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23 Jun

AARC Supports Patients’ Rights

The AARC has joined more than 50 other organizations in signing on to a letter to the commissioners of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to support patients’ rights. The letter urges them to withdraw a proposed rule that would weaken the right of patients to keep their health information private. The rule would redefine the… Read more »

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22 Jun

Texas Bill SB202 Passes; Licensure Remains Intact

The State Capitol Building in Austin, TX Good news came out of Austin last week, with the governor’s signing of SB202 that continues licensing for respiratory therapists. “Our congratulations to the TSRC and AARC members in Texas,” said Frank Salvatore, AARC President. “We know they worked very hard to make this happen.” Russell Graham, TSRC… Read more »

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16 Jun

Good Press: AARC Members in the News

Rich Kallet Jerris Sensabaugh Walt Wilson Karen Schell Bruce Feistner Good Press spotlights AARC members mentioned in the news media at a local and national level. Here is the latest list of news makers: Rich Kallet’s long career in respiratory research at UCSF takes center stage in this article on the UCSF website. Rich first became… Read more »

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08 Jun

Touching Reunion Takes Place During Asthma Event

Lobbying and education weren’t the only activities on the agenda for the Allergy and Asthma Network’s 30th anniversary, celebrated this kickoff week for Asthma Month. A reunion, 30 years in the making, punctuated the events, where AARC also played a role. 30 years ago, Adrienne, the newborn daughter of Al Keith was placed on a… Read more »

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02 Jun

AARConnect is Your Social Networking Hub for RTs

More akin to LinkedIn than Facebook, AARConnect is a social network for AARC members only. Look up old colleagues, participate in discussions, and find members of common interests. AARConnect allows you to connect with people from across the country and around the world. Ask questions and get input on our Help Line. Talk about common… Read more »

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25 May

AARC Activates Fund for Texas Weather Victims

The AARC has activated its Disaster Relief Fund for AARC members in Texas who sustained property loss or damage as a result of the severe weather, tornado, and flooding events that have affected several counties. Members living in 37 counties declared disaster areas by Governor Greg Abbott may be eligible for a grant of up to $500…. Read more »

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21 May

Good Press: AARC Members in the News

Kayla Morgan Rhonda Vosmus Craig Smallwood Gene Gantt Bonnie Boggs Carrie Bates Lisa Trujillo Adrian Hunter Good Press spotlights AARC members mentioned in the news media at a local and national level. Here is the latest list of news makers: Kayla Morgan talks about a new medical helicopter added to her transport service in this news… Read more »

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21 May

Freedom is Not Free

This Monday, May 25, we in the United States will observe a national holiday called Memorial Day. This “holiday” is different from other national holidays because we don’t really celebrate the holiday but observe it instead. Why, you might ask? Think about this: It’s difficult to celebrate the passing of so many of our nation’s… Read more »

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20 May

AARC Times Covers the RT Community

#WhyImAnAARCMember The clinical studies published in Respiratory Care drive practice at the bedside. But when it comes to news and information about the community that comprises our great profession, AARC Times magazine rules the day. The pages of this monthly publication are packed with news and information on the clinical and managerial trends impacting the… Read more »

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18 May

Board Delivers on Several Forward-Facing Projects

Board members listen to discussions on next steps in the AARC’s strategic plan. How do you think the AARC can best meet the objectives of the strategic plan? Weigh In The AARC Board of Directors met for its spring meeting recently in Dallas, TX and moved ahead on several initiatives that will directly advance the… Read more »

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