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05 Oct

RTs and patients come together at annual Summit

The Respiratory Patient Advocacy Summit was held on Oct. 3 in Indianapolis, IN. Respiratory Therapists, along with patients and their caregivers, came together for the annual Respiratory Patient Advocacy Summit on Tuesday, Oct. 3 in Indianapolis, IN. Attendees collaborated to advocate for advancing the quality of care for chronic respiratory patients. Special guest speakers Claire… Read more »

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26 Sep

What is CoARC and How is it Advancing RT Educational Levels?

Educational programs for all legitimate health care professions, from medicine on down, are overseen by accrediting bodies that set standards aimed at ensuring the education received by students in those programs meets the needs and requirements of the medical community. In respiratory care, that accrediting body is the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)…. Read more »

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21 Sep

AARC Election 2018 Results Announced

Voting in AARC Election 2018 ended on Sept. 6, and President Brian Walsh has announced the results. The results of this year’s officers and directors election are: President-Elect Karen Schell, DHSc, BSRC, RRT, RRT-NPS, RRT-SDS, RPFT, RPSGT, AE-C, CTTS Directors at large Lisa Trujillo, DHSc, RRT Tim Op’t Holt, EdD, RRT, FAARC Brian Walsh will conclude… Read more »

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20 Sep

Are You Ready for Congress?

We are in the final countdown to Congress—are you ready? We put together a quick Congress Checklist to help you plan and prepare so you’ll have a great Congress experience. ✓ Missed Online Registration? Register On-Site AARC Congress 2017 is filled with great sessions to help you brush-up on your skills and knowledge of the… Read more »

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13 Sep

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | September 2017

Jennifer De La Garza, clinical coordinator and faculty member at El Centro, along with Chandi Idicula, program coordinator, are helping “DCCCD respiratory care students learn how to help patients breathe easy.” Check out their story in the North Texas e-News. Melissa Williams, a respiratory therapist at Propeller, was featured in an article from CityLab that… Read more »

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12 Sep

Congress 2017: Road Trip to Indy

Whether by plane, train or automobile, we can’t wait to see you at Congress next month (Oct. 4 – 7). If you opt for the automobile route, did you know there are fun sights to see and activities to do on your road trip into Indianapolis? REGISTER ONLINE BY SEPTEMBER 20 Driving North on I-65… Read more »

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