Guidance Documents

The AARC  publishes guidance documents to provide a comprehensive perspective on topics that shape the advancement of the professional and its future direction.

AARC Guidance Documents

Guidance Document on Scope of Practice

This guidance document provides guidance in regards to other professions or occupations whose scope of practice or common procedures may overlap with respiratory therapy.

Guidance Document Regarding RRT Entry to Licensure 

This guidance document is a resource for the state affiliates whom are considering or starting to pursue raising the licensure entry level to that of the RRT.

Smallpox Guidance Document

This guidance document is intended to provide guidance to respiratory care managers involved in developing a smallpox health care team at their facilities.