AARC Asthma Educator Certification

Dear AARC Member:I am very pleased to announce that the AARC’s popular Asthma Educator Certification Preparation Course is now accessible on line. This means that you can view the asthma course when it is convenient to you. It’s available on line and on demand. There are several reasons why you should consider taking this course,...

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2014 Respiratory Care Conference

PACIFIC NORTHWEST RESPIRATORY CARE CONFERENCEHoliday Inn Portland South – Wilsonville OregonFebruary 5th and 6th 2014Vendors and ParticipantsRegister Online at www.regonline.com/osrc2014HOLIDAY INN CONFERENCE CENTER Holiday Inn & Conference Center800-315-262125425 SW 95th Ave.Wilsonville, Oregon 97070United StatesMap and Directions...

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2011 Respiratory Care Conference

OSRC Pacific Northwest Respiratory Care Conference 2011Wednesday, February 02, 2011 – Friday, February 04, 2011 Monarch Hotel503.652.151512566 SE 93rd Ave.Clackamas, OR 97015Map and Directions This conference is for physicians and non-physicians who work in the areas of: Pulmonary Medicine...

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CEU Test-New Edition Coming Soon

Earn one CEU by following the directions below. This CEU opportunity is available to OSRC members only.Directions: Read the article Complete the post test and mail, with your name, address and AARC# by June 1st, 2004 to:(Please include a stamped, self-addressed envelope to;)Objectives:Describe the pros and cons of recruitment maneuvers for ARDS patients.Identify the problems with the ARDSNet...

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Breath Sounds Newsletter

The Official Newsletter of the Oregon Society for Respiratory CareVolume XVII   |    Number 1   |    May 2010   |    PDF VersionKETTERING CRT/WRT/CLINICAL SIMULATION SEMINAR COMING TO OREGON IN JULYSamaritan Albany General Hospital is sponsoring a Kettering National Seminar for July 23, 24, 25th. The seminar is a NBRC Exam prep course that helps...

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OSRC Board of Directors Meeting, September 18, 2009

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OSRC Board of Directors Meeting June 12, 2009

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OSRC Board of Directors Meeting, February 6, 2009

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OSRC Board of Directors Meeting, February 3, 2009

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OSRC Board of Directors Meeting, September 6, 2008

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OSRC Board of Directors Meeting, June 6, 2008

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Lung Recruitment Maneuvers: Should we do them?

By Joe Dwan, MS, RRTAs RCPs, there are many lung recruitment maneuvers that our profession has utilized over the years. Defining lung recruitment maneuver as a technique to open collapsed alveoli, incentive spirometry is a lung recruitment maneuver. For mechanical ventilation, lung recruitment maneuvers include Sigh, High Frequency Ventilation, Airway Pressure Release Ventilation, prone...

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OSRC Board of Directors Meeting, March 7, 2008

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OSRC Board of Directors Meeting, February 5, 2008

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