Arkansas Society for Respiratory Care


The Arkansas Society of Respiratory Care was established in 1962. Today there are over 500 members who have discovered the benefit of the professional society. The Arkansas Society of Respiratory Care is a chartered affiliate of the American Association for Respiratory Care.

47th Annual ASRC State Meeting & Education Seminar
September 26-28, 2018
The Hotel Hot Springs and Hot Springs Convention Center
Hot Springs National Park, AR

Keynote Address
Sheri Tooley, MBA, RRT, FAARC
AARC Vice President

13 CRCE to be awarded!

The ASRC Program Committee anticipates that the state meeting program will be available and sent out in late July-2018!

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Rena Blakley BS, RRT (Assistant Respiratory Care Director @ UAMS) retires aft 28 years of service.
It has been a joy to have Rena as part of our Respiratory Therapy family.  She has helped make many improvements throughout her career.
Thank you Rena, best of luck and enjoy your retirement!
You will be missed.
David Gibson










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Dates are set:
Saturday May 5th, 2018 - Northwest Arkansas
Saturday May 19th, 2018 - Little Rock, Little Rock Zoo
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Saturday June 2nd, 2018 - Paragould, Paragould Community Center
Satruday June 2nd, 2018 – Ft Smith – Creekmore Park

Arkansas Governor recognizes Respiratory Care Week and COPD Awareness month with Proclamations.

Today we were able to meet with Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson to discuss Respiratory Care week and the impact Respiratory Care professionals make in the Healthcare system.  It was a great meeting and opportunity to also discuss COPD awareness month and the impact RT’s can make with this disease process. 

Picture attached above.  Name of RT’s in picture from left to right:David Gibson RRT-RPFT, RRT-NPS
Tammy Whitfield RRT, MEd, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, Lekita Pounds, RRT, MEd, Michelle Herrera RRT, MEd, and Mark Meyers MEd, RRT, RRT-CPFT.

Your AARC House of Delegates are hard at work supporting what you do! Thank them when you have the chance!



The AARC House of Delegates welcomes Tom Jones M.Ed, RRT, CPFT (Pictured Right)-Junior Arkansas Delegate Pictured left:  Art Middleton B.S., RRT (Senior Arkansas Delegate) Thank you both for all of your hard work and dedication!

Kimberly Brown RRT receives “Central District Respiratory Care Practitioner of the Year Award”
Pictured from left to Right (David Gibson RRT, RPFT-NPS, Kim Brown BS, RRT and Nichole Drewry RRT (Central District Chair)
Thank you Kimberly for all of  your hard work and commitment.  We are all very proud of you!

Team ASRC participated in today's Great Strides Cystic Fibrosis walk at the Little Rock Zoo!  Thank you to everyone that participated!



The ASRC mission is to provide effective leadership that promotes the Respiratory Care Profession and its skilled practitioners as leaders in the field of pulmonary medicine through patient, community and healthcare provider education.