Pulmonary Press

ISRC Steps Up / Goes Down for the AARC National Sputum Bowl Practitioner / Student Competition

by John T Murphy, MS, RRT For a number of RT’s, the yearly Sputum Bowl at the AARC International Congress has been a centerpiece for “fun” watching both student teams and practitioners since 1976. In Indianapolis this year, Indiana teams proudly represented the ISRC in battles of brain power. The Franciscan Health Indy group was …

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ISRC “Races to Excellence” at the 2017 AARC Congress in Indy

by John T Murphy, MS, RRT and Jeff Scott, RRT Beginning in late 2016, the Board of Directors and Officers of the ISRC decided to set themselves apart from the status quo by traveling together to the AARC in San Antonio and see first-hand how a “host state” RT society will positions themselves to accommodate …

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ISRC Government Affairs Report – 2017

by Tammy Poole, RRT Regarding the shortage of RT availability in Indiana, the ISRC developed “Talking points” for use with the Interim Study Committee on Public Health, Behavioral Health, and Human Services. Committee chair, Sen. Charbonneau, sought the following information at its September 28, 2017 meeting: Identification of any health professions that have a shortage …

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Note from the (past) President

Jeff Scott, BS, RRT The ISRC Board of Directors has accepted the election results and Mary Todd, RRT is the newly appointed President; Jeff Scott, RRT serves as Past President. Tribute notes are published here regarding warm thoughts of Tom Konkle, RRT, an Indiana RT education icon who left us earlier in the year. Great …

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