Pulmonary Press News
The following summary is a list of recent articles or online publications and releases that involve news about Respiratory Therapy concerns, focus, disease management, prevention and care.
With the New Year here, we look to some of the bigger plans that lie ahead. For the ISRC, your state society, nothing looms larger than the 46th Annual ISRC Fall Conference 2020. It is booked at our prestigious venue and awaiting a few of the ongoing developments to completely disclose all we are working to achieve.
Pat Ingle was appointed Chair for the 2020 ISRC Program Committee and everyone involved is already “off and running” on various tasks and assigned duties. The first of six scheduled meetings occurred on November 18. Nominations for Program “Theme” were sent to the 2019 committee’s attention and reviewed for merit.
There is comradery and fun with board and committee activity. We also get the job done. A personal goal for the past two years was to enjoy the work and to bring enjoyment back to the board. I feel this has been accomplished with the help of all the ISRC board and committee members.
Hi everyone, Check out the 1st Annual Wabash Valley Respiratory Symposium set for February 19th, 2020 8a-5p. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/1st-annual-wabash-valley-respiratory-symposium-tickets-83889282101?fbclid=IwAR0f6F_vIy_NSV_JSUf6BCappDALp42GgQvTCPdDrMQDDqCnVqo0qlnKvRA
It was announced at the ISRC Fall Conference 2019, that the overall winning Student scholarship submission was authored by a student from the Ivy Tech Fort Wayne campus and won the coveted Bob Glass Memorial Scholarship. Sophia Walsh was the recipient and she penned a wonderful document.
Tom McClory, RRT-ACCS, will be retiring on December 31, 2019 after 18 years at Franciscan Health Indianapolis. Tom started his lengthy career in respiratory care at St. Francis Beech Grove and has held positions as a Senior Critical Care Therapist, and now Education Team Lead.
For about 2 months leading up to the RT week dates for 2019, the ISRC participated with Promotions Plus to market to RT departments and Vendors who do business with RT staff for gift buying. The RT departments in the state were emailed a catalog of items ranging from $2 to $10 and there are other items depending on what is sought initially.