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March 15, 2012

Winners Announced in 65th Anniversary Contest
Earlier this year we asked you to enter our “Fun with 65” contest to help celebrate the AARC’s 65th anniversary, coming up on April 15. Now the results are in. See who took the top prizes–and then take a look at all of the other great entries as well!

Committee Announces Plans for 2012 Sputum Bowl
Do you have questions about the Sputum Bowl at this year’s New Orleans meeting? Read what’s in the offing as the Program Committee makes plans for AARC Congress 2012.

Post-Lobby Day Messages to Congress: Send Them Now!
On Mar. 6 more than 130 AARC PACT members descended on Capitol Hill to advocate for respiratory legislation, and they certainly benefited from the more than 12,000 emails you all sent your members of Congress during our Virtual Lobby Week. Now it’s time to reinforce those messages while the memory of the RT visits is still fresh in our legislators’ minds. If you haven’t yet emailed or called your members of Congress, do so now.

Just $15 Each for Two Great Online Programs
Don’t forget to take advantage of our two new continuing education courses before the end of the month. Discounts on our “Empowering the Respiratory Therapist to be the VAP Expert” and “Emerging Roles for the Respiratory Therapist in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency” end on Mar. 31.

Mar. 28 Webcast Addresses Pulmonary Rehab Reimbursement
If you oversee a pulmonary rehabilitation program or would like to start one in your facility you won’t want to miss our Mar. 28 webcast on “Strategies for Addressing The New Pulmonary Rehabilitation Reimbursement Guidelines.” Gerilynn Conners and Debbie Koehl will bring you up-to-date on the latest thinking when it comes to ensuring appropriate payment for your services. Attend the live session and earn one FREE CRCE.

Attention Continuing Care/Rehabilitation Section members: As part of our Bonus Webcast Program for Specialty Section members, you can watch the archived version at your convenience and still earn one FREE CRCE for taking a post test.

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