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In this special web feature we share vital information designed to keep respiratory therapists safe should they encounter the virus in their hospitals.
The AARC invites you to submit Proposals for individual lectures or symposia at AARC Congress 2015.
You may have noticed changes in the emails you receive from AARConnect discussion lists.
From noon Sept. 8 until close of business on Sept. 10, the AARC website and companion websites will be down for maintenance.
AARC members now have a new opportunity for sharing their ideas for innovation for better patient care, in a new partnership with Edison Nation Medical, a healthcare innovation company that helps bring product ideas to market.
Hospitals have tried all kinds of tactics to get clinicians to wash their hands—educational sessions, reminders, and the ever popular direct observation. South Seminole Hospital in Longwood, FL, decided to interject a little friendly competition into the process, and AARC member Joe Bernardo, MSHS, RRT, and his colleagues in the RT department jumped at the chance to get into the act.
Cool new tablet devices have just arrived at the homes of two lucky members.
Each year the AARC presents the Zenith Award to the top corporations in the respiratory care industry during our annual International Respiratory Convention & Exhibition.
The Texas Sunset Commission unanimously voted today to keep Texas respiratory therapy licensure and to move it under the umbrella of the Texas State Medical Board.
AARC was among 24 leading public health and medical organizations, which have called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to issue a final rule to regulate all tobacco products by April 25, 2015. In addition, AARC submitted standalone comments to ask FDA to state that all tobacco products should be under their jurisdiction and regulation.
The AARC Virtual Museum is unveiling history. Take a tour…
Generate awareness October 19-25, 2014.
The Texas Sunset Commission, which originally recommended the de-licensing of respiratory therapists in the state, is now recommending that the licensure of the profession come under the purview of the Texas State Medical Board.
Members of the Long-Term Care, Management, Neonatal-Pediatrics, Sleep, and Surface & Air Transport Sections can read the Summer issues of their Bulletins online now.
The Adult Acute Care, Continuing Care/Rehabilitation, Diagnostics, Education, and Home Care Sections have just published the Summer issues of their Bulletins.
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Legislation regarding the respiratory care profession passed the final hurdle yesterday when California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that will make the RRT credential mandatory for respiratory therapists practicing in the state.