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Academic Specialist/Program Director, Respiratory Care
Phone: (908) 412-3573
Mari Stack, BSRT, RRT
Academic Specialist/Director of Clinical Education
Phone: (908) 412-3544
Click here for information about the Respiratory Care, A.A.S. program at Union College.
About This Guide
This guide has been created to help you find general information about Union College's Respiratory Care Program, and to locate related information resources available in the College Libraries and on the World Wide Web.
If you need further assistance in your research, don't hesitate to contact the Respiratory Care librarian, Elsa Bruguier, M.L.S., M.A.: 908-412-3569; email@example.com
What Is Respiratory Care
The two videos below describe the respiratory care profession and are the property of the American Association for Respiratory Care.
its Mission, "...continue to be the leading national and international professional association for respiratory care"
its Vision, "...will encourage and promote professional excellence, advance the science and practice of respiratory care, and serve as an advocate for patients, their families, the public, the profession and the respiratory therapist
its Horizon Goals (2019-2020):
Advocacy: Respiratory care provided by respiratory therapists is recognized and supported in all health care settings.
Communications/marketing: AARC consistently delivers the right message, to the right audience, at the right time, through the right channel.
Education/professional development: AARC offers engaging, valuable professional education that advances the professional practice of respiratory therapy and supports advancement of the profession.
Events/Meetings: The AARC is recognized as the #1 provider of engaging, high-quality world-class educational and research conferences that attract respiratory therapists and inter-professional audiences.
Membership: AARC has an engaged, diverse membership comprised of the majority of practicing respiratory therapists.
Revenue and finance: The AARC produces ample revenues from diverse sources, which are managed to the highest standards.