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08 Nov

Finding Rewards in Your Work

Being a respiratory therapist is hard. Not just hard work, which of course, is part of the mix, but hard in the sense that you must deal with difficult patient situations where the outcomes are not always assured or positive. Finding rewards in this type of work can be a challenge, but respiratory therapists who… Read more »

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31 Oct

1969 AARC President Robert H. Miller Passes Away

Robert H. Miller, RRT, served as AARC president in 1969. The AARC was saddened to learn of the death of Robert H. Miller, RRT, who passed away at age 85 earlier this year after a 15-year battle with Parkinson’s disease. Miller served as AARC president in 1969 and is widely recognized for efforts he made… Read more »

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30 Oct

9 AARC Congress Sessions Not to Miss

This year’s AARC Congress in Las Vegas will deliver a wealth of indispensable information for you, your organization, and – most importantly – your patients. Here are nine sessions we think need to be on your must-have list. Go to AARC Congress! 1 – Searching for Florence: Respiratory Care Needs a Nightingale Presented by Mike… Read more »

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30 Oct

Starting a COPD Program

Providing a network of support, education, and guidance for your COPD patients greatly benefits their health care. But how do you start developing a COPD Program for your patients? We asked AARC Member Denise McKinnon, RRT, AE-C, CTTS, from Duke University Hospital in North Carolina, to share her tips for developing a COPD Program. About… Read more »

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29 Oct

Request for Proposals at AARC Congress 2019

Submit Proposal AARC invites you to submit proposals for individual lectures or symposia at AARC Congress 2019. Individuals may submit proposals with interest in the practice of cardiorespiratory care. This is your opportunity to present educational content to your peers. If you believe you’re a content expert or possess unique knowledge on topics relevant to… Read more »

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24 Oct

November is COPD Awareness Month

November is National COPD Awareness Month, and a great opportunity to help educate your patients about COPD. According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), an estimated 11 million Americans suffer from COPD, and several additional millions likely have COPD and don’t even know it. Early diagnosis and treatment can help people with… Read more »

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