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Save the date for NSRC conference 2015

NSRC State Conference 2015 in the Haymarket District, LincolnMark your calendars and save the date for the 2015 NSRC State Conference. It will be held May 13-14, 2015 at the Holiday Inn in Lincoln, in the historic Haymarket District.

Vendors interested in having a both in the vendors hall can contact Michelle Wickstron at miknwik (at), or Lisa Fuchs at lisa.fuchs (at) You also can call Lisa at 402.960.2903.

NSRC State Conference 2015 save the date
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NSRC welcomes new members

The NSRC would like to welcome several new members.

Omaha members are Sara Bobo, Claudia Cervantes, Hana Christenson, Megan Griencewic, Cynthia Martin, Kelsey Naegele, Lynette Nikiema, Sean Reynolds, Blake Wegener, Marvin Whitehorn and Dena Wilwerding.

Other members are Danielle Jeffrey, Nebraska City; Katherine Kring, Ralston; Meagan Palensky, Kearney; and Laura Robbins, Bertrand.

Do you have a friend or colleague who would benefit from NSRC membership? Spread the word! Those who join the NSRC also receive a membership in the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC).

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AARC offers video bundle for CEUs

The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) is offering an online video bundle special, with two courses for 2 CEUs. Cost is $10 for members and $20 for non-members.

The bundle can be purchased on the AARC website.

AARC members also can earn 6 free CEUs when they sign up for a free trial of AARC University:

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Asthma Educator Institute set for July 24-25

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 to patients, families and health care providers.
  • To identify the roles of the asthma educator.
  • To network with healthcare providers, educators and organizations surrounding asthma care and policies.

Application has been made for 10 hours to the American Association for Respiratory Care and the National Commission for Health Education, credentialing for Category I CHES/MCHES.  A nursing credit application may also be submitted.

Cost is $100 per person. Please submit payment and the registration form by Friday, July 11. They may be submitted to:

American Lung Association
Attn: Dr. Melinda Auch- AEI
8990 West Dodge Road, Suite 226
Omaha, NE 68114

Telephone: 402-502-4950 ext: 12 | Fax: 402-502-3012


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AARC University open for licensure renewal

AARC University

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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