Current Issue

Winter 2017, Volume 53, Number 1

Table of Contents


Message from the Editor-in-Chief

Collaboratively leveraging our potential

Andrew West, EdD(c), RRT, FCSRT


Transforming clinical research into everyday practice: are respiratory care practitioners proactive or reactive?

Kenneth Brake, RRT

Research Articles

Optimizing learner assessment in a respiratory therapy clinical simulation course

Yvonne Drasovean, MEd, RRT, FCSRT

Narrative Review

The practice of simulation-based assessment in respiratory therapy education

Andrew J West, EdD(c), RRT, FCSRT1, Gale Parchoma, PhD


Debunking myths in pulmonary function testing

Jeffrey M Haynes, RRT, RPFT, FAARC

Message from the

Andrew West, EdD(c), RRT, FCSRT, Editor-in-Chief

Welcome to the first edition of 2017! I am both honoured and thrilled to have this opportunity to contribute to our profession as part of the Canadian Journal of Respiratory Therapy. A special thank you to Dr. Jason Nickerson, whose dedication energizes the profession and whose expertise pushes its boundaries. He has provided exemplary leadership in his previous role of Editor-in-Chief.

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Call for Papers
We are planning a special issue on "Primary Care and the Role of RTs"— the deadline is February 1, 2018. CLICK HERE for more information.  Please contact us with your thoughts, we are happy to look at drafts, ideas, or abstracts at any stage and provide feedback

Peer Review
If you are a past reviewer for the CJRT, be on the lookout for a message from us coming shortly - we are setting up our new submission system and will need your help to update your profile and areas of expertise so we can match you to the right manuscripts. Interested in volunteering as a peer reviewer? Contact us today at moc.t1490757362rsc@r1490757362otide1490757362!