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Travel Back in Time at “A Night at the Museum”

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September 25, 2013

Ever wonder what it was like to practice respiratory care back in the early days of the profession? You can find out at AARC Congress 2013—and help raise funds for the American Respiratory Care Foundation (ARCF) at the same time.

“A Night at the Museum” will feature an array of historic equipment, photos, and documents designed to transport you back to a time when respiratory therapists were called “inhalation therapists,” oxygen came in huge tanks that had to be wheeled around the hospital, and the idea of a microprocessor controlled ventilator seemed like science fiction.

The ARCF fundraiser will take place on Friday evening from 7–9 at the Anaheim Marriott and is sure to be a great way to get pumped up for the main event starting on Saturday. Come enjoy hors d'oeuvres and drinks, and some entertainment too! Pianist Henry Oh, PhD, RRT-NPS, MT, will be on hand throughout the evening, and we’ll also have a short program to recognize Foundation donors.

A new Virtual Museum will be unveiled too and attendees will have the chance to purchase a brick to help lay the foundation.