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06 Mar

Visualizing Ventilation – New Current Topics in Respiratory Care Video Available

This episode of the Current Topics in Respiratory Care video series features Thomas Piraino, RRT, presenting “Visualizing Ventilation.” Purchase Your DVD Today Respiratory therapists are important for the safe monitoring of mechanically ventilated patients. Applying imaging techniques such as electrical impedance tomography (EIT) and ultrasound to mechanically ventilated patients is gaining popularity in the literature…. Read more »

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06 Mar

Reaching Rural Patients

People with chronic respiratory diseases need ongoing care and education to manage their conditions at home. But those who live in rural areas of the country are often forced to go it alone because the services they need are not easily accessed from their outlying locations. Respiratory therapists who work in the rural setting know… Read more »

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04 Mar

This is the Week to Celebrate Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week | March 10-16 Chronic lung disease patients depend on respiratory therapists to get them through the acute exacerbations caused by their conditions. But these patients need RTs to help them after the acute episode is over too, and that’s where pulmonary rehabilitation comes into play. These life-enhancing programs show patients how they… Read more »

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27 Feb

NBRC Video Series – The Candidate/Practitioner Dashboard

Enable cookies to see embeded content. In this eighth featured NBRC video, Lori Tinkler, MBA, discusses what’s available in the secure candidate/practitioner portal, such as applying for exams and renewing your NBRC status. Learn more about the entire NBRC video series and why the NBRC decided to embark on this project to help respiratory therapists… Read more »

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27 Feb

Watch Out World! Here Comes RT. Next Stop Africa!

Dr. Lisa Trujillo (left) and Dr. Karen Schell (right) provide information at the pre-summit reception for the African Union Summit. African Union Summit – Leadership Meeting – Investing in Health by Karen Schell, AARC President, Lisa Trujillo, AARC BOD International connections Many of you who attended the AARC International Congress in Las Vegas last December… Read more »

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