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20 Dec

SPOTY Spotlight: Ryan Stiles

This month in our Specialty Practitioner of the Year (SPOTY) Spotlight series, we’re learning more about our Long Term Care SPOTY: Ryan Stiles, BSRT, RRT. A passion for patient care Ryan Stiles, BSRT, RRT was named 2017 Specialty Practitioner of the Year for the Long Term Care Specialty Section. “I have always had a passion for the post-acute… Read more »

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20 Dec

Transport RTs have The Right Stuff

Scott May, second from the left, says he and his colleagues at Children’s Mercy Critical Care Transport rely on each other to get their patients the care they need. The transport environment in the respiratory care profession is fast-paced and quick-thinking. It’s often just the RT, a nurse, and sometimes a physician, trying to navigate around an… Read more »

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12 Dec

Here’s How RT Educators Keep Students Engaged

Educators in every field of study have had this experience: as they stand before the class ready to impart critical knowledge, there are a few students with glazed-over expressions that say loud and clear, “Boring!” Keeping students engaged in learning is an uphill battle, but RT educators have found some great ways to make it… Read more »

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07 Dec

Best Practices for Current Topics in Respiratory Care

Annually, the AARC produces Current Topics in Respiratory Care, an educational video series that offers an in-depth exploration of recent scientific advancements in respiratory care. The eight-disc DVD series also includes evidence-based practices that improve delivery of care and reduce readmissions, and each program concludes with a test which, when completed successfully, will earn the… Read more »

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28 Nov

Clinical Guideline Team Kicks Off

A team of AARC members from across North America embarked on a new clinical practice guideline development program earlier this November. Their work will continue through the next year and they have set publication goals of 2019. Clinical Guideline Team members hard at work during their kick-off workshop. This effort is made possible by the… Read more »

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