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BCSRT Board Nomination 2018

The 2018 BCSRT Educations Road Shows and Annual General Meetings (AGM) are finishing up for the year in November and there are three BCSRT Board of Directors positions coming to term this year. At this time, we would invite you to make your nominations for each. The following positions are up for nomination:

Director of Finance – 2 Year Term

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Keep accurate records of all assets, liabilities, and financial transactions of the Society.
  2. Ensure the deposit of all monies and other valuable effects in the name and to the credit of the Society.
  3. Provide regular reports on the financial status of the Society to the Board of Directors.
  4. Along with the other members of the Executive Committee*, manage the annual budget of the Society.
  5. Along with the other members of the Board of Directors, explore opportunities to increase revenues for the Society.
  6. Prepare, with assistance from the Board of Directors, the budget of the Society for the upcoming fiscal year.
  7. Be one of the two signing officers for cheques drawn on the account of the Society (with one other Executive member, to be determined at the first Board of Directors meeting of their term of office).
  8. Be the cosignatory to the annual financial statement of the Society (with the BCSRT President); will prepare for presentation to the members at the Annual General Meeting of the Society.
  9. Become familiar with the accounting software used by the Society. *If necessary, costs for training on the particular software in use will be covered by the Society.
  10. Receive and distribute all grant applications to the Board members.
  11. Assist with management of the website as needed.
    Perform other duties as necessary and appropriate for the management of the Society.

Director at Large: Community – 2 Year Term

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Serve as a liaison between the Board and the community membership.
  2. Engagement of community members with regards to, but not limited to, BCSRT education events.
  3. Attend meetings of the Board of Directors, as well as meetings of the Society (annual general meetings, special general meetings).
  4. Participate in short and long range planning for the Society.
  5. Assist with the development of strategies for membership recruitment/retention and communication.
  6. Assist with planning/coordinating special events, including BCSRT community Education/BCSRT roadshows for members.
  7. Serve on or chair ad hoc committees as assigned.
  8. Manage social media outlets for BCSRT (Twitter/Facebook/Instagram).
  9. Assist fellow Board Members as required/assigned.
  10. Perform other duties as necessary and appropriate for the management of the Society.
  11. Assist with management of the website as needed.

Director at Large: Education – 2 Year Term

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Serve as a liaison between the Board and the membership and act as a coordinator for Education/BCSRT roadshows and online BCSRT education opportunities.
  2. Attend meetings of the Board of Directors, as well as meetings of the Society (annual general meetings, special general meetings).
  3. Participate in short and long range planning for the Society.
  4. Assist with the development of strategies for membership recruitment/retention and communication.
  5. Assist with planning/coordinating special events for members.
  6. Serve on or chair ad hoc committees as assigned.
  7. Assist fellow Board Members as required/assigned.
  8. Assist with management of the website as needed.
  9. Perform other duties as necessary and appropriate for the management of the Society.

Feel free to nominate someone for one or all of the positions. Please let the person you are nominating know that you are doing so. Nominees must be members of the BCSRT in good standing. As with previous years, nominees will be contacted following the nomination process to see if they will let their name stand for election. Voting will occur via online survey and successful candidates will be announced at Lower mainland Roadshow/AGM in November.

Please send all nominations to Kuljit Minhas at (president@bcsrt.com) by October 12th, 2018

Sincerely,

BCSRT Board of Directors

British Columbia Society of Respiratory Therapists
P.O. Box 4760, Vancouver, BC, V6B 4A4, Canada
www.bcsrt.com

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Interior Health Roadshow – September 12 & 13, 2018

AGENDA:

DATE: Wednesday September 12 th and Thursday September 13 th , 2018.

LOCATION: Ken Lepin Lecture Theatre, First Floor, Clinical Services Building, Royal Inland Hospital, Kamloops, BC.

TIME:

Day 1: 0800 – 1700 hours
Day 2: 0800 – 1300 hours

OPENING REMARKS:

Matthew Stubbings & Christopher Maki

SPEAKING GUESTS:

  • Dr. David Kramer
  • Dr. Jill Boulton
  • Dr. Ramesh Varma
  • Kuljit Minhas
  • Hardip Kolar
  • Alexa McMillan
  • Lynn MacIsaac
  • Julie Meyers
  • Linda Mueller

Skills Stations: Ultrasound Guided Artlines: Sandra Shannon -Sonosite Inc.
Pediatric Simulation: Lynn MacIsaac & Julie Meyers
Electronic Charting: Shayla Sallis
Difficult Airway Management: John Patton
SALAD Technique/Ducanto: Greg Rollins
Statistics Data Entry: Michael MacAulay
BLES Administration: Julie Meyers

CONFIRMED VENDORS:

  • Fisher and Paykel
  • CAREStream Medical Ltd.
  • Astra-Zeneca
  • Medtronic/Covidien
  • Trudell Medical
  • McArthur Medical
  • Maquet/Getinge
  • Vital Aire
  • Bomimed
  • Drager
  • Med Pro Respiratory Care
  • Glaxo-Smith-Kline

INVITED GUESTS:

  • British Columbia Society of Respiratory Therapists
  • RIH ICU Intensivists
  • IH West
  • Allied Health Director
  • IH Respiratory Therapists (Acute Care)
  • IH Professional Practice Leads
  • IH Clinical Resource Therapists
  • IH Anesthesia Assistants
  • Thompson Rivers University Faculty
  • RIH Nursing Educators
  • RIH Paediatricians
  • RIH Respirologists
  • Health Sciences Association of BC.

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RESPTREC – Professional Education for Respiratory Therapists in BC

RESPTREC® (www.resptrec.org) is the leading continuing education endorsed program which
offers courses geared to all health care professionals who are involved in chronic disease
management, and is highly applicable to the respiratory therapy portfolio. RESPTREC®
courses eligible for CSRT Continuing Education Credits are offered in COPD, Asthma,
and Education for Chronic Disease.

RESPTREC® is the only program which has been reviewed and endorsed by:

  • The Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists
  • The Lung Association
  • The Canadian Thoracic Society
  • The Canadian Respiratory Health Professionals
  • The Family Physicians Airway Group of Canada

Development of the RESPTREC® courses has included expert representatives from all
disciplines. The courses are robust, comprehensive, and align with current practice guidelines.

Our courses are also approved by The Canadian Network for Respiratory Care (CNRC) as pre-
requisite courses for the national certification exam.

RESPTREC® is an important resource for building and enhancing competencies, skills and
knowledge towards becoming effective educators and valued members of an integrated
environment of chronic disease management care. Our continuing education opportunities
provide RESPTREC® students with lifelong mentorship and learning! Students can also enjoy
the benefits of our Professional Education Portal, which includes access to many continuing
education updates, articles and videos.

CSRT CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS:

COPD course – 50 CE credits
Asthma course – 45 CE credits
Education for Chronic Disease course – 45 CE credits

CHOOSE LEARNING THAT WORKS FOR YOU:

All of our courses consist of specific components which must be fulfilled in order to receive a
diploma for successful completion. We are excited to launch two streams of learning to best
suit your continuing education needs:

Combined Online + Workshop Courses

Want a ‘premium’ learning experience? Our RESPTREC® combined online + workshop courses
provide just that, whether you are wishing to enhance your field of practice or are on the path to
becoming a certified respiratory educator. Study independently and then participate in a
workshop which allows for engagement, networking, mentorship, practice, and sharing
experiences.

This combination of online learning with a hands-on workshop setting will position you for
excellence in your field of practice! Choose a workshop date from our calendar of courses:
www.resptrec.org

Online-Only Courses

We recognize that there are health care professionals that wish to enhance their learning, but
are limited geographically in this vast country of ours. To better serve you, we have created a
series of online-only courses which reflect all of the required learning objectives for each
program. If you are self-motivated and have limited opportunity to attend a workshop, our
online-only offerings can work for you. It’s convenient, accessible from many devices, and is
user-friendly.

The first to launch in this series are the new IPF Course and our COPD Course. Watch for the
Asthma Course to follow this fall!

Visit our website www.resptrec.org to register and explore RESPTREC® further. If you have
questions, please contact:

Lori Kleiboer, Program Manager, Professional Education
Community Care
RESPTREC® / Lung Association, Saskatchewan
1231 – 8th Street East
Saskatoon, SK S7H 0S5
lori.kleiboer@sk.lung.ca
306-667-3007
https://www.linkedin.com/in/lorikleiboer/

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