South Padre Island Conference

Postponed until September 17-18, 2020

Read Our Special Announcement Letter

at the Pearl South Padre Resort

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors

Attendee Registration is Open

Vendor Registration is Open

Conference Planning Committee
  • Kim Garcia, MEd, RRT-NPS, RCP
  • Darcy Carpenter, BAT, RRT-NPS, RCP
  • Omar Martinez, CRT, RCP
  • Joe Garza, MS, RRT, RCP
  • Gabriel Peña, MS, RRT-NPS,RCP
  • LuBeth Perez, MPH, RRT-NPS
  • Yolanda Pizano, BAT, RRT, RCP
Thursday, September 17
  • 7:00 AM Registration and continental breakfast
  • 8:00 AM An Epidemiologic Look at Population Health in Rich Countries and America – Hilaire Saint-Pierre, PhD, MBA, RRT
  • 9:00 AM Optimizing Aerosol Delivery to Spontaneously Breathing Patients – Arzu Ari, PhD, RRT, PT, CPFT, FAARC
  • 10:00 AM Visit the Exhibit Hall
  • 10:30 AM TSRC President’s Update – Mary Hart, RRT, TSRC President
  • 11:30 AM Lunch on your own – Exhibits Open
  • 1:00 PM Sleeping Your Way to Success – Nathan Rodrigues, MS, RCP, RRT, RRT-SDS, RRT-NPS, EMT-B
  • 2:00 PM Tuberculosis Risk in Diabetes and the Elderly – Blanca Restrepo, PhD
  • 3:00 PM Radiation Exposure Awareness and the RT – Greg Ruiz, RRT
  • 5:00 PM Evening Social: Karaoke by the pool
Friday, September 18
  • 7:00 AM Registration and continental breakfast
  • 8:00 AM Nasal High Flow Therapy in the Emergency Room – Juan Daniel Pulido, MD
  • 9:00 AM RSV Current Treatment Options – Samantha Martinez, RN, BSN
  • 10:00 AM Visit the Exhibit Hall
  • 10:30 AM Let’s Talk Ethics in the Real World – Dennis R Wissing, PhD, RRT, AE-C, FAARC
  • 11:30 AM Lunch on your own
  • 1:00 PM Palliative Ventilator Discontinuation and Improving the Hospital End of Life Experience – James Castillo, MD, FACP
  • 2:00 PM Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock in the ICU – Jairo Rodriguez, MD
  • 3:00 PM The Neonatal Resuscitation: Improving Infant Health Outcomes – Ruth Mason, BSN, RNC-NIC
  • 4:00 PM Awarding of Continuing Education Certificates and Drawing for Door Prizes

Join us at the welcome social at the Oceanfront Patio, Pearl South Padre from 6-10 pm on Thursday, September 17th.

Program Fees
  • AARC Member: $150
  • Non-Member: $240
  • Student Member: $30
  • Military Member: $50
  • Military Non-Member: $100

Registration fees are valid through September 4th then fees increase $30.

Hotel Information

Pearl South Padre Resort – 310 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597.

Reservations can be made online or calling call (956) 761-6551 and ask for the TSRC group rate of $99/night.