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27 Feb

Meet Your New ARCF Trustee

Teresa A. Volsko, MBA, MHHS, RRT, CMTE, FAARC, is the newest member of the American Respiratory Care Foundation (ARCF) Board of Trustees. As a 501c3 nonprofit organization, the ARCF is dedicated to promoting respiratory health through research, education, and patient-focused philanthropic activities in respiratory care. Teresa A. Volsko, MBA, MHHS, RRT, CMTE, FAARC, the newest… Read more »

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27 Feb

Tech Tools: Using Devices to Improve Care

We use technology tools each day—for both personal and business purposes. These tools can improve efficiency, keep us connected and enhance collaboration, and even help in patient treatments. We asked AARC member Michael Hess, BS, RRT, RPFT, to share how he uses technology tools in his daily practice to help aid in the delivery of… Read more »

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21 Feb

Big Ideas Theater, Episode 8: Adaptive Servo Ventilation and Central Sleep Apnea

Enable cookies to see embeded content. In this episode of Big Ideas Theater, Jessica Schweller MS, RRT, RRT-SDS, RN, CNP, discusses the difference between central sleep apnea and obstructive sleep apnea. Schweller explains the importance of regular patient evaluation for central sleep apnea because a patient’s health status is ever-changing. Schweller opens this episode describing… Read more »

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21 Feb

New AHA Video Includes Bold Goal

Enable cookies to see embeded content. The American Heart Association (AHA) released a new video about their latest campaign to reduce deaths related to cardiac arrest. According to the AHA, 475,000 people die from cardiac arrest in the United States each year. They are challenging everyone to help bring that number to zero. According to… Read more »

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14 Feb

Patient Voices Heard at Respiratory Patient Advocacy Summit

Enable cookies to see embeded content. Respiratory therapists came together with chronic lung disease patients at the AARC’s Respiratory Patient Advocacy Summit in Indianapolis last fall, opening up lines of communication and building partnerships that will ultimately help advance the quality of care for patients. Amber Galer, BS, RRT, who served as the 2017 Summit… Read more »

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14 Feb

Patient Focus: Christine Hartling Cherishes “Her Kids”

Christine Hartling, center, seen here with FACES Foundation President and Co-founder Sharman Lamka and AARC Chief Business Officer Tim Myers, MBA, RRT, RRT-NPS, FAARC, was proud to receive the first ever AARC/FACES Foundation National Respiratory Patient Advocacy Award. Christine Hartling, MHM, RRT, RRT-NPS, has a motto that has served her well in her work with… Read more »

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