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Yes, Your Social Media Presence Matters

December 4, 2023

Yes, Your Social Media Presence Matters

  According to a survey commissioned by Express Employment Professionals and conducted by The Harris Poll in December of 2022, employers are keeping a close eye on the social media presence of their employees and they won’t hesitate to take action if they see something that alarms them. The survey, which involved 1,002 U.S. hiring... Read more »

 

TSRC HOSA Event Recap

November 30, 2023

TSRC HOSA Event Recap

Texas Society for Respiratory Care at HOSA The Texas Society for Respiratory Care President, Mary Hart, was contacted by a HOSA student, Sofia Stenson, from the UPLIFT North Hills Preparatory High School. After she attended the National HOSA event in Irving, Texas she was so impressed with her RT experience that she hoped her fellow HOSA students could have an opportunity... Read more »

AARC Members In The News | Featured in Articles about End-Stage Emphysema, PHIL Award, and Recovering from Cancer

November 30, 2023

AARC Members In The News | Featured in Articles about End-Stage Emphysema, PHIL Award, and Recovering from Cancer

November 30, 2023 AARC member Kimberly Wiles, BSRC, RRT, CPFT, FAARC, was featured in an article on healthcentral.com about end-stage emphysema. Read it Here AARC members Abby Wortman, RRT, RRT-ACCS, and Angie Haugen, RRT, were featured in an article in the Brookings Register about Abby’s recent receipt of the PHIL Award at her hospital. Read... Read more »

 

FAARC Recipients 2023

November 30, 2023

FAARC Recipients 2023

In 2023, meet the outstanding professionals were inducted into our newest class of Fellows of the American Association for Respiratory Care —   These newly minted FAARCs deserve our thanks for the immense contributions they have made to the respiratory care profession through their various areas of practice. They were celebrated during the ARCF Award... Read more »

 

AARC Announces Creation of Vice-President of Meetings, Conventions, and Business Development Position

November 30, 2023

AARC Announces Creation of Vice-President of Meetings, Conventions, and Business Development Position

Are you ready to help shape the future of AARC? Apply now and lead our dynamic team in propelling AARC to new heights.

Respiratory Care Currents

November 27, 2023

Respiratory Care Currents

COPD Prevalence Remains Flat A study published in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report suggests COPD prevalence may have reached a plateau. The investigators arrived at that conclusion after looking at data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, which the CDC defines as “an annual state-based, random-digit-dialed mobile and landline telephone survey among... Read more »

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American Association’s Gratitude for Respiratory Therapists this Thanksgiving

November 22, 2023

American Association’s Gratitude for Respiratory Therapists this Thanksgiving

As Thanksgiving approaches, the AARC takes a moment to extend heartfelt gratitude to our heroes of healthcare: respiratory therapists. In this season of thankfulness, we recognize and appreciate the tireless dedication, compassion, and expertise that Rt’s bring to their crucial roles in patient care. Your commitment to improving patient outcomes, providing respiratory support, and offering... Read more »

 

AARC Members In The News | New Programs, Telling Stories, and More

November 22, 2023

AARC Members In The News | New Programs, Telling Stories, and More

AARC member Jerry King, MA, RRT, was featured in an article on uwa.edu about a new bachelor of science degree in respiratory care in the works at his university. Read it Here AARC member Salvador Santana, RRT, RRT-ACCS, RRT-NPS, was featured in an article in The Argonaut about his RT program at Santa Monica College... Read more »

 

I’m Going to Be Interviewed by Who? Peer Interviewing in the RT Department

November 20, 2023

I’m Going to Be Interviewed by Who? Peer Interviewing in the RT Department

Historically, respiratory therapists seeking a new job were interviewed for that job by the people they would be working for. Never did anyone even consider they might be interviewed by the people they’d be working with. These days, however, more and more departments are adding peer interviewing to the mix, with the goal being to... Read more »

 

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Members in the News

November 30, 2023

AARC Members In The News | Featured in Articles about End-Stage Emphysema, PHIL Award, and Recovering from Cancer

November 30, 2023 AARC member Kimberly Wiles, BSRC, RRT, CPFT, FAARC, was featured in an article on healthcentral.com about end-stage emphysema. Read it Here AARC members Abby Wortman, RRT, RRT-ACCS, and Angie Haugen, RRT, were featured in an article in the Brookings Register about Abby’s recent receipt of the PHIL Award at her hospital. Read... Read more »

 

November 22, 2023

AARC Members In The News | New Programs, Telling Stories, and More

AARC member Jerry King, MA, RRT, was featured in an article on uwa.edu about a new bachelor of science degree in respiratory care in the works at his university. Read it Here AARC member Salvador Santana, RRT, RRT-ACCS, RRT-NPS, was featured in an article in The Argonaut about his RT program at Santa Monica College... Read more »

 

November 16, 2023

AARC Members In The News | In the Army, Discussing the Health Risks of Vaping, and More

AARC member Brendan Beely, BSRT, RRT, was featured in an article about a talk he gave at his alma mater, Midwestern State University, on how he found a second career in respiratory care through his service in the U.S. Army. Read it Here AARC member Kelly Couch, RRT, was featured in an article on hendrickhealth.org... Read more »

 

November 9, 2023

AARC Members In The News | Promoting The Profession, Discussing Healthcare Leaders in Their Communities, and More

AARC member John Bush, RRT, was featured in articles in The Athletic and on msn.com and aol.com for his role in helping to save the life of Buffalo Bills football player Damar Hamlin during a game with the Cincinnati Bengals earlier this year. Read them Here, Here, and Here AARC member Heather Nanney, RRT, was... Read more »

 

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