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December 10, 2009

Relive the 2009 Congress in Our Online Gazette
 The AARC International Respiratory Congress wrapped up Tuesday afternoon, with another great session full of the information RTs want to know most about. If you weren’t able to be there—or even if you were, and want to relive the experience—our Online Gazette has all the news and information. Plus, there’s a great slide show with pictures from the four day conference you won’t want to miss.

Want to watch President Tim Myers outline his goals and objectives for 2010? Jump to this section of the Gazette and see it now.

TJC Responds to AARC Request for Clarification on Order Writing
The Joint Commission is now on the same page as CMS when it comes to who can write respiratory care orders and how. Following an AARC request for clarification from CMS, TJC is following the government’s lead, noting that respiratory care orders can be written by nurse practitioners and physicians assistants as long as the orders are co-signed by a physician.

International Fellow Visits Executive Office
The AARC Executive Office had a very special visitor late last month, when one of our 2009 International Fellows, Yue-hua Yuan, stopped by.

AARC Members Celebrate Big Time During RC Week
Wondering how your fellow RTs celebrated this year’s National Respiratory Care Week? We have all the details—and lots of great pictures too!

Good Press: AARC Members in the News
Our latest list is one of the longest ones we’ve ever had—so check it out and see how your fellow members are getting the word out about RT.

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