January 13, 2021
John Davies MA, RRT, FAARC, FCCP, discusses extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal and why it is important for you to know.
December 30, 2020
We speak with AARC member, Denise Willis, RRT, RRT-NPS, AE-C, to discuss her tips for running a successful home ventilator program.
September 23, 2020
In this episode of Big Ideas Theater we hear from Thomas Piraino, RRT, FCSRT, FAARC, as he discusses Diaphragm Protective Ventilation.
July 29, 2020
In this episode of Big Ideas Theater we discuss the proper bedside management of non-invasive practices in neonatal care.
May 6, 2020
In this Current Topics DVD Neil MacIntyre, MD, FAARC, discusses ventilator-induced lung injury and how RTs can make sure they are protecting the lungs.
February 12, 2020
Enable cookies to see embeded content. As part of the Big Ideas Theater 2019, Associate Professor, Director of Clinical Education at Rush University Brady Scott, MSc, RRT, RRT-ACCS, AE-C, FAARC, discusses mechanical ventilation alarm safety and how the sounds you hear in a medical setting could be changing. Watch More Big Ideas Theater Scott explains... Read more »
January 15, 2020
Enable cookies to see embeded content. As part of Big Ideas Theater 2019, Neil MacIntyre, MD, FAARC, discusses ventilator-induced lung injury. Dr. MacIntyre believes RTs can have a great impact on the ICU and explains how ventilator settings from the operating room to the ICU need to properly translate. He also shares his three commandments... Read more »
August 14, 2019
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 »
July 10, 2019
Delivering the best possible care to patients on mechanical ventilation means getting those patients off mechanical ventilation as soon as it is safely possible. According to Carl Haas, MLS, LRT, RRT, RRT-ACCS, FAARC, the best way to make sure that happens is to follow protocols developed specifically for this area of practice. He shares his... Read more »
June 26, 2019
by Madison Fratzke, BSRT, RRT, RRT-ACCS, Jason Kirkness, PhD, and Keith Lamb, BS, RRT, RRT-ACCS, FAARC Nasal High Flow Therapy (NHF) has become a first line mode for respiratory support in patients with hypoxemic respiratory failure. 1 – 4 Published nomenclature for NHF therapy often utilize or include one of a dozen permutations of discretionary... Read more »