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20 Jul

ZDoggMD to be Congress 2018 Keynote Speaker

Zubin Damania, MD, aka ZDoggMD, will kick off the AARC Congress 2018 experience with song, humor, and creative storytelling in his “Healthcare Remixed” talk. He plans to examine the challenges of delivering compassionate care and how medical professionals might work individually and collectively to ensure that the future of medicine is a bright one. Go to… Read more »

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19 Jul

How RTs Can Help Battle Occupational Asthma

According to a recent report from the CDC, 33,307 people between the ages of 15 and 64 died from asthma between 1999 and 2016. What caused those deaths? For an estimated 3,664-6,994 of them, an occupational exposure to a hazardous substance may have been to blame. Men working in food, beverage, and tobacco products manufacturing;… Read more »

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18 Jul

Becoming a Respected Voice Begins With Involvement

You have a voice and immense experience and expertise to share with colleagues. But are you being heard? Two RTs who feel they have become a respected voice in the larger medical community explain what it takes. Community service For Tina Lovings, MHS, RRT, RRT-ACCS, the road to respect has been paved with community involvement…. Read more »

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11 Jul

Quality Management and the Respiratory Therapist

Quality management is a key component of healthcare, and respiratory care managers play an integral role in making it happen for their departments. What are they doing and why? Several managers weigh in. Measurements are crucial Holly Tull, BASM, RRT, respiratory care manager at Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital in Yakima, WA, believes respiratory care departments… Read more »

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11 Jul

What RTs Can Do to Keep Smokers from Losing Hope

Quitting smoking is the hardest thing many people will ever try to do in their lives, and most of them have to make multiple attempts before they are successful. Ensuring these smokers don’t lose hope during the prolonged journey toward tobacco freedom can be hard for clinicians like respiratory therapists. Two RTs who specialize in… Read more »

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