Department of Pediatrics

NeoPulse Community Symposium


2024 NeoPulse Community Symposium: Advancing Respiratory Care Together


Thursday, May 16, 2024

In-Person Time: 7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Virtual Time: 7:45 a.m. to 1:20 p.m.

Registration Details:

  • Registration is now open, and free!
  • Registration for Virtual Lectures only
  • Closed: In Person Registration for Lectures and Hands-on Skills Stations


  • TCH West Campus Conference Center
    In-person only lectures and hands-on workshops.
    Lunch and snacks included.
    Located at 18200 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX 77094
  • Virtual: Zoom option for lectures only

Educational Methods:

  • Didactic Lectures, Interactive Hands-on Workshops
  • RT Continuing Education:  5 Continuing Education Credits offered from the AARC


7:45–7:55 a.m.Registration/Sign in
7:55–8 a.m.Welcome/Housekeeping
8–9 a.m.Respiratory strategies for Delivery Room/Golden Hour
9–10 a.m.Bubble CPAP/LISA/Surfactant
10–10:10 a.m.Break
10:10–11:10 a.m.Mechanical Vent/Modes
11:10–12:10 p.m.Reducing Unplanned Extubation
12:10–12:20 p.m.Break
12:20–1:20 p.m.Lunch Lecture: Periviable Population
1:30–3:30 p.m.

Two hours to visit hands-on skills stations (25 minutes at each station)

  • A. Warmer/delivery and equipment check/set up
  • B. Nuances of BCPAP and maintaining skin integrity
  • C. Setting up vents/modes (including NIPPV)
  • D. Surfactant delivery (LISA, ENSURE)
  • E. Standardized ETT securement
3:30 p.m.Turn in Evaluations, Pick Up CE Certificate


To provide neonatology-targeted education, including Continuing Education Credits for RTs at Community Hospitals in order to improve the respiratory care of newborns at these hospitals.

Target Audience:

Respiratory Therapists (RT), and RT trainees from Community Hospital Sites.