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02 Jan

Importance and Value of Patient Advocacy

Patients are your top priority. Caring for them must be comprehensive and should be a partnership. RTs can be advocates for their patients. Your 2019 National Respiratory Patient Advocacy Award Winner Kayelene Horne, BSRT, RRT-NPS, RCP, AE-C, shares her best practice tips for patient advocacy. Kayelene’s Tips Kayelene Horne teaching children about respiratory conditions. Focus… Read more »

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13 Feb

Video Wrap-up: Patient Advocacy Summit Brings RTs Together with Patients, Families

Enable cookies to see embeded content. The AARC brought respiratory therapists together with patients, families, and patient advocacy organizations at the fourth Annual Respiratory Patient Advocacy Summit held in conjunction with AARC Congress 2018 in Las Vegas last December. “The Patient Advocacy Summit is an opportunity for patients, caregivers, respiratory therapists, and students to collaborate… Read more »

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20 Jan

Nominations Now Open for Patient Advocacy Award

The National Respiratory Patient Advocacy Award is the only nationally-recognized advocacy program dedicated to honoring outstanding registered respiratory therapists. The award identifies and honors registered respiratory therapists from across the country who demonstrate excellence in compassionate care for patients and families. Learn more about the award The award commemorates a vital member of the health… Read more »

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14 Feb

Patient Voices Heard at Respiratory Patient Advocacy Summit

Enable cookies to see embeded content. Respiratory therapists came together with chronic lung disease patients at the AARC’s Respiratory Patient Advocacy Summit in Indianapolis last fall, opening up lines of communication and building partnerships that will ultimately help advance the quality of care for patients. Amber Galer, BS, RRT, who served as the 2017 Summit… Read more »

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