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August 25, 2011

$2.3 Million Grant Goes to Project Involving AARC Member
AARC member Rob DiBlasi and his colleagues at Seattle Children’s just got a $2.3 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to complete development of an innovative bubble CPAP device they believe will help save the lives of infants in resource-limited nations. Click on the link to read more about this exciting news and watch Rob explaining how the device works on local TV.

Members Tapped for Alarm Survey
AARC members are being asked to participate in a survey involving clinical alarms. Represent the respiratory care profession in this effort by taking the survey.

Three Webcasts on Tap for September
We have three great webcasts coming up next month. Anthony Dewitt will talk about how to defend your license to practice on Sept. 7, Scott Reistad will address dealing with difficult people on Sept. 14, and Steve Nelson will cover screening for COPD on Sept. 28. Register now for the live events and earn one FREE CRCE for each session.

School Bells Spell Community Service Opportunities
School is already back in session in many areas of the country, and will soon get underway in others. So that means this is a great time to take advantage of two programs from the AARC aimed at helping you connect with your local schools—

  • Our Peak Performance USA program offers a great way to bring much needed asthma education into the classroom.
  • Our High School Career Project has everything you need to present a great program on the respiratory care profession to kids who are thinking about what to do after graduation. 

Good Press: AARC Members in the News
Our latest list of newsmakers highlights members who’ve been covered for everything from participating in a local health fair to taking a ride in a Zepplin.

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