Articles tagged with: AARC Members

Board Announces Updates to AARC Fellowship Program

January 15, 2019

Board Announces Updates to AARC Fellowship Program

Every year select members of the respiratory care profession are honored with the Fellow of the American Respiratory Care Profession, or “FAARC.” Bestowed at the AARC Congress in the fall, this designation recognizes outstanding contributions to the profession in areas ranging from education to research to clinical practice and more. AARC Fellowship Program Info The... Read more »

 

Good Press – January 2019
Thankful Thoughts from the AARC Executive Team

November 20, 2018

Thankful Thoughts from the AARC Executive Team

AARC Executive Team AARC members make this organization the success it is. More than that, you build and strengthen the respiratory care profession every day. As we prepare for this holiday season, the AARC executive team shares how grateful they are for each member. “The AARC is thankful for its members and will be a... Read more »

 

Finding Rewards in Your Work

November 8, 2018

Finding Rewards in Your Work

Being a respiratory therapist is hard. Not just hard work, which of course, is part of the mix, but hard in the sense that you must deal with difficult patient situations where the outcomes are not always assured or positive. Finding rewards in this type of work can be a challenge, but respiratory therapists who... Read more »

 

Veterans Day 2018: Military RTs Share Lessons Learned

November 8, 2018

Veterans Day 2018: Military RTs Share Lessons Learned

When President Woodrow Wilson marked the very first “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11, 1919, it was to honor those who had died serving their country in World War I. Today we know Nov. 11 as Veterans Day – a day set aside each year to honor everyone who has ever worn the uniform. The AARC... Read more »

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Good Press: AARC Members in the News | November 2018
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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