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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Saturday
Mar042017

Student Meet and Greet Thursday, March 23rd

The RCSW Student Engagement Committe Presents:

Spring 2017 Student Meet and Greet

Thursday March 23rd @6PM

Come take a break from studies and have both an informative and fun night with us

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Thursday
Oct132016

2016 RCSW Elections Now through October 28th

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 2016 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 2016 RCSW elections ballot
Check your AARC membership status
Get your AARC membership number 

2016 RCSW Online Ballot

The ballot will be available Through October 28th.

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
Fred M. Goglia Elections Chair RCSW

Monday
Aug082016

Two RCSW Members are Candidates on AARC Ballot

This year  the RCSW has two of it's members as candidates on the AARC elections ballot, Ralph Stumbo and Carl Hinkson.  Ralph is nominated for the Diagnostics Section Chair and Carl is nominated for the Adult Acute Care Section Chair.  Both candidates' roots are here in the Northwest and they would bring much needed regional diversity and geographical representation to the AARC.

A biographical sketch about each candidate and their answers to questions posed by the AARC Elections Committee are available. Get acquainted with your candidates before the election voting begins on Aug. 15, 2016. Each eligible member will receive an email invitation to vote on Aug. 14 near midnight just prior to the voting opening at 12:05 am on Aug. 15.

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Tuesday
Jul262016

RCSW Presidential Update

By RCSW President Jonathan Jahns

Jonathan Jahns, RCSW President
Your Respiratory Care Society of Washington (RCSW) has been very busy this past year, and we are poised to continue this work going forward.  I would like to highlight some of the key areas where we have been putting a lot of effort, and look to your support and involvement.

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Tuesday
Jul122016

RCSW Eastern Chapter Night with the Spokane Indians