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January is National Radon Action Month

By admin - 19th January 2012

Radon is a deadly gas that causes many cases of lung cancer every year, and is the number one cause of lung cancer in nonsmokers. The EPA has designated January as National Radon Action Month. It is asking RTs to reach out to their patients and their communities to get the word out about the need for people to test their homes for this gas and take measures to eliminate it if it is found. For more information and resources,...

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Conference: Lessons learned after Joplin tornado

By admin - 27th December 2011

The Center for Preparedness Education recently brought together 13 speakers from a variety of agencies to share their experiences about responding to the F5 tornado that hit Joplin, MO on May 22. The conference and speakers’ experiences are detailed in the center’s latest newsletter.

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Husker Harvest 2011

270 screened at Husker Harvest Days 2011

By admin - 1st December 2011

Respiratory therapists Allison Krutsinger from Cambridge and Jenny Bush from Greenwood helped Susanna VonEssen, M.D., in screening for Alpha1 Antitrypsin and spirometry screening for lung conditions during Husker...

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telehealth2011

Telehealth program reaches 8 sites

By admin - 1st December 2011

The NSRC, in collaboration with Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital in Lincoln, hosted the 3rd Nebraska Telehealth Program offered to RTs and nurses across the state. The title of the...

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RTs sought for disaster assistance teams

By admin - 1st December 2011

The National Disaster Medical System is reaching out to respiratory therapists to join the nation’s Disaster Medical Assistant Teams (DMATs), which will help our country respond to emergency...

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