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New Name - Same Great Conference! 37th Annual Northwest AHEC Respiratory Care Conference

Dec 2, 2022 8:50:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski

Based on feedback from 2022, the 37th Annual Northwest Respiratory Care Conference (formerly the Annual High Country Conference) will be held virtually on February 15 - 16, 2023.

shutterstock_1704738664-2The purpose of the Annual Northwest AHEC Respiratory Care Conference is to provide a larger perspective on patient care concerns through continuing education sessions that are representative of all levels of expertise in the field.



Provide up-to-date, patient-centered and evidence-based practices in respiratory care.
Explain the importance of respiratory therapists in improving patient outcomes and quality of life.
Discuss new treatments and advancements associated with respiratory care.

Who Should Participate

This knowledge-based activity is designed for Respiratory Care Practitioners, Respiratory Therapists, Respiratory Therapy students and all other interested healthcare professionals.


Registration and Fees

Register online here

  • $175 – Registration Fee for BOTH Days
  • $100 – Registration Fee for ONE Day Only (Feb. 15 OR 16)
  • $65 – Registration for Students


Up to 12.0 Contact Hours from Northwest AHEC
           February 15 Only: 6.0 Contact Hours
           February 16 Only: 6.0 Contact Hours

Application has been submitted to the American Association for Respiratory Care for approval of up to 12.0 hours of credit.
Note: AARC membership number is needed in order to obtain AARC credits.
Programs approved for continuing education credit by the AARC are accepted by the North Carolina Respiratory Care Board.


Register Here    View Conference Agenda   


What did 2022 attendees have to say?

“Very good conference, enjoyed both days. I do like it virtually. I think it went very well.”

“Great conference with variety and diversity of topics and speakers.”

"Enjoyed virtual more than I thought I would!”

“Always Enjoy the speakers this conference brings in because each one of their presentations provides new data and new ideas to put into my skill set!”

"This conference was one of the most diverse in terms of topics than I've seen."

Read more from the 2022 Conference Recap


Tags: respiratory care

Brooke Kochanski

Written by Brooke Kochanski

Marketing & Communications Specialist at Northwest AHEC

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