Thank You to the 2016 RCSW Conference Sponsors

Without our sponsors we would not be celebrating our 43rd year of providing this conference. The RCSW would to like to express our sincere gratitude to this year’s Sponsors. Sunday, April 17th General Session Speaker Sponsors     Sunday, April 17th Pulmonary Diagnostic Session Look for the RCSW Diagnostic Section Sponsor’s banners in the exhibit hall […]

It's Sputum Bowl Time Again! Monday, April 18th

  Did you know the RCSW hosts a Sputum Bowl competition at the RCSW Pacific Northwest Regional Respiratory Care Conference and Scientific Assembly every year?         We are seeking 12 teams with 3 members to join in on the fun! First place will be free registration for the 2017 NW Regional Conference  Limit Two […]

2016 Scholarship Packets Available

Did you know the Respiratory Care Society of Washington has multiple scholarships for Respiratory Care Practitioners and students? If you are a Respiratory Care Practitioner, a RCSW/AARC member, and enroled in an out of state Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral Programs, please contact Bob Bonner at to receive a 2016 RCSW Scholarship Packet.    If you are […]

5 Things I Learned at AARC Congress 2015 to Help Me Jump Start My Career

By Diamond Nogueira at Greg Carter, left, and Diamond NogueiraI recently had the opportunity to attend the 61st International Respiratory Convention & Exhibition in Tampa, FL. This was a once in a lifetime chance for an RT student like myself. I was privileged to sit with the House of Delegates (HOD) prior to the convention and […]

AARC Invites Students to Attend House of Delegates Meeting

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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RCSW at the 2015 Washington State Fair September 26-27th

Are you interested in helping the RCSW promote better lung health? Do you like the Washington State Fair? The RCSW has been provided a health booth at the 2015 Washington State Fair in Puyallup, Wa.   We are presently seeking individuals from the Respiratory Care profession to help organize and staff the booth! Our primary goal […]

RCSW Rainier Chapter Journal Club Monday, September 14th

The RCSW Rainier Chapter invites all to Journal Club! 2 FREE AARC CEU’s! When:  Monday, September 14th, 6pm-8pm  Where:  The Hub Brew Pub – map 203 Tacoma Ave S Tacoma, WA 98402 253.683.4606  Articles: “Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Sepsis-Related vs Non-Sepsis Related ARDS” CHEST “One year mortality and predictors of death among hospital survivors of the […]

Students Receive Warm Welcome

On April 12th, 2015, the largest AARC State Respiratory meeting opened its doors in Seattle, WA. Of the greater than 500 registrants, nearly one hundred and fifty were students. The highlight of this conference was the sessions offered to students.