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Save the Date for 36th Annual High Country Conference 📣

Aug 26, 2021 2:30:00 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in COVID-19, respiratory care, allied health


Mark your calendar for February 9-10, 2022, we will be holding a Virtual Conference. Stay tuned for more details coming late fall!

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Health Coaching - a growing part of the healthcare extender model

Mar 30, 2021 9:23:59 AM / by Andrew Brewer posted in telehealth, engagement, instruction, training, Wellness, public health, mental health, CME, Healthy Opportunities, culinary medicine, healthy eating, food, Community, health careers, respiratory care, behavioral health, Health coach


We hear the term health coach more and more these days so I wanted to explore the role of the health coach in this blog post. A health coach is a coach for people who want to or who are contemplating making behavioral changes that result in a healthier lifestyle. A health coach is a type of healthcare extender trained to help others set goals and be accountable for themselves as they begin a journey to improve their overall health and quality of life.

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Exceeding Virtually All Expectations with High Country Conference on Respiratory Care

Mar 23, 2021 3:32:22 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in respiratory care


In February 2021, a year into the Pandemic, the 35th Annual High Country Conference on Respiratory Care was held the first year as a virtual webinar. The event, held February 17-18, 2021, is designed BY respiratory therapists FOR respiratory therapists and students. Participants were provided with high-quality education sessions led by experts in the field. 

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