AARC is a Partner in the Year of the Lung initiative. We have joined in a movement with other pulmonary organizations around the world in one mission: to educate and promote lung care initiatives.
May—Focus on Asthma
Asthma and Allergy Month has long been celebrated in the month of May. With World Asthma Day on May 4 celebrated globallly and an annual legislative event the next day on Capitol Hill, asthma is on the minds of decision makers and health care givers around the world.
Lung Days in May
- Watch for a press release in your local papers—written by AARC and sent out through your state society. It will be quoting AARC members in your community on asthma topics.
your Health Fairs. Respiratory therapists have long been
active in their communities during May. World Asthma Day is a great
day for this.
- Get involved with Peak Performance. It can make a difference in your community.
Many asthma resources exist. Your job it to keep on top of them all. But don’t worry; the AARC is here to help.
- The Guidelines Implementation Panel (GIP) ReportThis reports presents recommendations and strategies for overcoming barriers to the acceptance and utilization of the updated NHLBI clinical practice guidelines for asthma. At the heart of the GIP Report are six key messages to address those issues considered to be the most likely ones to result in significant impact on asthma care processes and outcomes if the broader asthma community were to focus its attention and resources on them.
- Use AARC Resources and earn CRCE
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