Request for Proposals at AARC Congress 2019

Submit Proposal AARC invites you to submit proposals for individual lectures or symposia at AARC Congress 2019. Individuals may submit proposals with interest in the practice of cardiorespiratory care. This is your opportunity to present educational content to your peers. If you believe you’re a content expert or possess unique knowledge on topics relevant to […]

States Engaging Students

Students take part in fun activities, such as this “MacGyver Exercise,” at the Arizona Student Conference. These students used random items to make a working bubble humidifier out of a water bottle, straw, high flow oxygen tubing, and a mask. The activity showcased their teamwork, communication, and time management skills. Plain and simple, students are […]

A Look at the Immunocompromised Patient in Respiratory Failure

Enable cookies to see embeded content. In this episode of Big Ideas Theater, Courtney Rowan, MD, discusses strategies for the immunocompromised patient in respiratory failure as well as the uniqueness of this patient population. Watch More Big Ideas Theater Big Ideas Theater 2017 was filmed at the AARC Congress 2017 in Indianapolis, IN. Congress speakers […]

Singing for Pulmonary Rehab

The Rockin’ Rehabbers Moving up the breathing charts since 2015, the Rockin’ Rehabbers is a singing group out of UC Davis Hospital in Sacramento, CA. Formed as part of the hospital’s pulmonary rehab program, they meet often to practice their singing, giving their lungs a good exercise each time. “Inspiration for the group came in […]

Use RC Week Promo Code and Save on Your Congress Registration

Register for Congress today or tomorrow (Oct. 23-24) with your RC Week promo code and you’ll receive a 10 percent discount! Use code RC10. Spread the word to friends and team members too before this rate slips away! Register Now! Offer not valid for Student and Senior Rates

Pre-course Fuels Leadership Inspiration

Dozens of individuals with an assortment of backgrounds and roles in respiratory care take part in the 2018 Summer Forum Women in Leadership pre-course. This presentation will reprise itself at the annual Congress meeting in December. To provide a wide variety of content options to Congress participants, the AARC offers pre-courses, one being the Women […]

Competency Assessments: They Don’t Have to be a Drag

Regular competency assessments are a fact of life in a profession like respiratory care where facilities must ensure the ongoing ability of clinicians to deliver high-quality care. No one looks forward to them, but believe it or not, the managers and clinical educators charged with planning these activities really do work hard to make them […]

The NBRC Video Series: NBRC Exam Security

Enable cookies to see embeded content. In the fourth featured NBRC video, Lori Tinkler, MBA, discusses the importance of exam security and the steps they take to ensure confidentiality is maintained. “This includes not only the questions themselves, but also how they are arranged, displayed, and presented,” said Tinkler, CEO of the NBRC. She continues […]

AARC Activates Disaster Relief Fund for Members Affected by Hurricane Michael

The AARC has activated its Disaster Relief Fund for AARC members in Florida who have sustained property loss or damage as a result of Hurricane Michael Members living in these federally-declared disaster areas in Florida may apply for a grant of up to $500, either online or by mail using our downloadable application form. Applications […]

North Dakota Sets Focus on Educating Youth on E-Cigarettes

The North Dakota Department of Health developed a new position statement to include e-cigarettes in its tobacco prevention efforts, helping to educate parents and youth on the dangers of using electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). Expanding tobacco prevention In keeping pace with the rise of e-cigarette products, the North Dakota Department of Health expanded its […]