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2014
ISRC Board Meetings

 

Aug 8, 2014

12:00pm-4:00pm

Conference Call Meeting
 

Oct 8, 2014

5:30pm to 8:00pm Bloomington Conference Center
 


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 DRIVE4COPD

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AARC URM Survey

Help us update the AARCÂ’s Uniform Reporting Manual.

 
 

 

 Standards Resource Center

Help the AARC revise the Uniform Reporting Manual.


If you have an Indiana address (home/work) and are a member of the AARC, you are AUTOMATICALLY a member of the ISRC.
 
 
   
 

Welcome to the Indiana Society for Respiratory Care Website.

"The mission of the Indiana Society for Respiratory Care is to provide proactive leadership in the delivery of Respiratory Care and to promote professionalism among Respiratory Care Practitioners."


 

 

ISRC--"RCP Duck Dynasty" --- 40 years and Counting
Indiana Society for Respiratory Care
Thursday, October 9, 2014 & Friday, October 10, 2014
Bloomington Convention Center
302 South College Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47403

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Attention All ISRC Members!

Election time is here!
Electronic election process has been a success for several years now, so we will be continuing the electronic voting.
To continue this process and keep the ISRC green please remember to update your membership with a valid email address.

Beginning August 8, 2014 the electronic ballot will be available for you at our website for 30 days:

At that time you will also be able to see the candidate profiles and elect your next ISRC Board of Director’s.

If you do NOT wish to participate in this electronic process, you can request a paper ballot. Simply write a note to the Nominations & Elections chair, Jeff Scott, and let him know you want a paper ballot. Please send your request in writing no later than July 28, 2014 to:

ISRC
PO Box 50987
Indianapolis, IN 46250-0987
Attn: Nominations & Elections Chair

Jeff will then mail the paper ballot to your address on file.

If you have any questions about this new process, feel free to contact Jeff Scott at (317)963-0567 or (317)442-9646 or email: jscott@in-isrc.org

We look forward to your vote and remember every vote counts!


 

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Earn Free Cash Recruiting a New

ISRC/AARC Member!

THE CHALLENGE:

Recruit one new member to the ISRC/AARC and you and the new member will be entered in a drawing to win a total of $300.00

That's $150.00 of prize money each just for recruiting a new member and in return they will receive all of the positive benefits of being an ISRC/AARC member.

But wait there's more, your name will go in EACH time you recruit another therapist with NO Limit!

And as an added bonus if you recruit 5 new members you can attend the ISRC fall conference for free

We look forward to your participation and help in advancing membership to the Indiana Society for Respiratory Care the hands that have helped a profession for 50 years!

Click here for rules and to Enter Contest

 


 

The Medicare Respiratory Therapist Access Act of 2013 has a bill number in the House of Representatives.  It is H.R.2619.  Representative John Lewis from Georgia introduced it on July 8, 2013.  What that means now is we need to get Co-Sponsors in the House!!  As of now there are no listed co-sponsors, so every state is on the hook to contact their legislators to ask them to co-sponsor.

Click picture above for more information and a link to contact your legislator

Affordable Care Act (ACA) Communication Directory

Quick Reference Guide

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Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program Toolkit

 

The toolkit is designed to educate and assist hospitals in setting the charge for G0424, the code assigned Medicare�s pulmonary rehabilitation program benefit.

Click Here for more information from AARC.org

Frequently Asked Questions Criminal Background Check Process

Criminal Background Check Instructions


 

The Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition has completed its article and short description about the asthma resource guide and the FREE asthma CME program offered on www.InJAC.org. These resources are available 24 hours a day seven days a week and are completely free of charge.  

 

The mission of the Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition is to reduce the burden of asthma in Indiana.

 

Free Asthma CME and Free Asthma Resource Guide Article

 

CME Training and Resource Guide

The Indiana Tobacco Quitline is a free phone-based counseling service that helps Indiana smokers quit. Our services include:
One on one coaching for Tobacco Users who have decided to quit
Resources for Healthcare Providers who want to improve patient outcomes
Best Practices for Employers who want to implement smoke-free policies
Support for Family and Friends who want to help loved ones stop smoking
Tools for Tobacco Control partners to complement their current programs
Our services are available to you 7 days-a-week in multiple languages. We promise to meet you where you are and provide solutions tailored to your needs.
For support information call us today at 1-800-QUIT-NOW.


 

 

AARC Capitol Connection


Contact your Congressional Representative Now 

Member Discount for Exams

 

 

 

Get a discount for your NBRC exams!

Exclusive for AARC members only.

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NBRC RE-CREDENTIALING


Individuals who earned NBRC credentials after July 1, 2002 MUST renew their credentials every 5 years, by participating in the NBRC Continuing Competency Program. This applies to all credentials granted by the NBRC (CRT, RRT, CPFT, RPFT, Neonatal/Pediatric Specialist). Credentials earned before July, 2002 are exempt from this program.


Three options are available for re-credentialing:
a) Continuing Education
b) Re-examination
c) Upgrading credentials


Visit the NBRC web site at nbrc.org for details on these 3 options and the re-credentialing process.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services works to protect the health of all Americans and provides essential services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.  

If you (or someone you are caring for) are one of the millions of Americans who need the benefits and services they provide, please download the file below:

Help is on the line!


 

Rx for Indiana - A partnership for prescription assistance

Rx for Indiana to Help Hoosiers Find Prescription Drug Assistance has created a partnership with nearly 60 health care, community, business and consumer groups including The Indiana Society for Respiratory Care. 

 

For more information please visit their website at: Rxforlndiana.orq 


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