It's Nomination Season in New Jersey
Nominations are open with the New Jersey Society for Respiratory Care Board of Directors. If you or someone you know is interested in serving on the board complete this simple online form.
The nominations are open to all active and life members at the time of nomination. Nominations close August 1.
NJSRC Excellence Awards
In the upcoming weeks, we will announce the opening for NJSRC Excellence Award nominations. Start thinking about who you can nominate for Practitioner of the Year!
Local Respiratory Therapists Lobby for Better Health Care
Bob Guardabasco, PACT chairperson, Joseph Goss, Delegate, and Daryl Rogers, Delegate represented New Jersey on April 4 in Washington, D.C. for the AARC Hill Lobby Day. Along with over 100 respiratory therapists and patients, members of Congress were called upon to support legislation that would expand patient access to respiratory therapists through the use of telemedicine.
The COPD National Action Plan is the first-ever blueprint for a multi-faceted, unified fight against the disease. Developed at the request of Congress with input from the broad COPD community, it provides a comprehensive framework for action by those affected by the disease and those who care about reducing its burden.
Asthma Awareness Month Event Planning Kit
EPA developed this Event Planning Kit to equip state and local asthma programs to hold community-based asthma awareness and action events during Asthma Awareness Month. Inside you will find ideas and helpful tips for planning and running powerful community asthma events in schools, hospitals, clinics, and state capitols. You will also find sample materials and a resource order form to help prepare for your events. We value your feedback on the usefulness of the enclosed materials and welcome any suggestions for future materials.
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