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12 Jan

Board Announces Updates to AARC Fellowship Program

Every year select members of the respiratory care profession are honored with the Fellow of the American Respiratory Care Profession, or “FAARC.” Bestowed at the AARC Congress in the fall, this designation recognizes outstanding contributions to the profession in areas ranging from education to research to clinical practice and more. The AARC Board of Directors… Read more »

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11 Jan

AARC RFP: A Needs Assessment Study

The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) invites qualified organizations to submit a bid for conducting a national needs assessment in accordance with the attached project description for Exploring the Status of Non-Physician Advanced Practice Provider Employment Density and Sufficiency of Educational Background in the Care of Patients with Cardiopulmonary Disease. The AARC is seeking a… Read more »

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15 Dec

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | January

Mary Growtowski Leah Hendricks Mike Shoemaker Carmen Walser Debra Uhlenbrauck Darcy Ellefson Jessica MacDougall Brian Andrews explains how his Better Breathers Club is helping a 97-year-old World War II vet cope with his congestive heart failure in this article and video on the ABC-TV website out of Dallas, TX. “He’s in here Monday, Wednesday, and… Read more »

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08 Dec

6 Reasons Why Indianapolis is the No. 1 Convention City

AARC Congress 2016 just wrapped up in October, but the Program Committee is already hard at work on next year’s meeting in Indianapolis. Here are six facts about this Midwestern metropolis that led USA Today to name it the No. 1 convention destination in the country– It’s convenient: With more hotel rooms connected to the… Read more »

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30 Nov

RT Role in COPD Care Outlined in New Report

The role of the respiratory therapist figures heavily in a new report published in the October 2016 issue (Volume 3, Issue 4) of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases: Journal of the COPD Foundation. The report outlines the results from the second annual National COPD Readmissions Summit, which was convened by the COPD Foundation in March of… Read more »

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