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May 13, 2010

Class of 2010 in the Spotlight
It’s that time of year again–new respiratory therapists are donning caps and gowns and walking across the stage to receive their diplomas. Wonder what the next generation of therapists looks like? Click on the link to see all the pictures in our Graduates Gallery.

Direct High School Grads to Be an RT
Colleges aren’t the only ones graduating students this month. High schools are doing it too, and if you know any young people looking for a great career, direct them to our Be an RT web pages. We have everything they need to enroll in a great school and be on their way to a rewarding profession. Plus show them the story that demonstrates how respiratory therapy is a great career investment.

HHS Article Zeroes in on IT Issues Related to HAI Tracking System
A new article from HHS covers recommendations on HAI tracking that came out of meetings held with stakeholders across the country last year. The goal: make the system easier for hospitals to use.

Calculate the True Value of Membership
You know how much you pay to belong to the AARC. But what’s that membership really worth? Use our new Savings Calculator to find out. You’ll be surprised to learn that the price of dues doesn’t even come close to equaling the value you get.

Taking Care of Our Kids in a Disaster: What Respiratory Therapists Need to Know
The second topic in the AARC Professor’s Round’s 2010 series has just been released. Preparation for natural disasters and terrorist attacks has focused on the adult population. Now Michael R. Anderson, MD, FAAP, discusses how to prepare our health care system to care for infants and children in a disaster. Lecture is now available on DVD and includes CRCE credit. View details and all the other topics in the 2010 AARC Professor's Rounds series.

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