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February 2, 2012

RT to the Rescue, Part 1
Jenny Hsieh didn’t think twice about hopping out of a cab on a busy Chicago street just before Christmas to help the victim of a hit and run accident. Click on the link to read her story and watch a video of her reunion with the woman she helped.

Ride the WAVE to Better Patient Safety
The AARC pledged to support a new campaign to improve patient safety last fall, and now that campaign has been officially launched. The WAVE campaign stands for “Wash Hands, Ask Questions, Vaccinate, and Ensure Safety” and is being sponsored by the Office of Healthcare Quality and the Partnership for Patients.

Register for Next Wed.'s Webcast on Reducing Readmissions
Register now for next week’s webcast on “Reducing Hospital Readmissions: Evidence and Conjecture” and earn one FREE CRCE for attending the live session. Or, if you’re a member of the Management Section, watch the archived version at your convenience and earn a FREE CRCE through our 2012 Bonus Webcast program for Specialty Section members.

Neonatal-Pediatric Section members: Your Bonus Webcast is coming up on Feb. 22 and will address “Pediatric Non Invasive Ventilation.” Bonus Webcasts for our remaining Specialty Sections will be on the way soon.

Good Press: AARC Members in the News
Lots of newsmakers in this edition–including identical twin RTs who will soon be on their way to the final competition in this year’s Pillsbury Bake-Off. Read the article, then check out their mouthwatering recipe for Turkey Upside-Down Burgers!

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