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17 Apr

Improving Efficiency

Hospital departments have many moving parts and ensuring each and every one of them runs as efficiently as possible can be a challenge. Start the conversation AARC member William Holland, MS, RRT, FAARC, who serves as director of the cardiovascular service line at Sentara RMH Medical Center in Harrisonburg, VA, believes the best way to… Read more »

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10 Apr

Staying Focused on Students

Students will carry the respiratory care profession into the future. To help them carve a career and professional path where they can flourish, the AARC and state societies continually keep students a top priority and focus. In the top and middle photos, students showcase their scholarship application boards. In the above photo, students meet with… Read more »

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08 Apr

Asthma & Cystic Fibrosis Enter the Spotlight

May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month and National Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month, and their sponsoring organizations — the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of American and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation — have great resources you can use to let your communities know about these conditions and how RTs are involved in their care. The AARC has… Read more »

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04 Apr

AARC Lobby Campaign Continues – Keep Sending Your Messages

The AARC Virtual Lobby Campaign continues and is going strong. We’re asking you to keep sending your messages to your Members of Congress in support of respiratory care issues. Contact Congress Now! Your colleagues will be on Capitol Hill Tuesday, April 9 to meet with their representatives in Congress to share vital information about the… Read more »

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03 Apr

Alarm Fatigue: Implications for Patient Safety | New Current Topics Video Available

This episode of the Current Topics in Respiratory Care video series features Marc Schlessinger, RRT, RRT-NPS, MBA, FACHE, presenting “Alarm Fatigue: Implications for Patient Safety.” Purchase Your DVD Today A major focus of Joint Commission surveys for the next several years will be clinical alarm management. One key component of clinical alarm management is alarm… Read more »

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