Professional Documents

Issue Papers

A collection of board approved statements and research reviews on several professional topics.

Position Statements

The AARC has adopted a number of statements regarding the provision of services or the practice of respiratory care.


Coding, Billing and Reimbursement Issues.

Biological and Chemical Attacks Resources for Respiratory Therapists

A list of resources to help you educate yourself about infectious biological or chemical attacks.

Rapid Response Teams

Many hospitals are creating teams to respond quickly to patient situations before they become ICU emergencies. This resource page showcases successes around the country and includes a video from the Baylor Health Care System describing these teams.

Pandemic Flu/Mass Casualty/Disaster Planning

A collection of resources the AARC has issued to help plan and execute appropriate responses to mass casualty events.

Diversity and Inclusion

Materials to help you manage a diverse patient population are included within these pages.

Heading to the New Era

Elevate | Engage | Advocate | Educate