Articles by: Jacqe 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 »

 Jacqe 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 »

 Jacqe 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 »

 Jacqe Segura

Supporting Student Attendance at Congress: What the State Societies are Doing

September 12, 2019

Supporting Student Attendance at Congress: What the State Societies are Doing

  We all know student RTs are the future of the profession. Getting these newcomers involved in professional activities while they are still in school is a great way to ensure they’ll have the tools they’ll need to lead the way, and one of the best ways to do that is to provide them with... Read more »

 Jacqe Segura

Good Press – September 2019

September 12, 2019

Good Press – September 2019

 Jacqe Segura

AARC Activates Disaster Relief Fund for Victims of Severe Weather in Southern States

April 23, 2019

AARC Activates Disaster Relief Fund for Victims of Severe Weather in Southern States

The AARC has activated its Disaster Relief Fund for AARC members in Alabama, Tennessee, and Kentucky who sustained property loss or damage as a result of severe weather that occurred in their states in February and March. Members living in federally-declared disaster areas in these states may apply for a grant of up to $500,... Read more »

 Jacqe Segura

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