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Alpha-1 Education Days

Education Day

The Alpha-1 National Education Day Series provides access to current medical information and resources for Alphas and their families and are held in a variety of regions in the US. All Education Days are free for patients and attendees.

Upcoming 2021 Alpha-1 Education Days

Click on the date below for more information and to register to attend.

Registration

Click here to register for the Virtual Alpha-1 Education Day.

 

Agenda

Saturday, October 2, 2021

9:30 – 10:30 am PT
Coffee Social Meet & Greet on Zoom

10:30 – 11:00 am PT
Visit the Exhibit Hall

11:00 – 11:10 am PT
Alpha-1 Foundation Welcome & Introduction
Jeanine D’Armiento, MD, Ph.D., Chair of the Board of Directors, Alpha-1 Foundation

11:10 – 11:40 am PT
Alpha-1 101: Lung and Liver
Rajat Walia, MD, FCCP, Division Chief, Pulmonary Medicine, Medical Director, Lung Transplant Program, Professor of Medicine, Creighton University School of Medicine – Phoenix, Arizona

11:40 am – 12:00 pm PT
Coping Skills for Alphas
Bonnie Chakravorty, MSW, PhD

12:05 – 12:30 pm PT
Alpha-1 Foundation Research Update
Jeanine D’Armiento, MD, Ph.D., Chair of the Board of Directors, Alpha-1 Foundation

12:30 – 1:00 pm PT
Questions & Answers with the Speakers

1:00 – 1:30 pm PT
Visit the Exhibit Hall

1:30 – 2:00 pm PT
Open Enrollment Patient Panel
Peggy Iverson, Diana Patterson & Fred Walsh

2:00 – 2:30 pm PT
COVID-19 Update

Robert A. Sandhaus, MD, Ph.D., FCCP, Clinical Director, Alpha-1 Foundation

2:30 – 2:45 pm PT
Questions & Answers with the Speakers

 

Location

VIRTUAL ONLINE EVENT

Registration

Click here to register for the Virtual Alpha-1 Education Day.

 

Agenda

Saturday, November 6, 2021

Stay tuned for the agenda!

Location

VIRTUAL ONLINE EVENT

Recent 2021 Alpha-1 Education Days

AARC Accreditation

These Alpha-1 Education Day learning activities have been approved by the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for 6 hours of Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE).

In order to qualify to receive the continuing education certificate, you must attend all event sessions for the day.  This information will be verified using the email address you registered with. As per AARC guidelines, we cannot honor your request if you have not attended all sessions.

To request your CRCE certificate, please email Kim Caraballo at kcaraballo@alpha1.org. Please include your AARC number in the email if you have one; no other licenses are needed. All requests must be submitted within 2 weeks of attending the event. Certificates will be emailed to you within 3 weeks of your request.

Oxygen Travel Fund

The Alpha-1 Foundation’s Oxygen Travel Fund provides oxygen and equipment for Alphas in financial need to travel to Alpha-1 educational events. To apply, call 877-228-7321 ext 251 with at least 30 days notice.

View Past Education Day Presentations
Missed an Education Day or unable to attend one? No worries! We have recorded and posted past presentations from our events.

Please visit our E-Education section to view videos of past Education Days and National Conferences.

Sponsorship and Exhibiting Opportunities
 For more information about sponsoring or exhibiting at an Education Day, contact Angela McBride at 1-877-228-7321 Ext 233 or email amcbride@alpha1.org.
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