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Board member elections to be conducted online

The NSRC is conducting electronic elections this year for open board positions.

These positions include President-Elect, Vice President-Elect, Treasurer and Director-Outstate.  

NSRC/AARC members will receive an e-mail that gives directions for the election process.  New officers will be announced at the NSRC State Conference, scheduled for May 13-15 in Lincoln.

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Welcome new NSRC members

Please join the NSRC in welcoming the new members from the first quarter of 2015. The new members include:

  • Kearney: Joshua Anders.
  • Lincoln: Derek Beisner, Lauri Benson, Jessica Corbin, Natalie Duerksen, Corina Goossen, Macaela Happel, Rylee Miller, Carrie Naab, Karen Nelson, Kendra Riley, Melissa Stock-Hernandez, Ann Vierk, Scott Seaman.
  • McCook: Jordan Brooks.
  • Grand Island: Abbey Galvan, Margaret Killham, Amber Kucera.
  • North Platte: Jennifer Gnirk.
  • Norfolk: Katelyn Hurlbert, Jacqueline Larson.
  • Scottsbluff: Jared Lee.
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Members asked to support Telehealth Parity Act

The NSRC is assisting the AARC in advocating for Congressional support of the Medicare Telehealth Parity Act. This important legislation expands Medicare telehealth services to include respiratory therapists as telehealth practitioners and includes coverage of respiratory services and remote patient monitoring and training for patients with COPD.

Telehealth services are those that occur via an interactive telecommunications system that permits real-time communication between health care practitioners and patients or other health care providers who are at different locations.

To voice your support, go to the AARC’s Captiol Connection page. From the box on the left, select one of the following:

  • Respiratory Therapists: Support Medicare Telehealth Parity Act
  • RT Students: Support Medicare Telehealth Parity Act
  • Patients: Support the Medicare Telehealth Parity Act
  • Physicians: Support the Medicare Telehealth Parity Act
  • Caregiver/Family: Support the Medicare Telehealth Parity Act
  • Supporters/Friends of the RT Profession

Scroll down to see the letters and the representatives in your district you will be writing.
You may edit the letters or not, as you see fit.

Scroll down to enter your contact information, then click SEND. You may also send an email to 6 individuals asking them to consider supporting too. You will receive an email confirmation that your letters were sent.

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Virtual Lobby Week starts March 9

In anticipation of our DC Hill Advocacy Day (March 17-18), the AARC will be launching its Virtual Lobby Week (VLW) on Monday, March 9.

NSRC members are encouraged to have as many RTs, RT students, friends, family, etc. go to the Capitol Connection website, where we’ve drafted email letters (which can be edited) that supporters can send to their Congressional members, preferably during VLW.

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Agenda posted for NSRC State Conference

Register now for 2015 NSRC State ConferenceThe agenda and sessions for the 2015 NSRC State Conference are posted below. You can also print out the agenda (PDF file). Participants can earn up to 10 CEUs at the conference.

Agenda

NSRC 2015 State Conference Agenda

Conference location

Holiday Inn LincolnHoliday Inn Lincoln—Downtown
141 N. 9th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
(402) 475-4011

Parking information

Please click here for a parking map. Please note parking is free for hotel guests; otherwise, there is an $8 daily parking fee for the parking garage.

Vendor registration

Please click here to register as a vendor.

Vendor Exhibition Hall

The NSRC conference provides an excellent opportunity for attendees to network with colleagues and visit vendor exhibits. As an attendee the vendor hall presents a place to discover important information about innovative products, and services available to you, as well as your organization.

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