AARC

AARC members get discount from Dansko

Dansko footwear is partnering with the AARC to offer a 20 percent discount on its footwear to AARC members. 

Members can shop for the footwear by signing in to the AARC’s members-only site: http://www.aarc.org/aarc-membership/aarc-membership-benefits/personal-discounts/aarc-dansko-footwear-discount/

Medical professionals choose Dansko for reliability and comfort. Dansko creates occupational footwear made from high-quality materials with exceptional features to help meet the demands of spending all day on your feet.

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Fuchs joins AARC Leadership Boot Camp

AARC Leadership Boot Camp 2018 participants

NSRC President Lisa Fuchs was one of 30 leaders who attended the 2018 AARC Leadership Boot Camp, hosted by AARC staff and volunteers. Representing 22 state societies, the leaders enjoyed a weekend of training, sharing and brainstorming to prepare for their roles.

More information on the AARC website: 

http://www.aarc.org/nn18-leadership-boot-camp/

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2018 Virtual Lobby campaign kicks off April 11

NSRC 2018 Virtual Lobby Week

The AARC’s 2018 Vitrual Lobby Campain kicked off today and runs through May 2. During this time, the AARC will work to get Congressional support a telehealth pilot focused solely on respiratory therapists (RT) as telehealth practitioners.

“This program will give us the chance to gather information on both the health impact and costs associated with these services,” according to the AARC’s Virtual Lobby program.  “It will also provide a platform to demonstrate the expertise RTs bring to the health care system and their patients. We’ve already received positive feedback from key telehealth proponents about the pilot.”

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NSRC vying for 2018 Summit Award

The NSRC is seeking information from its members so we can compete for the 2018 Summit Award.

All of these activities or events are recognized through the AARC Summit Award:

  • Education/CRCE activities
  • Membership
  • Recruiting and retention activities
  • Legislation/advocacy events
  • Promoting public awareness
  • Benefits
  • Collaboration with other health care organizations
  • Scholarships
  • Student activities
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Celebrate Respiratory Care Week Oct. 22-28

Respiratory Care Week 2017

National Respiratory Care Week, Oct. 22 – 28, celebrates respiratory therapists and the profession overall.  Members of the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) take this time to educate their community and colleagues about what they do and the vital value respiratory therapists deliver each day to patients.

The AARC would like members to send the AARC their photos and stories of how they celebrate #RCWEEK17.

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