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11 Jul

USP 800: What RTs Need to Know

USP Chapter 800 takes effect July 1, 2018, and medical facilities are likely reviewing and implementing all of the precautions set forth in the chapter now in order to meet the new standards. Health care professionals who administer hazardous drugs (HDs) will come under new protections as of July 1, 2018. USP Chapter 800 will… Read more »

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10 Jul

Texas RTs Take on Intubations

Cross-training intubation skills at Texas Health Southwest in Fort Worth has proven successful with more than half of the RTs in the cardiopulmonary department now handling Code Blue intubations. At Texas Health Southwest in Fort Worth, CRNAs traditionally managed emergent intubations. This included paging them to the floor unit and pulling them away from the… Read more »

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24 May

19 Deliverables for RT Managers

Register for Summer Forum The AARC Summer Forum is just a few weeks away, but it’s not too late to register for this mid-year meeting designed exclusively for managers and educators in respiratory care. If you’re an RT manager who is still asking yourself, “why should I go?” the answer is pretty simple: only at the… Read more »

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