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American Association for Respiratory Care
  1. Nine Partners Announced for 2019 The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) is proud to announce their 2019 Corporate Partners: Platinum Fisher & Paykel Hamilton Mallinckrodt Masimo Medtronic Monaghan Sunovion Vapotherm Silver Boehringer Ingelheim “Our corporate partners help the AARC further the respiratory care profession. Their support helps the AARC conduct top-quality educational and professional... Read more »
  2. Last fall, the American Thoracic Society (ATS) released a workshop report, complete with recommendations on how to improve home oxygen therapy. Deeming the current system inadequate, the report concludes that improved education and expectations will help us achieve optimal care. According to the report, “1.5 million adults in the U.S. use supplemental oxygen for a... Read more »
  3. Enable cookies to see embeded content. As part of Big Ideas Theater 2018, AARC President Karen Schell, DHSc, RRT, RRT-NPS, RRT-SDS, RPFT, RPSGT, AE-C, CTTS, discusses the Sunflower Movement and how she hopes members can work together to grow and nurture the profession. Watch More of Big Ideas Theater “You know, when a sunflower is... Read more »
  4. When delivering quality patient care, safety remains supreme. Taking the time to be mindful of your patient’s history and background will help you avoid harmful drug-drug interaction for patients. AARC Member Doug Gardenhire, EdD, RRT, RRT-NPS, FAARC, shares his tips on how RTs can avoid drug-drug interaction. “Drug safety is very important in respiratory therapy... Read more »
  5. Every year select members of the respiratory care profession are honored with the Fellow of the American Respiratory Care Profession, or “FAARC.” Bestowed at the AARC Congress in the fall, this designation recognizes outstanding contributions to the profession in areas ranging from education to research to clinical practice and more. AARC Fellowship Program Info The... Read more »