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AARC’s APRT Summit: Paving the Way for Respiratory Care Advancement

November 16, 2023

AARC’s APRT Summit: Paving the Way for Respiratory Care Advancement

  In his Presidential Address at AARC Congress 2023, Carl Hinkson shared advancements in developing a roadmap for the Advanced Practice Respiratory Therapist (APRT). Hinkson’s address highlighted AARC’s recent “APRT Summit” held in Washington DC —a gathering of 15 influential figures comprising leaders from academia, advocacy groups, physician stalwarts, and impassioned patient advocates.  His speech... Read more »

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Experience the Evolution: AARC’s Brand Reveal

November 16, 2023

Experience the Evolution: AARC’s Brand Reveal

  Dan Garret, Executive Director of the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC), took the stage at the Congress event to reveal the association’s highly anticipated brand reveal. His address encapsulated the essence of AARC’s commitment to innovation in respiratory care. This article delves into Garret’s presentation of the rebrand initiative, highlighting the association’s dedication... Read more »

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

 

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2023 Jimmy A. Young Medal Recipient

November 16, 2023

2023 Jimmy A. Young Medal Recipient

  AARC Presented the 2023 Jimmy A. Young Medal to Rich Kallet, MS, RRT, FAARC, at the AARC Congress in Nashville The Jimmy A. Young Medal recognizes individuals who have an outstanding record of contributions to the AARC vision of professional excellence, advancement of the science and practice of respiratory care, and service as an... Read more »

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Giving Tuesday | ARCF

November 13, 2023

Giving Tuesday | ARCF

  Nov. 28, 2023, is #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving and a great chance to support the American Respiratory Care Foundation (ARCF). As a 501c3 nonprofit organization, the ARCF is dedicated to promoting respiratory health through research, education, and patient-focused philanthropic activities in respiratory care.Make a Donation Today to the ARCF on #GivingTuesday Reasons to give... Read more »

Respiratory Care Currents

November 13, 2023

Respiratory Care Currents

Rehabilitation Ups Ventilator Weaning Success Following a Spinal Cord Injury Researchers from the University of Utah have found that spinal cord injury patients who are on mechanical ventilation and have failed previous weaning attempts can be successfully weaned from mechanical ventilation if they undergo a rehabilitation program. The study was based on records from the... Read more »

 

AARC Congress 2023 Wrap Up!

November 9, 2023

AARC Congress 2023 Wrap Up!

The Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, TN, was flooded with respiratory professionals last week, as the AARC hosted its International Respiratory Congress. Attendees came for the continuing education and got the chance to take advantage of unparalleled networking opportunities created by the collegial atmosphere and thousands of clinicians who gathered for the event as well. With... Read more »

Veterans Day: Honoring Our Heroes

November 9, 2023

Veterans Day: Honoring Our Heroes

As we salute all our veterans of service on this year’s Veteran’s Day, we thought it would be a great time to take a closer look at how RTs who entered the profession through the U.S. Armed Forces are trained for the job. In the following interview, Oscar Lopez-Martinez, MAEd, RRT, RRT-NPS, CPFT, program director... Read more »

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

 

AARC Members In The News | Growing in Profession, Respiratory Care Week, and More

November 2, 2023

AARC Members In The News | Growing in Profession, Respiratory Care Week, and More

AARC member Justin Rearick, RRT, RRT-ACCS, RRT-NPS, AE-C, was featured in an interview on msn.com about Respiratory Care Week and the role RTs play in health care. Read and Watch it Here AARC member Jennifer Anderson, EdD, RRT, RRT-NPS, FAARC, was featured in an article on msn.com about her RT program’s 30 year anniversary and... Read more »

 

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