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21 Aug

39 Preceptors Recognized for Outstanding Performance

Now in its third year, the AARC Preceptor Recognition Program recognizes preceptors (instructors) whose leadership and mentoring skills stand out. The AARC presented a record-breaking 39 members with this distinction. Here are your 2019 Awardees: Chelsea Babco, BS, RRT, RRT-ACCS, Seton Medical Center of Austin (TX) Gerri Barnes, BS, RRT, RRT-NPS, Ann and Robert H…. Read more »

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01 Jul

Accepting Nominations: Preceptor Recognition Program

Now in its third year, the Preceptor Recognition Program recognizes clinical preceptors whose leadership and mentoring skills stand out. In 2018, the AARC presented 36 members with this distinction. Nominations for the 2019 program must be completed by a director of clinical education or a program director. DIRECTORS: Nominate a Preceptor Today AARC Members Shellie… Read more »

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26 Dec

Career Pathway Program Eases Transition to Bachelor’s Degree Completion

Tina Siddon, second from left, looks on as her students practice their RT skills in the lab.” Madisonville Community College in Madisonville, KY, is a great school that graduates competent respiratory therapists. Faculty are passionate about blending high expectations, student support, and innovative technology — including high fidelity interprofessional simulation — to create graduates who… Read more »

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02 Oct

Respiratory Care Education Annual Fall 2019 Edition Now Available

The Fall 2019 edition of the Respiratory Care Education Annual is available to read. This refereed journal is committed to providing a forum for research and theory in respiratory care education and is listed in the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature and Ulrich’s Periodical Database. The Respiratory Care Education Annual showcases scholarly… Read more »

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13 Jun

To Do List: Earn Your Associate’s Degree. Check! Now on to Earning Your Bachelor’s Degree

Respiratory therapy students all across the country recently walked across the stage to accept their associate’s degree in respiratory care. Most of them are already in the workforce, learning the ropes at their first real jobs in the profession. For a growing number, though, the associate’s degree is just the first step in their education…. Read more »

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23 May

The Master’s Pursuit

As you plan your career and education goals, you may be considering a master’s degree. If you’re pursuing management or the educator career path, the addition of a master’s degree may feel like a given. But what about other career paths? We asked a few AARC members to share their experience and insight on the… Read more »

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