Helen Schaar Corning, RRT, RCP, has been a respiratory therapist for more than 10 years and is the original author of this course.
Sandra Cegielski, BS, RRT, RCP, is the director of clinical education at Victor Valley College. She also serves as the veterans’ health education coordinator at Loma Linda VA Medical Center. Sandra received her BS in business management at the University of Redlands and her AS in respiratory therapy at Victor Valley College.
Jessica J. Bolduc, DrOT, MSOTR/L, received her Master’s degree from the University of New England in 2005 and doctorate in 2013 from Nova Southeastern University. Her clinical experience spans the continuum of care including acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing and home health. Dr. Bolduc has served as adjunct professor at the University of New England and University of Southern Maine in Maine for physical dysfunction. She served as Vice President of the Vermont Occupational Therapy Association for two years and as President for three years. She is currently active with the Maine Occupational Therapy Association. Dr. Bolduc was selected to join the first cohort of the Emerging Leaders Development Program of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) and subsequently appointed to AOTA’s Emerging Leaders Development Committee and Volunteer Leadership Development Committee. She has received two service commendations from the AOTA, as well as the Young Alumni Award from University of New England, the Alpha Eta Richard E. Davis Service Award from Nova Southeastern University and was inducted in the Nu Sigma Upsilon Chapter of Alpha Eta Society for scholarly accomplishments at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Bolduc is licensed in occupational therapy in four states and is a certified clinical fieldwork educator. Jessica has publication in OT Practice, The Internet Journal of Allied Health and Sciences and Practice, and has written text book chapters in Gerontology for the HealthCare Practitioner, Occupational Therapy Essentials for Clinical Competence, and has presented at national and state OT conferences. In addition to her ongoing work as a staff occupational therapist, Dr. Bolduc serves as the occupational therapy planner for Western Schools of Massachusetts, an AOTA-approved provider of continuing education.