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American Association for Respiratory Care

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9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100

Irving, TX 75063-4706

972-243-2272 (Voice),
972-484-2720 (FAX),

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The AARC is a not-for-profit professional association representing more than 37,000 members. For more than 50 years, the AARC has led the respiratory care profession in science, education and research. Its members are committed to providing exemplary respiratory care and improving lung health worldwide. AARC’s mission is to advance the science, technology, ethics, and art of respiratory care through research and education for its members and to teach the general public about pulmonary health and disease prevention.


AARC publishes patient education materials and develops education materials for practitioners. Serial publications: Respiratory Care (journal), monthly--features original research and case reports on topics such as chest radiographs, pulmonary function tests and blood gas analyses; AARC Times (magazine), monthly--articles discussing management tips, human-interest features, profiles of respiratory care leaders and more.


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Date Entered: 3/1/1998
Date Edited: 2/18/2013
Date Revised: 11/7/2007 12:39:03 PM
Health Referral Number: HR0106
Accession Number: DP91A0083

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