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Respiratory Care Program at Union College

Jodie Schoch, RRT

Academic Specialist/Director of Clinical Education


Plainfield Campus

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 librarian liaison to the Respiratory Care program, Elsa Bruguier, M.L.S., M.A.: 908-412-3569;

What Is Respiratory Care

The two videos below describe the respiratory care profession and are the property of the American Association for Respiratory Care.

Life and Breath -- 7-minute video.

AARC Mission, Vision, Goals for the Respiratory Care Profession

As stated on the American Association for Respiratory Care Web site--

  • its Mission, the AARC " the foremost professional association promoting respiratory therapists.
  • its Vision, to be "...the leading organization to advance the profession of respiratory care worldwide."
  • its Strategic Direction 2022 - 2025: to serve its members and engage, elevate, advocate, and educate the respiratory care profession.
  1. Engage — We will build and strengthen a diverse and inclusive professional community.
  2. Elevate — We will advance the recognition and role of respiratory therapists.
  3. Advocate — We will champion policies and initiatives that enhance access to respiratory care.
  4. Educate — We will deliver premier evidence-based learning opportunities and promote the art and science of respiratory care.

To learn more about AARC Vision, Mission, Strategy, click here.

Subject Librarian: Respiratory Care Program

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Elsa Bruguier
Elsa Bruguier, M.L.S., M.A.
Union College Libraries
Plainfield Campus Librarian
232 East Second Street
Plainfield, NJ 07060

Email or call to make a research appointment.
(908) 412-3569
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