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AARC 70th Anniversary Special: Amazing Changes in Respiratory Care, Part One

April 11, 2017

AARC 70th Anniversary Special: Amazing Changes in Respiratory Care, Part One

As we get ready to celebrate our 70th anniversary on Saturday, AARC members share their take on how things have changed in the clinical arena over their time in the profession. When Cathy Bitsche, EdS, RRT-NPS, entered respiratory care some 40 years ago, respiratory medications consisted of bronchosol, isuprel, and mucomyst. “That was it,” she... Read more »

 

AARC 70th Anniversary Special: More Incredible Changes in Respiratory Care, Part Two

April 11, 2017

AARC 70th Anniversary Special: More Incredible Changes in Respiratory Care, Part Two

What else did AARC members have to say about the things that have changed in respiratory care?  Here are 25 more — Chest CTs. Pre CT scan, ARDS was considered a “homogenous” disease basically based on anterior-posterior chest X-rays. The CT led us from a stiff lung to a small lung, a huge advancement in... Read more »

 

Leadership Changes Have Been Made at the AARC

April 5, 2017

Leadership Changes Have Been Made at the AARC

The AARC has made a couple of leadership changes at the Executive Office aimed at better serving members of the Association.  Timothy Myers, MBA, RRT-NPS, FAARC, who currently serves as Associate Executive Director of Brands Management, has been promoted to AARC’s Chief Business Officer. The position was created to reflect Myers’ growing role in strategic,... Read more »

 

Get Ready for Wow at Congress 2017 in Indianapolis

March 17, 2017

Get Ready for Wow at Congress 2017 in Indianapolis

Want to get a jump on Congress 2017 registration? Sign up early to save on registration! Register for Congress This year’s AARC Congress event will take place in Indianapolis, IN, next Oct. 4–7, and there’s plenty to be excited about. If you missed last year’s event in San Antonio — you missed one of our best events ever. ... Read more »

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Sputum Bowl 2017: 15 Practitioner Teams Needed by July 15

January 26, 2017

Sputum Bowl 2017: 15 Practitioner Teams Needed by July 15

The Sputum Bowl has been a part of AARC tradition since 1978. The lights. The action. The costumes. The fabulous half-time entertainment. The Sputum Bowl has been a time-honored tradition at the AARC Congress since 1978. Uniquely “RT,” the Bowl is THE number one place to test your respiratory care knowledge against the best of... Read more »

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RTs Celebrate Real Life Heroes

November 8, 2016

RTs Celebrate Real Life Heroes

National Respiratory Care Week took place the last week in October, and therapists from Maine to California used the occasion to raise awareness of the profession and the clinicians who play such an integral role in the health and wellbeing of people with respiratory conditions. Here’s a brief look at some of their celebrations —... Read more »

 

President Walsh Talks Quality, Safety, and Value in Big Ideas Theater

November 7, 2016

President Walsh Talks Quality, Safety, and Value in Big Ideas Theater

Enable cookies to see embeded content. As 2016 winds down, AARC President Brian Walsh, PHD, RRT-NPS, RRT-ACCS, AE-C, RPFT, FAARC, is ramping up efforts to renew the AARC’s focus on quality, safety, and value in 2017. His goals for his two-year term in office, which kicked off during AARC Congress 2016 in San Antonio last month,... Read more »

 

Haven’t Been to an AARC Congress? Here are 5 Great Reasons to Go!

July 11, 2016

Haven’t Been to an AARC Congress? Here are 5 Great Reasons to Go!

  The AARC International Respiratory Convention & Exhibition has been drawing the best and brightest in respiratory care since the late 1940s, and every year there are newcomers among the group. They come away from the experience with a renewed sense of enthusiasm about their profession and the knowledge and information they need to further... Read more »

 

Sneak Peek: Respiratory Care Week 2016 Theme

June 29, 2016

Sneak Peek: Respiratory Care Week 2016 Theme

Sneak Peek: We have our Respiratory Care Week 2016 theme Join the AARC to celebrate this annual event that recognizes the respiratory care profession and raises awareness for improving lung health around the world. This year’s theme: Respiratory Therapists — Real Life Heroes! Stay tuned for RC Week 2016 online store, opening soon! Mark your... Read more »

 

This is Why Respiratory Care Managers Attend Summer Forum

May 18, 2016

This is Why Respiratory Care Managers Attend Summer Forum

The AARC Summer Forum offers respiratory care managers the chance to grow their departments, and they go home with the kind of information they need to move their services forward. If you don’t believe it, just listen to what a couple of attendees at last year’s event in Phoenix had to say about the experience.... Read more »

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Celebrating Our Past
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