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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 info).
PSRC SE District Seminar @ Crozer Medical Center - March 7, 2015 - Upland, PA
PSRC NW District Spring Seminar - April 10, 2015 - Erie, PA
PSRC Eastern Regional Conference - April 16-17, 2015 - King of Prussia, PA
PSRC Spring Pulmonary Seminar - May 27-28, 2015 - Wilkes-Barre, PA
PSRC SE District Seminar @ Abington Hospital - June 6, 2015
New Child Abuse Continuing Education Requirement
Effective for the new 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 completed MUST be approved by the Department of
Human Services in order to be used to meet this requirement. Fortunately, there is a
FREE online course you can take to meet the requirement!! The PSRC webpage on
license renewal has been updated with all the information on this new requirement.
Go to www.psrc.net/LicenseRenewal.htm
RT Regulations Receive Final Approval!
The regulations enacting changes to the Medical Practice Act & Osteopathic
Practice Act regarding respiratory therapists have been published in the Pennsylvania
Bulletin and are now in effect. The regulations include multiple changes to
the continuing education requirement for respiratory therapists.
CLICK HERE for more information!
Discounted AARC / PSRC Membership Offer
The PSRC is pleased to announce the return of our discounted AARC membership
offer! Members can renew their AARC membership (which includes FREE PSRC
membership) and new members can join the AARC for just $75.00! Click Here for
AARC Releases Exam Prep Course!
The AARC has released an Exam Prep Course to help prepare candidates for the CRT or RRT
written examination exams. The course includes multiple NBRC self assessment exams which
are graded and used to prepare a personal study presecription for you! Once you have the prescription, you will have access to study guides that are video recordings by leading respiratory therapists from around the country. Once you feel prepared for the exam, you can take the post-test test to see how much you have improved and you can then review any videos you would like to see again. For more information visit the AARC website at the following link:
AARC Offers TWO Popular Online Courses:
AE-C Prep Course & COPD Educator Course
Are you interested in becoming a Certified Asthma Educator and earning the AE-C credential?
Would you like to enhance your skills as a COPD educator? The AARC offers two very
popular online courses that are available at a discount to AARC/PSRC members! Both courses
offer 10 hours of AARC approved continuing education! Click here to learn more about the
AE-C eductor exam prep course and click here to learn about the COPD Educator Course
and see why you should sign up today!
PSRC Offers Members A Way
To Earn Cash Back!
The PSRC is proud to offer a member benefit program that allows our members an EASY way to earn from 2%-35% cash back on purchases they make! This program allows you to shop at the stores you normally shop at including Walmart, Best Buy, Target, Staples, Home Depot and many, many more. It's simple, you shop at these stores and you get cash back! Click Here for all the details on this terrific program!