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June 14, 2012

2015 and Beyond Website Goes Live
A 2015 and Beyond website is now available. The website serves as a repository of documents related to this groundbreaking project to guide the respiratory care profession into the future. It contains conference reports, reports from surveys used to gather information from key stakeholders, membership reports and reports related to its progress, as well as other important documents that provide transparency for this project.

Summer Meetings Housing Deadline Next Thursday
The AARC Summer Meetings are just a few short weeks away now—July 12–15—but there’s still plenty of time to register for the event. However, the deadline for housing is coming up next Thursday, June 21, so if you want to take advantage of special AARC rates at the Hilton Santa Fe Golf Resort & Spa at Buffalo Thunder, time is short to make your reservations! Check out the program and make your plans today!

World Spirometry Day Champions Lung Health
June 27 is World Spirometry Day, but activities and projects will be going on all month as the countdown to the Olympics begins. AARC is an official supporter of the event, along with other lung health organizations around the world. Learn more about the day and more about how you can participate.

AARC Times Photo Contest: Enter Your Best Shots!
They say one picture is worth a thousand words, and that’s the whole point behind our annual AARC Times Photo Contest—to give all of you the chance to let your best shots speak for themselves. So get your cameras ready and snap some great photos of the respiratory care profession in action. Members chosen as finalists will each receive a free one-year membership renewal and have their photo entered into our Photo-of-the-Year Contest, with the chance of it being chosen to appear on the February 2013 cover. Click on the link for entry information. The deadline for entries is Oct. 1.

Last Chance to Meet Two Important Deadlines
You have until Friday at midnight to get your abstracts in for this year’s OPEN FORUM and participate in our time standards survey for the 2012 update of the Uniform Reporting Manual. Please take a few moments to complete these important tasks before the clock runs out!

Direct New Grads to Be an RT
Know any recent high school graduates who have yet to decide what to do with the rest of their lives? Direct them to our Be an RT website. With information on educational requirements, specialization opportunities, and more, the site is the perfect place to explore all the opportunities the profession of respiratory care has to offer.

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