CSRT Annual Conference


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.
Registration Fees

     Each session will be made openly available to all CSRT members, and for a fee to non-members.

     Non-members: $35 + tax per session


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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

Poster Competition



2021 CSRT Annual Conference
Save the Date! May 5-7, 2021

As a result of the ongoing pandemic, the CSRT 2021 Annual Conference will be held virtually from May 5-7, 2021. Although we were looking forward to welcoming you in beautiful Banff, AB, we are happy to bring great conference content directly to you!

The CSRT 2021 Annual Conference will bring you all the elements you value and look forward to from CSRT conferences!

Some highlights include:
• Three days of educational sessions
• An interactive virtual exhibit hall
• Multiple networking opportunities
• Social events

We are working hard behind the scenes to bring you another great conference. Details will be sent out as they become available.

Archive of Past Conferences

Please click the links below to view the conference proceedings from past conferences.
Looking for a PDF of a specific conference presentation? Please e-mail csrt@csrt.com.