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AARC Membership and Benefits

You Love Respiratory Care. So Do We.

You and your fellow respiratory care professionals work hard, providing patients with quality care and spending countless hours teaching and advancing the practice of respiratory care. The AARC is behind you, offering substantial tools and resources to help you along the way. Join or Renew today!

By joining the AARC you directly support your State’s Chartered Affiliate! If you live in one state but work in another, you can select the state you want to be connected to. For example, you live in Pennsylvania, but work in West Virginia, select WV as your state affiliate representation in the WVSRC!

A printable membership form is also available.

Check out some of the benefits of membership below!

Early Professional Membership for Students

To help students transition from the academic to the working world, the AARC offers a tiered pricing structure called the Early Professional Membership. To learn more click HERE.

Career services

AARC provides you with the tools and information you need to grow your career. From job listings to interview advice, AARC career services offers it to you.

  • Career News
  • Employment Opportunities
  • Job Search Skills Assistance

respiratory care education

American Association for Respiratory Care offers and accredits quality continuing respiratory care education so you can provide the best possible care.

  • AARC University
  • Webcasts
  • AARC Explores
  • CRCE Lookup
  • CRCE Accreditation

respiratory care news & information

AARC brings you the latest respiratory care news and information so you can advance your career and provide state-of-the-art care.

  • Respiratory Care Scientific Journal
  • News Now Emails
  • Internet Resources
  • News
  • AARC Staff


AARC membership benefits include networking opportunities with colleagues and peers for career and personal enrichment.

  • Specialty Sections
  • AARConnect
  • Chartered Affiliates
  • Respiratory Care Week
  • Professional Promotion

professional development

AARC encourages the continuing evolution of the respiratory care
workforce by promoting professional development and continuing education
to ensure competent, safe, and effective patient care.

  • AARC International Respiratory Congress
  • AARC Summer Forum
  • AARC University
  • Courses and Workshops
  • NBRC Exam Discounts

tools on the job

AARC provides the tools that respiratory therapists need to give competent and safe patient care.

  • AARC Store
  • Clinical Practice Guidelines
  • Tools and Software
  • Clinical Resources
  • Issue Papers and Professional Documents

Professional Promotion

AARC promotes programs and policies that benefit patients, their families, and the respiratory therapist.

  • Government Representation
  • AARC Capitol Connection
  • Public Relations
  • Liaison Activities
  • YourLungHealth

AARC Disaster Relief Fund

Members can donate to and apply for grant assistance.

Consumer Savings

There are lots of perks that come with AARC membership, like these money-saving discounts on insurance and more. AARC consumer savings are another benefit of AARC membership.

  • Auto Insurance Discount
  • Professional Liability Insurance Discount
  • Health Insurance Discount
  • AARC Travel Discount Program
  • Dansko Footwear Discount

For the full list of AARC membership benefits please visit: