Michelle Hadley Outstanding State Contributor

The Tennessee Society For Respiratory Care is pleased to recognize Michelle Hadley as our Outstanding State Contributor for 2020. Michelle has worked tirelessly for her profession, her patients, and the TSRC. Congratulations to Michelle for her well-earned award!

Respiratory Therapists Facing Challenges While Fighting COVID-19

From WKRN.com – Nashville by: Elizabeth Lane, WKRN Web Staff Posted: Apr 21, 2020 / 05:47 AM CDT / Updated: Apr 21, 2020 / 06:47 AM CDT WKRN VIDEO NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Some on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic are facing some of the toughest challenges as part of this crisis. Respiratory therapists are dealing with unprecedented struggles while trying to help patients recover from the coronavirus. When a patient has trouble … Read more

AARC Asks That RTs Be Added to Heroes Fund

Today the AARC sent a letter to House and Senate Congressional leaders urging them to specifically recognize respiratory therapists as essential health care providers for the lifesaving care they are delivering to patients with COVID-19 in any legislative provision that authorizes hazard pay for essential workers, like the Heroes Fund proposal. We also reminded them we sent a letter earlier asking that RTs be included as telehealth practitioners in any additional stimulus package being developed. … Read more

Introducing the TSRC Students Page

We have added a new section to the TSRC website, the Students page! We hope that RT students throughout Tennessee will be inspired by the new section, and support it by sending content. Respiratory Care program directors in Tennessee are encouraged to send news and articles about projects their students are undertaking or have completed. To kickoff the new section, Kylie Marshall has provided a brief article, and a video of her trip to the … Read more

Thank You 2019 TSRC Convention Exhibitors

A special THANKS to the exhibitors who supported the TSRC 2019 State Convention with their participation. You helped make the Convention a success! We invite you to join us in Memphis for the TSRC 2020 State Convention. The following companies and institutions participated in the TSRC 2019 State Conference & Exhibition. Airgas Healthcare Ambu BJC Healthcare Breas Medical Electromed ETSU Fisher & Paykel Healthcare GE Healthcare Getinge Grifols Hamilton Insmed Instrumentation Laboratory Masimo Medtronic Methapharm … Read more