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Sputum Bowl players up to the challenge

Sputum Bowl players up to the challenge

Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney sponsored a Sputum Bowl team for the National Respiratory Therapy Conference Nov. 3-8, 2011 in Tampa, FL. Left photo: Team members, from left, are Lori Arnold RRT, Noelle Meyer RRT, Elisha Pueppka RRT, and Rachel Stubbs RRT Below: The team from Good Samaritan finished 1-2 at ...

License renewal to begin in March

Respiratory care license renewal will begin in March 2012, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. If you have moved, please update your address prior to the end of February.  You can view your current address on file on the License Lookup, then update your address here: http://dhhs.ne.gov/publ ...

January is National Radon Action Month

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 ...

270 screened at Husker Harvest Days 2011

270 screened at Husker Harvest Days 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 Harvest Days in Grand Island. Mary Carlson, APRN, is Dr. VonEssen's research coordinator and provided th ...

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