Important Legislative Alert for CTSRC Members:
The Connecticut Society for Respiratory Care is meeting with success in our efforts to update our practice act. Senate Bill 403, An Act Concerning Respiratory Care Practitioners, would permit Respiratory Care Practitioners with appropriate training to do the following:
- Arterial Line Insertion
- Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
- Intravenous/Interosseous Therapy
- Insertion, injections of medication and vaccines
Our bill has been raised by the Public Health Committee for a public hearing that will be held Monday, March 20. Click the link below for a copy of the bill:
Please use this link to our legislative page for a list of public health committee members and their contact information. There is also a sample letter fo you to cut and paste and sign, to make contacting your legislators easier. Click here for the legislative page on the CTSRC web page.