Articles tagged with: Patient Care

Keeping Your COPD Patients Out of the Hospital

October 30, 2019

Keeping Your COPD Patients Out of the Hospital

What does it mean to help COPD patients avoid having to go to the hospital? How is this a benefit for the patient? AARC member Renato Galindo, BSRC, RRT, CPFT, AE-C, shared his thoughts on the subject as well as tips for RTs. What does it mean to help COPD patients avoid having to go... Read more »

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CDC Tips Campaign Can Help You Help Your Asthma Patients

October 23, 2019

CDC Tips Campaign Can Help You Help Your Asthma Patients

Enable cookies to see embeded content. Download the CDC Tips Resources Here As a kid who grew up with asthma, Jamason knew exactly what to say when his friends tried to get him to smoke: no! But he couldn’t control people smoking around him in the restaurant where he worked, and one day when he... Read more »

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A Patient’s Perspective on the Patient Advocacy Summit

September 19, 2019

A Patient’s Perspective on the Patient Advocacy Summit

The AARC will convene its annual Respiratory Patient Advocacy Summit in New Orleans on Nov. 8, just prior to the start of AARC Congress 2019 on Nov. 9. Respiratory therapists and other clinicians will be in attendance to strategize with patients and patient organizations on the best way to care for people living with lung... Read more »

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Preventing VAE

August 14, 2019

Preventing VAE

Enable cookies to see embeded content. Michael Klompas, MPH, MD, from the Harvard Business School, discusses the changes in CDC guidelines regarding tracking ventilator associated events (VAE). He also offers tips and suggestions for RTs looking to prevent VAE. Watch More Big Ideas Theater Big Ideas Theater 2018 was filmed at the AARC Congress 2018... Read more »

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Epinephrine Availability Still in Question

July 29, 2019

Epinephrine Availability Still in Question

Children will be headed back to school in just a few weeks and that means now is a great time for RTs to touch base with parents and school personnel about the ongoing problems with the availability of epinephrine injectors for the prevention of anaphylactic shock in allergic individuals. The beginning of the school year... Read more »

 

Developing a Culture of Safety

July 29, 2019

Developing a Culture of Safety

This episode of the Current Topics in Respiratory Care video series features Michael Anderson, MBA, MD, presenting “Journey to Zero Harm – Developing a Culture of Safety.” Purchase Your DVD Today Can we be successful in the elimination of nosocomial patient harm? An international expert in patient safety will discuss the journey to zero harm.... Read more »

 

Tips for Helping Asthma & Allergy Patients

May 29, 2019

Tips for Helping Asthma & Allergy Patients

For Allergy & Asthma Awareness Month this May, we have put together a tips series for RTs. Each week, we’ll post advice from your fellow AARC Members with tips on how best to help patients who are working to manage their allergies and asthma. This week, De De Gardner, DrPH, RRT, FAARC, FCCP, from Texas... Read more »

 

Tips for Helping Asthma & Allergy Patients

May 22, 2019

Tips for Helping Asthma & Allergy Patients

For Allergy & Asthma Awareness Month this May, we have put together a tips series for RTs. Each week, we’ll post advice from your fellow AARC Members with tips on how best to help patients who are working to manage their allergies and asthma. This week, Dennis Wissing, PhD, RRT, AE-C, FAARC, interim dean for... Read more »

 

RTs Share Tips for Helping Asthma & Allergy Patients

May 15, 2019

RTs Share Tips for Helping Asthma & Allergy Patients

For Allergy & Asthma Awareness Month this May, we put together a tips series for RTs. Each week, we’ll post advice from your fellow AARC Members with tips on how best to help patients who are working to manage their allergies and asthma. This week, Sara Parker, RRT, RRT-ACCS, RRT-NPS, AE-C, from Missouri, shares her... Read more »

 

Tips for Helping Asthma & Allergy Patients

May 8, 2019

Tips for Helping Asthma & Allergy Patients

For Allergy & Asthma Awareness Month this May, we have put together a tips series for RTs. Each week, we’ll post advice from your fellow AARC Members with tips on how best to help patients who are working to manage their allergies and asthma. This week, Tim Op’t Holt EdD, RRT, AE-C, FAARC, from Alabama,... Read more »

 

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