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September 8, 2011

New Mexico Hospital Receives ASME Certification
The University of New Mexico Hospital has just received the AARC’s Asthma Self-Management Education certification. RTs at the facility believe the ASME will go a long way to helping the asthma center there pave the way to more standardized reimbursement for these essential services in their state.

Pulmonary Fibrosis Bill Gets AARC Support
The AARC is throwing its support behind new legislation in Congress aimed at requiring the CDC and NIH to focus more efforts on enhancing research into the causes, prevention, treatment, and possible cures for pulmonary fibrosis. Click on the link to see how you can help.

Check out The Biggest Loser at AARC Congress
On the Tuesday agenda at AARC Congress 2011, you can meet a trainer and finalist from NBC's The Biggest Loser. They'll be on the docket with two respiratory therapists discussing obesity and OSA.

Difficult People Webcast Slated for the 14th
Don’t forget to sign up for the “Dealing with Difficult People” webcast coming up next Wed. Scott Reistad will have some great information designed to help you cope with your most common disciplinary issues. Attend the live presentation and earn one FREE CRCE.

Good Press: AARC Members in the News
This edition includes lots of great stories, including one from a member who explains how the president of her hospital encouraged her to become an RT more than three decades ago.

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