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April 30, 2010

CoARC Announces Outcome Measure Change
CoARC will be changing the exam-based program outcome measure to the CRT exam beginning with the next review of annual reports due April 15, 2011. Click on the link to read the rationale behind the decision.

NBRC Item Writing Workshop Precedes Summer Forum
Come a day early to the Summer Forum this July and you can earn three free CRCEs for participating in the NBRC's Item Writing Workshop. The session will take place 9 a.m.-noon on Thursday, July 15. The Forum runs Friday-Sunday, July 16-18.

RT Makes Hot Jobs List
U.S. News & World Report recently interviewed AARC Executive Director Sam Giordano for a new article on hot jobs. The story is out now, and “respiratory therapist” came in at number three on the list.

Today is Earlybird Congress Deadline
Register with a discount for the International Respiratory Congress; April 30 is the last day for this discount. If you know you're going this year, this is the best deal.

Good Press: AARC Members in the News
Read about members who commented on topics ranging from carbon monoxide poisoning to the effects of ozone on the respiratory system to perseverance in becoming an RT, and more. We also share two touching stories: one about a member who got a free “make over” after battling breast cancer and another by a member who writes about a friend fighting leiomyosarcoma.

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