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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:

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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.

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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.

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Nominations due April 18 for RTs of the year

The NSRC is seeking nominations for the regional respiratory therapists of the year.

The NSRC is comprised of three regions where respiratory care is provided: Omaha, Lincoln, and outstate Nebraska. We are seeking to find outstanding therapists in all three of these regions for the 2015 Therapist of the Year.

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