Links to Resources

AARC and Affiliated Organizations

AARC

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

American Heart Association

American Society for Testing and Materials

American Society of Anesthesiologists

American Thoracic Society

COARC, The Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care

Campaign for Tobacco-Free kids

Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists

Council of State Governments

Extracorporeal Life Support Organization

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

Lambda Beta Society

National Association for Medical Direction of Respiratory Care

National Association for the Support of Long Term Care

National Board for Respiratory Care

National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards

National Lung Health Education Program

Respiratory Therapy Society of Ontario

Society of Critical Care Medicine

Health Care Organizations

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

American Cancer Society

American College of Cardiology

American Health Care Association

American Lung Association

American Medical Association

American Public Health Association

American Sleep Apnea Association

American Sleep Disorders Association

Apria Healthcare

Asbestos.com Information on asbestos and Mesothelioma.

Association of Air Medical Services

Association of Polysomnographic Technologists

Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions

Center for the Health Professions

Clinical Laboratory Management Association

National Committee for Quality Assurance

National Council of State Boards of Nursing

National Subacute Care Association

Skilled Nursing Facilities

Other AARC Chartered Affiliates

Alabama Society for Respiratory Care

Arizona Society for Respiratory Care

Arkansas Society for Respiratory Care

California Society for Respiratory Care

Colorado Society for Respiratory Care

Connecticut Society for Respiratory Care

Delaware Society for Respiratory Care

Florida Society for Respiratory Care

Georgia Society for Respiratory Care

Hawaii Society for Respiratory Care

Idaho Society for Respiratory Care

Illinois Society for Respiratory Care

Indiana Society for Respiratory Care

Iowa Society for Respiratory Care

Kansas Respiratory Care Society

Kentucky Society for Respiratory Care

Louisiana Society for Respiratory Care

Maine Society for Respiratory Care

Maryland/DC Society for Respiratory Care

Massachusetts Society for Respiratory Care

Michigan Society for Respiratory Care

Minnesota Society for Respiratory Care

Mississippi Society for Respiratory Care

Missouri Society for Respiratory Care

Montana Society for Respiratory Care

Nebraska Society for Respiratory Care

Nevada Society for Respiratory Care

New Jersey Society for Respiratory Care

New Mexico Society for Respiratory Care

New York Society for Respiratory Care

North Carolina Society for Respiratory Care

North Dakota Society for Respiratory Care

Ohio Society for Respiratory Care

Oklahoma Society for Respiratory Care

Oregon Society for Respiratory Care

Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Care

Respiratory Care Society of Washington

South Carolina Society for Respiratory Care

South Dakota Society for Respiratory Care

Tennessee Society for Respiratory Care

Texas Society for Respiratory Care

Utah Society for Respiratory Care

Vermont/New Hampshire Society for Respiratory Care

Virginia Society for Respiratory Care

West Virginia Society for Respiratory Care

Wisconsin Society for Respiratory Care

Wyoming Society for Respiratory Care

Government Organizations

AHCPR Home Page (Agency for Health Care Policy and Research)

Centers for Disease Control

Contacting Congress

Food and Drug Administration

Government Information Xchange

Health Care Financing Administration

Health Resources & Services Administration

Medicare Payment Advisory Commission

NHLBI (Asthma)

National Center for Health Statistics

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health

National Institutes of Health

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Policy/Legislative Information

Disability, Aging, and Long-Term Care Policy

MDS 2.0 Home Page

RUGS III Grouper

Thomas (provided by U.S. Congress)

U. S. House of Representatives

Whitehouse

Vendors/Distributors

Allegiance Health Care (Formerly Baxter)

Drager

Lincare

MedGraphics

Merriam-Graves

Nellcor Puritan Bennett (Product Info.,Tech Support, and Job Opportunities)

Nonin

Radiometer

Respironics

Tiger Medical

Research and Education

AARC Asthma Educator Course AARC’s online Asthma Educator Certification Preparation Course

California College for Health Sciences

Emory University Medical Library Respiratory Medicine

HealthSeek (Long listing of online journals/Organizations)

MedWay Online Continuing Education (**AARC approved for CEU credit online!)

Medical Matrix (Many Listings of Internet Resources!!)

National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine

River Valley Community College in Claremont NH

SleepNet (School of Sleep Medicine in Palo Alto, CA)

The Emergency Medicine and Primary Care Home Page (This site has it all)

The Sleep Medicine Home Page (A table of contents for sleep with many resources)

Vermont Technical College in Vermont

Patients and Families

Allergy and Asthma Network/Mothers of Asthmatics

Alpha1 Antitrypsin

America’s House Call Network (Info. on diseases and medicines)

American Society on Aging

Breathin’ Easy (A Guide for Travelers with Pulmonary Disabilities)

Camp Funshine (for kids with cystic fibrosis)

EFFORTS – Emphysema Foundation For Our Right To Survive

Guide to Asthma

Healthlinks

Multimedia Medical Reference Library

The A.W.A.K.E. (Newsletter put out by NY Apnea group)

The Pulmonary Paper

Traveling with Pulmonary Disabilities

Sites of interest

Advance for Respiratory Care Practitioners

HealthCare Review-Northeast Network (A Healthcare Trade Publication)

Healthy Net (Wellness, fitness and nutrition Info. Includes conventional and alternative therapies.)

HospitalWeb (Links to Hospitals on the Web)

Live Chat with RTs all over the world. Every Tuesday @ 7:30cst Martindale’s

Respiratory Care Manager (The Newsletter for Cardiopulmonary and Respiratory Care Management)

Respiratory on the Web Respiratory on the Web

The Virtual Medical Center

Publications

American Journal of Nursing

JAMA

New England Journal of Medicine

Federal Register

Daily Table of Contents

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