Call for Comments on Proposed Revisions to Degree Advancement Standard DA2.5

At its March 2024 Board meeting, the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) proposed revisions to Standard DA2.5 of the Accreditation Standards for Degree Advancement Programs in Respiratory Care.

The CoARC is now conducting a Call for Comments to encourage broader participation in the Standards revision process and requests that any member of the community of interest please provide their feedback.

The Call for Comments survey (, the proposed revisions to Standard DA2.5, Evidence of Compliance, and Interpretive Guideline are available by clicking the hyperlink provided above.  This Call for Comments will remain open until April 29, 2024.

If you have any questions regarding this Call for Comments, don’t hesitate to contact me.

Best Regards,


Thomas R. Smalling, PhD, RRT, RRT-SDS, RPFT, RPSGT, FAARC
Chief Executive Officer
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M: 631-912-7920

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