Links to Professional Sites

The Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care

CoARC accredits degree-granting programs in respiratory care that have undergone a rigorous process of voluntary peer review and have met or exceeded the minimum accreditation Standards as set by the professional association in cooperation with CoARC. These programs are granted accreditation status by CoARC, which provides public recognition of such achievement.

Michigan Society for Respiratory Care

The Michigan Society for Respiratory Care (MSRC) is a not-for-profit professional association dedicated to providing education, advocacy and resources to promote respiratory health in communities throughout Michigan.  Founded in 1972, when it was known as the Michigan Society for Respiratory Therapy, the MSRC is committed to enhancing the quality of respiratory health by ensuring the professional development and growth of its membership.  The MSRC is a chartered affiliate of the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC).

American Association for Respiratory Care

Since 1947, the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) has been committed to enhancing your professionalism as a respiratory care practitioner, improving your performance on the job, and helping you broaden the scope of knowledge essential to your success. With more than 47,000 members nationwide, the AARC is the only professional society for respiratory therapists in hospitals and with home care companies, managers of respiratory and cardiopulmonary services, and educators who provide respiratory care training.

The National Board for Respiratory Care

The National Board for Respiratory Care, Inc. ( NBRC ) is a voluntary health certifying board which was created in 1960 to evaluate the professional competence of respiratory therapists