Program 2021

Program at a Glance

Please note that times listed follow Central Standard Time (CST).


Sessions in navy blue are recommended for healthcare providers.

Sessions in teal are recommended for individuals living with PF.

Sessions in green are recommended for recently diagnosed patients and their caregivers.

Sessions in red are recommended for transplant recipients and those who have lost a loved one.

The color codes are recommendations only. All registrants are free to attend any session during the conference.


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Plenary Session:  Beyond Drugs: Therapies to Improve Quality of Life

Tue, Nov 09, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM CST

Keynote Speaker | Kathleen O. Lindell, PhD, RN

  • Welcome! Daily Remarks and Announcements - Joseph Lasky, MD
  • KEYNOTE: Palliative Care: Spotlight on the Caregiver - Kathleen O. Lindell, PhD, RN
  • Integrative Therapies - Tania T. Von Visger, PhD, APRN, CCRN, MSN
  • Psychological Well-Being - Debra Sandford, PhD
  • Evidence for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Benefits for Patients with ILD - Chris Garvey, FNP, MSN
  • Live Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A - Kathleen O. Lindell, PhD, RN; Tania T. Von Visger, PhD, APRN, CCRN, MSN; Debra Sandford PhD; Chris Garvey FNP, MSN; Sandra Bennet Pagan