Articles by: Fernanda Teixeira

Respiratory Managers Explain How They Track Ventilator-Associated Events

March 28, 2018

Respiratory Managers Explain How They Track Ventilator-Associated Events

Five years ago the CDC replaced its ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) surveillance definitions with ventilator-associated event (VAE) definitions. In a paper published in the November edition of Respiratory Care, Michael Klompas, MD, MPH, from the department of population medicine at Harvard University, attributed the change to the complexity and subjectivity of the VAP definitions, their narrow... Read more »

 Fernanda Teixeira

California Respiratory Therapists Expand into Telehealth

March 26, 2018

California Respiratory Therapists Expand into Telehealth

Neuromuscular disease patients need ongoing support, and respiratory therapists are an integral part of their multidisciplinary care team. A pilot project implemented by Micaela Sarazen, BSRT, RRT, and her colleagues at UC Davis in Sacramento, CA, in partnership with a local DME provider suggests telehealth may offer new opportunities for RTs to expand their role... Read more »

 Fernanda Teixeira

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | March 2018

February 27, 2018

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | March 2018

 Fernanda Teixeira

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | February 2018

February 5, 2018

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | February 2018

 Fernanda Teixeira

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | January 2018

January 17, 2018

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | January 2018

 Fernanda Teixeira

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | December 2017

December 20, 2017

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | December 2017

 Fernanda Teixeira

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | November 2017

October 31, 2017

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | November 2017

AARC President-Elect Karen Schell poses with AARC International Fellow Alfred Jacob Aidoo. Stephanie Williams Charlene Raley Ken Czechowicz Ann Meicher Steve Deatrick Darla Grese Stephanie Williams, BS, RRT and Charlene Raley, RRT shared their expertise on COPD with HomeCare magazine in a recent feature on remembering the life of Leonard Nimoy. They discuss early symptoms of... Read more »

 Fernanda Teixeira

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | October 2017

October 17, 2017

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | October 2017

Robert Stalbow Holly Tull Carol Hardisty Catherine Bitsche Jason Elder Mary Effingham Darrell Bryant Shellie O’Day, MBA, RRT-NPS and others from CHS MedCenter Air in Charlotte, NC flew to Texas to assist in flood rescues as a result of Hurricane Harvey. See the article at WCNC NBC Charlotte. With the recent wildfires affecting the northwest... Read more »

 Fernanda Teixeira

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | September 2017

September 13, 2017

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | September 2017

Jennifer De La Garza, clinical coordinator and faculty member at El Centro, along with Chandi Idicula, program coordinator, are helping “DCCCD respiratory care students learn how to help patients breathe easy.” Check out their story in the North Texas e-News. Melissa Williams, a respiratory therapist at Propeller, was featured in an article from CityLab that... Read more »

 Fernanda Teixeira

Here’s Why RT Students Value AARC Memberships

August 15, 2017

Here’s Why RT Students Value AARC Memberships

A new school year is just around the corner and whether you’re a first year student or one who has already completed part of his or her program, you may be wondering whether it’s worth it to join the AARC. Students who have already done it will tell you the answer to that question is... Read more »

 Fernanda Teixeira

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