2021 Annual Conference Information

Dr. Kyle Brownback 
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Dr. Kyle Brownback is a pulmonologist and critical care physician at the University of Kansas Health System. He has been on the frontline caring for COVID-19 patients throughout the pandemic. He has continued to work with this population in an inpatient setting and also now as an outpatient in a post-COVID clinic for patients with ongoing limitation. His presentation will discuss common long-term issues these patients are facing and how we can help best treat these patients in a pulmonary rehab setting.

Susan Flack, RN, MS 
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Differentiating between Pulmonary Rehab and Outpatient Respiratory Services. Practical tips to help navigate the insurance maze. Options for patients post-COVID.

Karen Lui, RN, MS
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Latest on legislation that will matter to you, best practices for CR, PR, SET, and it’s a virtual world post-COVID.

Amy Knight, PhD ABPP
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Amy Knight, PhD ABPP is an Associate Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Director of Rehabilitation Psychology at Spain Rehabilitation Center. As a board certified neuropsychologist, Dr. Knight evaluates and treats patients with acquired brain injury and oversees the stroke inpatient unit at SRC. She also provides behavioral health services for the UAB Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Program, including counseling, support groups, and classes in coping and stress management. Dr. Knight received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, completing an internship in behavioral medicine at West Virginia University and a postdoctoral fellowship in Neuropsychology at UAB.

Amanda Stahnke, PharmD.
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Alphabet soup. Navigating new treatments for diabetes.

Cynthia McQueen, PharmD
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Just the highlights.

Snizhana Weber
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Providing sexual health care for cardiac patients.