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Top therapists, students honored at conference

NSRC respiratory therapists of the year 2018

Respiratory Therapists of the Year were honored by outgoing NSRC President Sheri Trindle. Winners were, from left:  Melissa Gulizia, Adam O'Brien and Lisa Fuchs.

Respiratory Therapists of the Year and scholarship winners were announced at the NSRC's annual conference in April.

Therapists of the Year were:

  • Lisa Fuchs MHA, RRT, CHWS, Omaha region.
  • Melissa Gulizia BS, RRT, Lincoln region.
  • Adam O'Brien, outstate Nebraska.

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Fuchs joins AARC Leadership Boot Camp

NSRC President Lisa Fuchs was one of 30 leaders who attended the 2018 AARC Leadership Boot Camp, hosted by AARC staff and volunteers. Representing 22 state societies, the leaders enjoyed a weekend of training, sharing and brainstorming to prepare for their roles. More information on the AARC website:  ht ...

2018 Virtual Lobby campaign kicks off April 11

NSRC 2018 Virtual Lobby Week

The AARC's 2018 Vitrual Lobby Campain kicked off today and runs through May 2. During this time, the AARC will work to get Congressional support a telehealth pilot focused solely on respiratory therapists (RT) as telehealth practitioners.

"This program will give us the chance to gather information on both the health impact and costs associated with these services," according to the AARC's Virtual Lobby program.  "It will also provide a platform to demonstrate the expertise RTs bring to the health care system and their patients. We’ve already received positive feedback from key telehealth proponents about the pilot."

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