AARC Virtual Lobby Week

Mar 27, 2019 3:43 PM Amanda Feil On Wednesday, March 27, 2019, we are kicking-off our two-week Virtual Lobby Campaign. This year, the campaign will focus on two important issues and asks that will require the support and action of all respiratory therapists and supporters from March 27-April 10. ASK #1: Co-Sponsor the BREATHE Act; […]

RCSW is Seeking Candidates for Leadership Positions!

The Respiratory Care Society of Washington needs your help! We are seeking AARC members to guide the direction of our state organization For 2020 and beyond. We are presently looking for nominees for the upcoming RCSW elections in the positions of: Vice-President Secretary Director at Large (2 positions)  Delegate The duties of the positions are outlined […]

RCSW is Seeking Candidates for Leadership Positions!

The Respiratory Care Society of Washington needs your help! We are seeking AARC members to guide the direction of our state organization For 2019 and beyond. We are presently looking for nominees for the upcoming RCSW elections in the positions of: President-elect Vice-President Treasurer Director at Large (2 positions)   Cascade Chapter President  Central Chapter President Eastern […]

RCSW Recipient of Summit Award

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, […]

Respiratory Therapists Deploy with DMATs for Relief Effort

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 […]

RCSW Member Director Candidate on the AARC Elections Ballot

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 […]

2016 RCSW Elections Now through October 28th

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 […]

Virtual lobby weeks are March 28-April 15

Virtual lobby weeks are March 28-April 15. Please follow the link below to send letters in support for HR 2948 Medicare Telehealth Parity Act. Send an email or letter once a day through this simple process:

 

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RCSW accepting Applications for House of Delegates Student Mentorship Program

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.

Two RCSW Members Director Candidates on the AARC Elections Ballot

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 […]