CSRT 2020 E-Conference Series
July to December 2020


This year, some components of the 56th CSRT Annual Conference will be delivered directly to you - wherever you are!

Available anywhere, the CSRT 2020 E-Conference Series will include over 22 educational sessions covering a wide range of topics of importance to RTs.

E-Conference Details
  • Sessions will first be presented live at times scheduled periodically over the six-month period.
  • Following the live broadcast, recordings of each session will be offered asynchronously as online education modules.
  • Includes an online scientific e-poster competition, with accepted abstract published in the CJRT.
  • Student RTs - the series will also include content specially designed for you!
  • CSRT CE/CPD Credit will be available to attendees for all sessions.

CSRT 2020 E-Conference: Preliminary Program

We will be adding a few more sessions and updating any sessions with missing information, check back often or look for our email communication to members about updates!
Topic / Sujet Speaker / Conférencier Delivery Mode / Mode de distribution Date and Time / Date et heure
Healthcare Costs of Pediatric Home Mechanical Ventilation Mika Nonoyama, RRT PhD Live E-Session July 15, 12:00 PM Eastern
Complementary use of NIV and HFT on the Philips Respironics V60 Plus (Philips)
Josh Cosa, Sr. Manager, Marketing, Philips Live E-Session July 23, 12:00 PM Eastern
Better Together: A Model for Standardization of Clinical Assessment Tools in Respiratory Therapy Education Yvonne Drasovean, RRT, BSc, MEd, FCSRT; Connie Sivyer, RRT, FCSRT, MASc; Felita Kwan, BA, RRT, MA; Sandra Walsh BSc, RRT; Candace Murray Norton, RRT; Jennifer Barton, RRT Live E-Session July 28, 1:00 PM Eastern
Invasive, noninvasive, and high flow therapy on the Philips VX850 (Philips)
Josh Cosa, Sr. Manager, Marketing, Philips Live E-Session August 11, 12:00 PM Eastern
Respiratory vs Cardiac Distress in the Neonate – What to Look For Cassie Robertson, BHSc, RRT Live E-Session and E-Course August 20, 3:00 PM Eastern
Global Access to Spirometry Program (GASP) - Establishing a Spirometry Lab and Asthma Education Program in a Resource-Challenged Community Carmen Rempel, RRT, CRE; Dr. Robert Levy, MD FRCPC Live E-Session August 31, 3:00 PM Eastern
The Importance of a Palliative Care Approach in Respiratory Therapy Jeff Moat, CM Live E-Session September 9, 12:00 PM Eastern
Are All Asynchronies Evil During IMV?(Draeger Medical Canada Inc.)
Thomas Piraino, RRT, FCSRT, FAARC; Dr. Lluis Blanch Torra Live E-Session September 15, 12:30 PM Eastern
Screening Tools for Comorbidities in COPD Lynard Maranan Higoy, BMR (RT), RRT, CRE, CTE Live E-Session and E-Course September 23, 3:00 PM Eastern
Champlain LHIN Complex Respiratory Care Program in Primary Care - Bringing Health Care Home Emily McMullen, RRT, CRE, CTE; Carlie Brown, RRT Live E-Session September 30, 12:00 PM Eastern
Home Sleep Testing: What are the Guidelines? Gisèle Lavoie, RRT Live E-Session October 7, 3:00 PM Eastern
Weaning Management
(Session Sponsored by Draeger Medical Canada Inc.)
Dr. Laurent Brochard Live E-Session October 19, 3:00 PM Eastern
Suffering in Silence: An RT’s Struggle with PTSD and the Road to Recovery Jennifer Martin, RRT Live E-Session October 21, 3:00 PM Eastern
Perioperative Impact of Depth of Anesthesia and Analgesia Monitoring (Session Sponsored by Medtronic) Dr. Philippe Richebé Live E-Session October 28, 6:00 PM Eastern
Ventilatory management of COVID related ARDS (C-ARDS) (Getinge)
Dr. Fernando Suarez-Sipmann Live E-Session November 4, 3:00 PM Eastern
Sédation-Analgésie, un patient à risque ? Pourquoi ? Karine Grondin, inh RRT Session en direct et cours en ligne 18 novembre, 18h00, heure de l’Est
Intelligent Ventilation, Individualized Lung Protection - The future is now!
Dr. Giorgio Antonio Iotti Live E-Session November 25, 12:00 PM Eastern
Understanding the core principles of SpO2 monitoring – Optimizing your Patient Interactions and Reducing Alarm Fatigue in Your Hospital
Clarerita Higgins Live E-Session December 2, 12:00 PM Eastern
Use of the Anesthetic Conserving Device (AnaConDa) in the ICU: The TWH RT Experience Fatima Nathoo, MPH, RRT Live E-Session December 2, 6:30 PM Eastern
RRTs and Lung Ultrasound – Putting the ‘US’ in POCUS Michelle Stephens, MHS, BKin Live E-Session December 2, 7:00 PM Eastern
Environmental Impacts of Anesthetics Dr. Shalini Dhir Live E-Session December 4, 6:00 PM Eastern

RT Student Stream: Preliminary Program

These sessions are available to all.
We will be updating sessions with missing information, check back often or look for our email communication to members about updates!
Topic / Sujet Speaker / Conférencier Delivery Mode / Mode de distribution Date and Time / Date et heure
Can Hyperbaric Oxygen Improve Post-Concussion Syndrome (PCS)? Nadia Colavecchio, SRT Live E-Session July 22, 6:30 PM Eastern
Exploring Optimal Breathing Techniques in Healthy, At-Risk and Clinical Populations Nicole Juen, SRT Live E-Session August 12, 6:30 PM Eastern
Guatemala: International Experience Exceeding Respiratory Care Kimberly Cameron Poirier, SRT Live E-Session September 16, 6:30 PM Eastern
Collaborative teamwork: How the Outcomes of Interprofessional Education Enhance Multidisciplinary Communication and Patient Outcomes Annalise Woertman, SRT; Sabrina Bains, SRT Live E-Session September 16, 7:00 PM Eastern
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: How Respiratory Therapists Can Shrink Their Environmental Footprint Rebecca Chery, SRT Live E-Session October 14, 6:30 PM Eastern
Transitioning from Student to Clinician Alix Babic, RRT Live E-Session December 1, 6:30 PM Eastern
Improving Diaphragmatic Fatigue with Proportional Assist Ventilation Britney Kristiansen, GRT Live E-Session December 1, 7:00 PM Eastern