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Notice and Agenda for the 2017 Annual General Meeting 

The 2017 Annual General Meeting of the NBART will take place at 1115 on October 25, 2017 at the Four Points by Sheraton in Moncton, NB. 

2017 Conference and Tradeshow Registration is Now Open

The online registration for the 2017 NBART Conference and Tradeshow is now open. The final program is also available which inlcludes the conference agenda, registration and hotel booking information.

Medavie Blue Cross Offers New Respiratory Health Program

Medavie Blue Cross is proud to announce our innovative new approach to managing chronic disease- the first program of its kind in the Canadian private health insurance industry. This Asthma and COPD module is the first in our new Managing Chronic Disease program, and we are proud to be partnering with the Canadian Lung Association to help develop this module.

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The RT profession takes a giant step!

Medavie Blue Cross announced today that patients diagnosed with asthma and/or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) will be linked to enhanced services and supports that allow them to seek advice and guidance from respiratory therapists (RRTs) to effectively manage their symptoms. To be eligible for the plan RTs must have a CRE/CAE designation and have CSRT professional liability insurance. The Medavie Blue Cross reimbursement program will be launched in early spring 2015. Patients who suffer from asthma and/or COPD will be able to self-refer to an RRT. 

NBART Supports Declaration of Death by Respiratory Therapists

The NBART has published a Position Statement on Pronouncement of Death by Respiratory Therapists.

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Professional Liability Insurance

The CSRT's provider of professional liability insurance (PLI) has developed a promotional video – this is a tool to promote the importance of PLI.

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Position Statement on Medication Reconciliation Released

The NBART has recently released a position statement on the role of Respiratory Therapists in the medication reconciliation process.

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Respiratory Therapy becomes a Regulated Profession

On June 19, 2009, Respiratory Therapy became a regulated profession in the province of New Brunswick

pdfAn Act Respecting Respiratory Therapists