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Summer 2020 Airwaves In This Issue2020-07-09T08:09:32-04:00

SUMMER AIRWAVES 2020

Executive Message

Sue Jones RRT FCSRT LSSBB As we move into re-opening healthcare and the province, Respiratory Therapists are demonstrating leadership, resilience and compassion.  Thank you all for your dedication to our patients and the profession!

Editorial

Shawna MacDonald RRT FCSRT BEd Welcome to the summer 2020 edition of RTSO Airwaves! In addition to our regular features, some introductions are included in this issue.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

Social Media Update

Farzad Refahi HBSc RRT CRE FCSRT COVID-19 has brought various challenges for clinicians and organizations.  With the 24-hour news cycle and never-ending social media feeds, the world quickly went into information overload.

COVID STORIES

Joining the Frontline During COVID-19

Submitted by: Aaron Lesouder, 2nd year Fanshawe Student When I first heard about COVID-19, I would have never guessed the effect it would have on the way we practice healthcare in Canada.

Safe Work Practices in the Age of COVID-19

Submitted by:  Taylor Ross, SRT, St. Clair College Protecting ourselves from bacteria and viruses not visible to the human eye has required evolution and innovation in protective products and everyday practices.