Articles tagged with: Patient Care

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 »

 

Tips for Helping Asthma & Allergy Patients

May 1, 2019

Tips for Helping Asthma & Allergy Patients

For Asthma & Allergy 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, Mike Shoemaker, MBA, RRT, RRT-NPS, AE-C, from Anderson, South... Read more »

 

Be a Patient Advocate: Develop a Special Bond

April 17, 2019

Be a Patient Advocate: Develop a Special Bond

Brittany Loomis was just 19 years old and living with her six-month-old son in a shelter for homeless mothers when a migraine treatment led to a life-threatening infection. She ended up on a ventilator, and doctors told her she would likely never come off it. Plan on living the rest of your life in a... Read more »

 

Alarm Fatigue: Implications for Patient Safety | New Current Topics Video Available

April 3, 2019

Alarm Fatigue: Implications for Patient Safety | New Current Topics Video Available

This episode of the Current Topics in Respiratory Care video series features Marc Schlessinger, RRT, RRT-NPS, MBA, FACHE, presenting “Alarm Fatigue: Implications for Patient Safety.” Purchase Your DVD Today A major focus of Joint Commission surveys for the next several years will be clinical alarm management. One key component of clinical alarm management is alarm... Read more »

 

Ventilator Associated Events

March 20, 2019

Ventilator Associated Events

Enable cookies to see embeded content. As part of Big Ideas Theater 2018, Richard Kallet, MS, RRT, FAARC, FCCM / UCSF at San Francisco General Hospital, discusses Guidelines and Bundles related to ventilator associated events. He explores what the evidence supports on this topic. Watch More Big Ideas Theater Big Ideas Theater 2018 was filmed... Read more »

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Getting Creative with Pulmonary Rehabilitation

March 13, 2019

Getting Creative with Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Pulmonary Rehabilitation takes on Chair Yoga at UCHealth. As we celebrate Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week, reflect on how you are best helping your patients. Pulmonary rehab comes in many forms, shapes and sizes. At its core, improving quality of life for patients remains primary. Find what motivates your patients No two patients are the same, making... Read more »

 

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