NEWS

CSRT ANNUAL CONFERENCE

The Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists Annual Conference will take place May 21 - 23, 2015.  For details of the conference and to register, please click here.


Canadian Respiratory Conference 2015

The Canadian Respiratory Conference will be held April 23 - 25, 2015, for program and registration information, please click here.


Attention all Registered Respiratory Therapists!

For information on professional general liabilty insurance and an explanation of why it is important please click here,  http://youtu.be/AGD_Z5lfulc


College of Rehabilitation Sciences Endowment Fund 2015 Competition

Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 College of Rehabilitation Sciences Endowment Fund Competition.  For full details and the application form, please click here.


APOLOGY LEGISLATION AND RESPIRATORY THERAPY

The Importance and Impact of an Apology:
Patients and their families expect to be told when something has happened that has harmed them or had the potential to harm them.  Informing them honestly and fully is the right thing to do.  After informing them, patients deserve a sincere and honest expression of regret…an apology.  To learn more, please click here.


CAREstream and MARRT Award of Excellence - Call for Nominations

The Third Annual Award of Excellence will be presented to a deserving Registered Respiratory Therapist at the MARRT Annual General Meeting on May 7, 2015.  MARRT is now accepting nominations for this very prestigious award, please click here for award criteria and the nomination form.


Ebola Crisis Updates

Manitoba anesthetists publish papers in the Canadian Journal of Anesthesia - “Ebola Virus Disease: An Update for Anesthesiologists and intensivists”.  Click here to view the article.

For additional information on the ebola crisis please visit the following websites:


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists


Kyle Mikoliew from the University of Manitoba WINS!

The Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT) held a contest this fall.  Any student holding a valid CSRT Student Membership was entered into a draw to win a complete CSRT Conference Prize Package, including accommodation, travel and the conferenc fee!  Kyle was the lucky winner.

On behalf of the MARRT Board of Directors, Congratulations go out to Kyle Mikoliew!


What Does It Mean to be Self-Regulated?

Respiratory Therapy in Manitoba is a self-regulated health profession.  What does that mean?  Click here to have that exact question answered and to view the 2014 AGM presentation by Rhonda Lorch of Lorch and Associates.


WELCOME TO THE MANITOBA ASSOCIATION OF REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPISTS (MARRT)

For general enquiries and direction, or more information about the profession, contact us at the MARRT Office.

MARRT is Manitoba's professional and licensing body that is governed by The Registered Respiratory Therapists Act C.C.S.M. c. R115. , while functioning within the Registered Respiratory Therapists Regulation 342/88R and the Manitoba Association of Registered Respiratory Therapists By-Laws. To practice as a Registered Respiratory Therapist within Manitoba one must be a licensed member of MARRT. MARRT's current membership stands at 314 active practicing individuals.

For information related to license eligibility, registration procedure with MARRT, license application and renewals, the continuing competency process, and MARRT policy and legislation, contact Shane McDonald the MARRT Registrar.