Articles tagged with: Advocacy

AARC Joins Statement in Support of Mandated Vaccines

July 29, 2021

AARC Joins Statement in Support of Mandated Vaccines

With President Tooley’s outreach to the Board of Directors for approval, we have asked that AARC be added to the list of co-signers

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AARC Wants Feds to Revise RT Qualification Standards

June 23, 2021

AARC Wants Feds to Revise RT Qualification Standards

One member brought to the advocacy team's attention that some qualification standards are capped for civilian RTs.

 

AARC Helps Promote COPD Awareness

June 14, 2021

AARC Helps Promote COPD Awareness

The AARC Government Affairs encourages you to take a look at an all new website created to improve COPD awareness.

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Report Highlights Tobacco Industry’s Predatory Marketing Techniques to Women

June 2, 2021

Report Highlights Tobacco Industry’s Predatory Marketing Techniques to Women

A report was recently made public highlighting the tobacco industry's predatory techniques, specifically towards women.

 

Oxygen Canisters – Should You be Concerned?

May 27, 2021

Oxygen Canisters – Should You be Concerned?

Have you been in a Walmart or CVS recently, and noticed small oxygen canisters for sale? These have become a popular item during the pandemic

 

The Allied Health Workforce Diversity Act has been Reintroduced!

May 19, 2021

The Allied Health Workforce Diversity Act has been Reintroduced!

The Allied Health Workforce Diversity Act was reintroduced in the 117th Congress yesterday afternoon, May 18, in both the House and Senate.

 

New Treatments Provide Hope for Respiratory Patients

May 19, 2021

New Treatments Provide Hope for Respiratory Patients

New highly anticipated treatments are in the pipeline for respiratory patients and could soon be up for approval before the FDA.

 

CMS Proposes Quality Measures for Health Care Worker Vaccinations

May 13, 2021

CMS Proposes Quality Measures for Health Care Worker Vaccinations

CMS has recently issued proposed rules impacting a variety of facilities that could affect respiratory therapists.

 

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.

 

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