Welcome to the West Virginia Society for Respiratory Care! The WVSRC is a chartered affiliate of the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC). The WVSRC is the professional organization for respiratory therapists practicing in the State of West Virginia. The WVSRC provides leadership to the state profession and offers educational seminars continuing education credits for education and training of respiratory care professionals.
16th Annual Spring Healthcare Team Conference
Sponsored by Chapter 1 of the West Virginia Society for Respiratory Care an affiliate of the American Association for Respiratory Care.
Thursday April 10th, 2014
Oglebay Resort and Conference Center
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Scholarship winners announced!
Congratulations to the following $200 scholarship essay award winners:
Aimee Billiter-Carver Career Center
Avery Petrucci-Wheeling Jesuit University
Nicole Russell- West Virginia Northern Community College
Thanks to all who came to the WVSRC Winter Conference at Canaan Valley. It was a huge success due to all the particpants, sponsors, and vendors. We could not do this without you!
Save the Dates
The WVSRC Fall Conference location and dates are set. It will be at the Blennerhasset Hotel in Parkersburg, WV and on September 11-12, 2014. More information will come later.
Next years Winter Conference is also set at Canaan Valley Resort on February 5-6, 2015.
Tell Me Again What the AARC Does For Me
So, let's sum it up. Why should you join the AARC?
Professional Growth. Since 1947, the American Association for Respiratory Care has been committed to enhancing your professionalism as a respiratory therapist, improving your performance on the job, and helping you broaden the scope of knowledge essential to your success.
Job Security. The AARC speaks for you. We are the only national professional organization speaking exclusively for the benefit and success of this profession.
Protection of Your Interests. With nearly 50,000 members worldwide, the AARC is the only professional society for respiratory therapists working in hospitals, educational programs, and other care settings.
Government Advocacy. The AARC continues to work toward the recognition of RTs in all care settings and safeguarding patient safety by ensuring that those who provide respiratory care are competent to do so.
Professional Tools. In addition to offering a full range of services, programs, products, and money-saving opportunities to meet your needs, the organization's major emphasis has been and will always remain the same - helping you grow and develop as a respiratory care professional.
Professional Research and Publications. Award-winning publications keep you up to date on respiratory care science and trends.
Your support of the AARC is integral to the success of the profession.
Each member helps us gain access and strengthen our position and credibility with lawmakers and administrative agencies. By joining us, you strengthen the foundation of this profession.
We're fighting for quality respiratory care. Are you with us?