IN THE NEWS - IARC Members support to set up a mini ICU in a rural taluk hospital

IARC members join together to set up a mini ICU in a rural Government Taluk Hospital - at Adimaly in Kerala. There is no ICU facility in the 70 km surrounding this locality.

The team manages to set up that mini ICU with 5 NIV machines with advanced features, Air Conditioners, HEPA Filters, Transport Ventilator, Oxygen Therapy Device Supplies, and Extensive Training for the clinicians.

With the support of the Respiratory Therapy Departments of Amrita, Aster Medcity, and Rajagiri hospital a few volunteering Respiratory Therapists will be officially delegated to perform their duties in this setup.

Our members will provide virtual consultation and online training sessions to the Doctors, Nurses, and Ambulance drivers regarding the use of Respiratory devices based on their scope of practice.

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In pursuit of this mission, our primary goals include:

  1. Foster the practice of Respiratory Therapy of high caliber, with compassion for the relief of suffering of those with a variety of respiratory ailments, within and outside the intensive care units.

  2. Promoting high quality formal training in institutions that have the necessary infrastructure.

  3. Facilitate continuing education by holding conferences, meetings, workshops etc. to hone the skills of the practicing Respiratory Therapists.

  4. Engage in advocacy for the promotion of the field of respiratory therapy within the medical fraternity, with the various governmental/statutory bodies and the public.

  5. Unite and enlist respiratory therapists of India as members of the association and solicit their support to achieve the objectives of the association.