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07 Jun

A Present for Dad Means a Present for ARCF Too

A Present for Dad Means a Present for the ARCF Too! Father’s Day is just around the corner — Sunday, June 19 — and now your gift to Dad can be a gift to your profession as well. Just do your shopping on Amazon Smile and make the American Respiratory Care Foundation (ARCF) your beneficiary…. Read more »

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27 May

Memorial Day 2016

The AARC Flag Folding Ceremony held at AARC Congress 2015. “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” Joseph Campbell The AARC executive office, including the customer service desk, will be closed on Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. We honor those who have made… Read more »

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26 May

AARC Supports Legislation To Delay Medicare Competitive Bid Rollout

Respiratory therapists who provide home care services to Medicare beneficiaries have raised serious concerns about the impending rollout of the Medicare Competitive Bid Program in rural and other non-compete areas of the country. Under the current plan, RTs fear many patients would be left without access to the respiratory-related durable medical equipment (DME) they need… Read more »

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24 May

Lungride: AARC Member Hits The Road For The ARCF

Craig Smallwood is riding 583 miles through Eastern Canada and the U.S. in support of the American Respiratory Care Foundation. Many of us have plans for Memorial Day weekend, but it’s probably safe to say no one out there in the respiratory care community is doing what Craig Smallwood, BS, RRT, is planning to do… Read more »

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24 May

Utah RTs Share Successful Program With Colleagues in Idaho

Stuart Young, left, shows the kids normal lungs and those diseased from smoking. By Stuart Young, BSRT, RRT, and Kim Bennion, MHS, BSRT, RRT, CHC Respiratory therapists at Cassia Regional Medical Center in Burley, ID, already recognized the value of teaching health promotion and disease prevention to students in their community. When the Utah Society… Read more »

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18 May

Respiratory Therapists Living with Cystic Fibrosis

Thanks to new and better treatments, people with cystic fibrosis are living longer and longer lives, but respiratory therapists know that the race for a cure is still on. And since May is National Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month, we’re bringing back two archived stories from AARC Times, where AARC members share what it’s like to be an RT and living… Read more »

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