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Establishment of The Ontario Lung Health Consultation Group
The Breathing future of Ontarians just became much brighter with the passing of Bill 71 – The Lung Health Act.
In Memory of long-time ORCS member, Dr. Patricia Hill Bailey
On Wednesday November 15, 2017 (World COPD Day), the respiratory health community in Canada lost a true champion; her family lost a loving and caring mother, grandmother and sister and I lost a very special friend.
Better Breathing 2018
The Better Breathing Conference is presented by The Lung Association – Ontario with its two professional societies: Ontario Thoracic Society (OTS) & Ontario Respiratory Care Society (ORCS). The Conference brings together health-care professionals from many disciplines, all focused on the respiratory health of the people of Ontario, including academic and community respirologists, nurses, respiratory therapists, physiotherapists and pharmacists. New this year will be a Respiratory Therapy Society of Ontario (RTSO) education program featuring acute and community sessions, as well as the RTSO sponsored poster session and cocktail reception.
Protection of the Lung Health of Poultry Farmers in Ontario: Results of Outreach Rural Lung Health Clinics with N95 Respirator Fit-testing.
Researcher Rose-Marie Dolinar identifies need for N95 respiratory protection for poultry farmers.
Youth as Social Change Makers
YATI works to equip youth, young adults, and professionals working with youth, with the knowledge and skill base to further the Smoke-Free Ontario goal to have the lowest smoking rate in Canada.
ORCS Chair Dina Brooks provides an update on the activities of ORCS committees and staff.
Editorial Board Co-Chair Jocelyn Carr discusses the latest news from RHEIG and the Editorial Committee
Play for All
Play for All is an innovative program that combines education on lung health and asthma awareness in a fun, interactive environment to help kids stay healthy and active.
Shelley Prevost, past chair of the Ontario Respiratory Care Society and her long-time commitment to improving lung health in Ontario.
ORCS Research and Fellowship Committee Chair, Mika Nonoyama, PhD, Assistant Professor, Registered Respiratory Therapist
Research Grants and Fellowship Awards support research and graduate study by health-care providers in the field of respiratory care.
Common Asthma Triggers: An Education Companion
Sara Han discusses a new resource that addressed low literacy and language barriers.
CHAIR, ONTARIO RESPIRATORY CARE SOCIETY
PRESIDENT & CEO, THE LUNG ASSOCIATION – ONTARIO
DIRECTOR, ONTARIO RESPIRATORY CARE SOCIETY
RHEIG Executive Team
An official publication of the Ontario Respiratory Care Society, a section of The Lung Association.