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05 Jul

AARC Disaster Fund Activated for Wildfire, Flooding Victims

July 5, 2016 AARC members affected by recent wildfires in California and flooding in West Virginia may now be eligible for assistance via the AARC’s Disaster Relief Fund. Members living in federally declared disaster areas in these parts of the country may apply for a grant of up to $500, either online or by mail… Read more »

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05 Jul

Neo-Peds RTs: Are New RSV Immunoprophylaxis Recommendations Valid?

RSV Immunoprophylaxis: Who Should Get It And When? Respiratory therapists specializing in neonatal-pediatrics know preterm infants are considered at higher risk for the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), but which infants face the highest risk and thus may be candidates for treatment with RSV immunoprophylaxis (RSV IP) has been up for debate. According to the American… Read more »

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29 Jun

Sneak Peek: Respiratory Care Week 2016 Theme

Sneak Peek: We have our Respiratory Care Week 2016 theme Join the AARC to celebrate this annual event that recognizes the respiratory care profession and raises awareness for improving lung health around the world. This year’s theme: Respiratory Therapists — Real Life Heroes! Stay tuned for RC Week 2016 online store, opening soon! Mark your… Read more »

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29 Jun

Independence Day 2016

AARC Office Closed Monday, July 4, 2016 The AARC executive office, including the customer service desk, will be closed on Monday, July 4, in celebration of Independence Day 2016. We would like to wish a very happy and safe Fourth of July to our AARC members. We hope you enjoy the long weekend too, but… Read more »

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22 Jun

AARC Congress 2016 and Extra Attractions

  Respiratory care is a dynamic profession and that means we all have to be ready for the next big development, the next unavoidable change, and the next new opportunity to come our way. There is no better meeting all year to get up to speed on everything respiratory than the AARC International Respiratory Convention… Read more »

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20 Jun

Good Press: AARC Members in the News – June 2016

Good Press: AARC Members in the News features AARC members who were recently noted, quoted and interviewed. Donna Hawk Danny Van Ranken Dr. Robert Joyner Donna Hawk explains how people with health conditions can avoid problems during air quality alerts in this article and video on the Western Mass News TV station website. “We want them… Read more »

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14 Jun

Respiratory Therapist Saves Life at CPR Event

Cindy Keely, RRT Cindy Keely, RRT, was in her office at the American Heart Association (AHA) in Charleston, WV, on Monday of last week when suddenly the administrative assistant came in and told her she was needed in the conference room, stat. A woman who was there for the emergency cardiovascular care volunteer meeting had… Read more »

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09 Jun

AARC Member Raises $3232 for the ARCF

AARC Member Raises Money for ARCF. After 6 days and 583 miles of cycling through Canada and the United States to raise money for the ARCF, Craig Smallwood (right) and his father Dave finally make it to Boston, where Craig is greeted by his family, including daughter Sadie. An avid cyclist, Craig Smallwood, BS, RRT,… Read more »

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08 Jun

AARC Mourns the Loss of Bill Lamb

Bill Lamb, BS, RRT, FAARC The AARC lost a tireless volunteer earlier this week with the passing of Bill Lamb, BS, RRT, FAARC. “Bill’s dedication as a volunteer and advocate for our patients and profession has left an indelible mark on me,” says AARC President Frank Salvatore, MBA, RRT, FAARC. “I, as well as many… Read more »

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