IUP Respiratory Care Student Selected as Outstanding Student of the Year

Posted on 10/6/2017 10:51:47 AM

Emma Weaver, a senior respiratory care major from Apollo, Pennsylvania, was recently selected as the IUP Respiratory Care program’s “Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Care Outstanding Student of the Year” recipient.

Emma Weaver Each year, the Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Care recognizes students who have demonstrated both academic and clinical excellence and who will likely contribute greatly to the profession of respiratory care both now and in the future.

All respiratory therapy schools in the state of Pennsylvania that are fully accredited by CoARC are eligible to present this award once each calendar year. All award winners will receive a one-year membership renewal in the American Association for Respiratory Care and a certificate signed by the PSRC president.

Candidates for the award demonstrate:

  • Academic excellence
  • Commitment and dedication to the profession
  • Excellence in clinical rotation/patient care
  • Professionalism
  • Most likely to contribute to the PRC mission

In addition, Emma was recognized at the PSRC Western Regional conference in September, which was held at the Doubletree Hotel in Cranberry, Pennsylvania.

 The Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care degree program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania is taught in two phase. Phase one is taught with preclinical course work on IUP’s Indiana campus and the clinical phase, phase two, at the IUP Northpointe regional campus in Freeport, Pennsylvania, and the degree is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care