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Elections open for NSRC board members

NSRC members can now vote online for 2016-2017 NSRC Board Members. Please use the electronic ballot at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2016NSRCElections to vote.

Members will need their active AARC number to complete their ballot.

This year, the board positions open for election include:
1. President-Elect.
2. Vice President Elect.
3. Secretary.
4. Director — Omaha Area.
5. Delegate.

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5K fun run/walk added to conference

A 5K fun run/walk has been added to this year’s agenda for the 2016 NSRC state conference in Lincoln.

Cost of the run/walk is $12. Those who want to participate can register for the event while registering online for the conference.They will a 2016 NSRC Conference T-shirt for participating.

Conference t-shirts can be pre-purchased online while registering. Cost is $15.

Events will kick off on May 18 with the NSRC Golf Scramble at Wilderness Ridge.

For more details and a printable agenda, click here.

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Register online now for NSRC State Conference

Online registration is now available for the 2016 NSRC Great Plains Respiratory Care Conference.  Click here for details:

https://www.regonline.com/nsrcgreatplains2016

As an attendee you will have the opportunity to network with therapists across the state, and learn from state and national speakers. You can also participate in golf scramble on May 18, and 5K fun run/walk on May 19, while enjoying the downtown Lincoln Haymarket area.

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Virtual Lobby Week starts March 28

Virtual Lobby Week begin March 28, prior to our Capitol Hill Visit on April 12. That’s when 160 RT’s including patients will ask for support for The Medicare Telehealth Parity Act (H.R 2948).

Please encourage your colleagues — including RT, nursing, physician, patients, family and friends — to send electronic letters to Capitol Hill. It only takes a minute. Please also consider using social media to ask for support.

To send your letter

  1. Go to the Virtual Lobby Week website: https://c.aarc.org/advocacy/lobby_week/
  2. Click Email members of Congress.
  3. Click Respiratory Therapists: Support Medicare Telehealth Parity Act.
  4. Enter your Zip Code. Your Congressional Representative and Senators will appear.
  5. Scroll down to the Editable Text Letter. Add your own personal message anywhere within the letter (optional).
  6. Sign your name.
  7. Enter your sender information.
  8. Click Send Message.
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2nd telehealth session set for March 30

The second session in the 2016 Chronic Disease Management Across the Continuum of Care Series is scheduled for March 30. Registration deadline is March 25.

The series is sponsored by Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals, Community Asthma Education Initiative of Lincoln and the Nebraska Society for Respiratory Care.

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