DECEMBER 2, 2022


At its November 13 Board meeting, the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) revised its Accreditation Policies and Procedures ( and its Accreditation Standards for Entry into Respiratory Care Professional Practice ( to address the growing use of locations where some or all of the laboratory learning activities are conducted off-campus.


Please see the official announcement for more details regarding the use of these sites.


If you have any questions regarding this notice, please feel free to contact me at or (817) 283-2835 extension 101.



Thomas R. Smalling, PhD, RRT, RRT-SDS, RPFT, RPSGT, FAARC
Chief Executive Officer


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