• 2002-2006:  Presenter & Instructor in Health Education Conferences & Workshops by invitation of government ministries of health in the following cities of Central Asia: Almaty, Ust Kamenogorsk, Taldykurgan, Tashkent, Nukus, Dushanbe, Kurgan Tube, Tursan Zade, Pavlodar, Aksu, Issyk, Talgar, Bishkek, Tokmok, Karakol, Ashgabat (06/2002 - 07/2006)
  • Nelson, RD – Health Education Presentation Given 2006 as Guest Lecturer, Loma Linda University for School of Medicine students enrolled in an elective outreach course. (04/2006)
  • Nelson, Richard D. Respiratory Care Intervention In Diabetes Including Inhaled Insulin. Presentation  given on 27 February 2007 at the 2nd Annual Respiratory Care Symposium, National Guard Health Affairs, Eastern Region, Al Hasa. (02/2007)
  • Nelson, Richard D. Diabetes Intervention includes the Respiratory Therapist. Presentation given on 22 March 2007 at the 5th Annual Conference of the Saudi Thoracic Society, Riyadh. (03/2007)
  • National Board for Respiratory Care – SAEs and Credentialing.    (04/2010)
  • Nelson, RD. Point of Care Lung Ultrasound. Presentation given on 22 April 2014 at the Saudi Critical Care     Society 2015 Conference. (04/2014)
  • Lung Ultrasound Assessment - Lecture and Workshop for the California Society of Respiratory Care annual convention (06/2017)
  • Lung Ultrasound:  The BLUE ProtocolPresentor:  California Society for Respiratory Care, regional meeting, Torrance, CA (08/2018)
  • Lung Ultrasound in the Critically Ill.Presentation, Regional Meeting, Inland Empire, California Society for Respiratory Care (10/2018)
  • Interactive Lung Ultrasound Assessment – Interactive Training, California Society for Respiratory Care (01/2021)


  • 1984-2006:  >25 International Presentations on the Prevention & Reversal Degenerative Disease and Respiratory Care Protocols in >20 countries including: China, Taiwan, Russia, India, Nepal, Italy, Hungary, former Yugoslavia (Belgrade), Romania, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Mexico, USA, Canada, Bermuda, Virgin Islands, Jamaica, Philippines, Malaysia, Tanzania, & Ghana.   (07/2006)


  • Nelson, RD. Supranormal PvO2 in the Presence of Tissue Hypoxia: A Case Report. Presentation given at the 1980 American Association of Respiratory Therapy National Convention, Dallas.  (11/1980)
  • Nelson, RD, Burtles, Richard. The Riyadh Frame: Pediatric NTT Device.  (11/1986)
  • Nelson, Richard D. Experience Applying 8 Practical Principles of Health towards the Prevention of Degenerative Disease. Presentation given 2005 at the 10th Anniversary of State Program "Health" by President of Turkmenistan, 2005. (07/2005)
  • Nelson, Richard D. Current Concepts in Oxygen and Aerosol Delivery Devices.  (02/2008)
  • Nelson, Richard D. Quality Respiratory Care Credentialing: The NBRC.  (03/2009)
  • Nelson, Richard D. Cotinine Testing for Tobacco Abuse – Riyadh experience.  (04/2010)
  • Nelson, Richard D. National Board for Respiratory Care – SAEs and Credentialing.  (04/2010)
  • Nelson, RD. Respiratory Care Boards:  Essential for Patient Safety and Career Distinction.   (05/2014)
  • Respiratory Care Boards: Essential for Patient Safety and Career Distinction (05/2014)
  • Nelson, R. D. (2018). Lung Ultrasound Images Acquired and Assessed by Respiratory Care Students: Training Model Development.  (10/2018)
  • RCP Case Management:  Southern California Challenges & Opportunities (06/2019)