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American Association for Respiratory Care
  1. Entering its seventh year, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving. This is a chance to give your time, donations, or goods through a collaborative and social media-fueled effort. One way to take part in #GivingTuesday is by supporting the American Respiratory Care Foundation (ARCF), a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting respiratory health through... Read more »
  2. Enable cookies to see embeded content. In the fifth featured NBRC video, Lori Tinkler, MBA, discusses how to maintain your NBRC credential and keep current. “As a candidate, you have invested a lot of time preparing for the exam, so the first thing you should do when you attain your credential is wear it proudly,”... Read more »
  3. By Mary P. Martinasek, Ph.D, RRT, and Allison Barthel, Student Researcher Smoking is one of the leading preventable causes of disease and disability in the U.S. One of every five deaths per year has been attributed to cigarette smoking.[1] Additionally, smoking is also one of the most addicting negative health behaviors that transcend life events.... Read more »
  4. Often COPD can impair a patient’s quality of life. What can RTs do to help their patients improve their quality of life? Stephanie Williams, BS, RRT, director of community programs, with the COPD Foundation offers tips for working with your COPD patients and helping improve their quality of life. November is COPD Awareness Month Tip... Read more »
  5. The AARC has activated its Disaster Relief Fund for AARC members in California who have sustained property loss or damage as a result of the wildfires currently devastating many areas of the state. Members living in federally-declared disaster areas may apply for a grant of up to $500, either online or by mail using our... Read more »