Announcements

  • Earn 20+ CRCE at Congress 2022

    Will we see you at Congress 2022? We're back in the Big Easy and we're ready to Let the Good Times Roll in New Orleans, Nov. 9-12.
  • RC Week is Coming - Get Your Gear Now

    Have you checked out the RC Week Store? See the latest RC Week-themed products. They make great gifts for team members and great tools to promote your department.
  • Come to AARC Congress 2022!

    Registration is open for Congress 2022, which will be held in New Orleans, LA on Nov. 9-12.
  • Come to AARC Congress 2022!

    Registration is open for Congress 2022, which will be held in New Orleans, LA on Nov. 9-12.
  • Registration is open for Summer Forum 2022!

    Join us July 26-28 (Tue-Thu) in Palm Springs, CA as RT leaders and educators come together to experience a return to in-person learning via lectures and symposiums! Designed for respiratory therapy educators and those in a leadership role, Summer Forum will focus on the topics, tools, and skills to bring back to your team and department.

    Spread across three days, Summer Forum includes 30 sessions filled with specially designed lectures and symposiums for RT leaders and educators. Summer Forum also offers added networking through event activities and exhibit hall browsing. This event is approved for 14.92 CRCE!

  • Become an AE-C Asthma Educator

    In honor of Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month, refresh your asthma knowledge and earn asthma-focused CRCE by taking the online asthma educator certification prep course. The AARC AE-C Course Package helps asthma educators prep for the asthma certification while earning 11 CRCE!

    Seven Reasons to get an AE-C® Certification

    1. Validate your role as an asthma educator by a nationally recognized and respected certification board.
    2. Pave a new career path in a home, clinic, or acute care-based asthma program.
    3. Potentially add reimbursement opportunities for you and your employer for asthma educational services.
    4. Be the first certified asthma educator in your department.
    5. Climb your department’s career ladder.
    6. Increase your value to your employer.
    7. Provide your patients with assurance of your expertise as a certified asthma educator
  • Summer Forum 2022 - Early Bird Pricing Ends TODAY

    Summer Forum 2022 (July 26-28) is coming, and we’re excited! The earlier you book, the more you save! Our Early Bird rate ends TODAY, May 24, so secure your best rate and register now.

    Spread across three days, Summer Forum includes 30 sessions filled with specially designed lectures and symposiums for RT leaders and educators. Summer Forum also offers added networking through event activities and exhibit hall browsing.

    Here’s what to expect this year

    Day 1 – July 26, 2022

    • OPENING SESSION: State of the Profession
    • SESSION TOPICS: CPGs, What Learners Need, RT-Driven Protocols, the Value of a Journal Club, Value Efficiency, Staffing Efficiency, Maximizing ROI, Helping Your Students Grow, and the Value of an RT Professional Development Program
    • SYMPOSIUM: Annual CoARC Educator Symposium

    Day 2 – July 27, 2022

    • LECTURES: Jimmy Young Memorial Lecture
    • SESSION TOPICS: Interprofessional Education, Staffing and Retention Concerns, Social Media for Educators, a Community of Inquiry, Helping Students with Interviewing and Students Helping the Bedside Therapist
    • SYMPOSIUM: RT Workforce Supply and Demand Symposium

    Day 3 – July 28, 2022

    • OPENING: Agency Update
    • SESSION TOPICS: Characteristics of Successful RC Programs, State Society Leadership Tips, and Overreaching Roles of RT Leaders
    • LECTURES: Dr H Fred Helmholtz Education Lecture
    • CLOSING CEREMONY


    Our Early Bird ends May 24, so don’t delay register today!

  • Accepting Nominations for the Patient Advocacy Award

    The National Respiratory Patient Advocacy Award is the only nationally-recognized advocacy program dedicated to honoring outstanding registered respiratory therapists. The award identifies and honors registered respiratory therapists from across the country who demonstrate excellence in compassionate care for patients and families.

    The award commemorates a vital member of the health care team that empowers patients to breathe easy: the respiratory therapist. This consummate professional appreciates the ‘individual’ instead of the ‘patient’ and is dedicated to the principal that every breath matters. Nominations come from facilities across the continuum of care where registered respiratory therapists are actively engaged as a champion of patient and family-centered care.

    Deadline to make a nomination: July 31

  • Nominations Open for Specialty Practitioner of the Year

    Recognizing our members is something that AARC staff loves to do. We can’t do it without your help though! Send in your nomination for the section Specialty Practitioner of the Year awards. The deadline is July 11. You will need to login to send your nomination. Both the nominator and the nominee must be section members.
  • Accepting Nominations for FAARC

    Every year, select members of the respiratory care profession are honored with the Fellow of the American Respiratory Care Profession, or FAARC. Bestowed at the AARC Congress in the fall, this designation recognizes outstanding contributions to the profession in areas ranging from education to research to clinical practice and more.

    Eligibility:

    • Be an Active or Associate member of the AARC in good standing for at least ten consecutive years prior to the deadline for receipt of nominations.

    • Nominees must be nominated by at least two AARC members, one of which is required to be a Fellow of the AARC with membership in good standing.

    • Possess the RRT credential issued by the NBRC and be licensed or hold registration/certification (if applicable) within their state of employment or, be a licensed physician with a respiratory care-related specialty.

    • International respiratory therapist nominees must meet the eligibility criteria for AARC membership above and possess the RRT credential from the NBRC or equivalent from the credentialing agency for the country they work or reside in. They must have a license (if licensure if applicable) and/or be approved to work within the country they work/reside in.

    • First-term members of the AARC Board of Directors or Officers of the House of Delegates are not eligible.


    To learn more about the criteria for FAARC you can read the updated criteria and rules for nomination. The deadline to nominate is August 15, 2022.
  • RC Course Packages - Asthma

    May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month! 

    This month refresh your asthma education by taking advantage of AARC resources. This asthma course bundle of AARC original content focuses exclusively on aspects of caring for patients with asthma. This package contains 8 AARC online courses that collectively provide you with 8 CRCE!
  • AARC Explores - Pathway 3 Now Available

    Pathway 3 is now available!

    Featuring two session topics, AARC Explores Pathway 3 discusses the pros and cons of "ARDS — A Distinct Type, Different From Other Forms of ARDS” and “Understanding Silent Hypoxia in COVID-19 Patients — The Myth of Happy Hypoxics.” Sure to be a great training opportunity for your team, Pathway 3 lecturers include Jaspal Singh, MD, MS, MHA, Neil MacIntyre, MD, and Michael Lipnick, MD.

    What is AARC Explores?

    AARC Explores delivers professional, continuing education to respiratory therapy departments that is convenient, affordable, and on-demand. Departments can provide up to 10 hours of CRCE to their staff, for one low price. There’s no better way to provide department-wide education to your staff than with AARC Explores!

    How it Works

    • A department representative agrees to serve as the “proctor” and purchases either the “Series”, a “License” or “Individual Videos”.
      • Individual hospital departments may purchase the “Complete 2022 Series”.
      • Hospital/health systems may leverage their size and purchase the “Complete 2022 Series with License”.
      • Individual videos may also be purchased, but the bundled series provides the most savings.
    • Starting in March, your proctor will receive monthly access to new videos, released through December 2022.
    • These on-demand videos may be accessed by any member of the department — at one low price.
    • The proctor is responsible for maintaining a course roster for each educational video and upon completion, must submit it to the AARC for processing.
    • Course credit will automatically be applied to the CRCE Transcript for all AARC members.
  • Call for Abstracts 2022 - Deadline is one month away!

    RESPIRATORY CARE and the American Association for Respiratory Care invite you to the 68th International Respiratory Convention & Exhibition, to be held November 9–12, 2022 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    Submissions are now open. The deadline to submit an abstract is June 1, 2022. No extensions will be granted. No changes may be made to the authors, presenter, or abstract after June 1, 2022.

    Abstracts are peer reviewed. Notification of abstract acceptance or rejection will be sent to the contact author via email by August 20, 2022. All decisions are final and may not be appealed.

    Accepted abstracts will be published online in conjunction with the October 2022 issue of RESPIRATORY CARE. Accepted abstracts are automatically considered for American Respiratory Care Foundation fellowships

  • Registration is NOW OPEN for Summer Forum 2022

    Summer Forum 2022 (July 26-July 28)

    is coming, and we’re excited! The earlier you book, the more you save! Our Early Bird rate runs through May 24, so don’t delay!

    Spread across three days, Summer Forum includes 30 sessions filled with specially designed lectures and symposiums for RT leaders and educators. Summer Forum also offers added networking through event activities and exhibit hall browsing.

    Here’s what to expect this year

    Day 1 – July 26, 2022

    • OPENING SESSION: State of the Profession
    • SESSION TOPICS: CPGs, What Learners Need, RT-Driven Protocols, the Value of a Journal Club, Value Efficiency, Staffing Efficiency, Maximizing ROI, Helping Your Students Grow, and the Value of an RT Professional Development Program
    • SYMPOSIUM: Annual CoARC Educator Symposium

    Day 2 – July 27, 2022

    • LECTURES: Jimmy Young Memorial Lecture
    • SESSION TOPICS: Interprofessional Education, Staffing and Retention Concerns, Social Media for Educators, a Community of Inquiry, Helping Students with Interviewing and Students Helping the Bedside Therapist
    • SYMPOSIUM: RT Workforce Supply and Demand Symposium

    Day 3 – July 28, 2022

    • OPENING: Agency Update
    • SESSION TOPICS: Characteristics of Successful RC Programs, State Society Leadership Tips, and Overreaching Roles of RT Leaders
    • LECTURES: Dr H Fred Helmholtz Education Lecture
    • CLOSING CEREMONY


    Our Early Bird rate runs through May 24, so don’t delay!

  • Registration is NOW OPEN for Summer Forum 2022

    Summer Forum 2022 (July 26-28) is coming, and we’re excited! The earlier you book, the more you save! Our Early Bird rate runs through May 24, so don’t delay!

    Spread across three days, Summer Forum includes 30 sessions filled with specially designed lectures and symposiums for RT leaders and educators. Summer Forum also offers added networking through event activities and exhibit hall browsing.

    Here’s what to expect this year

    Day 1 – July 26, 2022

    • OPENING SESSION: State of the Profession
    • SESSION TOPICS: CPGs, What Learners Need, RT-Driven Protocols, the Value of a Journal Club, Value Efficiency, Staffing Efficiency, Maximizing ROI, Helping Your Students Grow, and the Value of an RT Professional Development Program
    • SYMPOSIUM: Annual CoARC Educator Symposium

    Day 2 – July 27, 2022

    • LECTURES: Jimmy Young Memorial Lecture
    • SESSION TOPICS: Interprofessional Education, Staffing and Retention Concerns, Social Media for Educators, a Community of Inquiry, Helping Students with Interviewing and Students Helping the Bedside Therapist
    • SYMPOSIUM: RT Workforce Supply and Demand Symposium

    Day 3 – July 28, 2022

    • OPENING: Agency Update
    • SESSION TOPICS: Characteristics of Successful RC Programs, State Society Leadership Tips, and Overreaching Roles of RT Leaders
    • LECTURES: Dr H Fred Helmholtz Education Lecture
    • CLOSING CEREMONY


    Our Early Bird rate runs through May 24, so don’t delay!

  • Scholarships Available for the Leadership Institute Management Track!

    The AARC is accepting applications for qualified individuals to receive a scholarship to complete the management track of the Leadership Institute. AARC will provide complimentary access to the Leadership Institute management track (value $225 each) for 365 days to the accepted applicant.
    The Leadership Institute is presented to you as a web-based course with PDF documents available for downloading. Complete the course at your individual pace, in the location that works best for you, at the time that works best for you. Below is the list of courses offered in the management track. 
    • Management Track Courses
      • Health Care Infrastructure and Economics
      • Leadership and Your Organization
      • Leadership and Your Team
      • Integrated Business Topics for Managers
      • Law and Ethics: Practice and Application
      • Managing Human Capital
      • Finance and Budgeting for Departments
      • Data Driven Performance Improvement
    • CRCE Course Offering: 15-16 hours 
  • AARC Anniversary Party Tonight!

    Last chance to register for tonight's AARC Anniversary Party celebrating 75 years!

    Tonight will be a fun evening of music, games, and the chance to win great prizes. It’s a virtual party so members across the globe can come together and celebrate. Don't miss out on joining your colleagues in celebration!

    Cheers to 75 Years!
  • Nominations for FAARC are now Open!

    Every year, select members of the respiratory care profession are honored with the Fellow of the American Respiratory Care Profession, or FAARC. Bestowed at the AARC Congress in the fall, this designation recognizes outstanding contributions to the profession in areas ranging from education to research to clinical practice and more.

    The AARC Fellowship Program was established to recognize active or associate members in good standing who have made profound and sustained contributions to the art and science of respiratory care and to the AARC.

    • Nominees must be nominated by at least two AARC members, one of which is required to be a Fellow of the AARC with membership in good standing.


    The deadline to nominate is August 15, 2022.

  • AARC Leadership Institute - Career Building Education

    The AARC Leadership Institute, designed and developed by content experts in respiratory care education, management, and research, covers a series of courses designed to provide real-world education for respiratory therapists who wish to expand their knowledge beyond the clinical realm. The information and activities in the Leadership Institute provide a foundation for future growth in your career.

    Respiratory therapy programs do a wonderful job of preparing therapists to step into roles at the bedside. But what happens if you get the opportunity to move into a managerial role, serve as a preceptor for students, or teach a class at your local school program? You may need to expand your knowledge base. That’s where the AARC’s Leadership Institute can come into play.

    The Leadership Institute Offers You Three Different Tracks of High-Quality Education:
    • Education
    • Management
    • Research

    CRCE

    Each track is composed of 6 to 8 modules each and is approved for 15-16 AARC Continuing Respiratory Care Education credits.

  • We’re Having a Party!

    Mark your calendar for Friday, April 22, 8 – 10 p.m. (CENTRAL), and get ready to celebrate the AARC’s 75th Anniversary with your colleagues and friends. It’s a virtual party so members across the globe can come together and celebrate. It’ll be a night of music, trivia, and prizes!
  • We’re Having a Party!

    Mark your calendar for Friday, April 22, 8 – 10 p.m. (CENTRAL), and get ready to celebrate the AARC’s 75th Anniversary with your colleagues and friends. It’s a virtual party so members across the globe can come together and celebrate. It’ll be a night of music, trivia, and prizes!
    Cheers to 75 Years!
  • AARC Exam Prep to the Rescue

    Are you preparing for the NBRC Exams? If so, the AARC is here to help. You can earn up to 31 CRCE credits for your studying by taking the AARC Exam Prep course!

    How does it work? You will be able to take a post-course quiz for each of the Exam Prep seminars in AARC University. You select and take one of the Therapist Multiple Choice and/or Clinical Simulation self-assessment exams. You will receive your results from the NBRC so that you have any idea of your strengths and weaknesses.  Your next step is to access the My Programs page in AARC University, where the Exam Prep seminars and videos are available for you. View them all or just the ones related to the topics you need to study the most. Each course correlates to the NBRC exam matrix, plus a course on Test Taking Strategies for both the Therapist Multiple Choice Exam and the Clinical Simulation Exam. 

    You won’t find these videos anywhere else! We wish you all the best during your exams this year. 

  • AARC Explores - Pathway 2 Now Available

    Pathway 2: New Frontiers in COPD Treatment

    The last few years have seen great new strides in COPD care, from new medications to interventional procedures. This program will review some of the latest innovations now available for people living with chronic obstruction, as well as a preview of new innovations on the horizon.

    What is AARC Explores?

    AARC Explores delivers professional, continuing education to respiratory therapy departments that is convenient, affordable, and on-demand. Departments can provide up to 10 hours of CRCE to their staff, for one low price. There’s no better way to provide department-wide education to your staff than with AARC Explores!

    How it Works

    • A department representative agrees to serve as the “proctor” and purchases either the “Series”, a “License” or “Individual Videos”.
      • Individual hospital departments may purchase the “Complete 2022 Series”.
      • Hospital/health systems may leverage their size and purchase the “Complete 2022 Series with License”.
      • Individual videos may also be purchased, but the bundled series provides the most savings.
    • Starting in March, your proctor will receive monthly access to new videos, released through December 2022.
    • These on-demand videos may be accessed by any member of the department — at one low price.
    • The proctor is responsible for maintaining a course roster for each educational video and upon completion, must submit it to the AARC for processing.
    • Course credit will automatically be applied to the CRCE Transcript for all AARC members.
  • Call for Abstracts 2022

    RESPIRATORY CARE and the American Association for Respiratory Care invite you to the 68th International Respiratory Convention & Exhibition, to be held November 9–12, 2022 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    Submissions are now open. The deadline to submit an abstract is June 1, 2022. No extensions will be granted. No changes may be made to the authors, presenter, or abstract after June 1, 2022.

    Abstracts are peer reviewed. Notification of abstract acceptance or rejection will be sent to the contact author via email by August 20, 2022. All decisions are final and may not be appealed.

    Accepted abstracts will be published online in conjunction with the October 2022 issue of RESPIRATORY CARE. Accepted abstracts are automatically considered for American Respiratory Care Foundation fellowships

  • Take Down Tobacco National Day of Action

    Today is Take Down Tobacco National Day of Action! Are you planning on spreading awareness of the damage tobacco has on health? Learn more about the day and help us #TakeDownTobacco!
  • AARC Health Tips Available

    Prepare your patients with important health tips to help manage sleep apnea, allergies, asthma, and more with these AARC resources!

    Brochures cover topics ranging from:

      • the importance of quitting smoking
      • dealing with asthma 
      • living with COPD
      • allergies, and more!
  • AARC Leadership Institute - High-Quality Career Building Education

    The AARC Leadership Institute, designed and developed by content experts in respiratory care education, management, and research, covers a series of courses designed to provide real-world education for respiratory therapists who wish to expand their knowledge beyond the clinical realm. The information and activities in the Leadership Institute provide a foundation for future growth in your career.

    Respiratory therapy programs do a wonderful job of preparing therapists to step into roles at the bedside. But what happens if you get the opportunity to move into a managerial role, serve as a preceptor for students, or teach a class at your local school program? You may need to expand your knowledge base. That’s where the AARC’s Leadership Institute can come into play.

    The Leadership Institute Offers You Three Different Tracks of High-Quality Education:
    • Education
    • Management
    • Research

    CRCE

    Each track is composed of 6 to 8 modules each and is approved for 15-16 AARC Continuing Respiratory Care Education credits.

  • Scholarships Available for the Leadership Institute Management Track!

    The AARC is accepting applications for qualified individuals to receive a scholarship to complete the management track of the Leadership Institute. AARC will provide complimentary access to the Leadership Institute management track (value $225 each) for 365 days to the accepted applicant.
    The Leadership Institute is presented to you as a web-based course with PDF documents available for downloading. Complete the course at your individual pace, in the location that works best for you, at the time that works best for you. Below is the list of courses offered in the management track. 
    • Management Track Courses
      • Health Care Infrastructure and Economics
      • Leadership and Your Organization
      • Leadership and Your Team
      • Integrated Business Topics for Managers
      • Law and Ethics: Practice and Application
      • Managing Human Capital
      • Finance and Budgeting for Departments
      • Data Driven Performance Improvement
    • CRCE Course Offering: 15-16 hours 
  • AARC Explores - Pathway 1 Now Available

    Pathway 1: Neuromodulation for Sleep Disordered Breathing

    This presentation will discuss hypoglossal nerve stimulation for obstructive sleep apnea and phrenic nerve stimulation for central sleep apnea.

    What is AARC Explores?

    AARC Explores delivers professional, continuing education to respiratory therapy departments that is convenient, affordable, and on-demand. Departments can provide up to 10 hours of CRCE to their staff, for one low price. There’s no better way to provide department-wide education to your staff than with AARC Explores!

    How it Works

    • A department representative agrees to serve as the “proctor” and purchases either the “Series”, a “License” or “Individual Videos”.
      • Individual hospital departments may purchase the “Complete 2022 Series”.
      • Hospital/health systems may leverage their size and purchase the “Complete 2022 Series with License”.
      • Individual videos may also be purchased, but the bundled series provides the most savings.
    • Starting in March, your proctor will receive monthly access to new videos, released through December 2022.
    • These on-demand videos may be accessed by any member of the department — at one low price.
    • The proctor is responsible for maintaining a course roster for each educational video and upon completion, must submit it to the AARC for processing.
    • Course credit will automatically be applied to the CRCE Transcript for all AARC members.
  • Call for Abstracts 2022

    RESPIRATORY CARE and the American Association for Respiratory Care invite you to the 68th International Respiratory Convention & Exhibition, to be held November 9–12, 2022 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    Submissions are now open. The deadline to submit an abstract is June 1, 2022. No extensions will be granted. No changes may be made to the authors, presenter, or abstract after June 1, 2022.

    Abstracts are peer reviewed. Notification of abstract acceptance or rejection will be sent to the contact author via email by August 20, 2022. All decisions are final and may not be appealed.

    Accepted abstracts will be published online in conjunction with the October 2022 issue of RESPIRATORY CARE. Accepted abstracts are automatically considered for American Respiratory Care Foundation fellowships

  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week | March 14-21 | Course Available

    Chronic lung disease patients depend on respiratory therapists to get them through the acute exacerbations caused by their conditions. But these patients need RTs to help them after the acute episode is over too, and that’s where pulmonary rehabilitation comes into play.

    These life-enhancing programs show patients how they can live well despite chronic lung disease and, increasingly, they are being credited with keeping patients healthy and out of the costly acute care setting.

    In honor of the upcoming Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week, consider earning a specialized certificate in Pulmonary Rehabilitation by taking the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Certificate Course! This course offers 12 CRCE credit hours.

  • AARC Health Tips Available

    Prepare your patients with important health tips to help manage sleep apnea, allergies, asthma, and more with these AARC resources!

    Brochures cover topics ranging from:

      • the importance of quitting smoking
      • dealing with asthma 
      • living with COPD
      • allergies, and more!


  • AARC Leadership Institute - Career Building Education

    The AARC Leadership Institute, designed and developed by content experts in respiratory care education, management, and research, covers a series of courses designed to provide real-world education for respiratory therapists who wish to expand their knowledge beyond the clinical realm. The information and activities in the Leadership Institute provide a foundation for future growth in your career.

    Respiratory therapy programs do a wonderful job of preparing therapists to step into roles at the bedside. But what happens if you get the opportunity to move into a managerial role, serve as a preceptor for students, or teach a class at your local school program? You may need to expand your knowledge base. That’s where the AARC’s Leadership Institute can come into play.

    The Leadership Institute Offers You Three Different Tracks of High-Quality Education:
    • Education
    • Management
    • Research

    CRCE

    Each track is composed of 6 to 8 modules each and is approved for 15-16 AARC Continuing Respiratory Care Education credits.

  • Introducing AARC Explores!

    Looking for team training? Introducing AARC Explores, a 10-video annual educational series that offers an in-depth exploration of recent scientific advancements in respiratory care. The complete series is now available for purchase! 

    What is AARC Explores?

    AARC Explores delivers professional, continuing education to respiratory therapy departments that is convenient, affordable, and on-demand. Departments can provide up to 10 hours of CRCE to their staff, for one low price. There’s no better way to provide department-wide education to your staff than with AARC Explores!

    How it Works

    • A department representative agrees to serve as the “proctor” and purchases either the “Series”, a “License” or “Individual Videos”.
      • Individual hospital departments may purchase the “Complete 2022 Series”.
      • Hospital/health systems may leverage their size and purchase the “Complete 2022 Series with License”.
      • Individual videos may also be purchased, but the bundled series provides the most savings.
    • Starting in March, your proctor will receive monthly access to new videos, released through December 2022.
    • These on-demand videos may be accessed by any member of the department — at one low price.
    • The proctor is responsible for maintaining a course roster for each educational video and upon completion, must submit it to the AARC for processing.
    • Course credit will automatically be applied to the CRCE Transcript for all AARC members.


  • Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Week - CHD Course Open

    According to Project Heart, CHD is the world’s most common birth defect, affecting 1.35 million infants every year worldwide. In honor of Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Week, strengthen your team's knowledge of Congenital Heart Defects by taking this #CHD course! 🍎
    Course topics include:
    • Introduction to Congenital Heart Defects
    • Increased Pulmonary Blood Flow (Left-to-Right Shunt)
    • Decreased Pulmonary Blood Flow (Right-to-Left Shunt)
    • Mixed Pulmonary Blood Flow
    • Left Side Obstructive Lesions, and 
    • Cardiorespiratory Interactions: The Heart-Lung Connection
  • Scholarship Application Deadline Approaching for the Leadership Institute!

    The scholarship application deadline is approaching for the Leadership Institute!

    Qualified applicants are invited to submit a scholarship application for the education or research track of the Leadership Institute. The AARC will provide complimentary access to the Leadership Institute education
    or research track (AARC member value $225 each) for 365 days to three selected applicants. Each track is approved for 15-16 CRCEs! 

    The deadline to submit your scholarship application is February 17, 2022.
  • New Nutritional Guide Available

    The newest edition of the Nutritional Guide is still available for purchase! The AARC has published the updated second edition of the nutritional guide for the assessment and treatment of the critically ill patient. As the role of the respiratory therapist emerges in the critical care area to include indirect calorimetry monitoring and testing, this guide will serve as an excellent resource to provide better understanding of the nutritional implications that drive metabolic testing and the subsequent treatment recommendations that come as a result of the extrapolated data. 
  • Call for Abstracts 2022

    RESPIRATORY CARE and the American Association for Respiratory Care invite you to the 68th International Respiratory Convention & Exhibition, to be held November 9–12, 2022 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    Submissions are now open. The deadline to submit an abstract is June 1, 2022. No extensions will be granted. No changes may be made to the authors, presenter, or abstract after June 1, 2022.

    Abstracts are peer reviewed. Notification of abstract acceptance or rejection will be sent to the contact author via email by August 20, 2022. All decisions are final and may not be appealed.

    Accepted abstracts will be published online in conjunction with the October 2022 issue of RESPIRATORY CARE. Accepted abstracts are automatically considered for American Respiratory Care Foundation fellowships

  • Now Accepting Scholarship Applications for the Leadership Institute Management Track!

    The AARC is now accepting applications for qualified individuals to receive a scholarship to complete the management track of the Leadership Institute. AARC will provide complimentary access to the Leadership Institute management track (value $225 each) for 365 days to the accepted applicant.