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02 May

Job Outlook is Good for Respiratory Therapists

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the “Employment of respiratory therapists is projected to grow 23 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than average for all occupations.” This is explained by the fact that as the U.S. population ages, so too will an increased incidence of respiratory conditions, thus leading to an increased… Read more »

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01 May

Tips for Helping Asthma & Allergy Patients

For Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month this May, we have put together a tips series for RTs. Each week, we’ll post advice from your fellow AARC Members with tips on how best to help patients who are working to manage their allergies and asthma. This week, Mike Shoemaker, MBA, RRT, RRT-NPS, AE-C, from Anderson, South… Read more »

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01 May

Battling Alarm Fatigue

Enable cookies to see embeded content. As part of Big Ideas Theater 2018, Marc Schlessinger, MBA, RRT, FACHE, discusses the challenges related to alarm fatigue and how it affects patient safety. Schlessinger offers advice for RTs on being more attentive to alarm management. He also shares suggestions for how manufacturers can help with alarm fatigue… Read more »

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01 May

Claire Wineland: An AARC Keynote’s Lasting Legacy

Enable cookies to see embeded content. At the AARC Congress 2017 meeting, Claire Wineland delivered a heartfelt keynote message on her experiences living with cystic fibrosis. Claire passed away on Sep. 2, 2018, but her message for RTs is still cherished. As part of Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month, we’re sharing Claire’s message.

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24 Apr

NBRC Video Series – How to Contact Them

Enable cookies to see embeded content. In this 10th featured NBRC video, Lori Tinkler, MBA, describes the variety of ways to contact the NBRC and access the NBRC resources. Learn more about the entire NBRC video series and why the NBRC decided to embark on this project to help respiratory therapists better understand the credentialing… Read more »

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