About RESCARE 2023
We are pleased to announce the 16th National Conference of the Indian Association of Respiratory Care (IARC), RESCARE'23, which will be held in the vibrant city of Bengaluru, also known as the medical hub of India. The organizing committee extends a warm welcome to all the national and international respiratory care and other healthcare professionals to join us in this highly anticipated event.
Taking place from October 6 to 8, 2023, at the beautiful and world-renowned campus of Bangalore Medical College, RESCARE'23 promises to be an unparalleled gathering of respiratory and allied healthcare care professionals in India. The conference offers a comprehensive array of educational and networking opportunities, expertly curetted for delegates to enhance their knowledge and skills in the field. As one of the largest national conferences of its kind, RESCARE'23 provides a unique platform for professionals to exchange ideas and information, share best practices, and collaborate on innovative solutions to the challenges facing the field of respiratory care. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from renowned experts in the field, participate in interactive workshops and panel discussions, and engage in meaningful networking opportunities with peers and colleagues.
In summary, we invite you to join us for RESCARE'23, an exceptional opportunity to connect with like-minded professionals, expand your knowledge, and contribute to the advancement of respiratory and critical care in India and beyond.
We look forward to welcoming you to Bengaluru and the beautiful campus of Bangalore Medical College in October 2023.
Key features of the hybrid workshop as part of RESCARE'23:
- Accreditation by the Indian Academy of Respiratory Care (IARC): The topics has been meticulously developed in accordance with the guidance and standards set by the Academic Wing of IARC.
- Comprehensive Curriculum: The workshop covers essential topics in Respiratory Therapy including:
- Lung ultrasound
Participants will gain a deep understanding of the field and acquire practical skills to excel in their roles.
- Hybrid Learning Experience:
Our innovative approach combines: Online lectures
- Interactive modules
- Case studies
- Practical hands-on sessions
This hybrid format allows participants to learn at their own pace, engage with experienced instructors, and apply their knowledge in real-world scenarios.
- Flexibility and Convenience: Participants can access course materials and lectures online from anywhere, at any time. Practical sessions are strategically scheduled in different hospital setups to ensure minimal disruption to their work schedules, allowing them to apply their newly acquired skills in a controlled environment.
- Networking and Professional Growth Opportunities: Limited to 50 participants, the workshop provides a chance to interact with a diverse group of respiratory therapists and industry professionals. This fosters valuable connections and expands their professional network. Additionally, successful completion of the course will lead to a recognized certification, which will be awarded on Day 3 of RESCARE'23, strengthening participants' credentials within the field.
These key features make the hybrid workshop an exceptional opportunity for respiratory care professionals to enhance their knowledge, acquire practical skills, network with peers and industry experts, and advance their careers in the field.
Director, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research Center, Bengaluru.
Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor RGUHS
Co - Patrons
Scientific Committee Chair
Cultural Programs and Competitions Committee Chairman
Cultural Programs and Competitions Committee
Hospitality and Registrations Committee Chairman
Hospitality and Registrations Committee
Web Access and Operations Chairman
Web Access and Operations Committee
Here is our event schedule
Day - 1 : 06-Oct-2023
Meet the expert session: An unplugged one to one discussion
Critical Care: - 2 sessions
Step wise approach to respiratory failure in ICU
Speaker : Dr. Sabarish.P.MD,DNB
Consultant in Critical care Medicine, KauveryHospital, Bangalore
Acute respiratory distress syndrome: New definition, current and future therapeutic options
Speaker : Ms. Pratibha TodurMSc. RT
Associate Professor, Head-Department of Respiratory Therapy,MCHP,MAHE,Manipal.
Shock in critically ill patient: Assessment and optimization
Speaker : Dr. Parimala Prasanna Simha.MD,DM
Professor, Dept. Of Anesthesiology,
Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology,Bangalore
Nutrition in critically ill respiratory patients
Speaker : Mr. Kishore KumarMSc. RT
Chettinadu Hospital and research Institute, Chennai.
ICU acquired weakness – Diagnosis and management
Speaker : Mr. Sriharsha Tatineni BSc. RT,RRT, FIARC
Senior Respiratory Therapist, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Managing difficult airway in ICU: Protocolized approach
Speaker : Ms. Abidas R.J. MSc. RT
Asst Professor and Clinical In-charge, AJ Institute of Allied health science, Mangalore
Inhalational therapy in ICU: What to give and whom to give?
Speaker : Mr. Mudasir AhmedBSc. RT
Respiratory Therapist, IGOT Victoria campus, Bangalore
Approach to arterial blood gas analysis: An overview
Speaker : Mr.Tamil SelvanMSc. RT,FNIV
Lecture in Dept of Respiratory Therapy, BGS Global Institute of Medical Sciences,Bangalore.
Dyselectrolytemiarelevant to RTs
Speaker : Dr. Marutheesh M. MD,IDCCM,IFCCM
Consultant in Critical care Medicine, Kauvery Hospital,Bangalore
High-frequency chest wall oscillation: An Overview
Speaker : Dr Harish M M
Proning or ECMO: When and which patients?
Speaker : Dr. Harish MallapuraMaheshwarappa
MD,DM(Critical care medicine, TMH), DNB, IDCCM, EDIC (Dublin),Fellowship in Infectious Diseases, MBA(Health Care Management)
Director - Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Kauvery Hospitals, Bengaluru
ComplicationsduringECMO: Monitoring and troubleshooting
Speaker : Dr. Manjush KarthikaPhD, PDF, FISQua, FIARC
Head- Department of Health and Medical Sciences,Liwa College, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
ECMO retrieval-preparedness and process: role of RTs
Speaker : Ms. Ummi SalmaBSc. RT
Senior Respiratory Therapist, Narayana Health City,Bangalore
Q & A
Ventilatory management of COPD/Asthma
Speaker : Mr. Lokesh K. A. BSc. RT
Senior Respiratory Therapist, Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular sciences and Research,Bangalore
Sleepapnea: Structured approach to diagnosis and management
Speaker : Ms. Sreeranjini Vinodkrishnan MSc. RT
Respiratory Therapist, Narayana Health City,Bangalore
Awakening to better sleep: Exploring emerging trends in sleep medicine for restful nights and healthier days
Speaker : Mr.S. Selva Kumar
Senior Respiratory Therapist, Dept of Respiratory Medicine(CMC Vellore)
Q & A and Tea Break
Day - 2 : 07-Oct-2023
Meet the expert session: An unplugged one to one discussion
Artificial Intelligencein optimizing Respiratory therapy practices
Speaker : Mrs. Moumita ChakrabortyMSc. RT
Lecturer/Clinical coordinator, Narayana Hrudayalaya Institute of Health Sciences, Bangalore
Novel Therapies in Respiratory diseases: A focus on immuno therapy and genetherapy
Speaker : Dr. Shridhar M Gidaganti MD,IDCCM
Consultant in Critical care Medicine, KauveryHospital, Bangalore
Airway clearance: What is new?
Speaker : Mrs. Bijula T VBSc. RT
Senior Respiratory Therapist, Mahavir Jain Hospital,Bangalore
Lung volume measurement in mechanically ventilated patients
Speaker : Dr. Saumy Johnson PhD, RPSGT, FIARC
Associate professor, AIMS, Cochin
Tobaccocessation; Roleof Respiratory Therapists
Speaker : Ms. Shireen Firoz. BSc. RT
Respiratory Therapist, AIMS, Cochin
Approach to massive hemoptysis: An overview
Speaker : Mr. Vishnu T. C.BSc. RT
Senior Respiratory Therapist, Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore
Q & A
Supportive measures in mechanically ventilated children
Speaker : Ms. Anjali KotianMSc. RT
Assistant Professor & Respiratory Therapist, Department of Respiratory Therapy,Yenepoya Hospitals, Yenepoya School of Allied Health Sciences, Mangalore
Non-invasive ventilation in neonates; past,present and future
Speaker : Mrs. Mangal S MadawalMSc. RT,FNNF
Lecturer, BGS Global Institutes, Bangalore
Neonatal and pediatric ARDS;Are they thesame as adult ARDS?
Speaker : Mr. JibuPappachanBSc. RT,MBA
Respiratory Therapist, Sidra Medicine,Doha,Qatar
Q & A, Lunch Break
Research methodology and basics of biostatistics
Speaker : Dr. Vikneshwaran G MD,DNB,DM
Consultant,Clinical Research,Narayana Heath City,Bangalore
How to make a great presentation
Speaker : Ms. Madhuragauri Shevade MSc. RT,RRT-NPS,FIARC
Manager Training Programmes, Chest Research and Training Pvt Ltd
Standardization of education of Respiratory Therapy
Speaker : Dr. Jithin K Sree PhD, FISQua,FIARC
General Secretary IARC,
Assistant Professor, University of Doha for Science & Technology
Overview of ECMO: Working, Principles, Types, indications, contraindications
Speaker : Mr. Nithin GeorgeBS-RT, RRT-NPS
ECMO Specialist, Sidra Medicine,UAE
Landmark trials in respiratory care: An overview
Speaker : Dr. Sameer BansalMD,DNB,IDCCM
Consultant,Pulmonary Medicine,Apollo Hospitals,Bangalore
Q & A, TEA BREAK
Day - 3 : 08-Oct-2023
Wibble Wobble - High Frequency Oscillation in NICU
Couse Description; The one-day HFOV workshop provides comprehensive training on High Frequency Oscillation in NICU.
Does the thought of HFOV make you shake with fear?
Mr.JeevanlalKM, BscRT, RespiratoryTherapist SidraMedicine Doha,Qatar
Mr.JibuPappachan BscRT,MBA RespiratoryTherapist SidraMedicine Doha,Qatar
Mr.NithinGeorge RRT,NPS(USA) RespiratoryTherapist SidraMedicine Doha,Qatar
Mr.Shareef.NM BSc.RT,MBA,Senior In-charge Respiratory Therapist,Sparsh Hospital, Bangalore.
Sparsh Super Speciality Hospital, InfantryRoad,Bangalore
Point of care ultrasound
Couse Description;The one-day Lung ultrasound workshop provides comprehensive training on lung ultrasound.
Evolving scintific role of lung ultrasound in respiratory care.
Dr.Bhargav M MBBS,DA,IDCCM,IFCCM,EDIC
Specialist Hospital, Bangalore
Adult and pediatric ECMO
Couse Description;The one-day ECMO workshop provides comprehensive training on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), a life-saving technique used in critical care. Participants will learn about ECMO indications, equipment setup, patient management, troubleshooting,and ECMO weaning through hands-on simulations and expert-led discussions. This course is designed for healthcare professionals seeking to enhance their skills in managing patients who require ECMO support.
Dr.Harish Mallapura Maheshwarappa
Dr. Chiran Babu A
Dr. Nagesh R
Dr. Manjunath T
Dr. Gourishankar Reddy M
Dr. Shivangi Mishra
Dr. Rishi Tiwari
Dr. Srivatsa S Komarlu
Mr. P.V.S. Prakash
Mr. Kalaimani Dhandapani
Kauvery Hospital Marathahalli,Bengalore
- The workshop topics are developed in accordance with the guidelines and standards set forth by the IARC, ensuring a learning experience that is comprehensive, relevant, and of the highest quality.
- These topics cover the essential areas in respiratory therapy, including:
- Wibble Wobble - High Frequency Oscillation in NICU
- Point of care ultrasound
- Adult and pediatric ECMO
Bangalore Medical College, Bengaluru
Fort, Krishna Rajendra Rd, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560002
1. What is RESCARE?
Rescare is the annual national conference of IARC conducted primarily for the Respiratory Therapists in India.RESCARE 2023 is the 16th National Conference of IARC.
2. What are the programs in RESCARE?
RESCARE’23 will be a two day event with the first day consisting of scientific sessions; predominantly by RTs, Symposiums, Poster & Podium presentations, Quiz competition,Cultural Programs especially for the students, where the winning candidates are felicitated. In addition to this, we have also included an art exhibition where creative RTs can showcase their artistic skills too. The second day will be a scientific fiesta with various talks by some eminent speakers, dignitaries, RT students as well as interactive sessions. RESCARE is also a platform for the Annual General Body meeting as well as Executive meeting of the IARC office bearers.
3. Who can register for RESCARE?
Any health care professionals or students of any health specialty can register for the conference. However, special concession in registration fee is applicable only to IARC members.
4. When and where is RESCARE held?
RESCARE is usually conducted during the month of October by institutions that provide Respiratory Therapy/ Respiratory Care Technology courses.
5. How do I make payment for RESCARE?
All the payments are online. The link for registration is available on the official conference/IARC page.
6. Can students be speakers in RESCARE?
Yes. RESCARE is an event for the RT community and by the RT community. Volunteers are always welcome to be a part of this, provided they should be an active participant.
7. Whom should I contact for assistance regarding registration, accomodation, travel enquiries etc.?
All the queries may be directed to the Organizing Secretary or Joint-Secretary who will give you necessary guidance Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
8. Can I attend RESCARE if I am not a member of IARC?
Yes, you can definitely attend RESCARE
9. Can I become a member of IARC during RESCARE?
Yes, you can register as a member during RESCARE for which you need to follow the requirements mentioned in the IARC webpage. There will be a membership booth and volunteers available for your assistance.
10. Am I eligible for a refund if I do not attend RESCARE after registration?
There will not be any refund or cancellation of registration under any circumstances. In an unlikely event of cancellation of RESCARE, the refund details will be announced on the official website.
Here is our fee structure
Conference Fees Structure
|IARC Student - Members||INR 2800|
|Non IARC Student Members||INR 3500|
|IARC Members||INR 4600|
|Non IARC Members||INR 5300|
|IARC Student Members||3000|
|Non IARC Student Members||3900|
|Non IARC Delegates||5800|
Workshop Fees Structure
|IARC Student - Members||INR 1400|
|Non IARC Student Members||INR 2000|
|IARC Members||INR 2000|
|Non IARC Members||INR 2800|
Conference + Workshop Fees Structure
|IARC Student - Members||INR 4100|
|Non IARC Student Members||INR 5500|
|IARC Members||INR 6600|
|Non IARC Members||INR 7600|
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