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Respiratory Care International Congress 2019

Raised toward our $4,800 Goal
29 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on October 13, at 12:30 PM MDT
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Thank you generous donors

October 04, 2019

With just over a week to go on our campaign we have raised 50% of funds needed to get the New Orleans! Help us turn that 50% into 100% and change the lives of patients all over the world!! This trip will give our diligent students the opportunity to present their research to the most respected individuals in the industry, which includes, a select few that actually wrote our textbooks! As students we could not ask for a more perfect opportunity to advance in our careers and as future practitioners. 


Thank you to all of our donors,

We could not ask for a better support system! 

We could not be more proud to represent Boise State and our Department of Respiratory Care!

Free BSU tickets! BSU vs. Air force

September 17, 2019

BIG THANKS to all of our donors within the first 24 hours of our page being live! By the end of day tomorrow we will be choosing a lucky donor to give away 2 free football tickets to! The tickets will be for the the Boise State vs Air Force game Friday, September 20th at 7PM! The lucky donor will be chosen unanimously, no minimum donation is required. Thanks for all of your support!

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10% of premature babies experience some degree of respiratory distress due to underdeveloped lung tissue.


Asthma in the U.S.A

More than 25 million Americans have asthma. This is 7.7% of adults and 8.4% of children.



Teen electronic cigarette users are more likely to start smoking (cigarettes, cigars, hookah). 30% of electronic cigarette users started smoking within 6 months while 8% of non-users started smoking.


Second Hand Smoke

50 thousand people die from exposure to secondhand smoke each year in the U.S



in 1778 English doctor and astronomer John Mudge invented the first inhaler.



In 1982 the American Association for Respiratory Therapy designated the last week in October to Respiratory care week. Endorsed by President Ronald Regan who supported the efforts of the organization, the announcement of Respiratory Care week came from the Oval Office.


Pulmonary Embolus

In the U.S. approximately 100 thousand individuals die each year from a pulmonary emboli (blood clot in the lungs)


Tobacco Use

Every year in the U.S. over 392 thousand people die from tobacco-caused disease, making it the leading cause of preventable death.