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Asthma Educator Institute set for July 24-25

By Theresa Cassiday - 3rd June 2014

The American Lung Association is sposoring the Asthma Educator Institute on July 24 and 25 at Nebraska Methodist College in Omaha. The event is a two-day course to teach healthcare professionals how to help asthma patients manage their illness. The curriculum covers the content outlined in the NAECB Candidate Handbook. It includes case reviews, hands-on skills demonstration and practice. The course is delivered by local asthma experts. Course objectives include: To prepare participants to provide NHLBI and NAEPP guideline directed asthma care...

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AARC University open for licensure renewal

By Theresa Cassiday - 30th May 2014

Nebraska RTs – are you ready for licensure renewal? The AARC now has you covered for on-demand, last-minute CRCEs in our one-stop shop AARC University. AARC U includes many free CRCE opportunities for members and a lot of other great deals, so come check it all out on AARC U today! Members also can view 60 one-hour archived webcasts for only $15. Ethics courses are available for $15 each.

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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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