FAQ POWER PANEL WEBINAR
Looking for more info on Respiratory Muscle Training? Our RMT Power Panel Experts will provide you an interactive, engaging way to hear answers related to our most frequently asked questions. Join us for a new way to learn and build while improving your clinical skills.
WHO THIS IS FOR AND WHY
Clinicians wanting to learn more about RMT and using the Breather while hearing answers to our frequently asked questions.
- Assess Respiratory Muscle Weakness (RMW)
- Respiratory Muscle Treatment (RMT) Interventions
- Teamwork for effective implementation
- RMT with various patient types
- Successful client training strategies
- Resource identification for clinicians and clients
- Proper use of the Breather and more
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MEET THE EXPERTS
COTA/L, RAC-CT, Director of Breather University
She is a COTA/L, RAC-CT, and certified dementia care specialist, and has been an OT Assistant for over 18 years working as a rehab director in various cardiopulmonary settings.
Dr. Nina Bausek
PN Medical Chief Scientist
Nina Bausek is a graduate of the University of Vienna. She developed her scientific and leadership skills doing research and teaching at the University of Oxford 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 Chief Scientist for PN Medical.
Nursing Clinical Content Contributor
Brenda Parkhurst has been a nurse for over 30 years. She has extensive clinical experience in Acute Care Hospitals, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Assisted Living, private practice, home health and hospice care. Brenda has a passion for sharing her knowledge and skills with other healthcare professionals looking to enhance their scope of practice or to assist others in taking the next step within their professional career. Brenda serves as our Registered Nurse Content Expert for PN Medical.
Dr. Tom Berlin
DHSc, RRT, Director of Pulmonary and Respiratory Care
Presently serves practicing respiratory therapists and 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, and as a peer reviewer for the Respiratory Care journal. Tom has been a member of the American Association for Respiratory Care since 1983.
Christy Tagye, OTR/L
Chief Operations Officer
Christy Tagye is an occupational therapist and serves as Chief Operations Officer with PN Medical. She has worked in rehabilitation for over 25 years with focus on teaching and training a wide range of healthcare clinicians clinical skills including dementia management, vestibular rehab, urinary incontinence, medically complex, driver rehabilitation, and more. Christy ’ s operational leadership includes a background in a variety of settings from rehabilitation to behavioral and correctional health care.
Elizabeth (Betsy) Page
MA, CCC/SLP, Master Clinician
Betsy has been a Medical Speech Language Pathologist for 14 years since graduating from University of Central Florida. She enjoys practicing with a strong interdisciplinary team to support the rehab process for persons predominantly in the geriatric population. One of her professional passions is clinical education and treatment of patients with cardio pulmonary diagnoses. She finds great joy in helping her patients achieve greater function and quality of life.
Dr. Sigfredo Aldarondo
Chief Medical Officer
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 also served our country as a Lt Col in the US Army Reserves, Medical Corp. He 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 serves as PN Medical’ s Chief Medical Officer.