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13 Sep

AARC Supports Administration’s Decision to Remove Flavored E-Cigarettes from the Market

Irving, TX (September 12, 2019) – The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) strongly supports the Administration’s announcement on September 11 regarding its plans to remove flavored e-cigarettes from the marketplace and commends its actions to protect our nation’s youth from being deceived by the tobacco industry’s marketing strategies that have led to the current… Read more »

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12 Sep

Ted Koppel to Give Keynote at AARC Congress 2019

  Most people know Ted Koppel for his award-winning journalism. From his coverage of John F. Kennedy’s funeral in 1963 all the way through his 26 years as anchor and managing editor of ABC’s Nightline and beyond, he has kept the nation and the world informed about the news of the day. Indeed, when he… Read more »

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12 Sep

Coping with the Growing Demand for RTs

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment of respiratory therapists is growing much faster than the national average for all occupations. During the 10-year period between 2016 and 2026, BLS expects the need for RTs will increase by 23%. How is this growth impacting respiratory care departments today? We asked managers to share… Read more »

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06 Sep

Veterans Day Photo Project

As part of the annual flag ceremony at AARC Congress 2019, the AARC will again feature a special tribute to U.S. military veterans. The tribute presentation includes photos of AARC members who are veterans as well as family members of AARC members who are veterans. This new addition to the ceremony made for a moving… Read more »

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04 Sep

The ABCDEF Bundle and the Role of the Respiratory Therapist

This episode of the Current Topics in Respiratory Care video series features E. Wesley Ely, MD, MPH, presenting “The ABCDEF Bundle and the Role of the Respiratory Therapist.” Purchase Your DVD Today This lecture will discuss the integration of respiratory therapists into each of these domains to assure collaboration and quality patient care. He will… Read more »

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04 Sep

Respiratory Care Needs a Nightingale

Enable cookies to see embeded content. As part of Big Ideas Theater 2018, Mike Hess, MPH, RRT, RPFT, from Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, discusses the importance of needing an inspirational figure for the profession. Watch More Big Ideas Theater Big Ideas Theater 2018 was filmed at the AARC Congress 2018… Read more »

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29 Aug

Show How Your Team Cares

El Camino Health team members host an information table at their community health fair This Respiratory Care Week, show your colleagues and community how your team cares for patients. We asked AARC Members to share examples of how their team demonstrates their care for patients. Get Ready to Celebrate #RCWEEK19 Building Unity Members of the… Read more »

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26 Aug

Invest in Your Success at AARC Congress

Where can you go to see the latest technology in respiratory care, learn from thought-leaders in the profession, and network with fellow RTs and other clinicians from across the country and around the world? There is one place that stands head and shoulders above the rest, and that place is the AARC International Respiratory Convention… Read more »

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