Articles by: Jackie Segura

Check the Technique: Fixing 40 Years of Inhaler Failure

November 18, 2020

Check the Technique: Fixing 40 Years of Inhaler Failure

Inhaled medications have a long history as critical, front-line medications for a variety of respiratory problems. Unfortunately, the delivery devices used to administer these medications have an equally long history of being improperly used. This usually leads to lower dose delivery, excessive costs (to the system and the patient), and suboptimal outcomes. It can also... Read more »

 Jackie Segura

Summer Webcast Series Kicks Off June 10

May 6, 2020

Summer Webcast Series Kicks Off June 10

The AARC education team will kick off its new Summer Webcast Series on June 10. The series includes three webcasts and runs through July 8. Participants will need to register for each webcast in the series separately. June 10 – “Artificial Airway Suctioning and Clearance in 2020” Presented by Brady Scott, MS, RRT, RRT-ACCS, AE-C,... Read more »

 Jackie Segura

Support Respiratory Therapists on the Front Line Against COVID-19

March 27, 2020

Support Respiratory Therapists on the Front Line Against COVID-19

Join us in supporting all respiratory therapists in the fight against COVID-19. Take advantage of our social media tools to help spread awareness and RT pride with your community. Find the resources you need including social media cover photos, shareable graphics and profile photo frames. Stay connected by using #RTSTRONG on your graphics and posts.... Read more »

 Jackie Segura

RTs, Thank You for Fighting COVID-19

January 7, 2020

RTs, Thank You for Fighting COVID-19

We thank respiratory therapists around the world for your patience, professionalism, hard work, sacrifice, and commitment to providing excellent patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Health care is constantly changing and due to recent events, we need respiratory therapists now more than ever. Your personal and professional sacrifices do not go unnoticed. Many of you... Read more »

 Jackie Segura

Changes by the Administration to Step Back from its Policy on Flavored E-Cigarettes is Unacceptable

January 3, 2020

Changes by the Administration to Step Back from its Policy on Flavored E-Cigarettes is Unacceptable

The American Association for Respiratory Care is extremely disappointed in the Administration’s limited plan to ban flavored e-cigarettes from the market. The ban would include flavored, cartridge-based e-cigarettes that contain vaping liquids (other than tobacco and menthol flavors) but would allow refillable-type products typically sold in vape shops to remain on the market. This policy... Read more »

 Jackie Segura

Wisconsin Students Participate in Give Vets a Smile

October 9, 2019

Wisconsin Students Participate in Give Vets a Smile

This flyer is being circulated throughout the Eau Claire area to let veterans know about the services they’ll find at the Give Vets a Smile event this year. Interprofessional education is taking hold in many health professions programs and respiratory care is no exception. These initiatives are designed to foster collaboration between students from various... Read more »

 Jackie Segura

Four FAQ For AARC Congress 2019

October 9, 2019

Four FAQ For AARC Congress 2019

There’s still time to register for AARC Congress 2019! With vibrant New Orleans, LA as your backdrop, AARC Congress 2019 is your chance to meet respiratory therapy thought leaders and learn best practices of the profession. Still have questions about the meeting? Check out these FAQ and save your spot today! Go To AARC Congress... Read more »

 Jackie Segura

AARC Supports Administration’s Decision to Remove Flavored E-Cigarettes from the Market

September 13, 2019

AARC Supports Administration’s Decision to Remove Flavored E-Cigarettes from the Market

Irving, TX (September 12, 2019) – The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) strongly supports the Administration’s announcement on September 11 regarding its plans to remove flavored e-cigarettes from the marketplace and commends its actions to protect our nation’s youth from being deceived by the tobacco industry’s marketing strategies that have led to the current... Read more »

 Jackie Segura

Ted Koppel to Give Keynote at AARC Congress 2019

September 12, 2019

Ted Koppel to Give Keynote at AARC Congress 2019

  Most people know Ted Koppel for his award-winning journalism. From his coverage of John F. Kennedy’s funeral in 1963 all the way through his 26 years as anchor and managing editor of ABC’s Nightline and beyond, he has kept the nation and the world informed about the news of the day. Indeed, when he... Read more »

 Jackie Segura

Coping with the Growing Demand for RTs

September 12, 2019

Coping with the Growing Demand for RTs

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment of respiratory therapists is growing much faster than the national average for all occupations. During the 10-year period between 2016 and 2026, BLS expects the need for RTs will increase by 23%. How is this growth impacting respiratory care departments today? We asked managers to share... Read more »

 Jackie Segura

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