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AARC Connects with Kids at Science Festival

May 6, 2014 - 12:36pm
In order to compete in the 21st century economy, America will need more people who are trained to excel in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Activate Your Journal Subscription in 5 Quick Steps

May 5, 2014 - 5:50pm
RESPIRATORY CARE online will be a members-only benefit beginning June 1, when their policy of open access ends and login is required to view the articles.

Second Group of Spring Bulletins Online Now

May 2, 2014 - 4:02pm
Members of the Long-Term Care, Management, Neonatal-Pediatrics, and Surface & Air Transport Sections can read the Spring issues of their Bulletins online now. The Sleep Bulletin is on hiatus this issue.

Alarms Coalition Kicks Off with Plenty of RT Involvement

April 30, 2014 - 4:19pm
AARC Associate Executive Director Doug Laher, MBA, RRT, FAARC, and member Matthew Trojanowski, MS, RRT, represented the Association at the inaugural meeting of the National Coalition for Alarm Management held in Washington, DC., on April 24-25, bringing the RT’s voice to bear on efforts to streamline the use of clinical alarms in the hospital setting.

Good Press: AARC Members in the News

April 30, 2014 - 12:14pm
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Asthma Enters the Spotlight in May

April 30, 2014 - 11:30am
Respiratory therapists play a key role in the care of patients with asthma, and there’s no better time to highlight that role than in the month of May.

AARC Activates Disaster Fund for Victims of Arkansas Tornado

April 30, 2014 - 11:30am
The AARC has activated its Disaster Relief Fund for AARC members who sustained property loss or damage as a result of the tornado that hit three counties in Arkansas on Sunday.

Prizes Awarded in Marketplace Drawing

April 30, 2014 - 11:29am
A new feature of the AARC’s online buyer’s guide, the Respiratory Care Marketplace, allows users to rate and review the companies they do business with, and to help build a robust set of reviews and recommendations, we recently sponsored a drawing for some great prizes.

FDA Proposes New Rules to Regulate E-Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products

April 25, 2014 - 11:59am
AARC was represented on a conference call on April 24 in which the FDA announced its proposal to “deem” all categories of products that meet the statutory definition of “tobacco product” to be subject to FDA’s regulatory authority under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act.

Good Press: AARC Members in the News

April 15, 2014 - 12:00pm
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Maryland/DC Society Volunteer Goes the Extra Mile

April 10, 2014 - 1:47pm
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.

First Five Spring Bulletins Online Now

April 10, 2014 - 11:16am
The Adult Acute Care, Continuing Care/Rehabilitation, Diagnostics, Education, and Home Care Sections have just published the Spring issues of their Bulletins.

Good Press: AARC Members in the News

April 7, 2014 - 4:04pm
See who’s been making news lately—