Respiratory Accreditations

Western Schools’ respiratory care continuing education (CE) program, previously doing business as RC Educational Consulting Services (RCECS), is American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) approved provider #9346916. All courses are preapproved by the AARC.

  • AARC Members – Please be sure to provide us with your AARC member number as a license number and AARC as the license type so that we can submit your course completion records directly to the AARC within 60 days of completion.
  • All courses meet National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) Continuing Competency Program requirements. NBRC accepts courses approved by the AARC.
  • The Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists, (BRPT) accepts sleep related courses that have been approved by the AARC.

Florida Board of Respiratory Care approved provider #50-2165.


It is the responsibility of each professional licensee to understand what his or her state licensing board requires for license renewal, as well as what that licensing board identifies as acceptable continuing education. Please contact your board for verification if you are unsure of your continuing education requirements.