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TSRT Introduction

 TSRT was founded on January 16,1988. The association was originally jointly founded by the National Taiwan University Hospital, Veterans General Hospital, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Mackay Memorial Hospital. The first respiratory therapy domestic informal Networking groups were established on April 22, 1989. Then approved by government to establish the association in the same year. In April, 1990 Respiratory Care Association of Republic of China (RCAROC) was formally made by the government. The Respiratory Therapist's Act was promulgated by Presidential Order on January 16, 2002. The professional examination and licensure system under the government. The RCAROC was renamed The Taiwan Society for Respiratory Therapy in December, 2004.

Through the effort of predecessors to promote the respiratory care profession vigorous developing more than 20 years in Taiwan. Respiratory therapists originated and pushed its educational system was formally formed. To enhance the professional excellence, promoting quality of respiratory services, improving respiratory-related academic research, and to upgrade standards of respiratory education. TSRT established the "Respiratory Therapists Competencies Ladder System" facilitating upgrade competencies of respiratory therapists in service.