April 27, 2021
Mother-daughter duo discusses what it's like to pass down a passion for the respiratory therapy profession.
April 14, 2021
When the pandemic hit last year, Roman Valles, RRT, RRT-ACCS, RRT-NPS, spent time as a travel therapist where he contracted COVID-19.
April 1, 2021
The AARC celebrates and remembers the life and work of Robert M. Kacmarek, PhD, RRT, FAARC, after his passing.
March 31, 2021
Every year select members of the respiratory care profession are honored with the Fellow of the American Respiratory Care Profession.
March 10, 2021
Member in the news: Kaitlyn Kaufman, RRT, was featured for her work over the past year on the front lines of COVID-19.
March 3, 2021
One group of RTs who were already heroes in anyone’s book has now received special recognition of its own. Check it out!
September 30, 2020
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.
February 12, 2020
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.
November 5, 2019
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 »
October 24, 2019
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 »