Articles tagged with: Patient Care

Race & Medical Outcomes | Does Race Play a Factor in Medical Outcomes?

October 20, 2021

Race & Medical Outcomes | Does Race Play a Factor in Medical Outcomes?

Gabby Davis takes us into a deep dive into how racism plays a factor in the lives of patients and how medical professionals can be aware.

 

A Respiratory Therapist’s Experience Working in Pulmonary Rehab with Long-COVID Patients

October 13, 2021

A Respiratory Therapist’s Experience Working in Pulmonary Rehab with Long-COVID Patients

Julia O’Shea describes what it’s like to work with patient’s who continue to live with the side effects of COVID-19.

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Innovative Ways to Connect with Patients

October 6, 2021

Innovative Ways to Connect with Patients

Mary LaBiche and Zina White focus on the innovative ways RTs have maintained positive patient care and relationships, even amidst a pandemic.

 

Innovative Programs | Finding Success in Readmissions Reduction

September 22, 2021

Innovative Programs | Finding Success in Readmissions Reduction

The government established the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program to reduce the number of people with specific diagnoses, including COPD.

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Pulmonary Rehab Benefits for COVID-19 Survivors, a Patient’s Journey

September 15, 2021

Pulmonary Rehab Benefits for COVID-19 Survivors, a Patient’s Journey

Karissa Brown details her experiences in pulmonary rehab and how it’s significantly impacted the lives of her patients with COVID-19.

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Patient Safety Movement | On the Road to ZERO

September 8, 2021

Patient Safety Movement | On the Road to ZERO

We discuss the creation of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation an organization dedicated to working toward zero preventable harm and death.

 

Heat, Air Quality & Patient Care | Tips for The Respiratory Clinician

August 5, 2021

Heat, Air Quality & Patient Care | Tips for The Respiratory Clinician

Joe Coyle, MD, FCCP, discusses this year’s extraordinarily hot and dry summer and how it has impacted patients with chronic pulmonary disease.

 

Exploring the Role of RTs in the Emergency Department

July 28, 2021

Exploring the Role of RTs in the Emergency Department

Andrew Miller, MSc, RRT, RRT-ACCS, RRT-NPS, FAARC, discusses the important role of RTs in the ED and what life in the ED really looks like for them.

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Home O2 Evaluation by Respiratory Therapists

July 21, 2021

Home O2 Evaluation by Respiratory Therapists

An article by David L. Vines, PhD, RRT, FAARC, FCCP, that focuses on the area of home oxygen reconciliation and how RTs can play an important role in outpatient and acute care settings.

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Check it Out | Current Topics Program 5 Now Available!

July 1, 2021

Check it Out | Current Topics Program 5 Now Available!

In this program lecturer Natalie Napolitano, MPH, RRT, RRT-NPS, FAARC, presents Optimizing Mechanical Ventilation (Graphics and Adjuncts)

 

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