVID-19
  • Understand potential risks and safe implementation of AerosolGenerating Procedures (AGP)
  • Explore implications of managing cough during COVID-19
  • Learn how RMT may be done safely with COVID-19 patients
  • Describe the importance, considerations, and practical implications of Telehealth
  • Learn how to effectively provide RMT using Telehealth
  • Explore the impact of RMT by reviewing COVID-19 case studies

MEET THE SPEAKERS

Sigfredo Aldarondo, MD

MD, CMO, Pulmonologist, Professor, Ret Lt Col

Dr. Sigfredo Aldarondo graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and has been practicing in Pulmonology for the last 34 years. He is a retired Lt. Col and is recognized as one of the top physicians in his field and is an associate professor at the University of Central FL’s School of Medicine. He currently practices out of Winter Park FL and is also the Medical Director of Respiratory Care for Advent Health. Dr. Aldarondo also serves as PN Medical’s Chief Medical Officer.

Nina Bausek, PhD Chief Scientist

Geneticist, Researcher Dr.

Nina Bausek, MSc, PhD, is a graduate of University of Vienna. She developed her scientific and leadership skills doing research and the University of Sheffield in the UK. She excels as a biologist and geneticist and has been granted funding from Cancer Research in the UK. Her findings have been published in International Journals. She worked in the areas of fertility, immunology, and oncology as a researcher. She serves as the Chief Scientist for PN Medical.

Tom Berlin
DHSc, RRT, Director of Pulmonary and Respiratory Care

AdventHealth Orlando

Tom is a practicing respiratory therapist and serves his community as the Director of Pulmonary & Respiratory Care for AdventHealth Orlando. A Navy veteran with over 35 years of clinical and leadership experience, he is dedicated to advancing the profession through education and development of the individual practitioner, commitment to community service, research, and professional promotion and participation.Tom earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of Central Florida, where he served on the adjunct faculty for 19 years, and the Doctor of Health Science degree from Nova Southeastern University. He has served on several community non-profit boards, including a term as President of the American Lung Association of Central Florida. He presently serves as President of the Florida Society for Respiratory Care, Chairman of the Central Florida Advisory Council for Respiratory Care Education, Co-Chairman of the Florida Respiratory Leadership Network.

Tom earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of Central Florida, where he served on the adjunct faculty for 19 years, and the Doctor of Health Science degree from Nova Southeastern University. He has served on several community non-profit boards, including a term as President of the American Lung Association of Central Florida. He presently serves as President of the Florida Society for Respiratory Care, Chairman of the Central Florida Advisory Council for Respiratory Care Education, Co-Chairman of the Florida Respiratory Leadership Network, and as a peer reviewer for the Respiratory Care journal. Tom has been a member of the American Association for Respiratory Care since 1983.

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