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10 Apr

Staying Focused on Students

Students will carry the respiratory care profession into the future. To help them carve a career and professional path where they can flourish, the AARC and state societies continually keep students a top priority and focus. In the top and middle photos, students showcase their scholarship application boards. In the above photo, students meet with… Read more »

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20 Mar

Career Advice for Graduates

When one journey ends, the next begins. As respiratory therapy graduates embark on their next journey, we asked recent grad Caroline Sivcovich, RRT, to offer career advice. From student to professional Caroline Sivcovich, RRT, shares her care career advice for new graduates moving into their professional career. “The most rewarding part of transitioning from student… Read more »

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18 Dec

Recent Grad Wisdom

Transitioning from classroom to practice can be tough for a recent grad, but preparation is a key to success. We asked recent respiratory care graduates what they wish they had known before graduating. Here’s their wisdom to pass along to our current students. Resources for Students Victoria Johnson What I wish I would have known… 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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26 Sep

CSRC Region President Increases Recent Grad Involvement

Sherleen Bose, BA, RCP, RRT, CHT, visits with students at Concorde Career College in San Bernadino. By Sherleen Bose, BA, RCP, RRT, CHT New responsibility brings new challenges Sherleen Bose, BA, RCP, RRT, CHT In August 2014, California Society for Respiratory Care (CSRC) President Michael Madison, MBA, RRT, called and told me that the CSRC… Read more »

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22 Aug

Five Great Bits of Advice for New RT Students

Every fall hundreds of students walk into a respiratory care classroom for the first time. They all see themselves helping to care for patients who are struggling to breathe, but how they will get from their first day of class to the bedside is still a mystery to most of these students. Nickie Mabery, RRT… Read more »

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15 Aug

High School Students “Major” in Respiratory Therapy

Most high school students take a wide variety of electives to find out what interests them most and what they might want to pursue as a career after graduation. At Southwest Career and Technical Academy (SWCTA) in Las Vegas, NV, it gets a little more serious than that. Students who attend this academic center not… Read more »

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