Pediatric Respiratory Care Conference

The Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center’s

Pediatric Respiratory Care Conference 2018


September 14, 2018

7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m

Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center, Yonkers

7:00 a.m. – 7:50 a.m.
Registration/Light Breakfast

7:50 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Yelena Yadgarova, MBA, RRT-NPS
Director of Respiratory Therapy at the Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Aerosol Therapy in the Mechanical Ventilated Patient

Presented by Sankaran Kirshnan, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health/Attending in Pulmonology, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Non-Invasive Ventilation, Principles and Practice

Presented by Nadav Traeger, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Principles and Practice of Airway Clearance Therapies

Presented by Dr. Sankaran Krishnan

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Role of Respiratory Therapy in Palliative Care

Presented by Alvin Moyer, MD, FAAP
Attending in Pediatrics, Hospice and Palliative Medicine at the Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center

12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch and Vendor Exhibition

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Advanced Care in Pediatric Tracheostomy

Presented by Michael Nassar, MD
Pediatric Otolaryngology at Montefiore

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Getting in the Flow of Things: Is High Flow Nasal Cannula the New Norm for our Kiddos?

Presented by Kimberly Warrington, BS, RRT-NPS
NICU/PICU Respiratory Therapist at Lehigh Valley Hospital


Registration fee includes participation in all presentations, vendor exhibition, light breakfast and lunch. Registration is limited to 60 registrations.

Please note that registration will not be accepted without payment and is non-refundable after September 1, 2018. Refunds are available by written request only and must be e-mailed to Jaime Ronco at before September 1, 2018.

If you have questions, please contact Yelena Yadgarova, Director of Respiratory Care, at (914) 294-6217 or e-mail