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18 Apr

SPOTY Spotlight: Melissa Brown

This month in our Specialty Practitioner of the Year (SPOTY) Spotlight series, we’re learning more about our Neonatal-Pediatrics SPOTY: Melissa K. Brown, BS, RRT, RRT-NPS, RCP. Join the Neonatal-Pediatrics Specialty Section Meet Melissa Neonatal-Pediatrics Specialty Practitioner of the Year Melissa K. Brown, BS, RRT, RRT-NPS, RCP Brown graduated from the Grossmont College Respiratory Therapy program… Read more »

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11 Apr

Member Input Needed: Position Statements Open for Review

Now through June 15, 2018, AARC members will have the opportunity to share their input regarding newly revised Position Statements. The AARC publishes position statements and issue papers to promote patient safety, quality care, access to respiratory therapy, and cost control. The Position Statements and Issue Papers Committee recently reviewed three AARC Position Statements, and… Read more »

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11 Apr

Thank You AARC Volunteers!

The volunteer efforts and engagement of our members make the AARC a true success. From serving on committees or in elected positions, taking part in focus groups, sharing expertise and mentoring skills in AARConnect, advocating for respiratory care issues, our members volunteer their time all while strengthening the AARC. April 15-21, 2018 is National Volunteer… Read more »

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28 Mar

Breaking Through the Excuses to Advance Your Degree – Laura Hartman

This month in our Breaking Through the Excuses series, we’ll learn how Laura Hartman, MHA, RRT, RRT-NPS, RRT-ACCS, who recently completed her master’s program, advanced her degree. Laura’s Story “I am a respiratory care supervisor at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center in Bradenton, Florida,” Hartman said. “In many ways, my Master of Healthcare Administration degree has… Read more »

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21 Mar

Catching Up with David Shelledy, AARC President 2003

This month in our Catching Up series, we’re learning more about David C. Shelledy, PhD, RRT, RPFT, FAARC, FASAHP, AARC president 2003. Shelledy shares details about his career path, road to presidency, as well as tips and advice for members interested in pursuing leadership roles in the AARC. Describe Your Career Path “Professional service provides… Read more »

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13 Mar

SPOTY Spotlight: Dave Crotwell

This month in our Specialty Practitioner of the Year (SPOTY) Spotlight series, we’re learning more about our Respiratory Care Management SPOTY: Dave Crotwell, BA, RRT, RRT-NPS, FAARC. Join the Management Section Meet Dave “I am proud to be a respiratory therapist because I get the opportunity to help people every day,” Crotwell said. “How can… Read more »

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07 Mar

Dad’s Illness Spurs Path to Respiratory Care

Kimberly Kuiper and her dad walk down the aisle at her wedding. Kimberly Kuiper, BS, RRT, has big plans for the South Dakota Society for Respiratory Care (SDSRC) during her term as president, and credits her father as her inspiration for taking the respiratory care career path. Learn More About State Societies “My goals are… Read more »

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