Meet the experts
The robust Continued Respiratory Therapy course library is developed and overseen by an experienced team of RTs and industry professionals.
MS, CCC-SLP, BSRC, RRT-NPS
CLSSBB, CMP, CLP
Instructional Technology Coordinator
The instructors and guest editors who present our respiratory therapy courses are skilled experts in topics such as COVID-19, critical care, and noninvasive ventilation.
Dr. Randy Case is an Assistant Professor in Respiratory Care and the Director of Interdisciplinary Education for the Health Sciences and Human Services College at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas. He received his BSRC from MSU in 2000, his Masters in Health Care Administration from Wayland Baptist University in 2012, and his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from the University of the Cumberlands in 2018. Randy has been a Respiratory Therapist for over 20 years, most of which was spent specializing in pediatric and neonatal intensive care. Randy’s research interests include interdisciplinary healthcare education development and simulation implementation among the health sciences.
Christine Urish, PhD, OTR/L, BCMH, FAOTA, is a professor of occupational therapy at St. Ambrose University. She has Bachelor's and Master's degree in Occupational Therapy from Western Michigan University and a PhD in Rehabilitation Counselor Education with a minor in Higher Education from the University of Iowa. Dr. Urish has been researching and utilizing mindfulness and meditation techniques to cope with stressful school, work, and life situations.
Steven Vela is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist with over 20 years of clinical experience working with adults in a critical care level one trauma center in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and earned his Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia from Texas Christian University. His interests and clinical practice include airway management, sedation strategies, and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) specialty.
All Continued Respiratory Therapy content is vetted by a distinguished Advisory Board that provides topic-specific content and curriculum development.View Advisory Board