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NSRC state conference

Photos show State Conference highlights

By Theresa Cassiday - 11th July 2013

Lectures, discussions and activities highlighted the NSRC’s annual State Conference, held May 15-17 in Kearney. Key events and education included the Advanced principles in Ventilation workshop, where patient-ventilator...

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AARC schedules ACCS exam prep course

By Theresa Cassiday - 19th June 2013

The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) has scheduled its first live and interactive Adult Critical Care Specialist (ACCS) exam prep course. It will be taught Sept. 18 and 19 in Las Vegas, NV. The website and course registration are not yet available as of June 19, 2013, said Shawna Strickland, assoiate executive director of education for the AARC. However, dates and the location are being published so interested parties can mark the event on their calendars and make travel...

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Kathy Davison, NSRC 2013 Therapist of the Year

Davison named Therapist of the Year

By Theresa Cassiday - 6th June 2013

Kathy Davison was named the Nebraska Therapist of the Year at the NSRC State Conference in May. Davison was nominated by Nan Nathenson, an NSRC board member and co-worker at Madonna Rehabilitation Center in Lincoln. “Kathy is not a respiratory manager, director or educator. She is a floor therapist and proud of it,” Nathenson said in her nomination letter. “Kathy willingly works with one of the most difficult-to-manage patient groups: long-term ventilator-dependent patients. She would not consider working anywhere else....

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AARC recruting challenge offers $300 prize

By Theresa Cassiday - 28th May 2013

NSRC members have been issued a challenge: Recruit at least one therapist to the AARC. The names of those who do will be added, along the name of the recruited therapist, to a drawing for $150.00. Your name will be entered in the drawing each time you recruit another therapist. There’s no limit to the number of members you can recruit, according to President Dave Patterson. Another prize of $150 will be awarded to the therapist who recruits the most new members. Therefore,...

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AARC membership video featuring Dave Patterson

NSRC president featured in AARC video

By Theresa Cassiday - 17th May 2013

Dave Patterson, the newly elected president of the NSRC, is featured in a video encouraging respiratory therapists and other professionals to join the American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC). The NSRC is a chartered affiliate of the AARC. Those who join the AARC also automatically become a member of the NSRC. Obtain a AARC discount voucher by contacting Linda Nelson at 308-882-8623. Her email is lnelson@chasecountyhospital.com.

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