AARC at the Alamo

Thousands of respiratory care and sleep medicine professionals are expected to convene Oct.15-18 at the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) 2016 Congress at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center in San Antonio.

While professional conferences are, by definition, all-encompassing, one-stop shopping sources of information and professional development – especially for students and those early in their careers – that same buffet of options can also be a bit overwhelming.

With more workshops and education sessions than one can possibly fit into their schedule, it helps to have someone with experience and knowledge of how the event unfolds to guide you through.

For that insight into the 2016 AARC Congress in, ADVANCE turned to Doug Laher, MBA, RRT, FAARC, associate executive director of AARC and the managing editor of AARC Times.

Read more in the cover story of this issue. Plus, find articles on topics of importance to respiratory care and sleep medicine professionals:

• 7 Spots to See in San Antonio
• Putting a Common Sleep Aid to the Test
• Educating Parents on Asthma Medications
• New Method to Boost Hand Hygiene Compliance
• Career Advice: 10 Questions to Ask the Interviewer


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