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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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Madonna telehealth session still on

The Nebraska Telehealth and live event is on schedule for this afternoon, January 25. There has been no cancellation. For those of you planning on attending bundle up, drive safely and we will see you soon!

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NSRC seeks military RTs in state

The Nebraska Society for Respiratory Care is putting together a list of every respiratory therapist in the State of Nebraska that is currently active duty, reserves, Air National Guard, veteran, etc. We are wanting to start a new tradition of having a military member present the colors at that beginning of every State meeting.

If you or a respiratory therapist you know is active duty or has served in the military, please send that military member’s name and contact information to Corey Mohnike at rrtman76@gmail.com.

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