Olympia Resort, Oconomowoc WI.
Apr 29th, 30th, May 1st
We would like to welcome you to the 33RD Wisconsin Society for Respiratory Care Annual Convention. The WSRC invites all Respiratory Therapist and health care professionals to join us on April 29.30, May 1, 2003.This years program will address areas of health care that will be an interest to all of us. So come and meet old friends, update your knowledge and have fun with us.
Steven .Daveler and Sharon Perry
2003 WSRC Convention Staff:
Barb O’Leary Pete Weber
Andi Colby Mark Hoffman
Denise Stingl Angie Dittman
Deb Hendrickson Katie Trickey
Joe Rohling John Peterson
Jacque Coons Bob Millisch
Mike Strange Mary Milligan
Kathy Strange Lynn Smyrk-Lenz
Bill Pupanek Scott Osborne
Nan Kolbeck Sally Warren
Chair Steven Daveler CO-Chair Sharon Perry
Registration fees are listed on the registration form. Only members who have either paid their current dues or who join the AARC at the convention will be admitted at the member rate. All others will pay the non-member rate. RT students must provide their Instructor’s signature on the registration form. Individuals who register past the pre- registration deadline or register at the convention will be subject to the $25 late fee.
NEW THIS YEAR !!!!!!
If you wish to join the WSRC/AARC please include the $75.00 membership dues ($50 for students) with your registration fee. Membership dues and registration fees are both payable to the WSRC.
In view of the AARC commitment to health care and the recognized hazards of smoking, the WSRC asks all smokers to refrain from doing so at all WSRC events.
Advertisement And Message Board
We will provide a classified ad board for employment opportunities and general info, free of charge.
The spouse package entitles any non-RCP spouse to attend lectures, visit the exhibit hall and enjoy entertainment activities.
Board of Directors
The BOD will meet Monday evening April 28 at 6:00 PM in room 212.
A breakfast for all WSRC past presidents will be held Wednesday April 30 from 8:00am-9:00am
in the Board Room.
This year’s exhibits will be held on Wednesday, April 30th . Exhibit time is from 1:30pm to 4:30pm. Hors d’oeuvres will be served during the exhibit time. This will be your opportunity to see the latest invasive and non-invasive technology and meet with representatives of the leading companies and manufactures. Don’t forget to ask the exhibitors to stamp your “BINGO” card for prize drawings will be held at 4:15pm in the Exhibit Hall. You must be present to win.
This is an opportunity to meet the former and incoming WSRC Board members and officers. This is a casual luncheon provided free of charge to all attendees and exhibitors. The Therapist of the Year Award, Membership, Scholarship, and Literary awards will be announced during the Business Luncheon. April 30, 12:00pm - 1:40pm
COME READY TO ENJOY THE MUSIC OF THE BLAMESHIFTERS.
THEY PROVIDE 70’S TO THE PRESENT ENTERTAINMENT.
THIS WILL BE WEDNESDAY EVENING 8PM-MIDNOC.
Annual Golf Outing
YOU ARE INVITED TO PLAY OUR 5th ANNUAL GOLF OUTING
IT WILL BE HELD FROM 7:30AM TO 11:30 AM ON TUESDAY April 29.
NEAR THE OLYMPIA. E MAIL PETE WEBER AT email@example.com for more info.
April 30th, 7am-8am
Location to be announced.
Competition will begin at 7:30 pm on Tuesday April 29. Two divisions are available: Student and Practitioner. The winning practitioner team will be awarded $1000.00 to represent Wisconsin at the National Sputum Bowl Competition in Las Vegas. The winning student team will have their registration fee returned to them in cold hard cash the night of the event. All participants will receive a participation award. For more information call or email either: Lynn Smyrk (608) 782-7300 ext. 53843 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Bob Milisch (608) 785-9244 (email@example.com)
and Student of the Year Awards
The RT and The Student of the Year Awards will be presented at the Business Luncheon. The Winner in each category will receive $100.00.
The Winners will be nominated by Active WSRC/AARC
members and Instructors in Respiratory Programs. The Awards are designed to
recognize individuals who have contributed to Respiratory Care through
by: Medical Equipment Specialists and VCM/Gateway
This year the WSRC will present special door prizes at the adjournment on Thursday, May 1st, 12:00-???. You will need to turn in your name badges at the last lecture and be present to win. So don’t miss the opportunity to become a real winner!
WSRC 2003 CONVENTION - SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS -
NOTE: Last Minute changes possible due to speaker availability
|1200-1400||Intro SD/ Bridgette W./ Gov. Doyle (if available)|
|1400-1430||Jacque Coons- Tales from the Trenches|
|1440-1540||Mike Runge-VP of Internal Affairs for AARC Respiratory Care Survival Team|
|1550-1700||Dr. Maki- Ventilator associated pneumonia|
|0700-0800||Fun run/walk, location to be announced.||Concurrent Events on 4/30/03|
|0900-1000||Mike Runge- AARC update-Surviving together!||Vapotherm JOHN WALSH|
|1010-1115||Pete Boney-Getting in the door.||Brazelton- Nitric Oxide|
|1130-1230||Dr. Jaimovich-Outwitting Bronchial Constriction||Vibbert- JCAHO Medical gas safety|
and awards. Cheryl Garner and
New President-Elect And Board Chair
|1340-1640||Exhibits in exhibit hall. Get your bingo cards stamped and win prizes. Also cash bar set up and munchies served.|
|2000-12pm||Dance with the Blameshifters providing 70’s to the present entertainment. Dance held in the Ballroom.|
|0900-1000||Dr. Mahr - Asthma|
|1010-1115||Dr. Mahr - Devices|
|1130-1230||Charlie Diaz - Percussionaire|
Closing remarks, raffle, Steve Daveler and Cheryl Garner
WSRC CONVENTION 2003
A. Mahr, M.D.
Director, Pediatric Allergy
Asst. Clinical Prof. Pediatrics
Kauffman- MPA, RRT- is Chief Operating Officer for the American Association for
Respiratory Care in Dallas Texas. He will be speaking on Demonstrating the value
the Respiratory Therapist brings to all venues of healthcare and explore the
changes that reimbursement has brought to the current health care delivery
systems. (Powerpoint & lavalier microphone)
Dr. Maki- U.W. Hospital and Medical School. Infection Control
Boney- Director of Human Resources for Waukesha Memorial Hospital in Waukesha,
WI. Pete will present information on how to get your foot in the door for new
employees. He will also explore how technology has changed the process of
looking for and landing that great job. Pete speaks at the annual job form in
Milwaukee. Pete brings to us over 20 years experience.
Section Chief of the Division of Pediatric Critical Care @ Hope Children’s
Hospital in Oak Lawn, IL. He will speak on Advances in Pediatric Acute Asthma
Care. Dr. Jamovich will present some of the latest research in asthma care and
look at current treatment and trends.
Walsh, RCP, CRT- Clinical specialist for Vapotherm who has worked at Northwest
Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, IL doing research for the latest technology
in oxygen administration. (Powerpoint & lavalier microphone)
bio online soon... please check back.
Vibbert- bio online soon... please check back.
Coons BS, RRT, Quality Assurance Specialist working for Aurora Hospital Systems.
Jacque will share her experiences working in the trenches with the
multidiscipline team and JACHO on quality health care issues. Jacque will
explore where Respiratory Care fits in healthcare delivery.
Verhasselt, CPCU “Voices of Success” There are three keys to becoming
successful in life, on and off the job. Vicki will inspire us to focus on three
key areas to be successful at everything they do. After attending this program,
WSRC members will never hear the word can’t without thinking about her unique
definition of the word. Vicki is a successful salesperson and an experienced
business manager who has been faced with company reorganization and the
challenges of hiring and firing. Her business experience includes: management,
sales, training, insurance, information systems implementation and
administration, and developing Voices of Success.
Resort & Conference Center
1350 Royale Mile Road
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
Room Rates: $104.60
have a block of rooms set aside
fro our convention attendees.
Unreserved rooms will be released on March 26th so be sure to book early for best rates.
Each room comes equipped with a TV, ironing board, coffee maker, and Internet setup so you can bring your work along with you (what fun).
The resort also features: An indoor pool, bar, restaurant, spa services (massage, etc), work-out rooms, and much more.
North on I-94 toward Milwaukee. Take the 894 bypass, which rejoins I-94 west (towards Madison). Approx. 25 miles to Oconomowoc exit #282. Right on Hwy 67, 1 1/2 miles on left hand side.
East towards Milwaukee on I-94 approx. 50 Miles, exit # 282 at Oconomowoc. North (left) on Hwy 67, 1 1/2 miles on left hand side.
West toward Madison on I-94 25 miles to Oconomowoc exit #282. Right on Hwy 67, 1 1/2 miles on left hand side.
South on I-94 towards Madison. Continue on I-94 East towards Milwaukee approx. 50 Miles, exit # 282 at Oconomowoc. North (left) on Hwy 67, 1 1/2 miles on left.
North on I-90 to Hwy 26, to I-94 east, exit #282 at Oconomowoc. North (Left) on Hwy 67, 1 1/2 miles on left left hand side.
For your convenience PLEASE detach below and mail registration form in a standard envelope along with your check.
WSRC CONVENTION 2003 REGISTRATION FORM
NAME____________________ CREDENTIALS_______ AARC#____________
EMPLOYER_______________ JOB TITLE________________________________
WORK ADDRESS___________ HOME ADDRESS__________________________
WORK PHONE # (___) _______ HOME PHONE # (___) _____________________
Student Instructor Signature:
AARC MEMBER NON-MEMBER
/ NON-MEMBER STUDENT
[ ] 3 DAYS __ $150 __$250 __$55 __$120
[ ] 1 DAY (TUESDAY) __ $ 85 __$ 120 __$30 __$60
[ ] 1 DAY (WEDNESDAY) __$ 85 __$120 __$30 __$60
[ ] 1
DAY (THURSDAY) __$
AARC number as proof of membership to receive member rates. You can also join
the WSRC/AARC now and enjoy member rates. Include
$75.00 check for membership dues ($50 for students) with your registration.
Both registration fees and
membership dues are payable to the WSRC.
You will be asked to fill out a membership application at the convention.
Mail Registration to:
1910 South Avenue
La Crosse, WI, 54601
Attention: Lynn Smyrk-Lenz
- Respiratory Care Services
Contact Lynn Smyrk-Lenz at (608) 782-7300 ext 53843 if you have any questions.
___________ Spouse Package $25 Available only on site with proper identification.
AARC CEU’s have been applied for. You must include your AARC membership number to receive CEU’s. Pre-registration deadline date: April 21, 2003. Any registrations received after April 21, 2003 are subject to an additional $25 late fee.
(Includes on-site registration.)
Would you like your WSRC letters and any information updates in Snail Mail or E-mail?
Please include E-mail
For Exhibitor information call John Peterson at (262) 792-0329