Audrea Hardwicks-Williams

We regret the passing of Audrea Hardwicks – Williams. She served on the Illinois Society for Respiratory Care (ISRC) Board of Directors for over 20 years! She held many roles over the years which included Chapter 2 Chair, Program Chair, Public Relations Chair and ISRC President. She received several awards as well, such as the President’s award three times. Which was capped off by being awarded the ISRC Legacy Award in 2018. She had an undiminished energy and passion which she dedicated to the ISRC and the Respiratory profession. Services will be at AA Rayner 318 E 71st St Visitation: Saturday November 11th 3p-6p Wake: Sunday November 12th 1p-2p Services: Sunday November 12th 2p Interment: Monday November 13th 10a

Conference to Support Malcolm X College Respiratory Care Students

The first annual Malcom X College Respiratory Care Conference! It’s a day filled with inspiration, education, and an opportunity to make a real difference for our future respiratory therapists. The conference will feature many speakers, Q&A tables, vendors, and of course food and refreshments! What’s even more special is that your participation will help us fundraise for the support of respiratory care student of Malcolm X College.  Mark you calendars and join ... Read More »

Respiratory Care Week Success

Sr. Francis de Sales Highschool (SFDS) Career Day St. Francis de Sales High School (SFDS), located on the southeast side of Chicago, is a small yet mighty Catholic school. It’s led by its dedicated alumna and Principal/CEO, RoniNicole Facen, who firmly believes that excellence is intentional. The school’s identity revolves around five core values: God-centered, Student-centered, Equity, Community, and Academic Excellence. When SFDS announced its career day, I was filled with excitement. ... Read More »
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ISRC Chapter 3 “Loose Ends” Conference

ISRC Chapter 3 “Loose Ends” Conference Friday, September 22nd, 2023 8AM to 5PM 7.0 CRCEs Registration and continental breakfast 7:30. Lunch include Register HERE or on Speakers confirmed: • Joe Omo-Osagie: Implicit Bias (required by IDPFR) • Stephanie Emanual: Dementia (required by IDPFR) • Deanie Davis: Aerosol Drug Delivery • Gina Hoots: Guideline Update GINA 2023 (Global Initiative on Asthma) • Gina Hoots: Guideline Update GOLD 2023 (Global Initiative on COPD) ... Read More »