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American Association for Respiratory Care
  1. AARC Leadership Boot Camp, Class of 2018 Being a state affiliate officer takes a lot of passion, dedication, and time. The AARC wants to make sure that state leaders are positioned for success. To help states reach their goals, the AARC hosts a Leadership Boot Camp each year. This year, 30 leaders representing 22 different... Read more »
  2. If you’re getting ready to graduate from respiratory care school, then its time to start marketing yourself to future employers. Once you graduate, you no doubt have a lot on your plate. First and foremost, you need to earn your license to practice, so passing your credentialing exams is job one. Once you mark that... Read more »
  3. Michele Sawyer, center, gathers with team members at Bon Secours St. Francis Health System, from left to right, back row, Joseph Whitten, RRT, director of respiratory and Alex Garvey, PhD, senior vice president of mission; front row, Julie Jackson, RN, left, and Kathleen Burgess, MCM, MeD, RRT, right. Patients are, first and foremost, people. And... Read more »
  4. Starting Tuesday, May 29, the AARC education team will kick off its new summer disease webcast series. “The purpose of the summer disease series is to highlight chronic pulmonary diseases and empower respiratory therapists to actively participate in the diagnosis, treatment, and education necessary for these patients to live the best quality of life,” said... Read more »
  5. This month in our Specialty Practitioner of the Year (SPOTY) Spotlight series, we’re learning more about our Diagnostics SPOTY: Curt R. Merriman, BA, RRT, CPFT. Join the Diagnostics Specialty Section Meet Curt As an RT student, Merriman selected PFT as an elective clinical rotation, which is when he developed an interest in diagnostics. “I became... Read more »