ATS Supports AARC Position on Home Health
The American Thoracic Society has issued a statement of support for respiratory therapists providing home health services under Medicare.
ATS Supports Respiratory Care Provided by RTs
The American Thoracic Society has issued a statement of support for respiratory therapists to provide respiratory care.
ACCP Statement of Support
The American College of Chest Physicians has issued a statement of support for respiratory care practitioners.
ACCP Position Paper on Respiratory Care Protocols
The American College of Chest Physicians has issued a position paper supporting the use of respiratory care protocols.
In October, 1996, the American Society of Anesthesiologists issued the following statement in support of respiratory care practitioners versus substitute caregivers.
CTS Statement of Support
The California Thoracic Society supports respiratory care practitioners cautioning against using unqualified healthcare providers to give respiratory care.
Cystic Fibrosis Institute
NAMDRC Statement of Support
The National Association for Medical Direction of Respiratory Care recently issued a statement of support for respiratory care practitioners as the non-physician caregivers best qualified to render respiratory services.
Prominant Physicians Support Respiratory Therapists
At AARC request, three well-known physicians sent letters to HCFA expressing their strong concern about respiratory patients being treated by any healthcare practitioner other than a qualified respiratory therapist.