MSRC Acute Care Fall Conference October 6, 2008

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MSRC Acute Care Fall Conference October 6, 2008

  1. 1. Michigan Society ForMichigan Society For Respiratory CareRespiratory Care Acute Care Fall ConferenceAcute Care Fall Conference Attended byAttended by The Respiratory Care StudentThe Respiratory Care Student SocietySociety Monday, October 6, 2008Monday, October 6, 2008
  2. 2. About the Respiratory CareAbout the Respiratory Care Student SocietyStudent Society  The Respiratory Care Student Society (RCSS)The Respiratory Care Student Society (RCSS) has been in existence since 1988has been in existence since 1988  Membership includes both second year and first year studentsMembership includes both second year and first year students  The society was formed to promote the followingThe society was formed to promote the following  Interaction among the first and second year respiratory studentsInteraction among the first and second year respiratory students  Professional developmentProfessional development  Advancement of education in the field of respiratory therapyAdvancement of education in the field of respiratory therapy  To promote health, healing and disease prevention by providingTo promote health, healing and disease prevention by providing respiratory education at MCC and in the communityrespiratory education at MCC and in the community  To take part in information sharing and partnerships with otherTo take part in information sharing and partnerships with other student clubsstudent clubs
  3. 3. About the Michigan Society ForAbout the Michigan Society For Respiratory Care (MSRC)Respiratory Care (MSRC)  The MSRC is a non-profit professional associationThe MSRC is a non-profit professional association dedicated to providing education, advocacy anddedicated to providing education, advocacy and resources to promote respiratory health inresources to promote respiratory health in communities throughout Michigancommunities throughout Michigan  The MSRC is committed to enhancing the quality ofThe MSRC is committed to enhancing the quality of respiratory health by ensuring the professionalrespiratory health by ensuring the professional development and growth of its membership. Thisdevelopment and growth of its membership. This membership includesmembership includes  Respiratory Therapy PractitionersRespiratory Therapy Practitioners  Respiratory EducatorsRespiratory Educators  PhysiciansPhysicians  Respiratory Therapy StudentsRespiratory Therapy Students
  4. 4. The MSRC Acute Care Fall ConferenceThe MSRC Acute Care Fall Conference and theand the Respiratory Care Student SocietyRespiratory Care Student Society  A GREAT combinationA GREAT combination  With the help of CLEF funding, the RCSS attended Acute CareWith the help of CLEF funding, the RCSS attended Acute Care Day at the MSRC Fall Conference, held on October 6, 2008 atDay at the MSRC Fall Conference, held on October 6, 2008 at the Doubletree Hotel in Bay City, Michiganthe Doubletree Hotel in Bay City, Michigan  Those in attendance wereThose in attendance were  17 second year respiratory students17 second year respiratory students  RCSS membersRCSS members  2 respiratory therapy faculty members2 respiratory therapy faculty members  Clinical Director & Club AdvisorClinical Director & Club Advisor  Clinical PreceptorClinical Preceptor
  5. 5. Conference FocusConference Focus  The focus of the conference would include advanced critical careThe focus of the conference would include advanced critical care and be presented in the following mannerand be presented in the following manner  PresentationsPresentations  PhysicianPhysician  Respiratory PractitionersRespiratory Practitioners  Ventilator Work ShopVentilator Work Shop  Small groups with interactionSmall groups with interaction  Presented by experienced respiratory therapistsPresented by experienced respiratory therapists  Exhibit HallExhibit Hall  Critical care and non critical care cardiopulmonary equipmentCritical care and non critical care cardiopulmonary equipment  NetworkingNetworking  Building relationshipsBuilding relationships  Potential job opportunitiesPotential job opportunities
  6. 6. The RCSS Conference GoalsThe RCSS Conference Goals  Advancement of their education in the critical care area ofAdvancement of their education in the critical care area of respiratory therapyrespiratory therapy  Enhancement of their ability to relate critical care concepts toEnhancement of their ability to relate critical care concepts to evidence-based clinical applicationsevidence-based clinical applications  Increased understand of various types of ventilators as presented inIncreased understand of various types of ventilators as presented in the ventilator workshopthe ventilator workshop  An opportunity to handle respiratory equipment and review theAn opportunity to handle respiratory equipment and review the concepts with the vendorconcepts with the vendor  To see the latest technology and relate this to concepts presentedTo see the latest technology and relate this to concepts presented in the class roomin the class room  To network with physicians, respiratory therapists, respiratoryTo network with physicians, respiratory therapists, respiratory directors, other respiratory students and respiratory equipmentdirectors, other respiratory students and respiratory equipment vendorsvendors  To participate as a member of their professional societyTo participate as a member of their professional society
  7. 7. Fall Conference Critical CareFall Conference Critical Care Agenda and PresentersAgenda and Presenters  ARDS and Respiratory FailureARDS and Respiratory Failure  Pauline Part, MDPauline Part, MD  University of Michigan Hospital & Health SystemUniversity of Michigan Hospital & Health System  Care and Transport of the Critical Care PatientCare and Transport of the Critical Care Patient  Tom Cahill, RRTTom Cahill, RRT  RespironicsRespironics  From the Anesthesiologist to the RespiratoryFrom the Anesthesiologist to the Respiratory Therapist, A Continuum of Respiratory CareTherapist, A Continuum of Respiratory Care  Doug Fetterman, MDDoug Fetterman, MD  University of Michigan Hospital & Health SystemUniversity of Michigan Hospital & Health System
  8. 8. Fall Conference Critical CareFall Conference Critical Care Agenda and PresentersAgenda and Presenters  Induced Hypothermia for Acute Brain InjuryInduced Hypothermia for Acute Brain Injury  Robert Silbergliet, MDRobert Silbergliet, MD  University of Michigan Hospital & Health SystemUniversity of Michigan Hospital & Health System  Interpretation of PFT’s for TechnologistsInterpretation of PFT’s for Technologists  Gregg Ruppel, Med, RRT, RPFTGregg Ruppel, Med, RRT, RPFT  St. Louis University HospitalSt. Louis University Hospital  Ventilator Work ShopVentilator Work Shop  Various ventilators and critical care conceptsVarious ventilators and critical care concepts  Exhibit HallExhibit Hall  Respiratory and Cardiopulmonary equipmentRespiratory and Cardiopulmonary equipment  Over 40 vendors were on locationOver 40 vendors were on location
  9. 9. ConferenceConference HighlightsHighlights Critical Care EducationCritical Care Education Critical Care ResearchCritical Care Research Professional PrideProfessional Pride TechnologyTechnology
  10. 10. Respiratory Therapy WeekRespiratory Therapy Week A Celebration at the Fall ConferenceA Celebration at the Fall Conference A student and two respiratory therapy preceptors pose prior to theA student and two respiratory therapy preceptors pose prior to the conference with a proclamation from Governor Granholmconference with a proclamation from Governor Granholm honoring Respiratory Therapy Week.honoring Respiratory Therapy Week.
  11. 11. NetworkingNetworking  Monique, Melissa and Rhonda meet Connie, ourMonique, Melissa and Rhonda meet Connie, our newest preceptor from University of Michigannewest preceptor from University of Michigan Hospital & Health System.Hospital & Health System.
  12. 12. Even “More” Networking with the PreceptorsEven “More” Networking with the Preceptors  MCC preceptors from several different facilities get to know each other. Hospital facilities represented are (from left to right)  Grand Blanc Rehabilitation Nursing Center, University of Michigan Hospital & Health System (X two), and Genesys Regional Medical Center
  13. 13. A Recent Purchase for the MCC RespiratoryA Recent Purchase for the MCC Respiratory Therapy ProgramTherapy Program The Avea VentilatorThe Avea Ventilator  A recently purchasedA recently purchased ventilator for theventilator for the MCC Respiratory TherapyMCC Respiratory Therapy Program was featuredProgram was featured during the ventilator workduring the ventilator work shopshop  Monique (far right) relatesMonique (far right) relates class theory to the “realclass theory to the “real deal”, as the vendordeal”, as the vendor discusses critical carediscusses critical care concepts and the use of theconcepts and the use of the Avea ventilatorAvea ventilator
  14. 14.  University of Michigan Hospital & Health Care SystemsUniversity of Michigan Hospital & Health Care Systems respiratory therapy educator Carl Haas, simplifiesrespiratory therapy educator Carl Haas, simplifies ventilator wave form interpretation for the studentsventilator wave form interpretation for the students
  15. 15. Induced Hypothermia for Acute Brain InjuryInduced Hypothermia for Acute Brain Injury  Robert Silbergliet, MDRobert Silbergliet, MD presents supportive data inpresents supportive data in favor of inducingfavor of inducing hypothermia for cardiac arresthypothermia for cardiac arrest victimsvictims  Studies show dramatic resultsStudies show dramatic results with good neurologicalwith good neurological outcomesoutcomes  The students think this isThe students think this is prettypretty “cool”“cool”. After all, if its. After all, if its good for the Polar Bears, thengood for the Polar Bears, then it must be good for us right?it must be good for us right?
  16. 16. Care and Transport of the Critical Care PatientCare and Transport of the Critical Care Patient  Tom Cahill, RRT, shared his attitude (or was that altitude) on the technique of transporting critical care patients by land or by air  The three P’s of the “transporter” were presented  Physiological concepts  Psychological management  Physical endurance  This presentation really hit home with the students since several of our graduates, working at the University of Michigan Hospital & Health System actually do fly with patients in helicopters Tom on the right
  17. 17. Conference AssignmentConference Assignment  The students “happily” showed theirThe students “happily” showed their conference knowledge byconference knowledge by completing the following MCCcompleting the following MCC respiratory therapy assignments:respiratory therapy assignments:  Two Acute Care Day summaries wereTwo Acute Care Day summaries were written by each studentwritten by each student  One summary of a lectureOne summary of a lecture presentationpresentation  A second summary of a lecture or,A second summary of a lecture or, A description and explanation of aA description and explanation of a piece of equipment or newpiece of equipment or new technology found in the Vendortechnology found in the Vendor Exhibit areaExhibit area
  18. 18. Second Year RCSS Members in AttendanceSecond Year RCSS Members in Attendance  Students and faculty members pose for the club photoStudents and faculty members pose for the club photo
  19. 19. The Respiratory Care StudentThe Respiratory Care Student “Secret”“Secret” SocietySociety This years first year class are anxious to attend the 2009 Fall Conference

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