Articles tagged with: Advocacy

Proposal to Ban Menthol in Cigarettes Sought by Biden Administration

April 29, 2021

Proposal to Ban Menthol in Cigarettes Sought by Biden Administration

The Biden Administration and the FDA plan to announce a bill to ban menthol in cigarettes. The ban also includes other flavors.

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RTs Get Well Deserved Recognition

April 22, 2021

RTs Get Well Deserved Recognition

RTs have received recognition in a recent newsletter written by the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response.

 

Advocacy Blast Off to Great Start

April 22, 2021

Advocacy Blast Off to Great Start

The 2021 Advocacy Campaign is off to a great start with 20,000 messages sent to congress in the first few days of the campaign.

 

Join AARC’s Advocacy BLAST Campaign

April 15, 2021

Join AARC’s Advocacy BLAST Campaign

Get Ready Everyone – Our virtual advocacy campaign for 2021 kicks into high gear April 19 – 30, 2021. Learn more about the campaign.

 

President Biden Adds RTs to Administer Vaccines

March 15, 2021

President Biden Adds RTs to Administer Vaccines

AARC is proud to announce that RTs are now approved to administer the COVID-19 vaccine, helping to spread awareness of RTs.

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The VA Raises the Bar for Respiratory Therapists

March 15, 2021

The VA Raises the Bar for Respiratory Therapists

The VA raises standards and expectations for respiratory therapists. Read what exactly has changed and how it impacts you.

 

AARC Reaches out to Congressional Telehealth Workgroup

February 11, 2021

AARC Reaches out to Congressional Telehealth Workgroup

AARC reaches back out to the telehealth workgroup to help insure RTs are included in the CONNECT act when it is reintroduced.

 

Promoting COVID-19 Vaccine Education and Equity

February 3, 2021

Promoting COVID-19 Vaccine Education and Equity

The AARC has recently joined over 100 organizations to support the COVID-19 Vaccine Education and Equity Project.

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AARC Members Advocate for RT Role in Vaccine Administration

January 27, 2021

AARC Members Advocate for RT Role in Vaccine Administration

The AARC discusses their approval and advocacy for respiratory therapist to administer the COVID-19 vaccine.

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End-of-Year Legislative Package from U.S. Congress

December 23, 2020

End-of-Year Legislative Package from U.S. Congress

An end-of-year legislative has been announced and it includes multiple items that affect the respiratory therapy community.

 

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