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September 27, 2012

Delaware Polysomnography Law Has Support of State’s RTs
A new polysomnography licensure law in Delaware has the full backing of RTs in the state. The law benefited from a close working relationship between the polysomnography community and the Delaware Society for Respiratory Care, which was able to preserve the respiratory care practice act in the legislative process.

Save $100 on AARC Congress 2013
Attendees at the AARC International Respiratory Convention & Exhibition in New Orleans this Nov. 10–13 will have the opportunity to turn their Congress enthusiasm into hard cash. If you register for the 2013 AARC Congress onsite at the New Orleans meeting, you can save $100. That’s almost 25% off of typical registration fees. Check at the onsite registration desk in New Orleans for details, and get registered for this year’s meeting now!

AARC Congress 2013, Anaheim, CA, Nov. 16–19, 2013.

International Reception: An ARCF Fundraiser
If you are planning to be in New Orleans for AARC Congress 2012 in November, you are likely to see respiratory professionals from all over the world, who will be joining you at the meeting to learn the latest in respiratory care. We’ll be honoring these international attendees at an International Reception, and tickets are available for $100 each. All proceeds will go to benefit the American Respiratory Care Foundation. Email the NBRC for more information, or simply fill out our ticket reservation form to reserve a ticket for you and/or your colleagues today.

Pin It!
If you’re like a lot of people these days, you spend a respectable amount of time on Pinterest, the social media site devoted to sharing everything from recipes to photos to tips on health and fitness. Now the AARC is there too. So if you’re a Pinterest fan, learn more about our new Pinterest page and help us spread the word about the AARC and the respiratory care profession in this growing online community.

RC Week: Three Weeks and Counting
We’re less than a month away from National Respiratory Care Week, and that means now is the time to get in your last minute orders for products in the new and improved RC Week Online Store. You’ll find everything you need to put on a great celebration in your facility, including t-shirts, banners, giveaways, and more.

We also have lots of fantastic ideas for marking the occasion, plus tips and tools you can use to make sure you receive media attention for any activities or events you plan in conjunction with the week.

Voting Ends Wednesday in AARC Elections
You have till 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 3 to cast your ballot for AARC offices. Head over now and let your voice be heard!

ePubs Ahead of Print Offers Quick Access to the Latest Scientific Evidence
Did you know that in addition to reading the current issue of Respiratory Care online, you can also access the very latest papers to be accepted for publication via our ePubs Ahead of Print feature? Like other leading journals today, the Journal is now making papers available within weeks–or in some cases even days—of their acceptance to ensure readers have the most current scientific information at their fingertips.

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