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29 Jan

The Emerging Role of the Respiratory Therapist in PAH

Enable cookies to see embeded content. As part of Big Ideas Theater 2019, Tonya Zeiger, RRT, CPFT, discusses the vital role respiratory therapists play in delivering care to patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension. She explains how educational opportunities have grown through the partnering of the AARC and Pulmonary Hypertension Association to develop courses and credits… Read more »

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15 Jan

Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury

Enable cookies to see embeded content. As part of Big Ideas Theater 2019, Neil MacIntyre, MD, FAARC, discusses ventilator-induced lung injury. Dr. MacIntyre believes RTs can have a great impact on the ICU and explains how ventilator settings from the operating room to the ICU need to properly translate. He also shares his three commandments… Read more »

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09 Jan

Physiological Rationale for Prone Positioning

Enable cookies to see embeded content. As part of Big Ideas Theater 2019, Luís Blanch Torra, MD, PHD, from the Institut d’Investigacio i Innovacio Parc Tauli in Spain, discusses the effects and benefits of using prone positioning. Watch More Big Ideas Theater Dr. Blanch explains that prone positioning results in positive results for patients. Specifically,… Read more »

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16 Oct

Outpatient COPD Clinic

Enable cookies to see embeded content. As part of Big Ideas Theater 2018, Scott Daniel, RRT, from Dixie Regional Medical Center, discusses his hospital’s establishment of an outpatient COPD clinic as a way to better serve and educate their patients. Watch More Big Ideas Theater Big Ideas Theater 2018 was filmed at the AARC Congress… Read more »

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02 Oct

Lung Transplantation and the RT

Enable cookies to see embeded content. As part of Big Ideas Theater 2018, Mark Yoder, MS, MD, FCCP, from Rush University Medical Center, discusses lung transplantation and how the respiratory therapist can best help patients during this process. Watch More Big Ideas Theater According to Yoder, for the leading diseases in which lung transplantation is… Read more »

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19 Sep

Pitfalls & Complexities of Benchmarking

Enable cookies to see embeded content. As part of Big Ideas Theater 2018, Richard Ford, BS, RRT, FAARC, from UC San Diego Health, discusses the importance of benchmarking and its challenges. Watch More Big Ideas Theater “You look at benchmarking and it’s basically looking at comparative data across entities and trying to find those best… Read more »

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