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06 Sep

Veterans Day Photo Project

As part of the annual flag ceremony at AARC Congress 2019, the AARC will again feature a special tribute to U.S. military veterans. The tribute presentation includes photos of AARC members who are veterans as well as family members of AARC members who are veterans. This new addition to the ceremony made for a moving… Read more »

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20 Aug

AARC Bylaws Amendments Presented to Membership

AARC bylaws amendments have recently undergone a first reading by the AARC Board of Directors and House of Delegates. At this time, all AARC members have the opportunity to weigh in on the proposed changes. Proposed AARC bylaws amendments Download PDF The proposed amendments shows suggested updates and the current version. All members have 45… Read more »

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19 Aug

September is Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) has designated September as Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month. During this global month-long awareness campaign, the PFF has provided resources to help you educate your patients about this rare disease. Resources to help you promote Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month, such as a planning toolkit as well as social media campaign items,… Read more »

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02 May

Job Outlook is Good for Respiratory Therapists

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the “Employment of respiratory therapists is projected to grow 23 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than average for all occupations.” This is explained by the fact that as the U.S. population ages, so too will an increased incidence of respiratory conditions, thus leading to an increased… Read more »

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14 Feb

Members Share Input: New Issue Paper Open for Review

Now through Feb. 22, 2019, AARC members will have the opportunity to share their input regarding a new Issue Paper. The AARC publishes position statements and issue papers to promote patient safety, quality care, access to respiratory therapy, and cost control. The Position Statements and Issue Papers Committee recently drafted the following new Issue Paper:… Read more »

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15 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. AARC Fellowship Program Info The… Read more »

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