Good Press: AARC Members in the News

 Published: October 7, 2015

By: Steve Bowden

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Good Press spotlights AARC members mentioned in the news media at a local and national level. Here is the latest list of news makers:

Nadya Khoja’s RT program receives kudos for receiving CoARC’s Distinguished RRT Credentialing Success award in this article in the Atlanta, GA, Journal Constitution. One hundred percent of her students have passed the RRT exam over the past six years.

Kiera Barker talks about the rewards that come with being a respiratory therapist in this article on the WHSV-TV website out of Harrisonburg, VA.

Nina Camp is pictured with the 500th patient to graduate from her hospital’s pulmonary rehabilitation program in this article on
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Tammy Moser comments on the recovery of a young football player who suffered a heart attack in this article on “Having a clot like that is not very common at all,” she was quoted as saying. “It’s pretty rare to have an actual heart attack at age 25.”

Despite being legally blind, Stephen McMahan’s son Justin is working as a sleep tech and his dad and fellow RT Mike Crabb explain how he uses his limited vision to excel in the job in this article in the Winston-Salem, NC, Journal.

Katrina Flemming is pictured in this article on about a new study from researchers at her hospital showing a simple questionnaire and pulse oximetry monitoring can help identify congestive heart failure patients at risk for obstructive sleep apnea.

Jennifer Livolsi was one of several people in her community who received a certificate of commendation from the city council for performing CPR on a man who was pulled unconscious from a local swimming pool, reports this article in the Washington, PA, Observer-Reporter. “We took turns, and whenever one of us got tired, the other took over until the ambulance showed up,” she was quoted as saying. “My adrenaline was pumping.”

Crystal Irwin is noted for her appointment to the Human Relations Commission in her city in this article in the Topeka, KS, Capitol-Journal.

Molly Schaefer talks about a free ABI Screen Clinic at her hospital in this audio clip on the KIOW radio station website out of Forest City, IA.

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Steve Bowden

Steve Bowden is AARC’s Internet Coordinator. He has been designing and developing websites for the association since 1996.

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