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20 Mar

Ventilator Associated Events

Enable cookies to see embeded content. As part of Big Ideas Theater 2018, Richard Kallet, MS, RRT, FAARC, FCCM / UCSF at San Francisco General Hospital, discusses Guidelines and Bundles related to ventilator associated events. He explores what the evidence supports on this topic. Watch More Big Ideas Theater Big Ideas Theater 2018 was filmed… Read more »

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20 Mar

Career Advice for Graduates

When one journey ends, the next begins. As respiratory therapy graduates embark on their next journey, we asked recent grad Caroline Sivcovich, RRT, to offer career advice. From student to professional Caroline Sivcovich, RRT, shares her care career advice for new graduates moving into their professional career. “The most rewarding part of transitioning from student… Read more »

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20 Mar

Webinar Addresses Rural Burden of COPD

Enable cookies to see embeded content. A new webinar from the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services (NACRHHS) is a must-watch event for RTs who work with COPD patients in rural parts of the country. The 60-minute program features presentations from four leading public health advocates. AARC member Grace Anne Dorney Koppel,… Read more »

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13 Mar

Hill Day Is Coming – Get Ready to Lobby!

Mandy De Vries, RRT, at the U.S. Capitol For Hill Day 2019, respiratory therapists, appointed as Political Advocacy Contact Team (PACT) members by their states, will head to Washington, D.C. on April 9 to lobby their Congressional delegations seeking support for respiratory care. Specifically, PACT members have two important messages for Congressional leaders: Co-Sponsor the… Read more »

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13 Mar

Getting Creative with Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Pulmonary Rehabilitation takes on Chair Yoga at UCHealth. As we celebrate Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week, reflect on how you are best helping your patients. Pulmonary rehab comes in many forms, shapes and sizes. At its core, improving quality of life for patients remains primary. Find what motivates your patients No two patients are the same, making… Read more »

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06 Mar

Visualizing Ventilation – New Current Topics in Respiratory Care Video Available

This episode of the Current Topics in Respiratory Care video series features Thomas Piraino, RRT, presenting “Visualizing Ventilation.” Purchase Your DVD Today Respiratory therapists are important for the safe monitoring of mechanically ventilated patients. Applying imaging techniques such as electrical impedance tomography (EIT) and ultrasound to mechanically ventilated patients is gaining popularity in the literature…. Read more »

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06 Mar

Reaching Rural Patients

People with chronic respiratory diseases need ongoing care and education to manage their conditions at home. But those who live in rural areas of the country are often forced to go it alone because the services they need are not easily accessed from their outlying locations. Respiratory therapists who work in the rural setting know… Read more »

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