News Now @ AARC

May 6, 2010

Wanted: High Performance Teams
As one of the founding members of the Hospital Care Collaborative, the AARC is seeking information about RTs who are members of high performance teams. If you’re working on one of these teams, click on the link to read more about this project and submit your information online.

How Much Do You Know About LTOT?
The AARC Home Care Section wants to identify ways we can make respiratory care seamless. Researcher Louis Kaufman is trying to answer that question with a new survey posted online. Your participation will help identify gaps in knowledge needed to implement the “Respiratory Care Anywhere” philosophy being promoted by the Association’s Home Care Section.

RT Educator Uses Humor to Get the Point Across
Looking for ways to keep your students’ attention? RT educator Dave Zobeck has produced more than 50 engaging videos on various respiratory care topics that can help, and now he’s sharing them all via YouTube.

Year of the Lung: May is for Asthma
This month the AARC is asking members to mark the Year of the Lung by getting out and promoting asthma awareness in their communities. See what you can do—and learn what the AARC is doing—right online.

Webcast to Address Missed Treatments, Vent Days
In next Wednesday’s webcast on Reducing Missed Treatments and Ventilator Days—The Hidden Solution, presenter William Holland will provide an overview of successful strategies implemented by his institution. Attend the live session and earn one FREE CRCE.

Good Press: AARC Members in the News
This edition zeroes in on members who’s gotten coverage for everything from raising money for asthma, CF, and diabetes to participating in a multidisciplinary drill, winning a scholarship, and more.

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