Make CPAP Your New Best Friend!
Master the Ins and Outs of Your Equipment
to Maximize the Benefits of Therapy
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Glen Payton, medical equipment coordinator at OSMI, will review the differences between CPAP, AutoPAP and biPAP, explain which equipment is most suited according to patient's needs, define the various types of masks available, describe equipment cleaning so as to maximize longevity, provide recommendations as to when filters, mask and tubing need changing.
Attendees are encouraged to bring their machine, ask questions and share stories or comments. This session is designed for current and prospective CPAP/AutoPAP/BiPAP users. You will receive tips, recommendations and best practices so you can maximize your nights using the device and improve your health.
Glen Payton, RRT, RPSGT, is a seasoned respiratory therapist with decades of expertise in the field. Over the course of his career, he has tested an extensive array of machines, masks, tubes, and accessories. Patients regurlarly consult him to solve problems they encounter. A CPAP user himself, he understands the issues at play and concerns patients may face.