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February 2017 Chapter Meeting and Presentation

  • New York Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital 170 William Street New York, NY, 10038 United States (map)

When:  February 1, 2017

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Where: New York Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital

                170 William St, New York, NY 10038

                2nd Floor Board Room

Topic: Ventilators: A Lethal Weapon?

Ventilator is a lifesaving technology available to critical care practitioners. However, it alters the normal physiology of our hemodynamic and if misused, the ventilator has the potential of becoming a lethal weapon. This lecture is a case based talk illustrating the adverse effect of positive pressure ventilation.

Presenter: Leon Chen, MS, AGACNP-BC, CCRN, CEN

                       Nurse Practitioner

Department of Anesthesiology and

Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center,

New York, New York

Leon Chen is a NP with the Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine. He is a double alumni of NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing having completed his undergraduate and graduate studies there. He has published numerous articles on various critical care topics and is certified in critical care ultrasound by American College of Chest Physicians. He is one of the faculty of MSKCC ICU’s critical care ultrasound program for advanced practice practitioners and an adjunct clinical faculty for NYU.

Refreshments will be served

1.0 Continuing Education Contact Hour is Provided by NYU College of Nursing

The NYU College of Nursing Center for Continuing Education in Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Later Event: August 5
Annual BBQ