#RCWEEK21 | That’s A Wrap

 Published: November 4, 2021

By: Addie Schiefer

 

RC Week 2021 took place last week and we loved seeing the multitude of celebrations around the globe! Social media does a great job of allowing us and you to see the hundreds of photos and videos from RC Week. We hope you felt encouraged and appreciated by your team and facilities.

At the AARC, we received over 100 photos during RC Week. Many of them were shared out on our social media channels throughout the week. If you’d like to view all of the photos, be sure to check out the #RCWEEK21 Facebook album. We want to say a huge thank you for sharing your stories with us! Check out a few stories from RC Week.

Big Smiles, Even Under Masks

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The team at Froedtert Hospital celebrated with several lunch and learns, along with fun games. 
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Northwest Texas Healthcare System. This team featured all of the services provided by the RT staff including, PF lab, sleep lab, smoking cessation, pulmonary rehab, RT neonatal flight team, RT students, and their hospital team. 
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Unity Point Health in Des Moines, celebrated with bingo, trivia, education opportunities, food, free giveaways, and more. 
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Willis Knighton Health System in Shreveport, Louisiana. They celebrated with lots of food and door prizes. 

Cool Gifts

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Awesome ‘oxygen’ themed water bottles were given to the team at Granville Medical Center. 
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This awesome one of a kind cake for the team at Holtz Children’s Hospital. 

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Unique Ways to Celebrate

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The team at Kaiser dressed up as ‘COVID Busters’ and filmed their own music video
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The team at Tallahassee Memorial celebrated with a fun night of painting. 

RT Students Share in the Fun

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Middle Georgia State University – Respiratory Therapy Program. This crew celebrated with Halloween costumes, educating their peers on respiratory therapy, and making gift baskets for RTs. 
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Daytona State College – Respiratory Therapy Program. This group celebrated with food, games, and prizes. 
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Albany State University – Respiratory Therapy Program. This crew celebrated with a BBQ and custom t-shirts. 
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Antillean University – Respiratory Therapy Program. This team celebrated with RT t-shirts and informed their peers about all that RTs do. 
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Chippewa Valley Technical College – Respiratory Therapy Program. This crew celebrated with a department costume contest and educating the public on respiratory therapy.

Thank You from the AARC

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The AARC says thank you to all respiratory therapists for all that you do, every day.  

Email newsroom@aarc.org with questions or comments, we’d love to hear from you.

Addie Schiefer

Addie Schiefer is the Communications Specialist for the AARC where she creates engaging content for the association via the AARC website, newsletters, and social media. Connect with her about potential stories on LinkedIn. When she’s not working, you can find her listening to a true crime podcast, traveling to new places with her husband, hanging out with her dog JoJo, or browsing the aisles of the nearest Target.

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