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15 May

SPOTY Spotlight – Curt Merriman

This month in our Specialty Practitioner of the Year (SPOTY) Spotlight series, we’re learning more about our Diagnostics SPOTY: Curt R. Merriman, BA, RRT, CPFT. Join the Diagnostics Specialty Section Meet Curt As an RT student, Merriman selected PFT as an elective clinical rotation, which is when he developed an interest in diagnostics. “I became… Read more »

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09 May

How to Be a Leader, No Matter Your Role

Each member of a team can exercise leadership, no matter their role in the team. We all bring expertise and talent in our job performance. We asked a few AARC members to share their insight into what it means to be a leader and how RTs can seek out opportunities. Here’s what they had to… Read more »

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03 May

Input Needed for Therapist Credential Maintenance Program Survey

The National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) is planning to revise the Credential Maintenance Program (CMP) by constructing annual assessments designed to stimulate learning. In order to successfully revise the program, the NBRC is seeking the representation of respiratory therapists who achieved the CRT or RRT credential after June 2002. Study results will define the content… Read more »

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01 May

Asthma Action Plans Enhance Patient Care

Each patient you treat is unique. While symptoms between patients may be similar, the treatment and care you give will be distinctive for the individual. For your asthma patients, an asthma action plan can help deliver unified and strategic care. AARC Members Doug Gardenhire, EdD, RRT, RRT-NPS, FAARC, and Dave Burnett, PhD, RRT, AE-C, share… Read more »

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