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2014 Legislative Report to NSRC from Registered Lobbyists

By Jenny Bush - 27th May 2014

Final Legislative Report 2014 Nebraska Unicameral 103rd  Legislature, Second Session Adjourned Sine Die April 17, 2014   2014 Legislative Review Prepared For:   Included Within Final Report: Summary of Session Bills of Significance that Passed in 2014 Relevant Interim Studies Prepared By:  Richard Lombardi and Julie Erickson   Registered Lobbyists American Communications Group, Inc. On April 17 the Nebraska Legislature adjourned sine die.  This session was most notable because of the perpetual use of the filibuster on both big and small bills. ...

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AARC Virtual Lobby Week starts March 21

By Theresa Cassiday - 21st March 2014

Respiratory therapists are going to Washington, D.C. to meet with members of Congress to lobby for support of HR 2619 , the Medicare Respiratory Therapist Access Act, during Virtual Lobby Week March 21 through April 1, 2014. You can help these DC-bound respiratory therapists, joined by patient advocates and local area RT students in their efforts, by contacting your own members of Congress just before they arrive in D.C. The AARC background information sheet explains why it’s important for HR2619 to pass. Please...

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Photo contest added to state conference events

By Theresa Cassiday - 19th March 2014

The NSRC wants to see your photos showing respiratory therapists at work. These photos will be shown at the 2014 State Conferene in Kearney, and participants will vote for the winners. Categories of photos being sought are: Respiratory care Sleep Critical Care Pediatrics &/or Neonatal Homecare Rehabilitation Education (patients and RT students) Respiratory devices Respiratory student activities Participants must submit an entry form and signed consent form (PDF). Photos must be submitted in high-resolution jpeg format. All entries should be sent...

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Register online for NSRC state conference

By Theresa Cassiday - 17th March 2014

Online registration is now available for the 2014 NSRC State Conference in Kearney. To register online, click here: https://www.regonline.com/nsrcgreatplains2014 Please download the conference brochure (PDF) to get information about sessions, events and outings. Highlights include: A golf outing at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 14 at Meadowlark Hills Golf Course. Registration for this event is due May 1. Ventilation/PAP Workshop for Thursday’s session. Casino Night on Thursday night. Founder’s Address by Edward Truemper, M.D., at 8:15 a.m. Thursday. Keynote Address by...

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State conference set for May 14-16; vendor registration open

By Theresa Cassiday - 12th February 2014

The NSRC annual state conference is scheduled for May 14-16, 2014 at the Ramada Inn Conference Center in Kearney. Information will be posted as it becomes available. Back by popular demand, Stan the One-Man Band will be performing on Thursday, May 15 from 9 p.m. to midnight. Vendors who would like a booth in the display hall can register here: https://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1479104 Participants will also be able to register online this year. The link will be posted when it becomes available.

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