Congratulations to all the Respiratory Therapy Graduates from the Tennessee Society for Respiratory Care!!! You are now members of a caring and compassionate profession and your programs have provided you with knowledge, skills, and values to practice as safe and competent Respiratory Therapists who will continue to learn as our field advances. Be the catalyst for excellence wherever you practice as a Respiratory Therapist!
The nation’s first APRT master’s program at Ohio State University recently graduated its first group of licensed advanced practice respiratory therapists. Full Article in RT Magazine: Advanced Practice Respiratory Therapists Expand the Scope of Practice
The Tennessee Society For Respiratory Care is pleased to recognize Michelle Hadley as our Outstanding State Contributor for 2020. Michelle has worked tirelessly for her profession, her patients, and the TSRC. Congratulations to Michelle for her well-earned award!
From WKRN.com – Nashville by: Elizabeth Lane, WKRN Web Staff Posted: Apr 21, 2020 / 05:47 AM CDT / Updated: Apr 21, 2020 / 06:47 AM CDT WKRN VIDEO NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Some on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic are facing some of the toughest challenges as part of this crisis. Respiratory therapists are dealing with unprecedented struggles while trying to help patients recover from the coronavirus. When a patient has trouble … Read more
Today the AARC sent a letter to House and Senate Congressional leaders urging them to specifically recognize respiratory therapists as essential health care providers for the lifesaving care they are delivering to patients with COVID-19 in any legislative provision that authorizes hazard pay for essential workers, like the Heroes Fund proposal. We also reminded them we sent a letter earlier asking that RTs be included as telehealth practitioners in any additional stimulus package being developed. … Read more