Camp 911 teaches children safety, CPR
A summer camp in the Detroit area called "Camp 9-1-1" is teaching kids how to perform basic CPR.
The School of Health Professions at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will offer a new master of science degree in respiratory care beginning this fall.
Skyline College in San Bruno, Calif will begin offering a four-year baccalaureate degree in respiratory therapy as early as next year.
While webinars, lectures, and self-study courses may be useful techniques to increase knowledge, participatory learning may have a more long-lasting impact on the ability to acquire and retain new material.
Upcoming Webcast: Pediatric Sleep Opportunities and Considerations
RT magazine's sister-publication Sleep Review will host a free webcast on pediatric sleep medicine on February 25 at 2 PM ET/11 AM PT.
The COPD Foundation is currently seeking abstracts for its COPD9USA conference, to be held in Chicago in June. The deadline to submit abstracts is March 2, 2015.
As healthcare reform and reimbursement procedures grow more complex, integrating COPD navigator education into the curriculum of respiratory care programs is critical to the clinical and career success of students.
Now available on demand: Learn more about reducing COPD readmissions by watching RT Magazine's free webinar, which features speakers from the COPD Foundation and UC Davis Health System.
RT Magazine will host a free webinar presentation on COPD readmissions on Wednesday, January 28 at 2:00pmET (11:00amPT) sponsored by Nonin Medical and Philips Respironics. Sign up today!
Thirty-four community colleges in California are seeking to add four-year respiratory therapy degrees to their curriculums.
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RT's free webinar focusing on opportunities and challenges in home respiratory care is now available on demand. The webinar features speakers from Cleveland Clinic, as well as American Association for Homecare president and CEO Thomas H. Ryan.
The 6th Annual COPD Conference held by BREATHE LA will feature the theme of New Technologies and New Hope for an Old Disease.
Join RT Magazine on Sept 24th at 2pm ET for a free webinar on reducing and preventing VAE/VAP. Five experts in respiratory care and infectious disease control will discuss research and offer effective and successful strategies.
Instrumentation Laboratory will host two continuing education workshops at AACC 2014, the annual meeting of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC).
The right knowledge and proper planning can help every healthcare facility successfully integrate their pulmonary function test data into their electronic medical record.
Young adults (age 18-25) living with asthma need to be provided with the tools to self-manage their disease and reduce their risk of exacerbation and hospital admission.
Electromed Inc has joined in the launch of a new children’s book, Healthy Choices, Happy Kids: Making Good Choices with Everyday Care, and will include a free copy of the book with all SmartVest shipments for newly prescribed patients 10 years old and younger (while supplies last).
A look at upcoming state and national conferences and events related to the advancement of respiratory care, pulmonology, thoracic medicine, or sleep medicine. [Updated 5/1]
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Dräger has awarded two grants that will provide research and leadership opportunities for RTs and support the company's ongoing commitment to the advancement of respiratory care.
Respiratory therapy departments and academic programs continue to expand the use of simulation devices, like manikins, in order to strengthen patient care.