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13 Jun

AARC Zenith Award Voting

Every year for the Zenith Award program, AARC members vote for the companies they believe stand out from the crowd. Considerations for the award include the quality of their equipment, supplies, or services; accessibility and helpfulness of their sales personnel; responsiveness; service record; truth in advertising; and support of the respiratory care profession. Vote June… Read more »

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12 Jun

Beyond Borders: RTs Work to Expand the Profession in Ethiopia

L to R: Becky Byrd, RRT, RRT-NPS, Karen Sawyer, RRT, RRT-NPS, Gashaw Tekele, RRT, and Phillip Platt, NNP-BC at St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College (SPHMMC). To continue support of the NICU education and assist with the St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College (SPHMMC) Respiratory Care Program, Becky Byrd, MSHP, RRT, RRT-NPS, RCP, traveled to… Read more »

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05 Jun

State of the Art of ECMO: What’s new??

New Current Topics Video Available This episode of the Current Topics in Respiratory Care video series features Heidi J. Dalton, MD, MCCM, presenting “State of the Art of ECMO: What’s new??” Purchase Your DVD Today She discusses new methods and devices for extracorporeal support that have been recently developed and are on the horizon. This… Read more »

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30 May

Save The Date! Go ‘Under the Sea’ with the ARCF on Nov. 8

Celebrate & Support Respiratory Care at the ARCF Annual Fundraiser Gala Night Under the Sea Nov. 8, 2019 7–10 p.m. Audubon Aquarium of the Americas New Orleans, LA Tickets on Sale Now! Proceeds from the event benefit respiratory therapists worldwide through ARCF grants and scholarships as well as the International Fellowship Program. The ARCF builds… Read more »

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29 May

Tips for Helping Asthma & Allergy Patients

For Allergy & Asthma Awareness Month this May, we have put together a tips series for RTs. Each week, we’ll post advice from your fellow AARC Members with tips on how best to help patients who are working to manage their allergies and asthma. This week, De De Gardner, DrPH, RRT, FAARC, FCCP, from Texas… Read more »

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29 May

AARC Mourns the Loss of Robert Weilacher

Robert Weilacher, BHA, RRT, FAARC, 1936-2019 The AARC was saddened to learn of the death of Robert Weilacher, BHA, RRT, FAARC, who passed away in Tucson, AZ, in April at the age of 82. A member of the AARC since 1960, Weilacher played an instrumental role in the growth of the Association during its early… Read more »

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29 May

Reaching Your Student Members

One way you’re building the profession is finding ways to engage student members. Respiratory Therapist students play a vital role in ensuring the success of the profession. According to Kari Woodruff, RRT, RRT-NPS, the Colorado Society has several programs in which they have engaged students. Student chapter and student chairs The Colorado Society includes a… Read more »

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