The respiratory therapy event provides members with the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills required in respiratory therapy. This competitive event consists of 2 rounds at SLC. Round One will offer competitors the opportunity to gain knowledge about this career path through an interview, research, and a presentation to judges. Top scoring competitors will advance to Round Two for the clinical skill assessment. This event aims to inspire members to learn more about respiratory careers, use critical thinking skills, and become allied health professionals who can respond and assist efficiently in clinical settings.
SLC Competition Information:
1. A “mystery skill(s)” will be announced on January 22, 2024 in which competitors will be asked to film a video of themselves performing one-two of the technical skills from the skills rubric. Along with the “mystery skill”, tips for how to record and instructions for uploading the video will be released. Competitors should continue to follow all guidelines required including proper dress and professional interactions with their patient and judges. Deadline to submit the video is February 16, 2024. Be sure to look at the 2023-2024 rubrics as this is how they will be scored.
2. The technical skill video above along with the online test will be used as a qualifier to move onto the in-person rounds 1 and 2 which will both happen in person at SLC.