Respitory Care Related Web Sites

Respitory Care Related Web Sites

AARC Online
Hosted by the American Association for Respiratory Care. Provides member services, career and education resources, patient education, an online store, and advocacy information.

Advance for Respiratory Care Practitioners
is a reader-friendly blend of breaking news, clinical developments, education trends, employment options, advice for professional advancement, top-notch columns, a letter forum for therapists, product information, business developments in the respiratory care world and other exciting features.

American Lung Association
Official site of the ALA. Provides general information and links on Asthma, tobacco control, air quality, diseases A to Z, occupational health, school programs, job leads, and current news.

Canadian Lung Association
Produced by the Canadian Lung Association. Presents information about, and the skills necessary for, daily living with lung disease. Provides background about lung disease, as well as anatomy, diagnosis, and management. The site is also available in French.

Ohio Society for Respiratory Care
A non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and advancement of professionalism and practice of respiratory care in Ohio. Contains member information, respiratory care resources and links, as well as other health or medically related information.

NBRC National Board for Respiratory Review
Voluntary health certifying board created to evaluate the professional competence of respiratory therapists. Provides information pertaining to respiratory care education and licensing, as well as examination/fee schedules, and a directory of state licensure agencies.

Kettering National Seminars Home Page
Provides professional examination reviews and continuing education to health care practitioners, including Respiratory Therapy. Includes seminar schedules and online registration forms.

Lung Foundation
The Australian Lung Foundation is working to assist the relief of people suffering from lung disease, and to promote better lung health.

Created by the National Library of Medicine, this site provides perhaps the most comprehensive lists of COPD related links.

National Emphysema Foundation
The National Emphysema Foundation is a source of information about emphysema and other lung diseases.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
The Institute is the primary National Institutes of Health organization for research on COPD. Much of the site's information and links are useful to individuals diagnosed with COPD.

RTSO Home Page
Maintained by the Respiratory Therapy Society of Ontario, a non-profit organization of professionals devoted to the promotion of respiratory therapy in the province of Ontario. Provides job leads, a student's corner, and various respiratory care links.