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09 Oct

Join the Respiratory Patient Advocacy Summit at AARC Congress 2015

  Do you have a passion for improving the quality of care and life for your respiratory patients and plan on attending AARC Congress in Tampa? Then make sure you come to Congress one-day early to attend the 1st Annual AARC Respiratory Patient Advocacy Summit meeting — on Friday, November 6. AARC is inviting all respiratory therapists as well as their patients and caregivers to join… Read more »

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08 Oct

New Virtual Museum Galleries Added to AARC Site

If it’s been a while since you’ve been to the AARC’s Virtual Museum, you’ll want to head back over for another visit. We’ve just added three new virtual museum galleries to the mix — Aerosol Delivery Devices walks you through the development of these devices, from the earliest portable nebulizer invented in 1858 to today’s… Read more »

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07 Oct

Good Press: AARC Members in the News

Kiera Barker Tammy Moser Good Press spotlights AARC members mentioned in the news media at a local and national level. Here is the latest list of news makers: Nadya Khoja’s RT program receives kudos for receiving CoARC’s Distinguished RRT Credentialing Success award in this article in the Atlanta, GA, Journal Constitution. One hundred percent of her… Read more »

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06 Oct

AARC Election 2016 Results Announced

Brian K. Walsh Voting in AARC Election 2016 ended on Oct. 1, and President Frank Salvatore has announced the results. The results of this year’s officers and directors election are: President-Elect Brian Walsh, MBA, RRT-NPS, FAARC Directors at large John Lindsey, MEd, RRT-NPS, FAARC Doug McIntyre, MS, RRT, FAARC Deb Skees, MBA, RRT, CPFT Pattie… Read more »

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28 Sep

Reducing Readmissions is Goal of COPD PRAXIS

The COPD Foundation has just launched a new initiative aimed at helping health care providers, health systems administrators, and policymakers share information and ideas on reducing readmissions among COPD patients. Billed as an “online collaborative,” The COPD PRAXIS features — Member discussion boards. A searchable resource repository of impactful research, toolkits, and promising readmissions reduction… Read more »

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24 Sep

AARC Times Wants to Hear from You

AARC Times is starting two new columns next year, and we need your stories to fill them up! The first is called “Storytellers” and is a place where AARC members can share stories about their favorite or most memorable patient. Maybe it was an “aha moment” when you knew you had made the right professional… Read more »

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15 Sep

Good Press: AARC Members in the News

Tonya Winders Rocky Rupar Bob Vega Sue Pilbeam Good Press spotlights AARC members mentioned in the news media at a local and national level. Here is the latest list of news makers: Tonya Winders shares some great information about school-related hazards for children with asthma and allergies in an article in Lung Disease News. “For parents… Read more »

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28 Aug

Good Press: AARC Members in the News

Meagan Dubosky Christie Ward Mike Avery Joe Lewarski Barbara Doorley Alison Harrington Good Press spotlights AARC members mentioned in the news media at a local and national level. Here is the latest list of news makers: Meagan Dubosky’s new job as manager of respiratory care is covered in this article on the Rush Oak Park Hospital… Read more »

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27 Aug

September is Pulmonary Fibrosis Month

Respiratory therapists have long lamented the lack of public knowledge about COPD. But compared to pulmonary fibrosis, COPD is a virtual rock star among diseases and conditions. September is Global PF Awareness Month, and the AARC is urging its members to get out into their communities and educate the public about the disease and what’s… Read more »

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26 Aug

Share Your Insights on Sleep Medicine

As respiratory therapists we may each have our specialties and niches, but one thing is certain: we all share a connectedness and care for our patients, no matter where we work or what our role. Sleep disorder patients are likely seen by all respiratory therapists, even if they aren’t working in a dedicated sleep lab…. Read more »

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