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15 Aug

The NBRC Video Series: NBRC Credentials and How to Earn Them

In our second NBRC video, Lori Tinkler, MBA, goes over the credentials offered by the NBRC and why respiratory therapists should pursue them. “Earning an NBRC credential is a true testament to the skills and strengths required for excellence in the profession,” said Tinkler, who is CEO of the NBRC. She goes on to cover… Read more »

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15 Aug

High School Students “Major” in Respiratory Therapy

Most high school students take a wide variety of electives to find out what interests them most and what they might want to pursue as a career after graduation. At Southwest Career and Technical Academy (SWCTA) in Las Vegas, NV, it gets a little more serious than that. Students who attend this academic center not… Read more »

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15 Aug

Lung Therapy Set to Music

The Austin-based Harmonicas for Health group at the Respiratory Patient Advocacy Summit in San Antonio, TX. Kitty Collins, BHS, RRT, a respiratory therapist at St. David’s Medical Center in Austin, TX, set her patients’ lung exercises to a unique rhythm through their music therapy program. As part of the COPD Foundation’s Harmonicas for Health program,… Read more »

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08 Aug

AARC Zenith Award Voting Opens August 12

Every year for the Zenith Award program, AARC members vote for the companies they believe stand out from the crowd. Considerations for the award include the quality of their equipment, supplies, or services; accessibility and helpfulness of their sales personnel; responsiveness; service record; truth in advertising; and support of the respiratory care profession. Start Voting… Read more »

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08 Aug

Big Ideas Theater, Episode 17: Guidelines for NIV

In this episode of Big Ideas Theater, Stefano Navo, MD, from Italy, discusses recent updates to the Guidelines for Non-invasive ventilation (NIV). Watch More Big Ideas Theater According to Dr. Navo, the recent update to the Guidelines for NIV focus on three areas: Palliative Care Trauma Post-Operative Care Dr. Navo believes there is an increased… Read more »

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01 Aug

Practice Makes Perfect for Exam Prep

Whether you’re just finishing up your RT program or you’ve been out of school for a while and are going back for your RRT, studying for your RT boards can be a stressful experience. How can you prepare for these exams without feeling frantic in the process? AARC Exam Prep Tools According to researchers from… Read more »

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