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28 Nov

Teaching Empathy: One Educator’s Perspective

Nearly every health care professional out there today got into the field because they wanted to help sick people get better. Those altruistic tendencies, however, can and sometimes do go by the wayside in the face of busy shifts, uncooperative patients, and cumbersome bureaucracy. Respiratory therapists are not immune to this erosion in compassion, but… Read more »

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28 Nov

Developing COPD Peer Support Groups

Patient Education is an important tool for self-care. This GateWay Community College student is teaching diaphragmatic breathing by demonstrating and getting the patient to return-demonstration during pulmonary rehab at the clinic. (Photo Courtesy of Gateway Community College) Giving your COPD patients a network of peer support offers a platform for empathy and understanding. It’s a… Read more »

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28 Nov

Are You Ready for Congress?

We are in the final countdown to Congress—are you ready? We put together a quick Congress Checklist to help you plan and prepare so you’ll have a great Congress experience. ✓ Register Online All Through Congress AARC Congress 2018 is filled with great sessions to help you brush up on your skills and knowledge of… Read more »

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20 Nov

Thankful Thoughts from the AARC Executive Team

AARC Executive Team AARC members make this organization the success it is. More than that, you build and strengthen the respiratory care profession every day. As we prepare for this holiday season, the AARC executive team shares how grateful they are for each member. “The AARC is thankful for its members and will be a… Read more »

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20 Nov

Thank You for Being a Member

AARC Board of Directors Members of the AARC Board of Directors express their appreciation and gratefulness for all AARC members. “I want to thank you for being a member of the AARC. Your membership represents your commitment to the respiratory therapy profession. It also represents your commitment to safe and effective patient care which all… Read more »

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20 Nov

Celebrating Respiratory Care Week Around the Globe

Cake commemorating Yemen’s Respiratory Care Week celebrations National Respiratory Care Week took place Oct. 21-27, and respiratory therapists from all over the globe used the occasion to raise awareness about respiratory health and the clinicians who play such an integral role in the health and well-being of people with respiratory conditions. Here’s a brief look… Read more »

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