News Now @ AARC

July 30, 2009

AARC to Conduct National Ventilator Survey
At the request of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the AARC will soon be conducting a National Ventilator Survey on the web. The purpose: find out how many, and which types, of vents are available in the nation’s hospitals in order to better plan for a mass casualty respiratory failure event. RC managers should get prepared to participate in this vital survey when it is launched.

Five Summer Bulletins Online Now
If you’re a member of the Adult Acute Care, Continuing Care/Rehabilitation, Diagnostics, Education, or Home Care Sections, click on the link for direct access to the Summer editions of your Bulletins.

Tomorrow is the Deadline
for early bird rates on the recently launched Asthma Prep Course. If you think this is something you’ll do, pay now and have up to 120 days to take the course.

Lecture Lab Returns to AARC Congress this Dec.
The AARC is once again sponsoring a Lecture Lab at the 2009 Congress in San Antonio to give novice presenters a chance to “try out” for the 2010 meeting in Las Vegas. Applications are being taken now through Sept. 24.

Good Press: AARC Members in the News
Our latest edition has lots of great stories about members who’ve been featured in media outlets around the country for everything from air quality research to a shave and a haircut to benefit a worthy cause.

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