Respiratory Therapists Living with Cystic Fibrosis

 Updated: April 19, 2017

  Tags: AARC Members

Thanks to new and better treatments, people with cystic fibrosis are living longer and longer lives, but respiratory therapists know that the race for a cure is still on. And since May is National Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month, we’re bringing back two archived stories from AARC Times, where AARC members share what it’s like to be an RT and living with cystic fibrosis.

An Inside Look into the Life of a CFer — April 2013

Jeremy Parks An Inside Look into the Life of a CFer
Jeremy Parks, BS, RRT, hasn’t let his CF stop him from doing the things he’s wanted to do, whether that be finishing RT school and going to work as a therapist, zip-lining through a forest, or speeding over rough terrain on a four-wheeler.

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Surviving Cystic Fibrosis — January 2013

Ronda Passon Living with Cystic Fibrosis
Ronda Passon, RRT, talks about her double lung transplant for the condition.

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More on Cystic Fibrosis from AARC Times

New Drugs for Cystic Fibrosis

Treatment of the Adult Patient with Cystic Fibrosis

Understanding the Psychosocial Needs of the Teen CF Patient

Inspired to get out in your community and raise awareness of CF? Here’s a few tips on how to get started.