Articles tagged with: Patient Care

Big Ideas Theater | Pharmacologic Management for Asthma

August 26, 2020

Big Ideas Theater | Pharmacologic Management for Asthma

In this episode of Big Ideas Theater, Douglas S. Gardenhire, EdD, RRT, RRT-NPS, FAARC, visits the stage to discuss pharmacologic management for asthma.

 

CMS Confirms RTs Can Furnish Telehealth During the Pandemic

July 9, 2020

CMS Confirms RTs Can Furnish Telehealth During the Pandemic

The AARC has received confirmation from CMS that allows RTs to give telehealth services to patients amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Empathy in the Workplace

July 8, 2020

Empathy in the Workplace

We talk with two AARC members about how to show empathy in the workplace, especially during the midst of COVID-19. Read their wisdom.

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Big Ideas Theater | Sleep Disordered Breathing Management in the Bariatric Population

June 24, 2020

Big Ideas Theater | Sleep Disordered Breathing Management in the Bariatric Population

In this episode of Big Ideas Theater, we discuss the different experiences amongst bariatric patients involving sleep disorders.

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Electronic Vaping Devices: Educating our Patients and Community 

May 20, 2020

Electronic Vaping Devices: Educating our Patients and Community 

In this episode of Big Ideas Theater, Mary Martinasek, discusses the danger of inhaling THC using e-cigarettes, which carries vitamin E acetate.

 

Big Ideas Theater | Pulmonary Rehabilitation: The 2019 Guidelines

April 8, 2020

Big Ideas Theater | Pulmonary Rehabilitation: The 2019 Guidelines

On this episode of Big Ideas Theater we speak with Brian W. Carlin to discuss pulmonary rehabilition 2019 guidelines, and its many advancements.

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It’s Patient Safety Awareness Week

March 11, 2020

It’s Patient Safety Awareness Week

Tips for making Patient Safety Awareness Week a priority. This article provides many tools for making sure your staff is up-to-date on patient safety.

 

ALS Multidisciplinary Clinics – A Model That’s Making a Difference

February 26, 2020

ALS Multidisciplinary Clinics – A Model That’s Making a Difference

Cynthia Knoche, RRT, MBA, shares how ALS multidisciplinary clinics are relying on respiratory therapists to approve patient care.

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Importance and Value of Patient Advocacy

January 2, 2020

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 »

 

Children and Vaping: How One RT is Educating His Community

December 18, 2019

Children and Vaping: How One RT is Educating His Community

Serious illnesses linked to vaping – many of them in children and teens – have raised alarm throughout the medical community. That has certainly been the case at Kevin McQueen’s hospital in Colorado Springs, CO. When he provided a lecture on the topic at Grand Rounds earlier this year, the lecture room was packed to... Read more »

 

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