The Kansas Respiratory Care Society


Upcoming Meetings

Thank You to Everyone Who Attended 42nd Annual State Education Seminar

You made it a great meeting!

Thanks to those who brought shoes to donate to our shoe drive!

Congratulations to Meg Trumpp Winner of the 2019 Hugh Mathewson Award!

Clarification of KSBHA definition of a "Live CEU"

Questions have come up as to what is considered a “LIVE CEU”.


The Kansas State Board of Healing Arts (KSBHA) was finding that many websites present a video.
A video you could watch it at any time, 2am for example; this presentation is not real time.
Several websites have posted speaker office hours, where you can talk to them.
The websites thought this would make their videos “LIVE”. It does not! This is NOT considered a LIVE CEU!

This practice caused the KSBHA to start watching CEU offerings very closely.
The KSBHA realized many CEU’s are not really live; they have just been labeled live by the website.

The State Guidelines for Continuing Education Credits state: Offerings approved by the American Association
of Respiratory Care. Any licensee may obtain all contact hours from any continuing education offerings
approved by the American Association of Respiratory Care and its state affiliates, subject to the
limitations specified in paragraphs (f)(2) through (f)(8).

The limitations specified in paragraph (f)(2) through (f)(8), state that even if the AARC has approved the CEU,
the state has the discretion to reject the CEUs as they apply to Kansas law.
In the case of these websites, the State does not view their video presentations as a live CEU.
The State interprets “live CEUs” as a presentation where the presenter and the audience are able to
interact in real time – during the presentation.

So to clarify for a CEU to be considered live, it really needs to be LIVE. In real time with the ability
to interact with the presenter.
If you have questions about what is or isn't a CEU you can contact:
Monica Baden
520 E. Berry Rose Hill, KS 67133

Respiratory Care Educational Supplies

Did you know that the KRCS provides lungs and other educational supplies for you to provide educational opportunities for schools and health fairs

Please Contact Marshall Post for more information
W- 316-360-0874
F-316 962-2328


Click Here to go to the updated PowerPoints and other suitchase handouts

Save The Date!
Mark Your Calendars!

ALA Lung Force Expo
June 14, 2019
Kansas City Mo

click on the link above for more information

33rd Annual Western Kansas Respiratory Care Conference
Dodge City, KS
September 26-27, 2019

43rd Annual State Education Seminar
Manhattan, KS
April 16-17, 2020

Important Information about Our Scholarships

The KRCS is offering our scholarships again more information is available on the Kansas Respiratory Care Program page


Deadline for the Russ Babb Scholarship is March 1, 2019


Please consider donating to our scholarship fund by utilizing the Donate button on the right side of the home screen.

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How to Contact Us


The Kansas Respiratory Care Society is a volunteer organization that is an affiliate of the American Association for Respiratory Care.

We do not have or maintain a physical building/office or have someone to answer the phone 24 hours a day.

Our official mailing address is:

Kansas Respiratory Care Society
520 E. Berry
Rose Hill, KS 67133

If you need to get a hold of a board member you can visit the Board Page
and email or call any board member at their posted contacts

You can reach our webmaster by email. This email address is checked frequently.

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The Kansas Respiratory Care Society is formed to:

Educate, advocate, and promote the profession and practice of Respiratory Care


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