SPRING AIRWAVES 2020
Sue Jones RRT FCSRT LSSBB RTSO President As we work through COVID-19 and the challenges it has created in our healthcare system, our lives and our economy, please know that we are here for you.
Kelly Hassall, RRT FCSRT MEd RTSO President Elect My Fellow RTs, I don’t typically write my own section in RTSO Airwaves but given the current circumstances I felt that perhaps it was appropriate to do so.
Shawna MacDonald RRT FCSRT BEd Director; Editor-in-Chief, RTSO Airwaves Welcome to the Spring 2020 issue of RTSO Airwaves! Today’s focus continues to be on preparation, planning, personal protective equipment, and the various aspects of care and management of COVID-19 across the province.
April 1, 2020 Transfer Order for Ontario Telemedicine Network In Effect Ontario is building healthier and safer communities by taking further steps to end hallway health care and build an integrated, connected health care system.
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) Respiratory Therapy Field School Course Submitted by Alicja Dworzak, RRT and Shalu Singh, RRT
Submitted by Desmond Chan, SRT, Harry Kanathasan, SRT, Sherry Said, SRT, Tanvi Patel, SRT
Neurally Adjusted Ventilatory Assist (NAVA) is used as an additional adjunct to assist in improving ventilation in pediatric patients