by Greg Carter The Respiratory Care Society of Washington, has had a very successful year. The respiratory therapists of Washington State continue to work diligently throughout the state to promote the profession of respiratory therapy, increase public awareness of respiratory related diseases as well as the profession and advocate for our patients through education, presentations, […]
In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Disaster Medical Assistance Teams (DMATs) are being deployed to Texas from all parts of the United States. The first group from Washington state’s team, WA 1 DMAT, deployed this past Tuesday with a second team going this weekend. More teams are planned for deployment throughout September (and possibly to […]
This year the RCSW has one candidate on the ballot for Director-at-Large for the AARC, Gary Wickman. Presently, there is little representation of the western states and this is an opportunity to expand that representation. Gary’s roots are here in the Northwest and he would bring much needed regional diversity and geographical representation to the […]
It is time once again to elect the next leaders in the RCSW! If you are an AARC member and live or work in the State of Washington, you are a RCSW member and eligible to cast a vote! For candidate information, please check out the 2016 RCSW Elections Voter Guide. The guide […]
Apply by September 15th to be a student invitee to the House of Delegate’s Meeting in Tampa Florida on November 5th and 6th, 2015
The Respiratory Care Society of Washington (RCSW) Student Engagement Committee is pleased to invite a student in good standing the opportunity to attend the House of Delegate (HOD) meeting to be held in Tampa Florida November 5-6, 2015. The HOD is composed of representatives from each chartered affiliate and is tasked to adopt such rules, regulations, policies and procedures with respect to the House as it may deem necessary or appropriate.
If nominated the RCSW will provide you up to 4 nights’ lodging, round trip airfare, and per-diem expenses for the Fall HOD meeting in Tampa, FL on November 5 and 6, 2015. You will get to meet some of the legends in our field; people you have or will read about in AARC publications, authors of textbooks and guides, and members of the AARC BOD.
This year is very unique for the RCSW in that we have two candidates on the ballot for Director-at-Large for the AARC, Gary Wickman and Carl Hinkson. Presently, there is little representation of the western states and this is an opportunity to expand that representation. Both candidates’ roots are here in the Northwest and they […]
American Association for Respiratory Care House of Delegates Student Mentorship Program Winter 2015
The fall is a busy time for students as you are settling in to a new schedule of classes and clinical practice, but I wanted to bring to your attention an exciting opportunity. This November 7-10, 2015 the AARC is hosting its International Congress Meeting at the Tampa Convention Center, 333 South Franklin Street, Tampa, Florida. The House of Delegates would like to invite you to a unique opportunity to participate and experience the inner workings of your professional organization by attending the House of Delegates Meeting on November 5th and/or 6th before the International Congress. We are hoping to ignite a spark that becomes a lifelong passion for the AARC and the profession of Respiratory Care. The House of Delegates encourages all students who are interested to apply for the program and participate and experience the inner workings of your professional organization.
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It is time once again to elect the next leaders in the RCSW! If you are an AARC member and live or work in the State of Washington, you are a RCSW member and eligible to cast a vote! For candidate information, please check out the 2015 RCSW Elections Voter Guide. The guide describes […]
Melinda Altena, Student – Being a student guest at the House of Delegates meeting was an awesome experience. It was an inside view of how the AARC operates.