FALL AIRWAVES 2019
Sylvia Mortimer BSc RRT CRE The Community RT group is currently under reorganization.
Sue Martin RRT MA FCSRT Kelly Hassall RRT FCSRT MEd The Leadership Committee has held one meeting since the summer break. The meeting centered around increasing awareness of the role of the RTSO throughout the RT community within the province.
Research Interest Group (RIG) Update Shirley Quach RRT HBSc Tina Yan HBSc RRT CHT Fall has fallen upon us! It is that time again…school has begun, and before long it will be Christmas with 2020 just around the corner!
Farzad “Raffi” Refahi HBSc RRT CRE With the school year beginning and new first-year students starting their journey, we see a jump in our social media account followers and interactions. This is, in part, due to the hard work of our Student Affairs Committee who already had their first meeting by the time this report was written.
Gino De Pinto BEd BSc (Hons) RRT FCSRT Wendy Foote RRT CRE The start of September means back to school and SRTs are settling into their semester course work. It has also been a busy month for the committee as we have been able to establish student reps from almost all the Ontario colleges.
Our regular column author, Lucy Bonanno, has taken a break from writing this edition of Management’s Corner, but hopefully she’ll be back with the Winter edition of RTSO Airwaves! ~Shawna
Submitted by Gino De Pinto, BEd HBSc RRT FCSRT For the past 16 years I have been working in healthcare as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT).
Samira Fard, RRT CHT Please describe your position and role as a research Respiratory Therapist working with a physician? The main focus of my work is with one of the attending physicians and his lung physiology studies.
Shirley Quach, RRT HBSc Research Interest Group Co-Chair Quantitative research focuses on numerical, objective measures of data collection to answer a research question. The research objective differs from qualitative research.
Q: Why all the hype about RT Week? I don’t see the big deal! A. Pathy, RRT
August 27, 2019 Supporting Ontario Health Teams With more than 150 self-assessment submissions received, teams from across the province are already working toward becoming an Ontario Health Team.
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