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18 May

AARC & NYSSRC Issue Joint Statement

On May 18, the New York State Society for Respiratory Care (NYSSRC) and the AARC released a joint statement in response to a news story from Erie County, New York earlier this month. In that story, an Erie county legislator proposed the local community college respiratory care program train critical care nurses to manage mechanical… Read more »

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14 May

RT Travel Assignment Questions to Ask

Are you considering traveling to hot spots in the U.S. to help with the COVID-19 pandemic? If so, consider these questions as you make your plans. Clarify financial expectations Will my housing and travel expenses be covered? Will there be coverage for meals and groceries? Will washing machines and dryers be available for use? If… Read more »

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06 May

#COVID19 | Maximizing the Respiratory Team Dynamic: Effective Patient Care During a Pandemic 

The AARC partnered with the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) to host a live webcast “Maximizing the Respiratory Team Dynamic: Effective Patient Care During a Pandemic,” which took place on May 14. Watch the Recorded Webinar Webinar Details Date: May 14, 2020 Moderator: David Kaufman Faculty: Lewis Rubinson, MD, PhD Chief Medical Officer Morristown… Read more »

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15 Apr

BOMA & AARC Leadership Respond to New Ventilator Video Course

In response to the recent publishing of a new video course designed to help non ICU health care providers finding themselves in the ICU setting to support the critical care team better understand ventilators, leaders from BOMA and the AARC shared letters with the respiratory therapy community expressing their support of the program. Peter J…. Read more »

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15 Apr

Ventilator Manufacturers Form Ventilator Training Alliance, Create App to Help Front-Line Medical Workers During COVID-19 Pandemic

According to an Allego press release, several of the world’s ventilator manufacturers have formed a Ventilator Training Alliance (VTA) and partnered with Allego to create a mobile app that front-line medical providers can use to access a centralized repository of ventilator training resources. Dräger, GE Healthcare, Getinge, Hamilton Medical, Medtronic, Nihon Kohden, and Philips have… Read more »

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