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November 19, 2009

AARC Election Results Are In
The votes have been counted, and Karen Stewart is AARC's new president-elect. Click on the link to see who else will be leading the AARC in 2010 and beyond.

Home Care Section: The Right Place to Be in Troubling Times
RTs working in home care have faced a lot of challenges this year. The Home Care Section is the only place in the industry where RT providers and clinicians alike can band together for the good of their patients.

Geriatrics Roundtable Under Consideration
Many of the patients we see everyday are older folks, and we all know they have special needs. Now the AARC is considering a Geriatrics Roundtable so we’ll have a place to share our ideas and concerns. Interested? Click on the link to take our short survey.

Members Step Up for World COPD Day
Yesterday was World COPD Day, and AARC members across the country got involved by hosting public health events at their state capitol buildings.

Get Connected at Respiratory Care 2009
A bad economy plus health care reform equals uncertainty for the health professions in 2010. You can find all the information and insight you need to survive at the 2009 AARC International Respiratory Congress, coming up Dec. 5–8, in San Antonio, TX.

Taking your digital camera or smart phone to the meeting? Snap a photo or two while you’re there and e-mail them to We’ll share the best of the best in our Online Congress Gazette.

Good Press: AARC Members in the News
Our latest list of newsmakers continues to prove AARC members are the go-to people in their community when the topic turns to lung health.

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