Articles tagged with: Association News

Specialty Section Focus: Adult Acute Care

February 7, 2018

Specialty Section Focus: Adult Acute Care

Membership in AARC Specialty Sections connects you to others who practice in your area of respiratory care. Programs created by specialty section members are integral to the AARC Summer Forum and AARC International Respiratory Congress meetings. Today we are highlighting the Adult Acute Care Specialty Section, to learn more about the section and what members... Read more »

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Summer Forum and Congress Planning Kicks Off

January 24, 2018

Summer Forum and Congress Planning Kicks Off

2018 AARC Program Committee: (Back L to R) Brady Scott, Thomas Lamphere (Chair), Garry Kauffman and Richard Branson; (Front L to R) Sarah Varekojis, Kimberly Wiles and Ira Cheifetz A group of dedicated volunteers came together this past weekend to kick off the 2018 AARC Program Committee and begin planning sessions for the AARC Summer... Read more »

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Now Accepting Abstracts for the 2021 OPEN FORUM

January 17, 2018

Now Accepting Abstracts for the 2021 OPEN FORUM

OPEN FORUM serves as a great platform for members of the respiratory care profession to share original research with their colleagues.

 

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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Just Released: Pulmonary Rehabilitation Certificate Course

January 10, 2018

Just Released: Pulmonary Rehabilitation Certificate Course

The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) just released a new Pulmonary Rehabilitation Certificate Course. Through a partnership with the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR), the class offers respiratory therapists the opportunity to earn a specialized certificate in Pulmonary Rehabilitation. They will also increase their value as a respiratory therapist by helping... Read more »

 

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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Big Ideas Theater: Dr. Alexandre Rotta

December 13, 2017

Big Ideas Theater: Dr. Alexandre Rotta

Enable cookies to see embeded content. In this episode of Big Ideas Theater, Dr. Alexandre Rotta, MD, FCCM, discusses pediatric ARDS beyond mechanical ventilation. According to Dr. Rotta, management of children with ARDS continues to be a challenge for the pediatric clinician and goes beyond mechanical ventilation. In his Big Ideas Theater segment, Dr. Rotta... Read more »

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AARC Member Shares His Experience Riding Out Hurricane Harvey

December 11, 2017

AARC Member Shares His Experience Riding Out Hurricane Harvey

According to weather.com, by mid-October, 15 named storms, 10 hurricanes, and six hurricanes ranked at Category 3 or stronger formed during the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, making this year the seventh most active hurricane season on record. From Harvey, to Irma, to Maria, Americans have been in the crosshairs, and those working in hospitals in... Read more »

 

AARC Disaster Fund Brings Relief

November 1, 2017

AARC Disaster Fund Brings Relief

The photo above depicts the scene from the neighborhood of Sandra Winfrey, RRT in Baton Rouge, LA following the August 2016 flooding. The AARC Disaster Relief Fund directly helps members in times like the scene depicted above or in the stories shared in this article. Donating to the Disaster Relief Fund is a way for... Read more »

 

RC Week 2017 Brings Celebrations Across the Globe

November 1, 2017

RC Week 2017 Brings Celebrations Across the Globe

RTs from Sheikh Khalifa Medical City Abu Dhabi, UAE demonstrate their skills during their RC Week 2017 celebration event. National Respiratory Care Week took place Oct. 22-28, and respiratory therapists from all over the globe used the occasion to raise awareness about respiratory health and the clinicians who play such an integral role in the... Read more »

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