Articles tagged with: AARC Members

AARC Member Witnesses Car Accident, Springs Into Action to Give CPR

August 15, 2016

AARC Member Witnesses Car Accident, Springs Into Action to Give CPR

AARC member Heather Harms was one of three first responders to a roadside accident. She quickly worked to give CPR to the victims. By Heather Harms, BS, RRT August 15, 2016 I was on my way home from work earlier this month when I was a first responder to an accident that took place in Grundy... Read more »

 

Good Press: AARC Members in the News July

July 26, 2016

Good Press: AARC Members in the News July

Good Press: AARC Members in the News July features AARC members who were recently noted, quoted and interviewed. Sarah Parker Ann Flint De De Gardner Diane Rhodes Jaime Magnetico Amy Churchill is seeking reelection to her local school board, reports this article in the Asheville, NC, Citizen-Times. If elected, it will be her second term on... Read more »

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Good Press AARC Members in the News <br>July 2016

July 12, 2016

Good Press AARC Members in the News
July 2016

Good Press: AARC Members in the News features AARC members who were recently noted, quoted and interviewed. Dr. Michael Anderson Hawaii Society for Respiratory Care Tim Myers Don Guess Karen Schell Nita Hudsick Susan Mcquade Chief Medical Officer for University Hospitals, Dr. Michael Anderson, was recently interviewed by ideastream on how hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio, have... Read more »

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Off Duty Respiratory Therapist Saves Life on Florida Highway

June 1, 2016

Off Duty Respiratory Therapist Saves Life on Florida Highway

Derrick Layer, RRT — second from right — was off duty and on his way to the beach when he rushed to help save a man involved in a motorcycle crash. This photo was taken after paramedics had arrived. Photo credit: George Bortle, Florida News Service Derrick Layer, RRT, was on his way to the beach one... Read more »

 

Good Press: AARC Members in the News – May 2016

May 25, 2016

Good Press: AARC Members in the News – May 2016

Good Press: AARC Members in the News features AARC members who were recently noted, quoted and interviewed. Cory Mohnike Leon Lebowitz Jerry Gentile Candace Yow Virginia Mooney Cory Mohnike talks about his experiences as a trauma survivor in two articles: this one on the ABC-TV website out of Lincoln, NE, and this one in the Lincoln... Read more »

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Lungride: AARC Member Hits The Road For The ARCF

May 24, 2016

Lungride: AARC Member Hits The Road For The ARCF

Craig Smallwood is riding 583 miles through Eastern Canada and the U.S. in support of the American Respiratory Care Foundation. Many of us have plans for Memorial Day weekend, but it’s probably safe to say no one out there in the respiratory care community is doing what Craig Smallwood, BS, RRT, is planning to do... Read more »

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Respiratory Therapists Living with Cystic Fibrosis

May 18, 2016

Respiratory Therapists Living with Cystic Fibrosis

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... Read more »

 

AARC Members Get their Kids Involved in RT Community Service

May 17, 2016

AARC Members Get their Kids Involved in RT Community Service

These cute and caring volunteers show off their sandwich boards. How can respiratory therapists make their booth stand out from the crowd at a big health fair? Cute kids advocating for lung health sure can help! Members of the Kansas Respiratory Care Society (KRCS) found that out when they decided to make their trip to the Kansas... Read more »

 

Missouri RTs Ensure Kids With Asthma Keep CALM So They Can Keep Moving On

May 16, 2016

Missouri RTs Ensure Kids With Asthma Keep CALM So They Can Keep Moving On

Camp Catch-Ya-Breath, which grew out of Project CALM, serves kids with moderate to severe persistent asthma. Washington County, MO, is a low income, rural area where the rate of asthma admissions for children under the age of 15 is significantly higher than that seen in the rest of the state. Thanks to AARC members Tammy... Read more »

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Illinois Respiratory Therapists Drive OSA Protocol

May 10, 2016

Illinois Respiratory Therapists Drive OSA Protocol

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is increasingly being recognized as a mortality risk in hospitals, but identifying patients who may have the condition and don’t know it — or have it and are not compliant with treatment — has been a challenge. At 395-bed Central Dupage Hospital in Winfield, IL, respiratory therapists are leading the charge... Read more »

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