AARC News Feed

American Association for Respiratory Care
  1. Dozens of individuals with an assortment of backgrounds and roles in respiratory care take part in the 2018 Summer Forum Women in Leadership pre-course. This presentation will reprise itself at the annual Congress meeting in December. To provide a wide variety of content options to Congress participants, the AARC offers pre-courses, one being the Women... Read more »
  2. Regular competency assessments are a fact of life in a profession like respiratory care where facilities must ensure the ongoing ability of clinicians to deliver high-quality care. No one looks forward to them, but believe it or not, the managers and clinical educators charged with planning these activities really do work hard to make them... Read more »
  3. In the fourth featured NBRC video, Lori Tinkler, MBA, discusses the importance of exam security and the steps they take to ensure confidentiality is maintained. “This includes not only the questions themselves, but also how they are arranged, displayed, and presented,” said Tinkler, CEO of the NBRC. She continues to review judicial and ethics policies... Read more »
  4. The AARC has activated its Disaster Relief Fund for AARC members in Florida who have sustained property loss or damage as a result of Hurricane Michael Members living in these federally-declared disaster areas in Florida may apply for a grant of up to $500, either online or by mail using our downloadable application form. Applications... Read more »
  5. The North Dakota Department of Health developed a new position statement to include e-cigarettes in its tobacco prevention efforts, helping to educate parents and youth on the dangers of using electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). Expanding tobacco prevention In keeping pace with the rise of e-cigarette products, the North Dakota Department of Health expanded its... Read more »