Articles tagged with: AARC Members

How RTs Keep Up With New Medications

August 16, 2017

How RTs Keep Up With New Medications

The pharmaceutical industry is constantly developing new medications for patients with respiratory conditions, and while that is certainly a good thing, it can leave respiratory therapists feeling as if they are always playing catch up. What do AARC members do to stay informed about the respiratory medications prescribed for their patients? We asked members of... Read more »

 

Here’s Why RT Students Value AARC Memberships

August 15, 2017

Here’s Why RT Students Value AARC Memberships

A new school year is just around the corner and whether you’re a first year student or one who has already completed part of his or her program, you may be wondering whether it’s worth it to join the AARC. Students who have already done it will tell you the answer to that question is... Read more »

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2017 Patient Advocacy Award Recipient Announced

August 10, 2017

2017 Patient Advocacy Award Recipient Announced

Christine Hartling of Utah is the 2017 recipient of the National Respiratory Patient Advocacy Award. A collaborative effort between The FACES Foundation (Family and Caregiver, Education & Support) and the AARC, this award identifies and honors registered respiratory therapists from across the country who demonstrate excellence in compassionate care for patients and families. As part... Read more »

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Good Press: AARC Members in the News | August 2017

August 1, 2017

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | August 2017

Joshua O’Sullivan Eileen Luley Morgan Arritola Christi Ann Guthrie Joseph Nicoletti Senior Airman Joshua O’Sullivan is a respiratory therapist from the 88th Medical Group, Wright-Patterson Air Force, and has been named to the 10th volume of the Air Force’s Portraits of Courage for his actions as part of a Critical Care Air Transportation Team at... Read more »

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Summer Lobby Week 2017: Mission Accomplished!

July 25, 2017

Summer Lobby Week 2017: Mission Accomplished!

With three telehealth bills that include RTs as covered providers now introduced into Congress, the AARC launched a Summer Lobby Week July 10-14 to garner grassroots support, and we are happy to report the week was a big success. Over the five day period, 3,875 messages were sent to members of Congress by 3,181 individuals.... Read more »

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AARC Member Brings RT to Liberia

July 25, 2017

AARC Member Brings RT to Liberia

Enable cookies to see embeded content. Liberians learn life-saving skills at country’s first respiratory therapy school. Since 2011, AARC member Dr. Michael Davis, PhD, RRT, has worked with the medical system in Liberia to educate a small group of respiratory therapists who could form the core of the profession in that country. It’s been tough... Read more »

 

RC Week: Let the Planning Begin

July 25, 2017

RC Week: Let the Planning Begin

The Metroplex Respiratory Team celebrates RC Week while showing off their ‘Super RT’ shirts. National Respiratory Care Week is October 22 – 28, and it’s our time to shine. Every year, hospitals and other health care facilities across the country and around the world use the occasion to draw attention to the wonderful work RTs... Read more »

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A Giving Spirit, RTs Volunteer Their Time

July 19, 2017

A Giving Spirit, RTs Volunteer Their Time

Randy De Kler, MS, RRT of Florida leads a service learning project with his students where they teach smoking prevention to middle school-aged children. Respiratory therapists are known for their caring hearts, and, for many, that spirit of giving extends beyond the walls of their hospitals and other facilities. They take their lung health expertise... Read more »

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Get Set for Virtual Lobby Week – Summer 2017

July 5, 2017

Get Set for Virtual Lobby Week – Summer 2017

Following a successful Advocacy Hill Day in April, we’re excited there are now three telehealth bills in Congress that include respiratory care services and respiratory therapists among the professionals covered to provide telehealth. Two of the bills also include remote patient monitoring for individuals with chronic conditions such as COPD. The next step is to... Read more »

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Good Press: AARC Members in the News | July 2017

June 21, 2017

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | July 2017

Khris O’Brien Nancy Caldwell Mary Wightman Lisa Trujillo Karen Schell Dave Woldow Shane Pelletier Jason Moury Joe Lewarski KENS-TV in San Antonio, TX featured Daniel Zimmerman in a story about the U.S. Army’s Burn Flight Team. Made up of several other military RTs in addition to Zimmerman, this team is the only one of its... Read more »

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