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05 Feb

CHEST Makes Workforce Article Available to RT Community

Last fall, CHEST posted online an accepted paper that examined the cardiopulmonary workforce in the U.S., with special emphasis on the need for advanced practice providers (APPs) such as the advanced practice respiratory therapist (APRT) to meet ongoing needs. In response to a request from the AARC, the full text of that paper has now… Read more »

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31 Jan

AARC Board of Directors Announcement: Advance Practice Respiratory Therapist Scope of Practice

By 2030 the United States is predicted to have a shortfall of 1,300 to 12,000 Cardiologists and Pulmonologists. As identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, three of the top five leading causes of death are diseases of the cardiopulmonary system. Combining these problems with the aging population in the United States obligates… Read more »

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