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16 Oct

RC Week Celebrated by Colleagues Across the Globe

Did you know that Respiratory Care Week is celebrated all over the world? In fact, Saleem N. Hamilah, BS, RCP, a respiratory therapist in Yemen, shares how he and his team celebrates the week. Hamilah believes RC Week, complete with the annual materials developed for the week, helps raise the awareness of the respiratory therapist’s… Read more »

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19 Sep

Respiratory Care Week Planning Tips

National Respiratory Care Week is October 20 – 26, and it’s your time to shine. Every year, hospitals and other health care facilities across the country and around the world use the occasion to draw attention to the wonderful work RTs do every day on the job. Kerry McNiven, MS, RRT, and Brian Cayko, MBA,… Read more »

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29 Aug

Show How Your Team Cares

El Camino Health team members host an information table at their community health fair This Respiratory Care Week, show your colleagues and community how your team cares for patients. We asked AARC Members to share examples of how their team demonstrates their care for patients. Get Ready to Celebrate #RCWEEK19 Building Unity Members of the… Read more »

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29 Jul

RC Week Faves

Laurel Technical Institute RT students celebrate RC Week by volunteering and giving back to their communities. Regardless of where you work in respiratory care, you are likely to be touched in some way by National Respiratory Care Week (Oct. 20-26). From health fairs to employee breakfasts to giving out RC Week gear, RTs across the… Read more »

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20 Nov

Celebrating Respiratory Care Week Around the Globe

Cake commemorating Yemen’s Respiratory Care Week celebrations National Respiratory Care Week took place Oct. 21-27, and respiratory therapists from all over the globe used the occasion to raise awareness about respiratory health and the clinicians who play such an integral role in the health and well-being of people with respiratory conditions. Here’s a brief look… Read more »

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01 Oct

Elevator Speeches for RC Week and Beyond

No one knows for sure who invented the “elevator speech” — it’s been attributed to everyone from journalists to a quality test technician to Elisha Graves Otis, who invented a device that significantly improved the safety of actual elevators back in the 1850s. But the intent is the same: in a few short sentences (about… Read more »

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