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December 27, 2012

“Respiratory Therapist” Among Best Jobs for 2013
Did you know your profession is considered one of the top 25 best jobs for 2013? It is! U.S. News and World Report just published its list of 100 best jobs for next year, and “respiratory therapist” came in at No. 24 overall and No. 13 in the health care category. AARC Associate Executive Director Tim Myers was interviewed for the article.

RESPIRATORY CARE New Website Features
Check out the Journal site in the HighWire platform: Improved search capabilities. Expanded article repository. Access to other HighWire-hosted journals. You can also receive email alerts to articles by specific authors, papers published on selected topics, RESPIRATORY CARE articles cited in other HighWire publications, and Table of Contents alerts that announce when the new issue is available online. As a reader your advantages are many: access to more complete information, access to a more efficient search engine, advanced navigation capabilities, links to all of AARC’s Clinical Practice Guidelines, and much more. Stay ahead in your chosen profession by making your home page. Until further notice, the new site is open access (no user name and password needed).

First Webcast of the New Year: Learn How the ACA Will Impact RC
Don’t forget to sign up for our Jan. 9 webcast on “The Transformation of Respiratory Care.” Patrick J. Dunne has some great insights to share on how the profession will be impacted by continuing changes brought about by the Affordable Care Act. Attend the live session and earn one FREE CRCE.

Resolve to Get More Involved in 2013
The New Year is a great time to join a new group, and we have ten great Specialty Sections and another 11 Roundtables for you to choose from. So click over to see what’s available and then sign up for any or all that pique your interest.

What’s the difference between a Section and a Roundtable? While both host dedicated discussion lists on AARConnect, Sections also publish monthly email newsletters and quarterly Bulletins, host their own information-rich webpages, and carry a small membership fee. Roundtables are available to any AARC member at no extra cost.

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