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Upon joining, you will receive...

  • All the benefits and services of membership
  • Online access to update your member profile (such as address changes)
  • Access to Members Only areas of the AARC Website
  • New Member Packet and ID card
  • Networking with other members through AARConnect

Join online and access to the website and member benefits is available immediately! Want more information about the choice of memberships available to suit your needs? Read on...

What do the levels of membership mean?
Digital Level Can read Respiratory Care and AARC Times online as a digital publication.
1+1 Level Receives one publication in the mail and reads one online.
Print Level Receives both AARC Times and Respiratory Care in the mail.
Age-reduced Learn more

 

Membership Classifications

Classification Annual Dues* Eligibility, Rights and Benefits
Active Member Print Level: $90.00* Active Members are those practitioners actively involved in the respiratory care profession.   An individual is eligible if he/she lives in the U.S. or its territories, and meets ONE of the following criteria: (1) is legally credentialed as a respiratory care professional if employed in a state that mandates such, OR (2) is a graduate of an accredited educational program in respiratory care, OR (3) holds a credential issued by the NBRC. Voting privileges, full membership benefits, and the ability to hold office are extended to all Active Members.
  1+1 Level: $84.25*
Digital Level: $78.50*
Student Member Print, 1+1, or Digital Level: $50.00 Any respiratory care student enrolled in an AARC recognized or accredited educational program is eligible for Student Membership.
Web Level: Learn More...
Associate Member Print Level: $90.00* Anyone who is working in a field related to the practice of respiratory care in the United States. Those working in medical equipment sales or manufacturing, physicians, and other allied health practitioners not engaged in direct respiratory patient care can be Associate Members. Associate Members cannot vote or hold office, but they have the full package of membership benefits.
1+1 Level: $84.25*
Digital Level: $78.00*
Associate Member (Foreign) Print Level: $125.00* Anyone who is working in a field related to the practice of respiratory care outside the United States. Associate Members cannot vote or hold office, but they have the full package of membership benefits.
1+1 Level: $105.00*
Digital Level: $90.00*
Dues slightly higher due to mailing costs of publications.
Special Member Print Level: $90.00* Any individual who has an interest in respiratory care but does not work in a field related to respiratory care. Special Members have the same rights and privileges as Associate Members.
1+1 Level: $84.25*
Digital Level: $78.50*
Specialty Sections Adult Acute Care: $15.00 Open to all member types. You get access to AARConnect discussion lists, monthly e-newsletters, quarterly Section E-Bulletins.
Continuing Care Rehabilitation: $15.00
Diagnostics: $15.00
Education: $20.00
Home Care: $15.00
Long-Term Care: $15.00
Management: $20.00
Neonatal-Pediatric: $15.00
Sleep: $15.00
Transport: $15.00
Plus Membership - Add $35 to any membership level and become a Plus Member. You receive all the benefits of membership, plus one free Specialty Section. Additional benefits for Plus members include Early Bird convention registration and housing, advance notification and savings on other products, a free RC Week gift (if you are a Plus member on June 30 of that year), and an invitation to the President's Reception at the AARC Congress.
*A processing fee of $12.50 is added to new memberships.

 

Still not sure which membership is right for you? Contact AARC Customer Service at 972-243-2272, available 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Central Time, Monday through Friday.


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