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28 Nov

Are You Ready for Congress?

We are in the final countdown to Congress—are you ready? We put together a quick Congress Checklist to help you plan and prepare so you’ll have a great Congress experience. ✓ Register Online All Through Congress AARC Congress 2018 is filled with great sessions to help you brush up on your skills and knowledge of… Read more »

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20 Nov

Thankful Thoughts from the AARC Executive Team

AARC Executive Team AARC members make this organization the success it is. More than that, you build and strengthen the respiratory care profession every day. As we prepare for this holiday season, the AARC executive team shares how grateful they are for each member. “The AARC is thankful for its members and will be a… Read more »

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20 Nov

Thank You for Being a Member

AARC Board of Directors Members of the AARC Board of Directors express their appreciation and gratefulness for all AARC members. “I want to thank you for being a member of the AARC. Your membership represents your commitment to the respiratory therapy profession. It also represents your commitment to safe and effective patient care which all… Read more »

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14 Nov

AARC Election 2019 Results Announced

Voting in AARC Election 2019 ended on October 31, and President Brian Walsh and President-Elect Schell have announced the results. The results of this year’s officers and directors election are: Vice President – Internal Affairs Cheryl Hoerr, MBA, RRT, FAARC Vice President – External Affairs Sheri Tooley, BSRT, RRT-NPS, CPFT, AE-C Secretary – Treasurer Lynda… Read more »

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08 Nov

Finding Rewards in Your Work

Being a respiratory therapist is hard. Not just hard work, which of course, is part of the mix, but hard in the sense that you must deal with difficult patient situations where the outcomes are not always assured or positive. Finding rewards in this type of work can be a challenge, but respiratory therapists who… Read more »

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24 Oct

November is COPD Awareness Month

November is National COPD Awareness Month, and a great opportunity to help educate your patients about COPD. According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), an estimated 11 million Americans suffer from COPD, and several additional millions likely have COPD and don’t even know it. Early diagnosis and treatment can help people with… Read more »

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24 Oct

States Engaging Students

Students take part in fun activities, such as this “MacGyver Exercise,” at the Arizona Student Conference. These students used random items to make a working bubble humidifier out of a water bottle, straw, high flow oxygen tubing, and a mask. The activity showcased their teamwork, communication, and time management skills. Plain and simple, students are… Read more »

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