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04 Sep

Respiratory Care Needs a Nightingale

Enable cookies to see embeded content. As part of Big Ideas Theater 2018, Mike Hess, MPH, RRT, RPFT, from Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, discusses the importance of needing an inspirational figure for the profession. Watch More Big Ideas Theater Big Ideas Theater 2018 was filmed at the AARC Congress 2018… Read more »

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14 Aug

Preventing VAE

Enable cookies to see embeded content. Michael Klompas, MPH, MD, from the Harvard Business School, discusses the changes in CDC guidelines regarding tracking ventilator associated events (VAE). He also offers tips and suggestions for RTs looking to prevent VAE. Watch More Big Ideas Theater Big Ideas Theater 2018 was filmed at the AARC Congress 2018… Read more »

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29 Jul

Expanding the Profession

Enable cookies to see embeded content. Julie Essiam, ARCF International Fellowship Recipient, discusses her excitement to be working with the AARC to build the respiratory therapy profession in Africa. For Essiam, it’s all about saving lives. She also welcomes the expertise of AARC members, along with the best practices of the U.S., to help build… Read more »

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17 Jul

Establishing Definitions for Pediatric ARDS

Enable cookies to see embeded content. Neal Thomas, MD, FCCM, of Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, talks Pediatric ARDS in this episode of Big Ideas Theater. Dr. Thomas focuses on the importance of establishing definitions for pediatric ARDS, in addition to the use of adult definitions. “We found that they [the adult definitions]… Read more »

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15 May

Controversies in Tracheostomy Management

Enable cookies to see embeded content. As part of Big Ideas Theater 2018, Constance Mussa, Phd, RRT, RRT-NPS, discusses the controversies in tracheostomy management. Watch More Big Ideas Theater Big Ideas Theater 2018 was filmed at the AARC Congress 2018 in Las Vegas, NV. Congress speakers and lecturers shared their expertise and insights during these… Read more »

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01 May

Battling Alarm Fatigue

Enable cookies to see embeded content. As part of Big Ideas Theater 2018, Marc Schlessinger, MBA, RRT, FACHE, discusses the challenges related to alarm fatigue and how it affects patient safety. Schlessinger offers advice for RTs on being more attentive to alarm management. He also shares suggestions for how manufacturers can help with alarm fatigue… Read more »

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