CSRT Networks

The CSRT has established the following networks to provide its members with communities of learning and advancement focusing on important areas of respiratory therapy practice. Membership in CSRT networks is an exclusive FREE benefit for CSRT members.

CSRT Clinical Simulation Network: This network was established to foster and influence evidence informed clinical simulation across the continuum of practice. Areas of focus include:

  • The process and application of simulation for formative assessment as/for learning
  • The process and application of simulation for summative assessment of learning
  • Supporting the establishment of validity evidence for scenarios and assessment tools
  • Exploring the application of innovative techniques and technologies for simulation based learning and assessment


  • Network Chair: David Wall, RRT CCAA

    CSRT Home Ventilation Network: This network was established to provide a forum for respiratory therapists to share their knowledge and promote best practice in home mechanical ventilation. Areas of focus include:

  • Airway management,
  • Home mechanical ventilation,
  • Advocating for the participation of respiratory therapists as primary care providers in home mechanical ventilation
  • Chronic disease diagnosis and self-management,
  • Research, quality improvement and program evaluation, and
  • Education and translation of best practices and evidence-based care


  • Network Chair: Véronique Adam, RRT, inh.

    CSRT Primary Care Network: This network was established to provide a forum for respiratory therapists to share their knowledge and promote best practice in primary care.
    Areas of focus include:

  • advocating for the full participation of respiratory therapists to full scope of practice as primary care providers,
  • health promotion and disease prevention,
  • chronic disease diagnosis and self-management,
  • community-based rehabilitation programs,
  • research, quality improvement, and program evaluation, and
  • education and the translation of best practices and evidence-based care.


  • Network Chair: Christina Dolgowitz, BHSc., RRT, CRE