WNY Regional Symposium – Niagara Falls, NY

Thursday, April 27 & Friday, April 28, 2017 The WNY Regional Symposium of the New York State Society for Respiratory Care (NYSSRC) at the Conference Center at Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls, NY. Seneca Niagara Casino directly across the street from the Conference Center. 10 CRCE’s will be requested from AARC (6 for Continue Reading →

Government Affairs: News from State Ed

The following information is reported from our Government Affairs Committee following the most recent State Education Department Respiratory Therapy Board meeting in NYC on September 22. Legislators and Gov. Andrew Cuomo appear to have reached an agreement on a bill that expands the scope of practice for advanced home health Continue Reading →

Regional Highlight: NYC & Long Island

May 6 marked the first ever Student Professional Development Day at BMCC. This was a joint NYSSRC / New York Downstate Association Respiratory Therapy (NYDART) event in which NYS RT students were invited to attend a one-day seminar focused on professional development and included a ventilator workshop run by highly Continue Reading →

The PHIL Award

This award, through the FACES Foundation is the only nationally recognized hospital-based recognition program dedicated to honoring outstanding respiratory therapists who provide exemplary care and treatment for patients with respiratory illnesses. Nominations may come from patients, family members and other caregivers. The PHIL Award was created in 2006 in honor Continue Reading →