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Respiratory therapists everywhere celebrate Respiratory Care Week by educating the public about what respiratory therapists do to help you “catch your breath.”

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  • Kristen McHenry, RRT

    COPD Awareness

    November is COPD Awareness Month! A few of the initiatives of the COPD Foundation is to wear the color orange (the official...

  • Shawna L. Strickland, PhD, RRT-NPS, FAARC

    World COPD Day

    You probably know that November is National COPD Awareness Month and that today is World COPD Day. There are so many ways...

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    Nitric Oxide Use and alternatives

    Neonatal/Pediatric Section

    I wanted to reach out to other facilities that are using Nitric Oxide. The use of this gas continues to be a growing concern...

  • Mr. Vernon R. Pertelle

    Respiratory Care Week 2014: East Meets West - Points of Convergence between the U.S. and Japan’s Healthcare Delivery System

    Home Care Section

    As Respiratory Care Week (October 19-25, 2014) draws to a close, it is an excellent time to reflect on the many...

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  • Shawna L. Strickland, PhD, RRT-NPS, FAARC

    Respiratory Care Week 2014

    It's no secret that I love Respiratory Care Week. I've worked at several facilities over my career and I have enjoyed...

  • Jeffrey Haynes, RRT, RPFT

    Fall Diagnostics Section Bulletin

    The Fall Diagnostics Section Bulletin is now available:

  • William S. Holland, MS, RRT, FAARC

    Surprise Surprise "The Home Coming" Interim Director of Heart and Vascular Center #2

    Management Section

    Hand offs-I used to think of this in clinical terms only. Hand Offs are essential to patient safety, and transfer of clinical...

  • Ron DiLorenzo, Jr.

    Respiratory Union


    I see Nurses have unions, where's Respiratory Therapist's Union??? With everything going on out there, Enterovirus68 ,...

  • William S. Holland, MS, RRT, FAARC

    Surprise Surprise "The Home Coming" Interim Director of Heart and Vascular Center

    Here we go Round #3. In 2012 Co Interim Director of the ER, 2013 Interim Director of Peri-Operative Services, now 2014...

  • Shawna L. Strickland, PhD, RRT-NPS, FAARC

    Rock the Vote: AARC Elections 2014

    First, I have to beg forgiveness for blatantly stealing the "Rock the Vote" theme. I saw a really awesome video for the...


Respiratory Care Week

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Top Contributors This Week

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    Becky Anderson, RRT

    Sanford Medical Center Fargo
    Fargo, ND

    405 Points

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    Shawna L. Strickland, PhD, RRT-NPS, FAARC

    American Association for Respiratory Care
    Irving, TX

    260 Points

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    James John Chisholm, RRT

    University of Vermont Medical Center
    Burlington, VT

    245 Points

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    Anne Frady, RRT

    Haywood Regional Medical Center

    242 Points

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    Cynthia K. Carlton, RPFT

    Central Maine Medical Center
    Windham, ME

    195 Points

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