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Noninvasive Ventilation Pulmonary Rehab

May 21, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

OneCare is excited to offer educational opportunities that foster collaboration among interdisciplinary professionals in all health service areas in Vermont. Our next one hour educational session topic is focusing on Noninvasive Ventilation Pulmonary Rehab and will be presented by both Dr. Ram Baalachandran and Dr. Katherine Menson.

This session is being held on Friday, May 21, 2021 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm. This session will include a presentation on this important topic with time for questions and answers. This session is open to anyone; please share with those who may be interested. Learning collaborative participants, please plan to participate in a 30-minute follow-up debrief from 1:00 – 1:30 pm.

To register for this session, please click this link: https://noninvasiveventilationpulmonaryrehabmay212021.eventbrite.com

Presenter Bios: 

Dr. Ram Baalachandran is a pulmonologist and intensivist in the Pulmonology and Critical Care department of Internal Medicine at the University of Vermont Medical Center, treating those that suffer from asthma, COPD, ILD, lung nodules and lung masses. His special procedures include bronchoscopy and endo-bronchial ultrasound. Beyond his clinical interests, which include lung cancer, pleural diseases, and pulmonary function testing, he believes his work is centered around improving the quality of life of his patients and helping them navigate the complex world of medicine. With this as the foundation for a meaningful patient-doctor relationship, he believes small victories in the clinic can have a big impact on people’s lives.  Dr. Baalachandran is also an Assistant Professor at the at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM in Burlington, VT. His research interests include biomarkers in sepsis, offering a tool in facilitating early diagnosis.

Dr. Katherine Menson is a pulmonologist and intensivist at The University of Vermont Medical Center.  I attended medical school at the University Of New England College Of Osteopathy, and then moved to Burlington, VT for my residency and fellowship, graduating in 2019.  I am the Medical Director of Pulmonary Rehabilitation, and have further clinical interests in alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency and sarcoidosis.

Session Goal & Learning ObjectivesThe session goal is for primary care providers to feel comfortable referring to PR, and knowing the appropriate diagnoses for those that qualify.  The session learning objectives are as follows:

  1. Identify the diagnoses that qualify for Pulmonary Rehab referral.
  2. Name the objective benefits of patients who complete a Pulmonary Rehab program.

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May 21, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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