Lung Force Day is Coming to Seattle

      MARCH 21, 2018 7:30 AM or 9:30 AM University of Washington | Seattle, WA It’s a fact, more people die of lung cancer than from breast, prostate, colon and pancreatic cancers combined. That’s why the American Lung Association in Washington is proud to host our inaugural LUNG FORCE Day, featuring a Breakfast Celebration followed by an Educational […]

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 […]

45th Annual Pacific Northwest Regional Respiratory Care Conference and Scientific Assembly

Get Ready for Spokane April 15 – 17th 2018 What makes the RCSW conference so great? Critical care workshop: Interactive Mechanical Ventilation Simulation Specialty sessions covering acute care, diagnostics, neonatal and pediatrics Over 30 unique presentations in all specialty areas NEW THIS YEAR – Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Symposiums Daily key note speakers on critical […]

Get the Discount Hotel Rate for the RCSW Conference at Northern Quest Resort

Get Ready for Spokane April 15 – 17th 2018!   It isn’t too early to get your hotel reservations booked at Northern Quest Resort for the 45th Annual Pacific Northwest Regional Respiratory Care Conference and Scientific Assembly.           Northern Quest Resort     100 N Hayford Rd, Airway Heights, WA 99001   […]

Advanced Degree Scholarships  Packets Available for 2018

The Respiratory Care Society of Washington has scholarships funds available for AARC  members who are currently enrolled in Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral Programs. To receive an application packet please contact Toni Damato by February 15th at

A Toast to Health & Wellness – Wine Tasting to Benefit the RCSW

   Saturday, February 24 at 1 PM – 4 PM Northwest Cellars Winery 11909 124th Ave NE, Kirkland, Washington 98034 Get Tickets Did you know that February is heart month? It’s true! The first American Heart Month took place in 1964, under president Lyndon B. Johnson. Since then, the American Heart Association has used February, and its fondness for […]

RCSW Student Engagement Newsletter

My Experience attending the 2017 AARC House of Delegates Meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana By: Michael Davis I would like to start off by giving thanks to the Student Engagement Committee (SEC), the Respiratory Care Society of Washington (RCSW), the American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC), and the Delegates from the Washington State HOD: Greg Carter […]

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, […]

Share Your Respiratory Care Week Photos and Stories with the RCSW

Respiratory Care Week is October 22-28 this year and the RCSW is curious about what everyone is doing to celebrate. The RCSW would like to invite you to share your stories and pictures that show how your team celebrated and raised awareness in your community. Stories collected will be posted on the RCSW Facebook page, […]

RCSW Rainier Chapter Respiratory Week Meet and Greet

Come on out and celebrate Respiratory Care Week with us!! The Dystopian State Brewing Co. has a unique counterculture theme with showings of movies with dystopian landscapes (a la “Soylent Green,” “1984,” “A Clockwork Orange” and the like) and a taproom that carries over 18 taps featuring Dystopian State brews. The Rainier Chapter will provide light […]