Research Sources of Additional Information: Respiratory Therapists

Information concerning a career in respiratory care is available from:

  • American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd., Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063-4706. Internet: http://www.aarc.org

For a list of accredited educational programs for respiratory care practitioners, contact either of the following organizations:

  • Commission on Accreditation for Allied Health Education Programs, 35 East Wacker Dr., Suite 1970., Chicago, IL 60601. Internet: http://www.caahep.org

Information on gaining credentials in respiratory care and a list of State licensing agencies can be obtained from:

  • National Board for Respiratory Care, Inc., 8310 Nieman Rd., Lenexa, KS 66214-1579. Internet: http://www.nbrc.org