Articles tagged with: Advocacy

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.

 

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.

 

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