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Candidates sought for 2020 board positions

There is still time for NSRC members to submit their names for the upcoming 2020 elections for the NSRC Board of Directors. There are a few positions that have no applicants at this time.

"This is a great opportunity for you to promote our profession, network with other RTs and be involved at the state level," said President Lil O'Neill.

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NSRC wins 2019 Summit Award

NSRC wins 2019 Summit Award

The Nebraska Society for Respiratory Care was awarded the 2019 Summit Award during the Annual Business Meeting held at AARC Congress in New Orleans on Nov. 10, 2019.

Receiving the 2019 Summit Award in the photo above were, from left: President Lil O'Neill; Outstate Director Kristin Narjes, Past President Lisa Fuchs, NSRC Delegate Shannon Hoffman, Lanny Inabnit from the AARC chartered affiliate committee, and AARC President Karen Schell.

Each year, the American Association for Respiratory Care’s House of Delegates recognizes one affiliate for their efforts, achievements and contributions toward the promotion of the respiratory care field and in furthering the level the professionalism for respiratory care and the respiratory therapist.

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Celebrate 2019 Respiratory Care Week

Celebrate 2019 Respiratory Care Week

2019 Respiratory Care Week started Sunday, Oct. 20 and runs through Saturday, Oct. 26.

"This is a great chance to reach out to our community, patients, and colleagues, and share your story," said Lil O'Neill, NSRC president. "Let them know about the many unique benefits respiratory therapists bring each day to patient care."

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NSRC sponsors workshop for students

NSRC sponsors workshop for students

The NSRC is presentig a Respiratory Care Student Workshop for students considering a profession as a respiratory therapist. It features workshops and presentations on what students need to know about working as an RT.

The session is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25. It will be held at the Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center, 21520 W Highway 31 in Gretna. Registration starts at 8:15 a.m.
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2019 Lung Force Expo set for Nov. 6

2019 Lung Force Expo set for Nov. 6

Healthcare providers are invited to join the American Lung Association in Omaha at a forum to learn about the latest in treatments, medications, resources and research in lung cancer and other lung diseases to help those living with lung disease lead healthier, active lives.

The event will be held Nov. 6 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Scott Conference Center, 6450 Pine Street in Omaha. Space is limited.

Topics include Small Cell Lung Cancer, Palliative Care, E-cigarette/Vaping, Sleep Disorders & Lung Diseases, Care & Trends in Cystic Fibrosis, and more.

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