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August 18, 2011

AARC Congress 2011: Program Online Now!
The 57th International Respiratory Convention and Exhibition is still a few months away, but you can get a sneak peak at the program right now. Click on the link to see what the Program Committee has in store for us this Nov. 5-8 in beautiful Tampa.

Record-Breaking Open Forum
When you look at the program don’t forget to check out the 2011 Open Forum–with a record-breaking 20 sessions on the agenda, we’ll be offering more original research than at any other AARC Congress in history! The expansion reflects the largest number of accepted abstracts the meeting has ever seen, a testament to the fact that respiratory therapists are increasingly analyzing their work and reporting the results to their peers.

Respiratory Care Week is October 23-29
Make plans now to honor your profession and colleagues in respiratory care.  Get started at the official RC Week page where you'll find ideas and resources that you can use to develop or support your celebration. There are also e-cards that you can send to your colleagues as well as official t-shirts and other new products in the AARC Store, so check it out.

Meet the AARC Candidates for Office
The 2012 AARC elections will get underway on Sept. 2, but you can see who’s running for what right now. Take a few moments to read up on the folks who would like to lead your AARC next year and beyond.

Time is Running Out to Enter the AARC Times Photo Contest
Now is the time to send in your photos for AARC Times’ Photo-of-the-Year Contest. The deadline for submissions is Sept. 10. Monthly winners receive free membership upon renewal—and the photo deemed best of the year will appear on our February 2012 cover! Check the requirements and send in your high resolution photos.

AARC Channel Debuts on YouTube
We’ve been collecting quite a few AARC and RT related videos, and now they’re all housed in one place. Check out our YouTube channel to see clips on everything from AARC benefits to current events featuring AARC members.

Research and Learn with Our Digital Publications
Whether you’re reviewing the literature for a new study, writing a paper for class, or seeking information on a topic of interest in your organization, the interactive tools available in the digital versions of AARC Times and Respiratory Care make research and learning a snap.

Second Group of Summer Bulletins Online Now
The Long Term Care, Management, Neonatal-Pediatrics, Sleep, and Surface & Air Transport Sections have just published their Summer Bulletins.

Good Press: AARC Members in the News
Take a look at our latest edition to see how members are getting the word out about asthma camps, medical missions, and more in their communities.

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