Articles by: AARC Staff

Good Press: AARC Members in the News – June 2016

June 20, 2016

Good Press: AARC Members in the News – June 2016

Good Press: AARC Members in the News features AARC members who were recently noted, quoted and interviewed. Donna Hawk Danny Van Ranken Dr. Robert Joyner Donna Hawk explains how people with health conditions can avoid problems during air quality alerts in this article and video on the Western Mass News TV station website. “We want them... Read more »

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Respiratory Therapist Saves Life at CPR Event

June 14, 2016

Respiratory Therapist Saves Life at CPR Event

Cindy Keely, RRT Cindy Keely, RRT, was in her office at the American Heart Association (AHA) in Charleston, WV, on Monday of last week when suddenly the administrative assistant came in and told her she was needed in the conference room, stat. A woman who was there for the emergency cardiovascular care volunteer meeting had... Read more »

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AARC Member Raises $3232 for the ARCF

June 9, 2016

AARC Member Raises $3232 for the ARCF

AARC Member Raises Money for ARCF. After 6 days and 583 miles of cycling through Canada and the United States to raise money for the ARCF, Craig Smallwood (right) and his father Dave finally make it to Boston, where Craig is greeted by his family, including daughter Sadie. An avid cyclist, Craig Smallwood, BS, RRT,... Read more »

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AARC Mourns the Loss of Bill Lamb

June 8, 2016

AARC Mourns the Loss of Bill Lamb

Bill Lamb, BS, RRT, FAARC The AARC lost a tireless volunteer earlier this week with the passing of Bill Lamb, BS, RRT, FAARC. “Bill’s dedication as a volunteer and advocate for our patients and profession has left an indelible mark on me,” says AARC President Frank Salvatore, MBA, RRT, FAARC. “I, as well as many... Read more »

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A Present for Dad Means a Present for ARCF Too

June 7, 2016

A Present for Dad Means a Present for ARCF Too

A Present for Dad Means a Present for the ARCF Too! Father’s Day is just around the corner — Sunday, June 19 — and now your gift to Dad can be a gift to your profession as well. Just do your shopping on Amazon Smile and make the American Respiratory Care Foundation (ARCF) your beneficiary.... Read more »

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Off Duty Respiratory Therapist Saves Life on Florida Highway

June 1, 2016

Off Duty Respiratory Therapist Saves Life on Florida Highway

Derrick Layer, RRT — second from right — was off duty and on his way to the beach when he rushed to help save a man involved in a motorcycle crash. This photo was taken after paramedics had arrived. Photo credit: George Bortle, Florida News Service Derrick Layer, RRT, was on his way to the beach one... Read more »

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Memorial Day 2016

May 27, 2016

Memorial Day 2016

The AARC Flag Folding Ceremony held at AARC Congress 2015. “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” Joseph Campbell The AARC executive office, including the customer service desk, will be closed on Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. We honor those who have made... Read more »

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AARC Supports Legislation To Delay Medicare Competitive Bid Rollout

May 26, 2016

AARC Supports Legislation To Delay Medicare Competitive Bid Rollout

Respiratory therapists who provide home care services to Medicare beneficiaries have raised serious concerns about the impending rollout of the Medicare Competitive Bid Program in rural and other non-compete areas of the country. Under the current plan, RTs fear many patients would be left without access to the respiratory-related durable medical equipment (DME) they need... Read more »

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Good Press: AARC Members in the News – May 2016

May 25, 2016

Good Press: AARC Members in the News – May 2016

Good Press: AARC Members in the News features AARC members who were recently noted, quoted and interviewed. Cory Mohnike Leon Lebowitz Jerry Gentile Candace Yow Virginia Mooney Cory Mohnike talks about his experiences as a trauma survivor in two articles: this one on the ABC-TV website out of Lincoln, NE, and this one in the Lincoln... Read more »

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Lungride: AARC Member Hits The Road For The ARCF

May 24, 2016

Lungride: AARC Member Hits The Road For The ARCF

Craig Smallwood is riding 583 miles through Eastern Canada and the U.S. in support of the American Respiratory Care Foundation. Many of us have plans for Memorial Day weekend, but it’s probably safe to say no one out there in the respiratory care community is doing what Craig Smallwood, BS, RRT, is planning to do... Read more »

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