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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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  • 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...

    1 person recommends this.
  • 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...

  • Lisa Marie Trujillo, RRT

    Ghana Medical Mission - Spring 2015

    International Medical Missions Roundtable

    We are excited to announce our Ghana Medical Mission dates for Spring 2015 Mission dates: ...

  • Matthew Davis, RRT


    We are currently working hard in Maryland to change the minimum entry into the field from CRT to RRT. We are looking...

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    Educational Choices Have Consequences


    My wife taught math for 26 years before retiring. She always says that "educational choices have consequences." Nowhere...

    8 people recommend this.


Respiratory Care Week

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Top Contributors This Week

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

    American Association for Respiratory Care
    Irving, TX

    488 Points

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    David R. Walsh

    Sleep Case Management at DRW & Associates Inc
    Chicago, IL

    202 Points

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    Janelle Gardiner, MS,RRT,AE-C

    Weber State University
    Ogden, UT

    200 Points

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    Debbie Bunch, BA

    Dallas, TX

    198 Points

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    Kelvin G. Dwello

    Saint Alphonsus Health System
    Boise, ID

    196 Points

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