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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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24 Oct

Singing for Pulmonary Rehab

The Rockin’ Rehabbers Moving up the breathing charts since 2015, the Rockin’ Rehabbers is a singing group out of UC Davis Hospital in Sacramento, CA. Formed as part of the hospital’s pulmonary rehab program, they meet often to practice their singing, giving their lungs a good exercise each time. “Inspiration for the group came in… Read more »

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24 Oct

States Engaging Students

Students take part in fun activities, such as this “MacGyver Exercise,” at the Arizona Student Conference. These students used random items to make a working bubble humidifier out of a water bottle, straw, high flow oxygen tubing, and a mask. The activity showcased their teamwork, communication, and time management skills. Plain and simple, students are… Read more »

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17 Oct

Pre-course Fuels Leadership Inspiration

Dozens of individuals with an assortment of backgrounds and roles in respiratory care take part in the 2018 Summer Forum Women in Leadership pre-course. This presentation will reprise itself at the annual Congress meeting in December. To provide a wide variety of content options to Congress participants, the AARC offers pre-courses, one being the Women… Read more »

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