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COVID-19 set a new standard for delivering patient care and collaborating with colleagues worldwide. Using this experience as a foundation, AARC LIVE! 2020 will help respiratory therapists learn together to lead the profession beyond COVID-19.
AARC LIVE! includes four learning tracks spread across four days—one track per day. Tracks range from leadership & management, education, and adult acute care topics, along with a special Leading Perspectives bonus track.
Education Track: Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Adult Acute Care Track: Thursday, July 9, 2020
Leading Perspectives Track: Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Management: Thursday, July 23, 2020
Approved for 10.88 CRCE Hours.
Broadcast date: Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Education practices had to abruptly pivot as part of the upturn from COVID-19. But we learn and adapt. Program leaders will share their best practices for online learning, curriculum development and academic integrity in virtual learning.
1:00-1:45pm Central: Agency Update (Dr. Tom Smalling & Dr. Shane Keene)
1:50-2:30pm Central: Maintaining Academic Integrity in a Virtual Environment (Dr. Joe Coyle)
2:35-3:15pm Central: Disease Management, Telehealth and the RT Curriculum (Sarah Brundidge)
3:20-4:00pm Central: Creating an Interprofessional Education Experience for Online Learners (Dr. Kimberly Clark)
Tom Smalling, PhD, RRT, RRT-SDS, RPFT, RPSGT, FAARC
Joe Coyle, MD FCCP
Sarah Brundidge, MSc, RRT, AE-C, CPFT
Kimberly Clark, EdD, RRT, RRT-NPS
Broadcast date: Thursday, July 9, 2020
Only available as part of the full registration package, the Leading Perspectives track includes topics made more relevant by COVID-19, such as burnout, ethics, and the national stockpile.
1:00-1:55pm Central: Mass Casualty Ventilation and the Strategic National Stockpile (Rich Branson)
2:00-2:55pm Central: Ethical Decision-Making in a Pandemic (Dr. Shawna Strickland)
3:00-3:55pm Central: The One Thing We Can Do to Mitigate Burn Out! (Jim Damron)
Rich Branson, MSc, RRT, FAARC
Shawna Strickland, PhD CAE RRT RRT-NPS RRT-ACCS AE-C FAARC
Jim Damron, MDiv, RRT CPFT
Broadcast date: Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Direct patient care took center spotlight as RTs worldwide worked to endure this pandemic. This track discusses lessons learned and tools to apply in managing your COVID-19 care.
1:00-1:40pm Central: COVID-19: Observations from an Epicenter (Dr. Natalie Yip)
1:45-2:25pm Central: COVID-19: The Science Behind Prone Positioning (Brady Scott)
2:30-3:10pm Central: COVID-19: The Phenotypes and What They Mean Clinically (Dr. Neil MacIntyre)
3:15-3:55pm Central: COVID-19: Safe and Effective Delivery of Aerosolized Medications (Dr. Arzu Ari)
Natalie Yip MD
Brady Scott, MSc, RRT, RRT-ACCS, AE-C, FAARC
Neil MacIntyre, MD
Arzu Ari PhD, RRT, PT, CPFT, FAARC
Broadcast date: Thursday, July 23, 2020
As curves flatten, the future remains unknown. Preparation and flexibility top the needs of RT teams everywhere. Take part in this track to improve pandemic planning, telehealth opportunities, supply chain management, and workforce collaboration.
1:00-1:40pm Central: The "Silver Linings" of a Pandemic and Pandemic Surge Planning (Alicia Wafer)
1:45-2:25pm Central: Respiratory Care Supply Chain Management During a Pandemic Crisis (Ted Bond)
2:30-3:10pm Central: Telehealth-Necessity Really is the Mother of Invention! (Brooke Yeager McSwain)
3:10-3:55pm Central: Collaborating to Create Value for Our Professional Workforce Especially During a Pandemic (Teresa Volsko)
Alicia Wafer, MBA, RRT
Brooke Yeager McSwain, MSc, RRT
Ted Bond, MBA/HCA, RRT
Teresa Volsko, MBA, MHHS, RRT, CMTE, FAARC
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