News Now @ AARC

August 26, 2010

Have You Seen the AARC Congress 2010 Advance Program Yet?
Click on the link now to see what we have in store for you this Dec. 6–9 in Las Vegas, NV. Our keynote speaker has just been named and all abstracts and authors for the 17 Open Forum symposia are posted.

Leader in Pediatric Disaster Response Clarifies End of H1N1 for RTs
You most likely saw the recent headlines declaring the H1N1 pandemic to be over. Now read what Dr. Michael R. Anderson, a leader in pediatric disaster planning in Ohio and member of the National Commission on Children and Disasters, has to say about what it all means for respiratory care.

Acute Lung Injury in Pediatric Patients
Speaking of Michael Anderson, you can see him and Dr. Ira Cheifetz in the fifth topic of the Professor's Rounds series, following the case of a pediatric patient with severe acute lung injury.

Reach out to Friends with DRIVE4COPD
Use your Facebook page to encourage friends to get screened for COPD. One AARC Staff member did and started a whole discussion on her page about the disease and how many lives it's touched in her network. See AARC's Facebook page for ideas on wording.

Sign Up Now for Sept. 1 Webcast on Inpatient OSA Screening
Sheri Tooley Peters, RRT-NPS, CPFT, AE-C, will provide take-home information you need to better screen inpatients for OSA during next Wednesday’s webcast, including appropriate testing and treatment goals for this patient population and implications for discharge planning.

Good Press: AARC Members in the News
Our latest list of newsmakers will impress you with the way they are impacting the world, from serving on a local Rescue Squad, to watching for fires in the mountains of Colorado, to delivering much needed care to the people of Ghana and Haiti.

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