Articles tagged with: Association News

Changes Set for National Sputum Bowl

November 1, 2017

Changes Set for National Sputum Bowl

2017 Sputum Bowl Student Winners (Texas Team) Since 1978, the Sputum Bowl has been a key component in our annual Congress meetings. Teams from across the U.S. compete for the coveted prize, and, best of all, bragging rights. It’s fun to play, as well as watch and cheer on the teams—a highlight event for many... Read more »

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SPOTY Spotlight: Mark W. Mangus, Sr.

October 25, 2017

SPOTY Spotlight: Mark W. Mangus, Sr.

For 2017, eight specialty sections in the AARC selected one member to be named Specialty Practitioner of the Year (SPOTY) for their section. Criteria for this award included the nominee’s professional service, leadership, as well as whether the individual has furthered the art of science of respiratory care through outstanding contribution to, or service in,... Read more »

 

Leadership in Respiratory Care Recognized

October 18, 2017

Leadership in Respiratory Care Recognized

Respiratory Therapists and Medical Facilities Earn National Awards and Achievements This year, the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) presented members and medical facilities from across the U.S. with prestigious awards and accolades. Among these achievements include the inaugural Apex Recognition Award, the annual Specialty Practitioner of the Year Awards, as well as the new... Read more »

 

Celebrating Respiratory Care

October 17, 2017

Celebrating Respiratory Care

AARC members worldwide will come together to celebrate their profession through events and activities for National Respiratory Care Week (RC Week), Oct. 22 – 28, 2017. These events help educate their community and colleagues about what they do and the vital value respiratory therapists deliver each day to patients. “Respiratory therapists are an asset to... Read more »

 

New AARC Officials are Already On the Job

October 12, 2017

New AARC Officials are Already On the Job

AARC President-Elect Karen Schell speaking at Congress 2017. The AARC elected four new officials this fall, and those newly elected officers were officially installed at the AARC Congress in Indianapolis. It’s only been a week, but they are already hard at work brainstorming ways to advance the profession in 2018. Ready to make it happen... Read more »

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RC Week Resource: This Organization Can Help You Tell the Truth about Tobacco

September 26, 2017

RC Week Resource: This Organization Can Help You Tell the Truth about Tobacco

National Respiratory Care Week is coming up at the end of October, and if you are like many RTs right now, you’re busy planning educational activities in your facilities and your communities to highlight the role RTs play in advocating for lung health. More RC Week Resources The Truth Initiative has some great videos and... Read more »

 

Congress 2017: Road Trip to Indy

September 12, 2017

Congress 2017: Road Trip to Indy

Whether by plane, train or automobile, we can’t wait to see you at Congress next month (Oct. 4 – 7). If you opt for the automobile route, did you know there are fun sights to see and activities to do on your road trip into Indianapolis? REGISTER ONLINE BY SEPTEMBER 20 Driving North on I-65... Read more »

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Rally to Congress

September 1, 2017

Rally to Congress

Join us Oct. 4–7 in Indianapolis, IN for the Rally to Congress charity motorcycle rally New this year for AARC Congress 2017 (Oct. 4–7) is Rally to Congress, a charity motorcycle rally sponsored by Draeger, Inc. Motorcyclists will ride from their hometowns to Indianapolis, IN, the AARC Congress 2017 host site. All funds raised through... Read more »

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AARC Activates Disaster Fund for Members Impacted by Recent Disasters

August 28, 2017

AARC Activates Disaster Fund for Members Impacted by Recent Disasters

The AARC has activated its Disaster Relief Fund for AARC members who have sustained property loss or damage as a result of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and the massive flooding it has caused throughout areas of Florida, Texas and Louisiana. Members living in federally-declared disaster areas may apply for a grant of up to $500,... Read more »

 

Congress Highlights: 2017 is Packed With Great Features

August 17, 2017

Congress Highlights: 2017 is Packed With Great Features

AARC Congress 2017 is filled with informative and innovative sessions to help you brush-up on your skills and knowledge of the respiratory care profession. But did you know there was more? From the Welcome Party to the Sputum Bowl, Congress is packed with great events and activities. Here are 11 event highlights that you can... Read more »

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Celebrating Our Past
Building Our Future

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