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Holiday Closings

The office will be closed: November 11th for Veteran’s Day November 24th-25th for Thanksgiving December 23rd-26th for Christmas December 30th-January 2nd for the New Year

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Important Deadlines Reminder

Dear Program Directors- Please note the following important events/deadlines: RCS The CoARC 2022 Annual Report of Current Status (RCS) is due tomorrow 7/1/22. To log in

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DA Standards Open Hearing

WHAT:  DA Standards Open Hearing DATE:    August 5, 2022 TIME:    1:00 PM-2:00 PM Pacific, 2:00 PM-3:00 Mountain, 3:00 PM-4:00 PM Central, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM Eastern

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RCS Webinar

A special thanks to all those who were able to join me and ask questions.  For those who missed it or would like the recording

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Holiday

The Executive Office will be closed Friday, April 15th, and will reopen on Monday, April 18th. If you need assistance during this time, please contact

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CHEA Re-Recognition

The CoARC is pleased to announce that we have been awarded continuing CHEA recognition for another seven years. In addition, our scope of accreditation has

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Call for Comments-DA Standards

The Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) is beginning the process of revising its Accreditation Standards for Degree Advancement (DA) Programs in Respiratory Care,

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Entry Into Practice Standards

Effective January 1, 2022 Accreditation Standards for Entry into Respiratory Care Professional Practice Accreditation Standards for Entry into Respiratory Care Professional Practice w/changes    

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Annual Fees

The CoARC just completed annual fee invoicing (October 6, 2021). We are using Quickbooks online so it will look different than invoicing in the past.

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Virtual Awards Ceremony

Congratulations to all those who received awards this year. Below is the link and password to view the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care 1st

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Triannual Update

An e-mail was sent out to all programs regarding our latest Triannual Update. Please make sure to read the content-there is important information you need

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Holiday Closings

Please note:  The Executive Office will be closed beginning Monday, December 21st and will reopen on Monday, January 4th. If you need assistance during this time,

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2020 Virtual Student Survivor Hour

For the link to the recording click here Details Join us! Monday, November 16, 2020 12 pm CST https://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/1485081776 Please RSVP to tammy@coarc.com by November 14th. Free event.

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Public Information

Dear Program Director, In mid-July, the CoARC was made aware of a federal policy that went into effect on July 1, requiring all institutions to make public

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Free Education Materials

One of our corporate sponsors, Jones and Bartlett just released free education materials on Mechanical Ventilation related to the SARS-2CoV epidemic (see below). The news

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Call for Comments

From now until May 1, 2016, the CoARC Call for Comments invites all interested respiratory communities of interest* to submit comments, suggested changes, or deletions regarding

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Accreditation Fee Schedule

At our December, 2019 Board meeting, the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) approved an increase in its fees for certain accreditation services. The

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