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18 Apr

Benefits of Seeking Higher Education

By Janelle Gardiner, DHSc, RRT, AE-C AARC Member Janelle Gardiner, DHSc, RRT, AE-C, credits the growth of her career and the opportunities she’s received as a result of her continued pursuit of higher education. Just after graduating from high school I began taking college courses. Like many others, I began working on general education courses…. Read more »

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04 Apr

Stand Out to Managers, Tips for BSRT Graduates

The Georgia State student externship enjoy learning and training at their clinical site, Piedmont Atlanta. In photo, Georgia State student externs, the Piedmont Atlanta educator Victoria Liu, BS, RRT, RRT-NPS, ACCS (center, white coat), and Piedmont Atlanta Director of Respiratory Care Valerie David, MHA, RRT, RRT-NPS, AE-C (far right). You’ve earned your bachelor’s degree, now… Read more »

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28 Mar

Breaking Through the Excuses to Advance Your Degree – Laura Hartman

This month in our Breaking Through the Excuses series, we’ll learn how Laura Hartman, MHA, RRT, RRT-NPS, RRT-ACCS, who recently completed her master’s program, advanced her degree. Laura’s Story “I am a respiratory care supervisor at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center in Bradenton, Florida,” Hartman said. “In many ways, my Master of Healthcare Administration degree has… Read more »

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14 Feb

SPOTY Spotlight: Monica Schibig

This month in our Specialty Practitioner of the Year (SPOTY) Spotlight series, we’re learning more about our Education SPOTY: Monica Schibig, MA, RRT, RRT-NPS, CPFT. Join the Education Specialty Section! Back to the beginning Monica Schibig, MA, RRT, RRT-NPS, CPFT was named 2017 Specialty Practitioner of the year for the Education Specialty Section. Schibig graduated… Read more »

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12 Dec

Here’s How RT Educators Keep Students Engaged

Educators in every field of study have had this experience: as they stand before the class ready to impart critical knowledge, there are a few students with glazed-over expressions that say loud and clear, “Boring!” Keeping students engaged in learning is an uphill battle, but RT educators have found some great ways to make it… Read more »

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06 Dec

Moving the Profession Forward: Degree Advancement

In 2015, the AARC established a goal calling for 80 percent of RTs to have, or be working toward, a bachelor’s degree by 2020. The AARC provides resources and tools to help individuals and educational programs achieve this initiative. Individual degree advancement Respiratory therapy degree advancement programs provide a pathway for respiratory therapists who have… Read more »

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