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PSRC 2023 Award Winners

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It is with great sadness to the Respiratory Community and the Einstein family.Courtney Capodanno died suddenly on Friday, June 28th , 2024.

Courtney graduated from West Chester University as a Respiratory Therapist in 2006. She and her best friend Noel started working at Einstein Hospital where she remained for the past 18 years.

She made many friends from coworkers over the years.

Courtney married Drew in 2009 and they happily shared a love for animals, horses, dogs, cats and most recently chickens. She was loved by her family, friends and coworkers for her infectious laugh and generous smile.

The Respiratory community lost a smart, kind, and compassionate therapist. She will be missed by the many who knew and loved her.

https://www.legacy.com/.../courtney-capodanno-obituary...

Donations in her name can be made to Misfit Hounds

(http://www.misfithounds.org/)or Barnabas Horse Foundation (https://www.barnabas.org/donate-shop/)

Feel free to share your stories about Courtney.

Sending prayers of peace and comfort to all who knew and loved Courtney.

PSRC Eastern Conference at Spooky Nook Returns...

Join at Spooky Nook in Manheim, PA on September 19th and 20th.

Join us Thursday afternoon for CRCEs in Research, followed by Poster Presentations and Happy Hour!!

Speakers include:

Carl Hinkson, AARC President
Mindy Conklin, APRT
Dr Criner
Dr Dooley
Dr Madera
...and many more!!


 

For more information and a list of topics, please click here

2024 is a licensure year..

...are you ready?
  • Child Abuse Training:  Click Here

  • 10 LIVE CRCEs

  • 30 CRCEs in total

    • Can include ACLS, PALS, and NALS (up to 8 credits)

  • Click on PDF for full document on licensure requirements.

Save the DATE!!

Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world ~ B.B.King

  • September 19th & 20th:  Spooky Nook, Manheim, PA

  • October 21st:  Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 

  • November 9th:  Abington Hospital

Visit the PSRC Calendar below for more LIVE educational events!

Vendors...We Need You!

PSRC is proud to announce FOUR LIVE Conferences in 2024!!

Vendor Registration is OPEN!!

Eastern PA Conference
Manheim, PA
September
 19 & 20th

Hospital Managers and Directors

Do you have open positions in your hospital or network?  

Consider displaying a poster at a PSRC Conference

The Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Care updates its look to emphasize its mission to Respiratory Therapists in our Commonwealth: Education, Research, Leadership.

Phoenixville, PA. – March 8, 2024– The Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Care, Inc. (PSRC), the premier advocate for respiratory therapists and respiratory therapy professionals, unveiled their refreshed logo exemplifying their core values: Education, Research, and Leadership.   

Eileen Censullo, President of the PSRC and leader at the American Heart Association, remarked, “Changing our logo was important to me and the board to freshen the look and emphasize what we focus on as Respiratory Therapists as a board and as practitioners in the state. Respiratory Therapists are the premier leaders in Respiratory education, research, and leadership in the state of PA. We held a contest in the PSRC membership to submit logos and the logo was voted on by the membership. It is crisp and clean. “

 

Jerin Juby, Vice-President of the PSRC and a faculty member at Thomas Jefferson University, said, “We have been evolving, and it was time for us to refresh our looks. And furthermore, we asked our members to design the logo, which not only highlighted talent but also supported a refresh of our vision and mission amongst our members. We hold utmost pride in representing one of the most amazing professions in healthcare.”  

 

About the Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Care (PSRC):

The PSRC is a leading state affiliate of the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC), serving all respiratory therapists and respiratory professionals in the Pennsylvania Commonwealth.  Its purpose is “to advance the art and science of respiratory care through educational publications and programs for its members, other medical professionals, and the general public and to promote pulmonary health and disease prevention."

Pennsylvania has almost 6,000 RTs (6th nationally) caring for those with acute and complex respiratory diseases.  Their expertise and dedication provide the very best patient outcomes.  The RTs of PA are considered one of the best in the US. 

The PSRC Board of Directors is comprised of key opinion leaders in the field of respiratory care.  Education, Research, and Leadership experts make up the board and drive best practices in PA and set the example across the US.

Pennsylvania
Leaders Advancing
Respiratory Services (LARS)

  • Are you a Leader or Educator in PA? 

  • Have you heard about the LARS Committee?

Regardless of your title ALL RTs are Welcome!!

ALL RTs of Pennsylvania!

2024 Meetings

July 26 
August 23

September 20   
October 18     
November 22               

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AARC Benefits

The AARC is behing you...offering substantial tools and resources to help you along the way with: Education, Tools & Resources, Discounts, Professional Recognition, Exclusive Access, Advocacy in Action, Networking and the Journal of Respiratory Care.

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Join the PSRC All in One Continuing Education Package

             

The 2024 PSRC "All In One" continuing education package is now available! This program allows you pay one price to attend ALL live PSRC webinars and have access to our online courses through 12/31/2024! A minimum of 6 webinars will be offered this year so you have up to 24 hours of lectures you can attend PLUS you can take any of the 20 recorded courses that are also available! 

Click Here for more info!

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