On February 24, 2017, the Texas Medical Board and Respiratory Care Board confirmed PICC Lines, Peripheral Line, and Venipuncture are included in the Respiratory Care Practitioner’s Scope of Practice in Texas.
To provide needed education for members working in critical care, the Texas Society for Respiratory Care (TSRC) will be offering a preconference Peripheral Access Training Course the day before the start of the 46th Annual TSRC State Conference on July 18, 2017.
The Preconference is being sponsored by the TSRC and Teleflex.
Space is limited to only 50 attendees, the first 50 individuals who meet the following criteria will have a seat reserved:
1. All attendees must be TSRC Members (will be verified). If you are not currently a member, please become a member prior to registering, to become a member click here.
2. Attendees must work in a hospital in critical care. A verification letter from the Respiratory Therapy Director must be sent to email@example.com . NOTE: If on June 26, 2017 there are seats still available, the TSRC will open the remaining seats to non critical care practitioners working in an acute care hospital. (Verification Letter required). No students or RT Program educators will be allowed at this time.
Information on the Preconference is below:
DATE: JULY 18, 2017
LOCATION: WACO CONVENTION CENTER
TIME: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Registration Begins at 7:30 AM)
The preconference will consist of lectures and rotation through five (5) stations of hands-on demonstrations.
Accountable for Vessel Health and Preservation
Understanding Catheter to Vessel Ratios
Compliance and Device Insertion
Needling with Ultrasound