News Now @ AARC

January 20, 2010

NIOSH Survey to Include AARC Members
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health will be surveying health care professionals who come in contact with hazardous chemical agents, including aerosolized medications, on Jan. 31, and a random sample of AARC members will be included. Click on the link to learn more about it and why you should participate if your name is chosen.

Your Profile Page Awaits!
The holidays are over, and if you’re like most people, that means you have a little more free time on your hands. If you’ve yet to explore the AARC’s new social networking site, AARConnect, put that free time to work by visiting the site and filling out your profile page. Every AARC member already has one on the site—all you need to do is enter some information about your background and interests and upload a photo. It’s the first step to getting better connected to 50,000+ colleagues in the AARC who can help you enhance your career!

Roundtables, Part 1
The AARC supports 11 Roundtables where you can network with like-minded members in specific practice areas, all at no extra cost. We’re highlighting all of them on the AARC website this month, beginning with the first six this week.

First Oxy-Phile Book Available for Free Download
The second edition of Dr. Tom Petty’s book for home oxygen users, Adventures of an Oxy-Phile2, is on sale now, but you can download the first edition for FREE on his website. Both the first and second editions would make a great addition to your discharge planning and/or patient education materials.

Good Press: AARC Members in the News
This edition features some great newsmakers, including a member who’s gotten her dad to play Santa in her NICU for the past 11 years.

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