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AARC Election 2021 – Meet RCSW Candidate Carl Hinkson

All Active and Life members as of Sept. 4, 2020 of the American Association for Respiratory Care may vote online for 2021 officers, directors-at-large, and the specialty section chair* positions. * NOTE – Only specialty section members may vote for specialty section chairs. Voting Opens Via Email on Sept. 9. Because the voting system validates […]

RCSW Annual Business Meeting Invitation

Hello Respiratory Colleagues, The COVID-19 cancellation of our 2020 Spring Congress also negated our annual business meeting conducted on the conferences last day. The RCSW is offering a virtual business meeting (via Zoom) at 0900 on Saturday 7/18/20. With the continued uncertainty about large physical gatherings, we’re transitioning our focus on virtual formats to meet […]

AARC Live 2020 Virtual Event Coming in July

REGISTER COVID-19 set a new standard for delivering patient care and collaborating with colleagues worldwide. Using this experience as a foundation, AARC LIVE! 2020 will help respiratory therapists learn together to lead the profession beyond COVID-19. AARC LIVE! includes four learning tracks spread across four days—one track per day. Tracks range from management, education, and […]

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The Respiratory Care Society of Washington (RCSW)
is a Washington state nonprofit corporation and
a chartered affiliate of the
American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC).

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The RCSW is a dedicated advocate of the concerns and for the advancement of the Respiratory Care Profession in Washington state and, through its affiliation with the AARC, at the national level.  We encourage, develop, and provide educational programs for those persons interested in respiratory care and diagnostics; we advance the science, technology, ethics and art of respiratory care through institutes, meetings, lectures, publications, and other materials; we facilitate cooperation and understanding among respiratory care personnel and medical profession, allied health professions, hospitals, service companies, industry, governmental organizations, and other agencies interested in respiratory care; and we provide education of the general public in pulmonary health promotion and disease prevention

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