Articles tagged with: AARC Members

SPOTY Spotlight: Donna Tanner

January 17, 2018

SPOTY Spotlight: Donna Tanner

This month in our Specialty Practitioner of the Year (SPOTY) Spotlight series, we’re learning more about our Adult Acute Care SPOTY: Donna Tanner, MHA, MBA, RRT, RRT-ACCS. Bedside has her heart Donna Tanner, MHA, MBA, RRT, RRT-ACCS was named 2017 Specialty Practitioner of the Year for the Adult Acute Care Specialty Section. “I love the... Read more »

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Camp for Ventilator-Dependent Children is His Passion

January 17, 2018

Camp for Ventilator-Dependent Children is His Passion

Jeff Cain enjoys giving ventilator-dependent children the chance to experience summer camp. Trail’s Edge Camp (TEC) provides a summer camp experience for ventilator-dependent children. Located at the Fowler Center for Outdoor Learning in Mayville, MI, the seven-day camp takes place every year in June and is available at no cost to the families of the... Read more »

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AARC Members Explore Leadership Principles Through Book Club

January 10, 2018

AARC Members Explore Leadership Principles Through Book Club

Led by the Management Specialty Section, the Leadership Book Club series is open and available to all AARC Members through AARConnect. The most recent book discussed was “Tribes” by Seth Godin. Subscribe to the Book Club Check Out All Your Connect Communities The AARC Leadership Book Club officially began in 2009, after growing from a... Read more »

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5 Tips to Tell Your Patients to Keep them Healthy this Winter

January 3, 2018

5 Tips to Tell Your Patients to Keep them Healthy this Winter

The winter months can be dangerous for people with chronic respiratory conditions like COPD and asthma. But many patients aren’t really sure how to protect themselves from cold weather perils like colds and the flu. As a respiratory therapist, you can be a good resource for these folks, and Krystal Craddock, BSRC, RRT-NPS, AE-C, CCM,... Read more »

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RT Students in Idaho to Experience 3D Printing

December 27, 2017

RT Students in Idaho to Experience 3D Printing

Samantha Davis (shown above) brings a new tool to her lessons: 3D printing. RT students at Boise State University will get the chance to experience some of the world’s most cutting edge technology this semester. Thanks to Samantha Davis, MS, RRT-NPS, AE-C, they’ll be using the university’s 3D printing capabilities to print neonatal cardiac defects.... Read more »

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Finding Your Passion: Why Mandy De Vries Became an RT

December 27, 2017

Finding Your Passion: Why Mandy De Vries Became an RT

Mandy De Vries at the annual AARC Congress in Indianapolis, IN. People who are always there for you no matter what just naturally make a big impact on your life. For Mandy De Vries, RRT, Mark Frazier was one of those people. He eventually became her father-in-law when she married his son Ian, but their... Read more »

 

International Focus: AARC Welcomes Yemeni RT as a New Member

December 21, 2017

International Focus: AARC Welcomes Yemeni RT as a New Member

Saleem Hamilah speaking at the celebration event held to honor his new membership in the AARC. Joining the AARC is a good career move for any respiratory therapist. But when you are one of only a few therapists in your country, it can really set you apart from the crowd. That’s what happened recently when... Read more »

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Good Press: AARC Members in the News | December 2017
SPOTY Spotlight: Ryan Stiles

December 20, 2017

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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Transport RTs have The Right Stuff

December 20, 2017

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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