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Thomas J. Johnson

Director, Division of Respiratory CareAssociate Professor of Respiratory Care

B.A., Fordham UniversityM.S., LIU Brooklyn

Specialties

Chemical and Biological Warfare, Respiratory Care Management, Trauma Care

Publications

Peer Reviewed

  • Johnson, T Managing Disasters: Respiratory Care in Mass Critical Care: In Wyka K, Matthews PJ, Clark WF Foundations of Respiratory Care, 2nd edition, 2009 Delmar Thompson Learning Albany NY (in print)
  • Goodfellow L, Johnson T, Barnes T, Opt’Holt T, Wilkins R, Percey Edwards, a Computerized Case National Tuberculosis Curriculum Consortium, 2007 http://ntcc.ucsd.edu
  • Johnson, Thomas J, DeRose D, Phillips A Will Respiratory Care Become Single Gender Medical Profession? A survey of Enrollment by Gender in Respiratory Care Programs (abstract) Respiratory Care 2003, 48:11; 1067
  • Johnson Thomas J. Aftermath of 9/11: What Have Respiratory Therapists Management Bulletin. Sept/Oct 2000
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  • The Impending Human Resource Crisis in Respiratory Care Learned? AARC Times Nov 2003, 27:11; 34-38AARC Johnson TJ.
  • Emergency Preparedness and Respiratory Care Education AARC Education Bulletin #18 Winter 2002 Bessmertny O, DiGregorio RV, Cohen H, Becker E, Looney D, Golden J, Kohl L, and Johnson T.
  • A Randomized Clinical Trail of Nebulized Magnesium Sulfate in Addition to Albuterol in the Treatment of Acute Mild-to-Moderate Asthma Exacerbations in Adults. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2002 39:6; 585-591

Not-Peer Reviewed

  • Johnson, Thomas J Biological Terror Countermeasures and Respiratory Care. RT. 2004 August 33-35, 42
  • Johnson, TJ 2,000 Years of Biowarfare. Military History. 2002, August 24, 74-77
  • Johnson TJ, Survival Guide: Taking Over a New Managerial Position Requires People Skills. Advance for Respiratory Care Managers. 2001 Jan; 10(1): 49-50
  • Johnson T, Medicine and Warriors. In: Stricevic MV, Karate, Martial Art and Sport, Vol 5, 2000
  • Johnson T, The Impending Human Resource Crisis in Respiratory Care. Focus, 2001 Spring: 10-25
  • Johnson TJ, A Transition Timeline. . Advance for Respiratory Care Managers. 2001 Jan; 10(1): 50
  • Stricevic MV, Karate Martial Art and Sport Volume 3. 1999 Johnson T, (contributing author)
  • Stricevic MV, Karate Martial Art and Sport Volume 2. 1997 Johnson T, (contributing author)

Presentations

  • “What is the Potential for Sudden Death due to Long Q-T Syndrome in Intercollegiate Athletes? (Poster/platform) American Association of Respiratory Care International Congress December 1-4, 2001 San Antonio Texas
  • “Detection of Occult Exercise-Induced Asthma in Collegiate Athletes Following a Six Minute Run” (Poster/platform) American Association of Respiratory Care International Congress December 1-4, 2001 San Antonio Texas
  • NYSSRC 23rd Managers’ and Educators’ Conference “Respiratory Care: Where are We Going and How Will We Get There” June 4, 2010
  • NJSRC Shore Conference “Disaster Management from Preparedness to Recovery” October 16, 2008
  • NYSSRC 9th Turning Stone Conference “Disaster Management: From Natural Ones to Terrorism, the Nature of the Beast” and “Better Clinical Decisions: How to Think Like a Doc” September 11, 2008
  • 21st Annual Managers & Educators’ Conference, Round Top NY “Managing Disasters and Terrorism” June 5, 2008
  • West Point Hudson Valley Respiratory Managers Conference, “Neonatal Resuscitation, It’s All New” and “How Doctors Think” November 9, 2007
  • 20th Annual Managers/Educators Conference “Propaganda, Professionalism and Other ‘P’ Words” June 7-8, 2007
  • Albany Teaching Day NEC-NYSSRC "ARDS and an Influenza Pandemic" March 30, 2007
  • Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Topics in Respiratory Care “Pandemic Influenza” December 4, 2006
  • West Point Hudson Valley Respiratory Managers Conference, “Preparing for a Flu Pandemic”, “Know Your Enemy, Gram-Negative and Other Evil-Doers”, “Chest Trauma” and “Taking Over a Leadership Position” November 3, 2006
  • J. Robert Wilson Memorial Lecture Akron, OH “Flu Pandemic: Crisis & Opportunity” Medical Management of the Bio-chemical Victim” October 20, 2006
  • American Association for Respiratory Care International Congress, “Treating the Chemical Victim” December 3, 2005
  • West Point Hudson Valley Respiratory Managers Conference, “Countermeasures to Terrorism Part I – Blast, Incendiary and Nuclear”, “Countermeasures to Terrorism Part II – Biological and Chemical” and “Pulmonary Hypertension” November 11, 2005
  • American Association for Respiratory Care, Summer Forum “Lights, Camera, Action-Community Theatre Actors in ‘Teaching and Assessing Interview Skills’ and ‘Assessing Affective Skills’” July 8, 2005
  • 18th Annual Spring Forum “RT’s Response to Chemical Weapons” and “”Certification in Use of Nerve Agent Antidote Kit” June 10, 2005
  • Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Care Valley Forge Conference “Respiratory Care’s Countermeasures to Chemical Terrorism” April 22, 2005
  • North West Area Heath Education Consortium’s 19th High Country Conference on Respiratory Care “Countermeasures to Chemical Terror” and “ Countermeasures by Respiratory Therapists to Biological Terrorism” February 9, 2005
  • New York State Society for Respiratory Care Conference at Turning Stone “ Respiratory Care’s Countermeasures to Chemical Terror” October 1, 2004
  • 17th Annual Respiratory Care Spring Forum “The RTs Role in Dealing with Bioterrorism” June 11, 2004
  • American Association for Respiratory Care International Congress, “Bioweapons, Medical Countermeasures” and “Lessons Learned by Hospital RC Departments: The Aftermath of 9-11 in New York City” December 8, 2003
  • American Association for Respiratory Care, Summer Forum The Dr. H.F. Helmholtz, Jr. Educational Lecture Series “Teaching Your Students and Staff About Inhaled Toxic Agents” and “What Can We Teach About Bioterrorism? Teach Everything!” July 26, 2003
  • Arizona Society for Respiratory Care. “Managing the Bugs of Bioterror” and “So What is a Nice Respiratory Therapist like You to do with the Victims of Bio-chem Terrorism?” June 4, 2003
  • Region II for Respiratory Care “The Aftermath of 9/11 in New York City: What We Have Learned Medically.” April 11, 2003
  • Primedia Workplace Learning (live broadcast) “Biological and Toxic Terror: A Primer for Respiratory Care and Healthcare Providers.” March 25, 2003
  • New York State Society for Respiratory Care- Southeastern Chapter Annual Symposium “Preparing for the Worst – Bioterrorism.” November 8, 2002
  • New Jersey Society for Respiratory Care Annual Shore Conference “The RTs Role in the Treatment of the Gas Terrorist Victim” October 25, 2002
  • Focus Conference on Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine “Healthcare Practitioners Response to Bioterrorism” April 26, 2002
  • University Health Care Consortium “Preparing the Respiratory Therapist for the Unthinkable Gas Warfare Terrorism” and “Respiratory Therapists Response to Bioterrorism” February 19, 2002
  • West Point Conference Hudson Valley Respiratory Directors’ Association “Preparing the Respiratory Therapist for Gas Warfare” “Hemodynamics: What Do the Numbers Mean?” October 26, 2001
  • Tennessee Society for Respiratory Care. Nashville, TN; AIDS, TB and the Healthcare Worker June 20, 1991

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