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07 Nov

NBRC Seeks Your Input on the Continuing Competency Program

The National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) has a responsibility to credential holders to guarantee the quality and recognition of the credentials they earn, and they achieve this through the Continuing Competency Program (CCP). The NBRC regularly evaluates its efforts to support continuing competence. To do this, they invite recently credentialed therapists to participate in… Read more »

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07 Nov

A Thank You to Our Veterans

Enable cookies to see embeded content. Veterans Day is Saturday, Nov. 11, and is a time set aside to give a special ‘thank you’ to all our U.S. Veterans, for the service and dedication they give to our country. The AARC is honored to have AARC members who are also veterans. We are continually grateful,… Read more »

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01 Nov

COPD Awareness Month: NHLBI Message for AARC Members

As part of National COPD Awareness Month, the AARC will be highlighting the critical role that respiratory therapists provide to patients with COPD. Together, we can empower people with COPD, their families, and caregivers to reduce the burden of the disease. Kicking off the month is a special video message from Dr. James P. Kiley,… Read more »

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01 Nov

AARC Disaster Fund Brings Relief

The photo above depicts the scene from the neighborhood of Sandra Winfrey, RRT in Baton Rouge, LA following the August 2016 flooding. The AARC Disaster Relief Fund directly helps members in times like the scene depicted above or in the stories shared in this article. Donating to the Disaster Relief Fund is a way for… Read more »

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01 Nov

Changes Set for National Sputum Bowl

2017 Sputum Bowl Student Winners (Texas Team) Since 1978, the Sputum Bowl has been a key component in our annual Congress meetings. Teams from across the U.S. compete for the coveted prize, and, best of all, bragging rights. It’s fun to play, as well as watch and cheer on the teams—a highlight event for many… Read more »

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