Articles by: Fernanda Teixeira

Canadian Society Names New CEO

May 24, 2017

Canadian Society Names New CEO

Andrew West, who will be taking over as CEO of the CSRT brings a wealth of experience from his leadership position at the University of Manitoba. Andrew West, MS, RRT, will take over as CEO of the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT) on Aug. 14, with the retirement of current Executive Director Christiane Ménard.... Read more »

 Fernanda Teixeira

19 Deliverables for RT Managers

May 24, 2017

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 »

 Fernanda Teixeira

COPD National Action Plan Released

May 22, 2017

COPD National Action Plan Released

The AARC was on hand for the press conference held Monday morning to announce the COPD National Action Plan. The final version of the COPD National Action Plan was released May 23 during a panel discussion that took place during the American Thoracic Society conference in Washington, DC. “Sixteen million Americans have been diagnosed with... Read more »

 Fernanda Teixeira

2017 Lobby Events: The Final Results are In!

May 18, 2017

2017 Lobby Events: The Final Results are In!

A total of 32,395 messages were sent with participation from 7,340 activists and 124 PACT members from 41 states plus the District of Columbia. Through the help of these individuals, 318  meetings were scheduled with members of Congress and their Congressional staff. These are the final stats on our 2017 Capitol Hill Advocacy Day and the... Read more »

 Fernanda Teixeira

State Societies Drive the Message During Virtual Lobby Week

May 18, 2017

State Societies Drive the Message During Virtual Lobby Week

Kentucky Rep. James Comer (center) visited with Tom Cahill (left) and Tina Siddon during Capitol Hill Advocacy Day. AARC PACT members had a great day on Capitol Hill on April 4, bringing the RT message to their members of Congress. But none of it would have been possible without the RTs back home who took... Read more »

 Fernanda Teixeira

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | June 2017

May 16, 2017

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | June 2017

Lisa Fuchs Nicholas Prush Joe Lewarski Nicole Jackson Theresa Cannizzaro Hannah Williams Lisa Fuchs’ recent trip up Capitol Hill with the AARC PACT to advocate for the inclusion of respiratory therapists in telehealth legislation was covered in this press release on Benzinga.com. “We think the timing is right to improve patients’ access to expanded telehealth... Read more »

 Fernanda Teixeira

AARC’s 70th Anniversary Conference and Exhibit

May 15, 2017

AARC’s 70th Anniversary Conference and Exhibit

AARC Executive Director Thomas Kallstrom was proud to receive a special proclamation from Cleveland City Council Member Anthony Brancatelli. AARC leaders gathered with Ohio Society for Respiratory Care (OSRC) members for a 70th Anniversary Conference and exhibit at the end of April, bringing a little respiratory care history to the Dittrick Museum of Medical History... Read more »

 Fernanda Teixeira

Big Ideas on Asthma Happen at the AARC Congress

May 11, 2017

Big Ideas on Asthma Happen at the AARC Congress

Enable cookies to see embeded content. This is Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month, and all eyes are on the condition. But asthma is always front and center in the minds of RTs, and nowhere is that more evident than at the Big Ideas Theater at AARC Congress. Alex Rotta, MD, brought RTs up to speed... Read more »

 Fernanda Teixeira

AARC Members Co-Author New ARDS Guidelines

May 9, 2017

AARC Members Co-Author New ARDS Guidelines

AARC members Dean Hess, PhD, RRT, FAARC, and Richard Branson, MS, RRT, FAARC, are among the authors of a new set of clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) on the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Published in this month’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, the evidence-based CPGs focus on the use of mechanical ventilation in adult... Read more »

 Fernanda Teixeira

Jimmy Kimmel Thanks An AARC Member

May 4, 2017

Jimmy Kimmel Thanks An AARC Member

If you missed Jimmy Kimmel’s heartfelt speech about the care his newborn son received for the congenital heart condition he was born with on April 21, you’ve probably at least heard about it by now. Learn More about Congenital Heart Defects Born with Tetralogy of Fallot, Billy Kimmel was transferred to Children’s Hospital of Los... Read more »

 Fernanda Teixeira

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Celebrating Our Past
Building Our Future

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