March 31, 2021
In this article Anthony DeWitt discusses the Chapter 11 bankruptcy and how it pertains to the opioid epidemic.
March 31, 2021
In the 2021 Current Topics video series, lecturer Jie Li discusses ‘Postoperative Management of Hypoxemia: NIV, HFNC or Standard O2 Therapy.’
January 13, 2021
We speak with AARC Member, Andy Miller, RRT, RRT-ACCS, RRT-NPS, FAARC, to discuss the importance of networking and collaboration.
February 26, 2020
Going above and beyond your everyday job and attend career fairs to recruit the next generation of RTs. We include a couple tips to help you.
February 5, 2020
Last fall, CHEST posted online an accepted paper that examined the cardiopulmonary workforce in the U.S., with special emphasis on the need for advanced practice providers (APPs) such as the advanced practice respiratory therapist (APRT) to meet ongoing needs. In response to a request from the AARC, the full text of that paper has now... Read more »
January 31, 2020
By 2030 the United States is predicted to have a shortfall of 1,300 to 12,000 Cardiologists and Pulmonologists. As identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, three of the top five leading causes of death are diseases of the cardiopulmonary system. Combining these problems with the aging population in the United States obligates... Read more »
January 22, 2020
One of the added benefits of pursuing a respiratory therapy career is the wide variety of avenues you can take. Seeking credentials to help you specialize in your career path adds value to your experience in the profession. We checked in with your AARC Sleep Specialty Section Chair Jessica Schweller, MS, APRN-CNP, RRT-SDS, for her... Read more »
December 18, 2019
What is the value of entering the respiratory therapy profession with a bachelor’s degree? We asked two AARC members to share their answers to this question. Opening a new door “My bachelor’s of science degree in biology was a valuable asset as I entered respiratory school,” said Mary Bina, MS, RRT, RRT-NPS. “As an undergraduate... Read more »
July 10, 2019
Sharing his experience interacting with future students, Randy Insley III, PhD, RRT, RRT-NPS, RPFT, RRT-ACCS, AE-C, ACSM-PAPHS, roots his efforts in actions designed to inspire students. Insley explains that staying connected and being an active listener contributes to their success as they choose and develop their career path. “I try to remember that for the... Read more »
May 2, 2019
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the “Employment of respiratory therapists is projected to grow 23 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than average for all occupations.” This is explained by the fact that as the U.S. population ages, so too will an increased incidence of respiratory conditions, thus leading to an increased... Read more »