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Carolyn Williams, RRT, from the Maryland/DC Society for Respiratory Care, went above and beyond to get the message across, bringing eight fellow therapists, 13 students, and two patient advocates along for the ride.
The Adult Acute Care, Continuing Care/Rehabilitation, Diagnostics, Education, and Home Care Sections have just published the Spring issues of their Bulletins.
The AARC is excited to host a 2-day, live prep course in Marco Island, FL (July 13–14, 2014). The course is eligible for 13.5 CRCE
This year the AARC Summer Forum rolls out another great venue and features powerful new sessions for respiratory care managers and educators.
An innovative health strategy is gaining new momentum and the AARC just sent its associate executive director-education to a major conference to make sure the respiratory therapy voice is heard as it develops.
It’s Virtual Lobby Week—Let Your Voice Be Heard!
If you’re a fan of the AARC Congress, you can show how you like it on a new page just launched for AARC Congress news and stories.
AARC Board of Medical Advisors Chair Peter Papadakos, MD, FCCM, FCCP, FAARC, has been appointed to serve as a board member in the New York Office of the Professions, the state entity charged with governing licensed health professionals in New York.
RESPIRATORY CARE launched a robust website late last year with lots of great features that make it easier to navigate the Journal online.
AARC has sent a letter of support, asking for reconsideration in the layoffs of respiratory therapists from a Kentucky health system.
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week kicks off on Sunday and runs through the 15th, and there’s never been a better time to get some media coverage for these life enhancing programs.
Welcome to Patient Safety Awareness Week – March 2-8! Sponsored by the Joint Commission, this year’s theme is “Navigate Your Health. . . Safely.”
AARC Associate Executive Director-Education Shawna Strickland, PhD, RRT-NPS, AE-C, FAARC, will be one of the speakers along with AARC member Matthew Trojanowski, MS, RRT, during a one-hour webinar on ventilator alarm safety on March 25.
Back in 2011, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) selected a random sample of AARC members to participate in a national survey on health and safety practices of health care workers.
Most of us think of our legislative system as moving at the speed of molasses, but when it comes to getting your voice heard, sometimes it takes the speed of light to get anything done.
The AARC has endorsed a new campaign launched by the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) to raise awareness of the condition among medical professionals.
Even before the last light is turned out in the convention center, planning for the next year’s AARC Congress is underway.