Articles tagged with: AARC Members

Maximize Your AARC Membership, Get Involved With Your State

October 30, 2018

Maximize Your AARC Membership, Get Involved With Your State

Member involvement drives the success of any association, and the AARC greatly appreciates its active members. We also want members to know how to maximize their AARC membership through involvement with their state. AARC State Societies Two AARC members– Joseph Ariale, RRT, and Kiley Hodge, RRT, RRT-ACCS—share their tips for getting more involved at your... Read more »

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States Engaging Students

October 24, 2018

States Engaging Students

Students take part in fun activities, such as this “MacGyver Exercise,” at the Arizona Student Conference. These students used random items to make a working bubble humidifier out of a water bottle, straw, high flow oxygen tubing, and a mask. The activity showcased their teamwork, communication, and time management skills. Plain and simple, students are... Read more »

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RC Week Resources: You’ve Planned, Now is the Time to Promote

September 25, 2018

RC Week Resources: You’ve Planned, Now is the Time to Promote

National Respiratory Care Week, Oct. 20– 26, celebrates respiratory therapists and the profession overall. Members take this time to educate their community and colleagues about what they do and the vital value respiratory therapists deliver each day to patients. In addition to your events and activities planned for the week, simple promotion and communication will... Read more »

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SPOTY Spotlight – Curt Merriman

May 15, 2018

SPOTY Spotlight – Curt Merriman

This month in our Specialty Practitioner of the Year (SPOTY) Spotlight series, we’re learning more about our Diagnostics SPOTY: Curt R. Merriman, BA, RRT, CPFT. Join the Diagnostics Specialty Section Meet Curt As an RT student, Merriman selected PFT as an elective clinical rotation, which is when he developed an interest in diagnostics. “I became... Read more »

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Input Needed for Therapist Credential Maintenance Program Survey

May 3, 2018

Input Needed for Therapist Credential Maintenance Program Survey

The National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) is planning to revise the Credential Maintenance Program (CMP) by constructing annual assessments designed to stimulate learning. In order to successfully revise the program, the NBRC is seeking the representation of respiratory therapists who achieved the CRT or RRT credential after June 2002. Study results will define the content... Read more »

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Catching Up with David Eubanks, AARC President 1979

April 25, 2018

Catching Up with David Eubanks, AARC President 1979

This month in our Catching Up series, we’re learning more about David Eubanks, EdD, RRT, AARC president 1979. Eubanks, an AARC Life Member, shares details about his career path, the road to his presidency, as well as tips and advice for members interested in pursuing leadership roles in the AARC. Strong educational foundation Dr. Eubanks... Read more »

 

SPOTY Spotlight: Melissa Brown

April 18, 2018

SPOTY Spotlight: Melissa Brown

This month in our Specialty Practitioner of the Year (SPOTY) Spotlight series, we’re learning more about our Neonatal-Pediatrics SPOTY: Melissa K. Brown, BS, RRT, RRT-NPS, RCP. Join the Neonatal-Pediatrics Specialty Section Meet Melissa Neonatal-Pediatrics Specialty Practitioner of the Year Melissa K. Brown, BS, RRT, RRT-NPS, RCP Brown graduated from the Grossmont College Respiratory Therapy program... Read more »

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Caring for Patients with Special Needs

April 18, 2018

Caring for Patients with Special Needs

Amber Galer enjoys helping youngsters like Daniel with their respiratory care needs. (Photo taken by Richard Stowell and courtesy of Shriners Hospital.) AARC Members Amber Galer, BS, RRT, and Garner Faulkner II, BSRC, RRT, AE-C, share stories of how they deliver compassionate care to those with special needs. Salt Lake City, UT . . .... Read more »

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Thank You AARC Volunteers!

April 11, 2018

Thank You AARC Volunteers!

The volunteer efforts and engagement of our members make the AARC a true success. From serving on committees or in elected positions, taking part in focus groups, sharing expertise and mentoring skills in AARConnect, advocating for respiratory care issues, our members volunteer their time all while strengthening the AARC. April 15-21, 2018 is National Volunteer... Read more »

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Good Press: AARC Members in the News | April 2018