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25 Oct

November is COPD Awareness Month

November is National COPD Awareness Month, and a great opportunity to help educate your patients about COPD. According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), an estimated 15 million Americans suffer from COPD, and several additional millions likely have COPD and don’t even know it. Early diagnosis and treatment can help people with… Read more »

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25 Oct

SPOTY Spotlight: Mark W. Mangus, Sr.

For 2017, eight specialty sections in the AARC selected one member to be named Specialty Practitioner of the Year (SPOTY) for their section. Criteria for this award included the nominee’s professional service, leadership, as well as whether the individual has furthered the art of science of respiratory care through outstanding contribution to, or service in,… Read more »

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24 Oct

Save the Date: Support the ARCF on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 28

Entering its sixth year, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving. This is a chance to give your time, donations, or goods through a collaborative and social media-fueled effort. One way to take part in #GivingTuesday is by supporting the American Respiratory Care Foundation (ARCF), a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting respiratory health through… Read more »

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18 Oct

Leadership in Respiratory Care Recognized

Respiratory Therapists and Medical Facilities Earn National Awards and Achievements This year, the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) presented members and medical facilities from across the U.S. with prestigious awards and accolades. Among these achievements include the inaugural Apex Recognition Award, the annual Specialty Practitioner of the Year Awards, as well as the new… Read more »

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17 Oct

Celebrating Respiratory Care

AARC members worldwide will come together to celebrate their profession through events and activities for National Respiratory Care Week (RC Week), Oct. 22 – 28, 2017. These events help educate their community and colleagues about what they do and the vital value respiratory therapists deliver each day to patients. “Respiratory therapists are an asset to… Read more »

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12 Oct

Congress Wrap-Up: The Member Perspective

AARC Congress 2017 brought together a variety of individuals from the respiratory care profession. They spent the week learning, sharing ideas and feeling inspired. The AARC Congress 2017 made lasting experiences for all members who attended. From networking to engaging lectures, members left Indianapolis with great tools to apply in their daily career, as well… Read more »

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