Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.

                                                                   -Martin Luther King, Jr.

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome


In the field of critical care, ARDS is one of the major problems with a high mortality rate, early recognition, effective management, and treatment requires a multidisciplinary approach and a broad range of modalities. The workshop will bring the best evidence in the management of patients and improve outcomes. 

Speaker Biography 


Maurita Kiesman RN BN CNCC©

Critical Care Nurse Educator 

Health Sciences Centre -Winnipeg

She has been primarily responsible for the development and delivery of curriculum in the Winnipeg Critical Care Nursing Education Program in her ten years as an educator. A Critical Care Nurse with over twenty-five years of experience, Maurita continues to maintain a bedside clinical practice in the MICU and SICU at Health Sciences Centre. 



She also enjoys acting and has made her fourth appearance in the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival in 2018.