Articles tagged with: AARC Members

Drew Brees Honors RT Fighting COVID-19 with Only One Hand

September 30, 2020

Drew Brees Honors RT Fighting COVID-19 with Only One Hand

AARC Member, Savannah Stuard, was born with one hand, but that has not stopped her from working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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#AARCmemberforlife | Virtual Scavenger Hunt Shows Value of Membership

February 12, 2020

#AARCmemberforlife | Virtual Scavenger Hunt Shows Value of Membership

AARC member Helena F. Medkiff, MSHCM, RRT, RRT-NPS, RPFT, AE-C, is currently the director of clinical education respiratory therapy and assistant professor of clinical cardiopulmonary science at Louisiana State University, School of Allied Health Professions. She teaches a respiratory fundamentals course at LSU, the first course students take that is specific to the respiratory system. Medkiff’s students are required to become student members of the AARC, but she doesn’t stop there in getting them more involved. During the second semester of her class, students take part in a virtual scavenger hunt assignment. The assignment involves the students visiting the multiple AARC websites and resources, to help them learn of all the benefits that come along with being a member.

 

This is What it’s Like to be a Military RT

November 5, 2019

This is What it’s Like to be a Military RT

Serving as an RT in the Navy has exposed Aaron Hamblin (far left) to many different areas of care. In times of war and times of peace, members of the U.S. military depend on other military members to care for their medical needs. Respiratory therapists serving in the armed forces play an important role in... Read more »

 

November is COPD Awareness Month

October 24, 2019

November is COPD Awareness Month

November is National COPD Awareness Month, and a great opportunity to help educate your patients about COPD. According to the American Lung Association, an estimated 15.3 million Americans suffer from COPD, and several additional millions likely have COPD and don’t even know it. Early diagnosis and treatment can help people with COPD improve their quality... Read more »

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Are You Ready for Congress?

October 14, 2019

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 2019 is filled with great sessions to help you brush up on your skills and knowledge of... Read more »

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Wisconsin Students Participate in Give Vets a Smile

October 9, 2019

Wisconsin Students Participate in Give Vets a Smile

This flyer is being circulated throughout the Eau Claire area to let veterans know about the services they’ll find at the Give Vets a Smile event this year. Interprofessional education is taking hold in many health professions programs and respiratory care is no exception. These initiatives are designed to foster collaboration between students from various... Read more »

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Veterans Day Photo Project

September 6, 2019

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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AARC Bylaws Amendments Presented to Membership

August 20, 2019

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 »

 

September is Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month

August 19, 2019

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 »

 

Good Press – June 2019