PSRC Elections Are Underway!
The 2015 PSRC elections have begun.  All members have been sent an email with instructions on how to vote for the candidates in this year's election.  This year's election includes candidates for Vice President and Treasurer-Elect.  In addition, due to recent changes in the PSRC Bylaws, there are six new Board positions that will also be elected this year including East District Director, Central District Director, West District Director and three "Director-At-Large" positions elected by the Neonatal-Pediatric, Management, and Long Term Care specialty section members.  For more information on the election, the candidates, or how to request a voting code if you have not received one by email, CLICK HERE!

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  2015 Continuing Education Events

  The following events are confirmed for the dates listed.  Registration and more information
  is available when the event title is blue in color (click for more information).


2015 PSRC Diagnostics Seminar - September 24, 2015 - Lewisburg, PA

2015 PSRC Conference in the Capital - October 2, 2015 - Harrisburg, PA

2015 PSRC Western Regional Conference - October 29-30, 2015 - Mars, PA
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Revised PSRC Bylaws Approved!
Voting has ended and the proposed revisions to the PSRC Bylaws have been approved by the PSRC membership.  This followed approval by both the PSRC Board of Directors and the AARC Board of Directors.  The revised bylaws are now in effect and can be viewed by clicking here.
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   Medicare Telehealth Bill Introduced - Time for Action!
   The Medicare Telehealth Parity Act has been re-introduced in Congress and NOW is
     the time for you to take action! 
Click Here to read about how this bill can help
     advance your profession and move us closer to reimbursement for Respiratory
     Therapy and how
YOU can help make it happen!
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Discounted Hersheypark Ticket Program Returns!

The PSRC is pleased to announce we are once again offering discounted admission tickets to Hersheypark!  Tickets can be purchased all summer long.  For more information including prices and to order tickets, CLICK HERE!  PLEASE NOTE:  You must be an AARC/PSRC member to take advantage of this offer.
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New Child Abuse Continuing Education Requirement

Effective for the licensing period that began January 1, 2015, Respiratory Therapists are now mandated to complete 2.0 hours of continuing education on child abuse recognition and reporting.  NOTE:  The course that is used to meet this requirement MUST be approved by the Department of Human Services.  Fortunately, there is a FREE online course that can be taken that IS approved by the DOH!  The PSRC webpage on license renewal has been updated with all the information on this new requirement. 
CLICK HERE!
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The AARC has released multiple online courses designed to help RTs continue their education, earn CRCE and prepare for credentialing examinations.  Courses include the CRT/RRT Exam Prep Course, the COPD Educator Course, the Asthma Prep Course and the new Adult Critical Care Specialist Course.  Visit www.AARC.org/education for more information on these and other courses!
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