The primary mission of the International Council for Respiratory Care (ICRC) is to support the development of the art, science, clinical practice, research and educational programs related to the provision of high quality respiratory care practice globally.
Fundamental to the ICRC effort is to encourage the application of evidence–based, ethical and safe respiratory care practice; and to provide education for patients, caregivers and the general public in respiratory health promotion, disease prevention and rehabilitation as appropriate.
We, the ICRC, in recognition of the importance of our mission in affecting the quality of global respiratory care practice, and in accepting a personal obligation to our profession, its members and the communities we serve, do hereby commit ourselves to the highest ethical and professional standards of conduct and agree to:
The ICRC does not endorse any medical institution, biomedical technology, or pharmaceutical product. The ICRC is a non-profit organization and its decisions are not influenced by the advertising of commercial or noncommercial organizations that provide funding, services or materials for ICRC Activities.