Wednesday
Aug232017

RCSW Medical Adviser Saves Man's Life at Mariners Game

Bob Brown, 82, while waiting in line at a Mariners gsame to receive an Edgar Martinez bobblehead, suddenly collapsed.  RCSW Medical Adviser Josh Benditt was also in line, only feet away, and he stepped in to save Bob’s life.

  

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Wednesday
Aug232017

RCSW Member Director Candidate on the AARC Elections Ballot 

This year the RCSW has one candidate on the ballot for Director-at-Large for the AARC, Gary Wickman.  Presently, there is little representation of the western states and this is an opportunity to expand that representation.  Gary's roots are here in the Northwest and he would bring much needed regional diversity and geographical representation to the AARC BOD

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Wednesday
Aug162017

RCSW at the 2017 Washington State Fair September 10-11th

Are you interested in helping the RCSW promote better lung health? Do you like the Washington State Fair?

The RCSW has been provided a health booth at the 2017 Washington State Fair in Puyallup, Wa.   We are presently seeking individuals from the Respiratory Care profession - therapists and students -to help organize and staff the booth! Our primary goal is to provide information and education to the general public on pulmonary health promotion and disease prevention. Volunteers will received one free admittance and free parking for the fair.

The dates are Sunday, September 10th from 9:30AM to 9:30PM, and Monday the 11th from 10:30AM to 10:30PM. Each shift at the booth will be two hours. We can have two to four volunteers at a time. If interested, please contact Shawn Gardner, RCSW Public Awareness Chair, at shawn.gardner@nwhsea.org or azshawng@yahoo.com  


Wednesday
Jul122017

2017 RCSW Cascade Chapter Summer Conference August 11th

 

The ​Cascade ​Chapter ​of ​the ​RCSW ​is ​proud ​to ​offer ​a ​one-day ​conference ​ ​conveniently ​located ​in ​Everett. ​ 

Providence ​Regional ​Medical ​Center ​Everett 
Cascade ​Room 
Colby ​Campus ​Medical ​Office ​Building ​(MOB) 
1330 ​Rockefeller ​ 
Everett, ​WA ​98201 ​ 

Friday ​August ​11, ​2017 
9:00 ​AM ​- ​6:00 ​PM 
Lunch ​and ​morning ​coffee ​will ​be ​included. 

6 ​CRCEs ​(pending ​AARC ​Approval) 

6 ​Lectures ​Provided ​ ​ 

Topics: 
Ethics 
Summertime ​Injuries 
Trauma 
Quality 
Education 
AARC Member Fee: $35 (after August 1st - $40)
Non-Member Fee: $45 (after August 1st - $50)
Student Fee: $25 (after August 1st - $35)

Register Now!

Contact Information

 

Tuesday
Jun202017

2017 RCSW Elections Now through August 7th

It is time once again to elect the next leaders in the RCSW!

If you are an AARC member and live or work in the State of Washington, you are a RCSW member and eligible to cast a vote!

 

 

For candidate information, please check out the 2017 RCSW Elections Voter Guide. The guide describes the leadership positions presently open for election, information and a short Q&A of the candidates, and links for AARC membership status and the 2017 RCSW elections ballot
Check your AARC membership status
Get your AARC membership number 

2017 RCSW Online Ballot

The ballot will be available Through August 7th.

Thank you for your continued support of the profession and your help making Respiratory Care in Washington a national example of excellence in the field. 

Jonathan Jahns President RCSW

Monday
Apr102017

Nominate a Candidate for the 2017 RCSW Elections!

It is time once again to elect the next leaders in the RCSW!  The RCSW is looking for committed professionals willing to step forward and make a difference.

Several positions are up for election this year.  If you are an AARC member and live or work in the State of Washington, you are a RCSW member and eligible to be part of the RCSW leadership!

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Saturday
Mar112017

8 Things to do in Tacoma before the RCSW Respiratory Care Conference

If you are from out of town and coming to the 44th Annual Pacific Northwest Regional Respiratory Care Conference and Scientific Assembly, you may plan on enjoying some of what the Seattle-Tacoma area offers before the conference.  Althought Seattle offers a lot of things to do, it isn't the only option in the area. Here are just a few suggestions on how you may want to spend Friday and Saturday in Tacoma.

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Wednesday
Mar082017

10 Things to do in Seattle before the RCSW Respiratory Care Conference

If you are from out of town and coming to the 44th Annual Pacific Northwest Regional Respiratory Care Conference and Scientific Assembly, you may plan on enjoying some of what Seattle offers before the conference.  Light Rail will drop you off right in the middle of a whole assortment of shopping, dining, and entertainment.  Here are just a few suggestions on how you may want to spend Friday and Saturday in downtown Seattle.

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Saturday
Mar042017

2017 Scholarship Packets Available

Did you know the Respiratory Care Society of Washington has multiple scholarships for Respiratory Care Practitioners and students?

If you are a Respiratory Care Practitioner, a RCSW/AARC member, and enroled in a Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral Programs, please contact Bob Bonner at bbonner@highline.edu to receive a 2017 RCSW Scholarship Application.   

The scholarships will be awarded at the RCSW annual business meeting at the Regional Conference in Seattle.

Special Note: The deadline to ask for an application is March 15, 2017

2016 Recipients

2015 Recipients

Saturday
Mar042017

It's Sputum Bowl Time Again! Monday, April 10th

 

Did you know the RCSW hosts a Sputum Bowl competition at the RCSW Pacific Northwest Regional Respiratory Care Conference and Scientific Assembly every year?  

 

 

 

We are seeking 12 teams with 3 members to join in on the fun!

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