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Photos from 2016 RT Advocacy Day

Three NSRC members visited Nebraska’s Congressional representatives during the 2016 Respiratory Therapy Capitol Hill Advocacy Day on April 12.

Nan Nathenson, Lisa Fuchs and Linda Nelson met Sen. Ben Sasse and Congressmen Brad Ashford and Adrian Smith. They also met with Patty Sheetz from Congressman Jeff Fortenberry’s office. During their visits, they advocated for HR 2948 The Medicare Telehealth Parity Act (“The Parity Act”).

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2016 State Conference: Photos and winners

The NSRC’s 2016 State Conference had another fun and succesful meeting in Lincoln May 19-20 at the Holiday Inn Downtown.

Respiratory Therapist of the Year winners were Ashely Magall, Omaha; Heidi Dostal, Lincoln; and Danny VanRenken, outstate.

Student grants were awarded to Randi Sipp, Southeast Community College; Peter Chambers, Methodist College; Ahmed AlThobaiti, Immanuel/Midlands Hospitals; and Jordon Flynn, Metro Community College.

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Third telehealth session set for May 11

The third session in the 2016 Chronic Disease Management Across the Continuum of Care Series is scheduled for May 11. Registration deadline is May 6.

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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Vendor registration extended for 2016 conference

Registration has been extended until May 10 for vendors who wish to sponsor the NSRC 2016 State Conference, and display booths at the event.

The Great Plains Conference for Respiratory Care will take place May 18-20, with vendor days being May 18-19, at the Holiday Inn Downtown, 141 North 9th Street in Lincoln.

Vendors can register online to reserve their booths:  A paper registration form is also available for those vendors who cannot register online.

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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: 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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