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Join us at the Ontario Respiratory Care Society B ETTER B REATHING C ONFERENCE 2010 LUNG Health by qpv40869


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Ontario Respiratory Care Society

                                Better Breathing
                                 to Best
                                Lung Health
                Thursday, January 28 – Saturday, January 30, 2010
                   Friday,        29
                    Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre, Toronto, Ontario

                        Presenting Sponsor:
Welcome to The Lung Association’s                                           Ontario Respiratory Care
Better Breathing                                                            Society Education Committee

Conference 2010
one of the largest respiratory education programs in Canada.
                                                                            Michael Keim, RRT
                                                                            Chair, ORCS Education Committee; Professional Practice
                                                                            Leader, Clinical Educator and Coordinator of Respiratory
                                                                            Therapy and IV Services, St. Joseph’s Health Care London
At the conference, you will be among health care professionals              MEMBERS
from many disciplines including respirologists, nurses,                     Robert Bryan, RRT, EMC-A
respiratory therapists, physiotherapists and pharmacists.                   Respiratory Therapist, York Central Hospital; Paramedic,
                                                                            York Region Emergency Services (EMS), Richmond Hill

The Ontario Respiratory Care Society (ORCS) is an interdisciplinary         Gillian Hueniken, PT, MCPA
section of The Lung Association for health professionals such as            Registered Physiotherapist, Independent Contractor for
                                                                            Physical Relief Health Care Services, Chatham
respiratory therapists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physiotherapists,
pulmonary function technologists, occupational therapists,                  Lawrence Jackson, BScPhm
                                                                            Clinical Coordinator, Veterans Centre, Department of
pharmacists, social workers and dieticians.                                 Pharmacy, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto

ORCS Vision: Improved lung health through excellence in                     Judy King, PhD, MHSc(HCP), BHScPT
                                                                            Lecturer and Research Associate, Physiotherapy,
interdisciplinary respiratory care.                                         University of Ottawa

                                                                            Christina McMillan Boyles, RN, MScN
ORCS Mission: Furthering excellence in the provision of
                                                                            Lecturer, School of Nursing, Laurentian University,
interdisciplinary respiratory care through education, research,             Sudbury
collaboration, provision of professional expertise and support for
                                                                            Jennifer Olajos-Clow, RN, APN, CAE
Lung Association efforts to improve lung health.                            Adjunct Professor, Nursing, Queen’s University; Advanced
                                                                            Practice Nurse, Asthma Program, Kingston General
The Better Breathing conference includes the Annual General Meeting         Hospital, Kingston; Consultant, Emergency Department
                                                                            Asthma Care Project, The Lung Association
of the ORCS and is a wonderful educational and networking opportunity
for health professionals with an interest in respiratory care.              Shelley Prevost, RRT, MASc(c)
                                                                            COPD and Asthma Educator, Pulmonary Rehabilitation &
                                                                            Ventilation Programs, St. Joseph’s Care Group,
                                                                            St. Joseph’s Hospital, Thunder Bay
    The Ontario Respiratory Care Society offers limited financial support   Lorelei Samis, BScPT, COPD Educator
    (maximum of $200 per person) to assist current members to attend        Chair, Respiratory Health Educators Interest Group;
                                                                            Physiotherapist, St. Mary’s of the Lake Hospital,
    the Better Breathing Conference. Preference will be given to those      Providence Continuing Care Centre, Kingston
    from more distant locations. Applications should be in the form of a
    letter indicating your current position, involvement with The Lung      Miriam Turnbull, RRT, MBA
                                                                            General Manager, ProResp, Ontario
    Association/ORCS and how the information learned will be utilized.
    The conference registration form and payment should accompany           STAFF
    the application. Applications should be sent to the address on the      Sheila Gordon-Dillane, BA, MPA
                                                                            Director, Ontario Respiratory Care Society, The Lung Association
    registration form or faxed to (416) 864-9916 and must be received
    by January 12, 2010. Applicants will be notified by January 19, 2010.
                                                                              STUDY CREDITS
Other Funding Opportunities                                                  Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists
                                                                             This program can be used towards the CSRT’s
Nurses attending this conference may apply to the MOHLTC Nursing
                                                                             continuing education requirements as follows:
Education Initiative for reimbursement of the registration fee. For
program guidelines and the application form, go to                       THURSDAY, JANUARY 28              3 HOURS

Attendees from other disciplines may be eligible for funding                           FRIDAY, JANUARY 29                7 HOURS
through the MOHLTC’s Allied Health Professional Development Fund.                      SATURDAY, JANUARY 30              3 HOURS
Visit for information and the application form.
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Hotel Information                                                           Travel Information

TORONTO MARRIOTT                                                            DIRECTIONS
DOWNTOWN EATON CENTRE                                                       For a map and driving directions, please go to
525 BAY STREET, TORONTO, ON M5G 2L2                                and click on “Maps and Transportation”.
PHONE: (416) 597-9200
RESERVATIONS: 1-800-905-0667 (group code BBT)                               Taxi/Limousine: Ground transportation from airport or train station (group code BBTBBTA)                            is available via limousine or taxi directly to the hotel (approximately
                                                                            $20-$60). At the airport, please exit the terminal building and wait at
                                                                            the taxi stand for the next available taxi. From the airport, the hotel is
ACCOMMODATIONS                                                              approximately a 25-45 minute ride. From the train station, the hotel is
A limited block of rooms is being held at the Toronto Marriott              approximately a 10-15 minute ride.
Downtown Eaton Centre at a rate of $172.00 per room, per night for
single or double occupancy (+ applicable taxes). Rooms at the               Public Transit: From Union Station take the TTC Subway northbound
conference rate are available until the bedroom block fills or January 7,   on the Yonge Line to Dundas Station. Walk west on Dundas to Bay
2010. Call the Hotel directly for reservations. IN ORDER TO OBTAIN          Street, then walk south (left) on Bay half a block. The hotel is on the
THE CONFERENCE RATE, PLEASE IDENTIFY YOURSELF AS WITH                       east side of Bay Street.
Reservations made after January 7, 2010 will be subject to availability     From HWY 401: Take Don Valley Parkway South to the Richmond
and may not be eligible for the conference rate.                            Street exit. At Bay Street, turn right. Just past Queen Street, get into
                                                                            the right lane as the hotel is halfway between Queen and Dundas on
All guest rooms are non-smoking and feature: individual climate             the right hand side of Bay Street.
control, hairdryers, coffee-maker, in-room pay movies, iron and ironing
board. Swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna, fitness facilities, wireless        From Airport: Take Hwy 427 South to the QEW/Gardiner. Exit at the
internet connection in public areas only, 2 restaurants and 2 lounges.      York/Bay/Yonge exit. Follow the signs to Bay Street and turn left
                                                                            (north). Just past Queen Street, get into the right lane as the hotel is
Check-in:   3:00 p.m. Check-out: 12:00 p.m.                                 halfway between Queen and Dundas on the right hand side of Bay
Parking:    On-site fee $8.00 per hour; $22.00 daily/overnight
            Valet Parking available at $27.00 daily                         Train: A 10% discount off the best available fare in Comfort Class,
                                                                            VIA-1 Class or Sleeper Class, has been provided to The Lung
                                                                            Association for use by Better Breathing 2010 attendees. Discounted
                                                                            fares are valid from January 26 to February 2, 2010 from various cities
                                                                            on the VIA Rail system route to and from Toronto. The fare applies to
                                                                            a maximum of two passengers per purchase, so if you are making
                                                                            reservations for more than two people you can try to do so by making
                                                                            multiple purchases. Reservations can be made by calling
                                                                            1-888-842-7245, on the web at or through your local
                                                                            travel agent. Please quote promo code #11799 when reserving with
                                                                            VIA Rail.

Nearby attractions:
Eaton Centre Shopping Mall
Yorkville Shopping Area
Royal Ontario Museum
Art Gallery of Ontario
CN Tower
Hockey Hall of Fame
Theatre District

The Better Breathing Conference is a
fragrance-free and smoke-free event.
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ORCS Conference Program
11:30 a.m.             Registration
12:00 noon             Luncheon
                       Register for Program A or B
12:25 p.m.             Welcome and Introduction - Lorelei Samis, Chair, RHEIG
12:30 p.m.             Lecture – The Ontario Lung Health Strategy - Sherry Zarins
1:00 p.m.              RHEIG Annual Meeting - Chair: Lorelei Samis
1:30 p.m.              CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
                       1. Ethical Issues at the End of Life: A Respiratory Care Perspective - Bob Parke
                       2. Physiotherapy Pre and Post Pulmonary Resection for Cancer - Paul Chamberland
2:30 p.m.              Refreshment Break
2:45 p.m.              CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
                       3. Literacy and Lung Health - Dr. Judy King
                       4. Asthma and Allergies - Dr. Susan Waserman
3:45 p.m.              Closing Remarks and Evaluation
               B       CRITICAL CARE PROGRAM
12:30 p.m.             Welcome and Introduction - Michael Keim, Chair, ORCS Education Committee
12:40 p.m.             Necrotizing Pneumonia: What’s new and what does it mean to me and you? - Kathy McGhie
1:30 p.m.              Innovations in Respiratory Care and Education: The Assertive Interprofessional Respiratory (AIR) Team in the Emergency
                       Department - Jeff Dionne and Jenny Seah
2:20 p.m.              Refreshment Break
2:40 p.m.              The Evolution of Non-Invasive Ventilation in Critical Care - Dr. Geeta Mehta
3:30 p.m.              Closing Remarks and Evaluation

7:00 a.m.              Registration
7:00 a.m.              Breakfast sponsored by Pfizer Canada
                       Smoking Cessation - Simpler, systematic… and more successful approaches for respiratory patients
                       - Dr. Bob Reid and Dr. Andrew Pipe
                       PLENARY SESSION
8:15 a.m.              Welcome Address – Dean Karakasis, Chair, Ontario Lung Association
8:30 a.m.              Theme: Environment and Lung Health
                       Chair: Dr. Mark Soth
8:35 a.m.              Time and Space in COPD and Asthma: Their Importance in Disease Management - Neil Johnston
9:15 a.m.              What’s in the Air? Why We Care: Update on the Health Effects of Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality - Dr. Robert Dales
10:00 a.m.             Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
                       Co-Chairs: Cathy Relf, Chair, ORCS and Dr. John Granton, Chair, OTS
10:45 a.m.             Ultrasound Assessment of the Lung and Pleural Space in Critical Care - Dr. Yanick Beaulieu
11:15 a.m.             Balance Impairment in Individuals with COPD - Dr. Dina Brooks and Marla Beauchamp
11:45 a.m.             How Does Enabling Patients’ Decision Making Affect Patient Care? - Dr. Annette O’Connor
12:15 p.m.             Lunch with Exhibitors
1:30 p.m.              Welcome - Michael Keim, Chair, ORCS Education Committee
1:35 p.m.              Treating Patients during an Influenza Pandemic - Dr. Laura Hawryluck
2:15 p.m.              ORCS Annual General Meeting - Chair: Cathy Relf, Chair, ORCS
2:45 p.m.              Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
3:05 p.m.              COPD Stories of Complex Causal “Truths” - Christina McMillan Boyles
3:45 p.m.              Challenges of Managing Tuberculosis in 2010 - Dr. Monica Avendaño
4:25 p.m.              Closing Remarks and Evaluation
7:30 p.m.              ORCS/OTS SOCIAL EVENING - Just What The Doctor Ordered!

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7:00 a.m.        Registration
7:15 a.m.        Breakfast sponsored by AstraZeneca
                 Real World Respiratory Management - - Post Acute Exacerbation of COPD - Speaker TBA
                 Choose One
             A   Research Presentations
                 Chair: Dr. Judy King
                 1. Examining the experience of persons diagnosed with TB in a developing country (Guyana) - Jannine Bolton
                 2. A comparison study of the outcomes of respiratory rehabilitation sessions using varied lengths and frequency in a
                    randomized clinical trial - Carole Madeley
                 3. Effect of oxygen in COPD patients with transient exertional hypoxemia - Dr. Mika Nonoyama
                 4. Mechanical Insufflation Exsufflation: Practice patterns among respiratory therapists in Ontario - Shelley Prevost
             B   Enhancing the Quality of Life for Long-Term Ventilated Clients in the Community - The Respiratory Therapist Complement
                 to the Interdisciplinary Team - Miriam Turnbull, Rosanne Leddy and Carole Hamp
             C   Managing the Paediatric Airway - Dr. Jamie Robertson
10:15 a.m.       Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
                 Choose One
          D      Taking your Clinical Question to the Next Level: Quality Improvement to Research - Marie Pinard
          E      Managing Anxiety and Depression in Chronic Lung Disease - Dr. Nicholas Kates
          F      Understanding Conflict Styles - Brenda Chin
12:00 noon       Lunch Symposium sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim & Pfizer
                 COPD: Are There Benefits for Earlier Intervention/Diagnosis? - Dr. Anna Day
1:30 p.m.        End of Better Breathing 2010

 FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2010                                                         Additional Meetings Being
 5:00 p.m.
                                                                                  Held During the Conference
 Join your ORCS colleagues to meet the authors of posters submitted               THURSDAY,
 for display at Better Breathing 2010. The posters will be presented,             JANUARY 28, 2010
 followed by a brief discussion time. The winners of the Margaret Fitch
 Award for Best Poster and the Lisa Cicutto Award for Best Student                8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
 Poster will be announced. Light refreshments and a cash bar will be              Successfully Managing Asthma in
                                                                                  Schools Workshop
                                                                                  Free registration - contact 1-888-344-5864 x273
 7:30 p.m.
                                                                                  2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
 The fun continues with a joint ORCS/OTS social evening featuring live
                                                                                  Ontario Home Respiratory Services
 music, games, food stations, a cash bar, and opportunities to relax and          Association (OHRSA)
 mingle with colleagues from across the province and exhibitor                    Annual General Meeting
 representatives. Sponsored by ProResp.                                           For information contact OHRSA by email
                                                                         or visit
 These events are included in your registration fee.
 Please advise if you plan to attend when you register.

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Presenters & Session Chairs - ORCS
Monica Avendaño, MD, FRCPC                                                                   Carole Madeley, RRT, MASc, CRE
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto; Respirologist and                    Director, Respiratory Health Programs, Ontario Lung Association, Toronto
Physician in Charge of the TB Service, West Park Healthcare Centre, Toronto
                                                                                             Kathy McGhie, RN, CIC
Marla Beauchamp, MScPT, PhD(c)                                                               Clinical Educator, Infection Prevention and Control, London Health Sciences
PhD Candidate, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Toronto                  Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London

Yanick Beaulieu, MD, CSPQ, FRCPC                                                             Christina McMillan Boyles, RN, BScN, MScN
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Université de Montréal; Cardiologist-                       Lecturer, School of Nursing, Laurentian University, Sudbury
Echocardiographer/Intensivist, Director, Bedside Ultrasound Curriculum,
Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal                                                           Geeta Mehta, MD, FRCPC
                                                                                             Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto; Internal Medicine (Critical Care)
Jannine Bolton, RN, BScN, MS                                                                 Respirology, Research Director, Medical/Surgical ICU, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Community Health, Mississauga
                                                                                             Mika Nonoyama, RRT, BSc, PhD
Dina Brooks, PhD, MSc, BScPT                                                                 Research Associate, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto
Associate Professor, Physical Therapy; Graduate Coordinator, Graduate
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Toronto; Tier 2 Canada                  Annette O’Connor, RN, MScN, PhD
Research Chair, Rehabilitation in COPD, Toronto                                              Professor, School of Nursing and Epidemiology, University of Ottawa; Tier 1
                                                                                             Canada Research Chair; Senior Scientist, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa
Paul Chamberland, BHScPT
Physiotherapist, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa                                                 Bob Parke, MSW, RSW, MHSc Bioethics
                                                                                             Bioethicist, Humber River Regional Hospital; Joint Centre for Bioethics,
Brenda Chin, BA                                                                              University of Toronto
Consultant, Organizational Development, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto
                                                                                             Marie Pinard, RN, BScN
Robert Dales, MD, MSc Epidemiology and Biostatistics RCPS                                    Manager, Quality and Risk Management, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
Professor of Medicine, University of Ottawa; Respirologist, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa      Andrew Pipe, CM, MD, FACSM, MCFP
                                                                                             Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa; Chief, Division of
Anna Day, MD, FRCPC                                                                          Prevention and Rehabilitation, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa
Professor of Medicine and HPME, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto;
Chair, Continuing Education, Division of Respirology; Director, Gender and                   Shelley Prevost, RRT, MASc(c)
Airways Program, Women’s College Hospital, Toronto                                           COPD and Asthma Educator, Pulmonary Rehabilitation & Ventilation Programs,
                                                                                             St. Joseph’s Care Group, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Thunder Bay
Jeff Dionne, BSc, RRT
Clinical Coordinator, Respiratory Therapy, St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto               Robert (Bob) Reid, PhD, MBA
                                                                                             Associate Director, Division of Prevention and Rehabilitation, University of
John Granton, MD, FRCPC                                                                      Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa
Chair, Ontario Thoracic Society; Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto;
Consultant in Pulmonary and Critical Care, Division Head, Respirology, University            Cathy Relf, BScPT
Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto                   Chair, Ontario Respiratory Care Society; Physiotherapist, Cardiology,
                                                                                             Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga
Carole Hamp, RRT
Professional Practice Advisor, College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario, Toronto         Jamie Robertson, MD, FRCPC
                                                                                             Anaesthesiologist, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
Laura Hawryluck, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Clinical Educator, University Health Network - Toronto General Hospital, Toronto             Jenny Seah, RPh, CRE
                                                                                             Pharmacist, Pharmaceutical Services, St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto
Neil Johnston, MSc
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster   Lorelei Samis, BScPT, COPD Educator
University; Research Scientist, Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health; Founder          Chair, Respiratory Health Educators Interest Group; Physiotherapist, St. Mary’s
and Senior Consultant, Ontario Physician Human Resources Data Centre, Hamilton               of the Lake Hospital, Providence Continuing Care Centre, Kingston

Dean Karakasis                                                                               Mark D. Soth, MD, FRCPC
Chair, Ontario Lung Association, Ottawa                                                      Assistant Professor in Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine, McMaster
                                                                                             University; Site Director, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton; Respirology
Nicholas Kates, MB BS, LRCP, MRCS, FRCPC                                                     Residency Programme, McMaster University; Head of Critical Care Services &
Lecturer, Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University; Psychiatrist,                  Deputy MD Lead, Critical Care Response Team, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
Director, Programs Quality Improvement, Hamilton LHIN, Hamilton
                                                                                             Miriam Turnbull, RRT, MBA
Michael Keim, RRT                                                                            General Manager, ProResp, Ontario
Chair, ORCS Education Committee; Professional Practice Leader, Clinical
Educator and Coordinator of Respiratory Therapy and IV Services, St. Joseph’s                Susan Waserman, MD, FRCPC
Health Care London                                                                           Associate Professor, Medicine, McMaster University; Clinical Immunologist and
                                                                                             Allergist, Hamilton Health Sciences Centre - McMaster Children’s Hospital and
Judy King, PhD, MHSc(HCP), BHScPT                                                            St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
Lecturer and Research Associate, Physiotherapy, University of Ottawa
                                                                                             Sherry Zarins
Rosanne Leddy, BSc, RRT, BEd, MSc(c)                                                         Project Manager, Ontario Lung Association, Toronto
Respiratory Therapist & VAP Lead, Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga

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Registration for Better Breathing Conference 2010
Name ________________________________________________________________________________________________
Address ______________________________________________________________________________________________
City_____________________________________________________________________ Postal Code ____________________
Telephone _________________________________________________ Fax ________________________________________
E-mail_____________________________________________Department/Position Title________________________________
Professional Discipline _______________________________________ Institution____________________________________
Early Bird registration discount applies until December 15, 2009. All applications must be accompanied by cheque, money order or credit card information. Registration is
required prior to January 22, 2010. After this date, registration can only be processed on-site. There is a cancellation fee of $50.00 and after January 22nd, no refunds will

CONSENT A list of conference delegates including their contact information will be distributed to conference attendees. Please indicate your agreement for publishing. If
not indicated here, it is assumed that you agree to have your information published.
❏ YES, please include list my name and contact information on the delegate list      ❏ NO, please do not include my name and contact information on the delegate list

THREE DAY REGISTRATION (Thursday, Friday and Saturday)                                                                                           ON-LINE
                Early Bird (to December 15, 2009)      Regular (after December 15, 2009)                                                   REGISTRATION IS NOW
ORCS Member     ❏ $285                                 ❏ $330                                                                                 AVAILABLE AT:
Non-members*    ❏ $335                                 ❏ $380                                                                     
Students        ❏ $150                                 ❏ $185
SINGLE DAY ONLY REGISTRATION *includes ORCS membership to March 31, 2011
THURSDAY (ONLY)           EARLY BIRD REGULAR               FRIDAY (ONLY)            EARLY BIRD REGULAR                 SATURDAY (ONLY)           EARLY BIRD     REGULAR
ORCS Members              ❏ $135 ❏ $160                    ORCS Members             ❏ $185 ❏ $210                      ORCS Members              ❏ $135 ❏ $160
Non-members*              ❏ $185 ❏ $210                    Non-members*             ❏ $235 ❏ $260                      Non-members*              ❏ $185 ❏ $210
Students                  ❏ $ 75 ❏ $ 95                    Students                 ❏ $100 ❏ $120                      Students                  ❏ $ 75 ❏ $ 95

THURSDAY SESSIONS (select one of A or B): (select one workshop from each time slot)
A ❏ Respiratory Health Educators Interest Group (If you select Session A, please choose one workshop from each group)
       1:30 p.m.   ❏ 1. Ethical Issues at End of Life                          2:45 p.m. ❏ 3. Literacy and Lung Health
OR                 ❏ 2. Physiotherapy Pre and Post Pulmonary Resection                   ❏ 4. Asthma and Allergies
B ❏ Critical Care Lectures
SATURDAY WORKSHOP SESSION SELECTION: (select one workshop from each time slot)
9:00 a.m. ❏ A. Research Presentations                  10:30 a.m.     ❏ D. Quality Improvement to Research
          ❏ B. Enhancing QOL for LT Ventilated Clients                ❏ E. Managing Anxiety and Depression
          ❏ C. Managing the Paediatric Airway                         ❏ F. Understanding Conflict Styles
SATELLITE SESSIONS and SOCIAL EVENTS (included in your registration fee) (Registration is required. Please check only if planning to attend as seating may be limited)
FRIDAY, JANUARY 29th:         ❏ Pfizer sponsored Breakfast ❏ ORCS Poster Reception ❏ ORCS/OTS Social Event
SATURDAY, JANUARY 30th:       ❏ AstraZeneca sponsored Breakfast ❏ BI & Pfizer sponsored Lunch
MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL:                  2010-2011 (1yr)          2010-2012 (2yr)                                         2010-2011 (1yr)         2010-2012 (2yr)
ORCS Member                          ❏ $40                    ❏ $80                  Student Member                   ❏ $25                   ❏ $50
  plus RHEIG add                     ❏ $15                    ❏ $30                     plus RHEIG add                ❏ $15                   ❏ $30
  plus CRHP add                      ❏ $30                    ❏ $60                     plus CRHP add                 ❏ $20                   ❏ $40

PAYMENT DETAILS        REGISTRATION FEE           $ ______
                       + MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL $ ______ (ORCS + RHEIG + CRHP)
                       + BREATHE! TICKETS         $ ______ ____ @ $200 (BB REGISTRANT) ___ @ $225 (INDIVIDUAL) ___ @ $300 (VIP)
                       =TOTAL FEE ENCLOSED        $ ______
❏ Cheque enclosed payable to The Lung Association Charge my: ❏ VISA ❏ MasterCard
Name of Cardholder __________________________________________ Signature __________________________________
Credit Card No. __________________________________________________ Expiry Date ____________________________
If you have any special dietary requirements, please specify: ________________________________________________________________

The Lung Association                             For more information:
573 King Street East                             Tel: (416) 864-9911 ext. 256                     E-mail:
Toronto, ON M5A 4L3                              Fax: (416) 864-9916                    
    VIP TICKETS:                                INDIVIDUAL:
    $300                $275                    $225          $200
    Includes a reception Better Breathing                     Better Breathing
    with Mr. Buettner    Conference delegates                 Conference delegates
    and wine tasting     Includes a reception
                         with Mr. Buettner
                         and wine tasting

Ontario Respiratory Care Society (ORCS)
ORCS Functions                                                                       Benefits of Membership
• Providing educational opportunities for health care professionals to               • The opportunity to help improve the quality of respiratory care
  expand and update their knowledge of respiratory care                              • Reduced fees for workshops/seminars on current issues in
• Funding research and post-graduate education in the field of                         respiratory care
  respiratory care                                                                   • Membership in an ORCS regional group (Eastern, Essex/Kent,
• Disseminating information related to respiratory health and disease                  Northeastern, Northwestern, Greater Toronto, South Central,
• Providing professional advice on respiratory care and educational                    Southwestern)
  materials to The Lung Association and other interested organizations               • Access to the ORCS Continuing Education Fund
                                                                                     • Access to the ORCS Research Grant, Fellowship Award and
                                                                                       Education Award for Advanced Respiratory Practice Programs
ORCS Programs                                                                        • Receipt of three issues per year of Update, the ORCS publication,
• Full day, half day and evening seminars on current issues in                         an annual Research Review and other mailings
  respiratory care throughout Ontario organized by regional groups                   • Access to resource persons and the opportunity to meet and
• Scientific sessions at Better Breathing, The Lung Association’s                      network with others interested in respiratory care
  annual educational conference                                                      • Optional membership in the Respiratory Health Educators Interest
• Research Grants, Fellowship Awards and Education Awards for                          Group
  Advanced Respiratory Practice to support research and advanced
  training in the field of respiratory health
• The ORCS Update and Connections, professional development                          Respiratory Health Educators Interest Group
  publications distributed three times each year and an annual                       (RHEIG) of the ORCS
  Research Review                                                                    • The RHEIG is for members with a specific interest in respiratory
• A Continuing Education Fund to support members’ attendance at                        patient education, for example, COPD and asthma educators
  seminars and conferences pertaining to respiratory care                            • Members receive the Connections newsletter three times each year
• Advocacy efforts on respiratory issues                                             • Members receive special mailings pertaining to relevant issues
• Support for Lung Association patient and public education,                         • The RHEIG holds an education session at the annual Better
  development and communications initiatives                                           Breathing conference

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