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I have been screwed out of my job by liars after 50 years of working in all phases of respiratory liars helped screw me out of my job
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Any Respiratory Care departments with and RCP in a disease management role? Who are going into the home post discharge to assess the patient and evaluate equipment. If so, can you share your program. Gloria Stewart Manager, BS RRT, RPSGT Respiratory Care Email: gstewart@iuhealth.org
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I'm looking for suggestion or ideas regarding the scoring process of our Assess and Treats , there are times when we do our scoring and patients are receiving their treatments more often at home, we don't want to give less therapy then when there at home.   How do we get around this as our score needs to correlate with the frequency of delivery?  Thanks
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The practitioner sputum bowl needs 15 teams registered by July 15, 2017 in order for the practitioner bowl to take place.  There's still time for you to get a fellow therapist or two and form a team to compete in the National Sputum Bowl.  I hope to see you there! Renee Wunderley BA, RRT-NPS
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I'm in Dallas at the AARC leadership bootcamp learning how to be a better leader for the GSRC.
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Simply posting a query regarding facilities that have specific differences in clinical assignments among their CRT vs RRT staff. Does your facility have a clear policy? If so, what are the specifics. Thank you.
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I post these two links today to demonstrate the value of older healthcare professionals. A. few years back there was a discussion on the Management List Serve about whether you hire new grads or experienced therapists. To my surprise, several managers/directors responded that they do not hire experienced therapists because they all come with bad habits. You'll note I did not call them leaders; leaders do not think that way. https://www.facebook.com/nbcnightlynews/videos/10155261824943689/ http://pilotonline.com/news/local/health/a-norfolk-doctor-found-a-treatment-for-sepsis-now-he/article_7a3063e5-24cf-56c1-b25c-142731604196.html I hope you enjoy these ...
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Hello, Does anyone have the Getwell Network at their facility and what is the source of your Video Library? Are you making your own related to copyright laws? If so, what have you learned or encountered in this process? Thank you for your input! LKreutzjans RRT/Eduction/Project Coordinator
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( Originally posted on my LinkedIn blog. Connect with me to be among the first to see new updates!) Last week was a big one for transitions in the chronic lung disease world. AARC President Brian Walsh shared his latest article (written with one of the godfathers of our profession, Dr. Robert Kacmarek) about how respiratory care stands at a crossroads . COPD Foundation founder and Chair-Emeritus John Walsh passed away after a lengthy struggle with injuries sustained in a fall last year. Congress has started marking up bills to repeal various parts of the Affordable Care Act. Here in Michigan, our almost-daily weather transitions seem to ...
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We are trying to brain storm ideas for neonatal intubation certification. In the last 2-3 years our unit has added NNPs. In a week or 2 we will be getting Residents. With HFNC, BCPAP, Vapotherm, etc helping neonates, MDs not wanting to intubate, NNPs & Residents, how do you maintain your certification? Also, what methods do you use for initial certification? Would appreciate any input!! Thanks
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Good Morning - We are looking to switch our NICU to disposable blades. I am trying to get a feel for how many NICUs are currently using disposable versus non-disposable and would like any recommendations for a brand of disposables that work well for this population. Thanks
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I received my RRT in 1992, It expired in 2002. I was out of the medical field for the years until now..I am trying to get my license renewed. I have taken CE classes and submitted my application to the state (PA). It is being reviewed...I recently joined the AARC and wanted to add my certificates that i have earned but am unsure of how to add them, since i took the courses and then joined the AARC. Any help available with how to manual add them and any help with what else i can be doing to renew my license would be greatly appreciated!! I am sure i am not the only one in PA that has or is attempting to do this :) Thanks, kim
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Originally posted on my LinkedIn blog at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/were-coming-you-mike-hess Every now and then, someone fires up a conversation about education in respiratory therapy. The latest discussion started because of a kind-of-insane rumor that the National Board of Respiratory Care was mandating all RTs get a bachelor's degree in the next couple of years and throwing "all those with associates degrees under the bus." Despite there being no real truth to this belief (for starters, it is not within the NBRC's purview to make or enforce a decision like this), many people immediately panicked, thinking their livelihoods in jeopardy. ...
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My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic may seem like an odd place to look for professional advice, but in order to address these Seven Deadly Sins, we need be willing to step out of our professional comfort zones. It's all about taking long, hard looks at ourselves, and accepting guidance from unexpected sources. I admit, pretty much all I know about My Little Pony I learned from my daughter. An expert on all things Ponyville, she's the one who first introduced me to a rather odd-looking mishmash character, who turned out to be a recurring antagonist. Appropriately named Discord (and voiced by the incomparable John de Lancie), he personifies the spirit ...
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Please explain how you use HF O2 in Rehab setting. 50' hose? humidity? portable tank? Thank-you Angie
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Multiple Therapy

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Hello I am a RT supervisor and the hospital that I work for does one on one therapy and we are having some changes to our department and I was wondering, If anyone would be willing to share any information or policy it would be greatly appreciated. How many you can do at one time? Does anyone use charting by excemption
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Top Gun is, of course, one of the quintessential '80s movies. Tom Cruise plays Maverick, a young Navy pilot with boundless self-confidence and a fair bit of charisma (some argue that he is, in fact, playing Tom Cruise). After causing some havoc aboard his home-base aircraft carrier, Maverick and his best friend/radio intercept officer Goose (Anthony Edwards) are sent off to the Navy Fighter Weapons School, also called Top Gun, for advanced training against some of the best pilots in the world. Eager (some might say desperate) to demonstrate his prowess, Maverick flies right at the edge of the performance envelope. This earns him the awe of some and the ...
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Taiwan RT

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Glad to join AARConnect,We from Taiwan and 2016 congress we have a booth(No,1237),thanks everyone coming.Taiwan RT forward foreve
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Vapotherm

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Hi everyone. I had an inservice recently regarding the Vapotherm High Flow Oxygen device. (Hi-VNI) I was just curious if anyone uses it and how you like it? Have you had a positive patient response to the Vapotherm? And if you have used both which high flow system do you like the best. I am just trying to get some feedback. We currently use the high flow flowmeter system (up to 50 liters) and the F & P humidifier with a blender. I appreciate the feedback! Have a great day! Lindsey Kasten. RRT-NP
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Happy RT Week

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As you all pop in here, leave a comment...we would like to see the usage of this connection. Happy Respiratory Care week to all of you!
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