Announcements

  • Save the Date! #GivingTuesday is Tuesday, Nov. 27

    This is your chance to support the American Respiratory Care Foundation (ARCF), a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting respiratory health through the support of research, education, and patient-focused philanthropic activities in respiratory care.
  • AARConnect & MyAARC

    Have you logged back into AARConnect yet? We're looking forward to reading your posts! Don't forget that your password has been reset to the default during our transition to our new database. You'll still post in your communities here on AARConnect. Thank you for your patience!
  • Apply for the Apex Recognition Award

    The AARC Apex Recognition Award is a premier recognition program for respiratory care departments. The 2018 application period opened on Oct. 1, 2018 and will close on Dec. 31, 2018. All applicants will be notified of their application status in early January 2019. If awarded, the recognition period will be valid from January 2019-December 2020.
  • NOW AVAILABLE! Current Topics Program 7

    Featuring Sangeeta Mehta MD, FRCPC, discussing the importance of taking a patient-centered approach to mechanical ventilation treatment.
  • Alert! Avoiding Scams When Registering for AARC Congress 2018 and Booking Hotel Space

    Unauthorized registration and housing entities are advertising on the web and/or contacting attendees and exhibitors to register for AARC Congress and Las Vegas hotel reservations. Please be aware that only our official Congress webpage and the phone numbers of hotels onour Congress housing webpage are authorized by the AARC. Booking through an unofficial registration or housing company puts you at risk for illegitimate registrations or losing significant deposits, hotel reservations, and incurring hidden costs.
  • Alert! Avoid Scams When Registering for AARC Congress 2018

    Unauthorized registration and housing entities are advertising on the web and/or contacting attendees and exhibitors to register for AARC Congress and Las Vegas hotel reservations. Please be aware that only our official Congress webpage and the phone numbers of hotels on our Congress housing webpage are authorized by the AARC. Booking through an unofficial registration or housing company puts you at risk for illegitimate registrations or losing significant deposits, hotel reservations, and incurring hidden costs.
  • Congress Program is Now Available!

    Make this your year to experience Congress! This will be an unforgettable career move for you, plus it's a one-stop shop for your continuing education. More than 20 CRCEs are available. Register today and get a discounted rate!
  • NEW! Current Topics Program 5 Available for Purchase

    The Use of Noninvasive Ventilation at the End of Life
  • NOW AVAILABLE! Current Topics 2018 Program 4

    Ventilator Discontinuation: The Evidence Base, Guidelines, and “Best Practice”
  • NOW Accepting Applications: AARC Speaker Academy

    After a brief hiatus, the AARC Program Committee is happy to announce that they will be holding open auditions for new speakers again this year with the AARC Speaker Academy.
  • Summer Forum Manager & Educator Meeting

    Plan your summer escape to AARC's premiere leadership and networking meeting. Online registration ends soon!
  • New Disease Webcast Series Kicks Off

    Starting Tuesday, May 29, the AARC education team will kick off its new summer disease webcast series.

    Mark your calendar! The series will continue through July 10.
  • Call for Abstracts

    The Open Forum allows AARC members the opportunity to contribute to the scientific basis for respiratory care. June 1 is the deadline for submission of abstracts to be presented at the AARC Congress in Las Vegas.
  • FREE Courses!

    AARC membership provides a variety of valuable resources including free courses! Courses range in topics such as aerosol delivery, portable oxygen concentrators, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and more.

    Each free course even offers members the opportunity to earn CRCE credit(s)!
  • Webcast On Demand: Reimbursement & Compliance

    In 2018, auditors will be taking a hard look at respiratory therapy/pulmonary function testing claims, looking for incorrect coding and missing documentation. While payment denials and recoupments will be widespread, you can take action to reduce your risks and protect your revenue stream. Register today!