Member Information


The VSRC is an affiliate of the AARC and does not maintain independent memberships.
Your Virginia Society for Respiratory Care (VSRC) membership is automatic with your current AARC membership.

Join here: AARC Membership – AARC

AARC connect: The AARCs social and professional networking site. It provides a great way to connect and network with associate RTs who share your subspecialty interests. Eg. Education, acute care/ICU etc.. Continuous forums for members to contribute on applicable topics known as AARC Roundtables. Monthly live webcasts with live interactive participation. See link below for AARC Connect site:

Home – AARConnect | American Association for Respiratory Care

CEU Accessability: Members have access to AARC continuing education (CEU) programs at reduced or no charge. AARC will keep your transcript of approved AARC sponsored courses to eliminate your record keeping

Professional Research and Publications: Award-winning publications keep you up to date on respiratory care science and trends. Easy access electronic or paper, to Respiratory Care Journal, AARC Times. News Now @ AARC reminds you of upcoming classes and events, government affairs news, special discount offers, and updates from your state society.

Government Representation: A full-time director of government affairs works for you in Washington, DC, and helps the Association leaders plan strategies for introducing legislation and influencing regulatory activities. Each member helps us gain access and strengthen our position and credibility with lawmakers and administrative agencies. By joining us, you strengthen the foundation of this profession. Membership gives you the power to vote in AARC and VSRC elections.

Professional Tools: In addition to offering a full range of services, programs, products, and money-saving opportunities to meet your needs, the organization’s major emphasis has been and will always remain the same – helping you grow and develop as a respiratory care professional. Check out the AARC’s career page for resources to help begin or further your career.

 $$$$ savings: $40.00 discount on NBRC exams (RRT, RPFT, CPFT, NPS, SDS) discount on auto insurance with Geico, free and discounted CEU programs, and AARC sponsored conferences. $78.50 versus $90.00 membership fee for digital publication access. Some facilities offer vouchers to reduce membership fees. Magazine publication discounts,( eg. Martha Stewart, Newsweek etc..), 10% discount from The Flower Club, Caldwell Banker cash rebates for buying or selling your home, discounts from the AARC store.

Invest in your profession and its future. Be proud, take ownership and join us by becoming a member of your professional organization!




Blue Ridge District

Counties:  Albemarle, Alleghany, Amherst, Appomattox, Augusta, Bath, Bedford, Buckingham, Campbell, Charlotte, Culpeper, Fluvanna, Greene, Halifax, Highland, Louisa, Madison, Nelson, Orange, Page, Pittsylvania, Rappahannock, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Shenandoah

Independent Cities: Buena Vista, Charlottesville, Covington, Danville, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Lynchburg, Staunton, Waynesboro


Central District

Counties:  Amelia, Brunswick, Caroline, Charles City, Chesterfield, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Essex, Goochland, Greensville, Hanover, Henrico, King and Queen King George, King William, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, New Kent, Nottoway, Powhatan, Prince Edward, Prince George,  Richmond, Spotsylvania, Sussex Westmoreland

Independent Cities: Colonial Heights, Emporia, Fredericksburg, Hopewell,  Petersburg, Richmond


Northern District

Counties: Arlington, Clarke, Fairfax, Fauquier, Frederick, Loudoun, Prince, William, Stafford, Warren

Independent Cities: Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fredericksburg, Harrisonburg, Manassas, Manassas Park, Winchester


Tidewater District

Counties: Accomack, Gloucester, Isle of Wight, James City, Lancaster, Mathews, Middlesex, Northampton, Northumberland, Southampton, Surry, York

Independent Cities: Chesapeake, Franklin, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg


Western District

Counties: Bland, Botetourt, Buchanan, Carroll, Craig, Dickenson, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Grayson, Henry, Lee, Montgomery, Patrick, Pulaski, Roanoke, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise, Wythe

Independent Cities: Bristol, Galax, Martinsville, Norton, Radford, Roanoke, Salem