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26 Jan

Sputum Bowl 2017: 15 Practitioner Teams Needed by July 15

The Sputum Bowl has been a part of AARC tradition since 1978. The lights. The action. The costumes. The fabulous half-time entertainment. The Sputum Bowl has been a time-honored tradition at the AARC Congress since 1978. Uniquely “RT,” the Bowl is THE number one place to test your respiratory care knowledge against the best of… Read more »

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24 Jan

AHRQ Releases New Toolkit for Mechanically Ventilated Patients

A new mechanical ventilation toolkit that benefited from AARC involvement is now available. The Toolkit To Improve Safety for Mechanically Ventilated Patients includes four modules designed to assist ICUs in implementing the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP), an innovative safety and quality intervention designed to help teams identify and learn from defects, improve safety culture,… Read more »

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19 Jan

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | February

Lynda Glagola Jimmy McKanna Carla Conrad Lauren Pearlman Lynda Glagola has received the Mike South Award for her Lungs at Work clinic, which helps coal miners with black lung disease file disability claims, reports this article in the Washington, PA, Observer-Reporter. “I have no coal miners in my family at all,” Lynda was quoted as… Read more »

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12 Jan

Board Announces Updates to AARC Fellowship Program

Every year select members of the respiratory care profession are honored with the Fellow of the American Respiratory Care Profession, or “FAARC.” Bestowed at the AARC Congress in the fall, this designation recognizes outstanding contributions to the profession in areas ranging from education to research to clinical practice and more. The AARC Board of Directors… Read more »

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11 Jan

AARC RFP: A Needs Assessment Study

The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) invites qualified organizations to submit a bid for conducting a national needs assessment in accordance with the attached project description for Exploring the Status of Non-Physician Advanced Practice Provider Employment Density and Sufficiency of Educational Background in the Care of Patients with Cardiopulmonary Disease. The AARC is seeking a… Read more »

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