Articles tagged with: AARC Members

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | June 2017

May 16, 2017

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | June 2017

Lisa Fuchs Nicholas Prush Joe Lewarski Nicole Jackson Theresa Cannizzaro Hannah Williams Lisa Fuchs’ recent trip up Capitol Hill with the AARC PACT to advocate for the inclusion of respiratory therapists in telehealth legislation was covered in this press release on Benzinga.com. “We think the timing is right to improve patients’ access to expanded telehealth... Read more »

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AARC Members Co-Author New ARDS Guidelines

May 9, 2017

AARC Members Co-Author New ARDS Guidelines

AARC members Dean Hess, PhD, RRT, FAARC, and Richard Branson, MS, RRT, FAARC, are among the authors of a new set of clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) on the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Published in this month’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, the evidence-based CPGs focus on the use of mechanical ventilation in adult... Read more »

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Good Press: AARC Members in the News | June 2017

May 2, 2017

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | June 2017

Marcela Spraul Keri Ohren Janie Hall Steph Korynta Becky Maruca Jennifer Jackson-Stevens Randy Gideon Michael McCartney Sean Severson Marcela Spraul explains how she helped a young boy from her native Colombia travel to the U.S. for treatment at Shriner’s Hospital in St. Louis in this video on the KMOV-TV website out of Missouri. The boy... Read more »

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AARC Raffle Winner Experiences Nashville With Country Star Billy Dawson

April 19, 2017

AARC Raffle Winner Experiences Nashville With Country Star Billy Dawson

Billy enjoyed having Kristen, left, and Missy, right, as his special guests at the event. When Missy Schwendiman, RRT, bought a ticket for the Nashville Experience and Songwriting Package raffle sponsored by the AARC and country and western star Billy Dawson last fall, she really just did it to support a good cause: namely, the... Read more »

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AARC Member Leads Airway Safety Initiative

April 5, 2017

AARC Member Leads Airway Safety Initiative

Like many smaller facilities, Calvert Memorial Hospital in Prince Frederick, MD, goes down to one hospitalist and one ED physician after midnight, and ensuring airway safety in an emergency situation can be a challenge. When Calvert physicians decided it was time to improve the odds they turned to Heather Wright, BSRC, RRT, to help spearhead... Read more »

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Telehealth is Right Here, Right Now for South Carolina RT

April 3, 2017

Telehealth is Right Here, Right Now for South Carolina RT

Anita Shuler gets ready to conduct a telehealth session with a student and school nurse at a local school. “Thank you so much for teaching me.” Anita Shuler, RRT, AE-C, regularly hears comments like that from the children she provides asthma education to via a telehealth initiative operated by the Medical University of South Carolina... Read more »

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Good Press: AARC Members in the News | May 2017

March 28, 2017

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | May 2017

From left to right, Jason Elder, Shannon Edwards, Jose Bandek, Kayla Debich, and Cathy Bitsche. Tracy Cook Kasey Baldwin Deryl Gulliford Lynda Glagola Sheila Guidry Annie Welsch was honored by her local sheriff’s office for helping to save a little girl’s life after a car crash, reports this article in the Omaha, NE, World-Herald. “I’m... Read more »

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COPD Foundation Founder Passes Away

March 8, 2017

COPD Foundation Founder Passes Away

Photo Courtesy of the COPD Foundation/Alpha 1 Foundation The AARC was saddened to learn of the death of COPD Foundation Founder and Director Emeritus John Walsh, who passed away on Tuesday after complications from an accident he suffered last year. According to the COPD Foundation, Walsh “lived each day pushing himself to advocate for those... Read more »

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Good Press: AARC Members in the News | April 2017

March 6, 2017

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | April 2017

From left to right: Ryan, Zach, Andrew, Scott, and Courtney Tracy Marquette LaShundra Key Ron Bacon RT students Courtney Webb, Scott McCully, Ryan Wiggins, Andrew Milton, and Zachary Quigley took part in a recent Flight for Air Climb event to raise funds for the American Lung Association (ALA), reports this article in the Eagle Tribune... Read more »

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Alpha-1 Foundation honors John W. Walsh with title of Director Emeritus

February 22, 2017

Alpha-1 Foundation honors John W. Walsh with title of Director Emeritus

The Alpha-1 Foundation has named its co-founder and long-time president and CEO, John Walsh, as director emeritus of the organization. Alpha-1 Foundation Co-founder and visionary John W. Walsh has been named a Director Emeritus of the Board of Directors at the February 3, 2017 Board meeting. “We have now passed the one-year anniversary of the... Read more »

 

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