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Hkg04d in North Richland Hills, Texas

Florida pay

Hey everyone, so I am a RRT in Texas and was looking into moving to Florida. I was curious what the pay is like in Florida. I have been a therapist...

Elena Barron in Torrance, California

Updated 13 months ago

State License - 5 Replies

Hi, can anyone give me more info as far as how to obtain an license out of state. I'm license in CA, but would like to work out of state. What do...

peter james in Moreton, United Kingdom

Updated 13 months ago

Jobs in Dubai - 34 Replies

Hello, Canadian RRT here looking for any information on job roles, and recent wages/packages in Dubai for RRT's.

elervin in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 13 months ago

Employment in the US for Canadian RT's - 1 Reply

Hi I am looking to Relocate to the U.S. (if possible). I am searching online and I see many agencies offering RT positions but Are there any...

RA2016 in Humble, Texas

Respiratory Boards - HELP

I just graduated from the Respiratory program at school, it took me a few tries just to pass the exit exams to graduate. As I get ready to study for...

jojo in West Covina, California

Updated 13 months ago

Tutoring for CRT in Philadelphia - 83 Replies

Hi! Last year I graduated from a Respiratory Therapy program, and i haven't been able to pass my certification exam. My parents are sick of paying...

eolson_canada@*****.*** in Holdrege, Nebraska

Updated 13 months ago

Can I transfer my RRT licence to Canada? - 4 Replies

Hello folks, for the record I am not actually an RT yet, I'm still a student. However I have been considering moving to Canada in the next couple...

Ray Daniels in Independence, Missouri

Updated 13 months ago

Where can a RT that's been out of the field for years get clinical experience - 4 Replies

I'm a RRT that's been out of the field for 12 years and was wondering where one can get clinical experience again without having to enroll in some...

Mimi in Littleton, Colorado

Updated 13 months ago

Advice for RRT new grad - 9 Replies

I graduated from school and just got my RRT. The one hospital that is in the same city I live in interviewed me and I didn't get the job. The closet...

Intubate! in Illinois

Updated 13 months ago

Chicago area or suburbs! - 1 Reply

Just comparing hourly pay rate for RTs in the suburbs of Chicago, and job outlook as well!

c_rosario03 in Bayonne, New Jersey

Updated 14 months ago


I am thinking about signing up for Bergen community college's (in Bergen County NJ) Respiratory therapy program... I was wondering if anybody has...

Useless Degree in Belton, South Carolina

Updated 14 months ago

Respiratory Therapy vs. Licensed Clinical Social Worker - 1 Reply

Seems that both have something in common: Burn out. So if you had to choose between the two, which would it be?

Useless Degree in Belton, South Carolina

Updated 14 months ago

drug testing at san joaquin valley college respiratory program - 4 Replies

helllo i will soon be entering the rt program and unfortunately have made a terrible decision on my part. I gave in to smoking marijuana a week...

541RRT in Central Point, Oregon

Updated 14 months ago

Respiratory Therapy Salary Truth? - 2 Replies

Hey all, So I've been doing some research here and there about compensation for us RT's and have been meaning to get a little factual information...

Pikturegurl in Elk Grove, California

Updated 14 months ago

New RT graduate in california - 9 Replies

Hello all to those reading, So I just graduated three months ago. Majority of my class have had interviews and about half are working now. I'm...

Pikturegurl in Elk Grove, California

Updated 14 months ago

Lindsey Jones CRT/RRT Exam Review with flash cards for sale. Current edition. - 4 Replies

Book and flashcards are slightly used with highlights/markups, etc but are in good shape overall. Email me at if interested!...

Susan D.

Updated 15 months ago

Travel Therapist ??? - 501 Replies

Anyone here a travel therapist or worked as one? I'm currently looking into agencies but not sure which one is better. Looking for good pay,...

Wiany in Baltimore, Maryland

RT program

Hi guys, I am doing a research for RT program. Please fill in the survey to support my project. Thank you,

Tuan pham in Union City, California

Updated 15 months ago

Kettering CRT/RRT and CPFT/RPFT study material. - 2 Replies

Hi, I have an older Kettering (2014) CRT/RRT home study package along with a CPFT/RPFT home study package available. All in excellent condition with...

College Student in Strasburg, Pennsylvania

Should I be an Elementary Teacher or Respiratory Therapist?

I have been in between respiratory therapy and elementary education for a couple of years now. I am currently attending a university for my bachelors...

jerome blaze in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 16 months ago

felony........ - 102 Replies

Iv'e been looking intently into the rct/rt feild intensly. the director of the school i talked to said that with my felony it is possible but alot...

Tim R in Blackwood, New Jersey

Updated 16 months ago

respiratory therapist student new grad with misdemeanor dui - 16 Replies

I wanted to share my misdemeanor DUI experience with the RCB in California There is hundreds of stories and blogs for RN's even resident doctors on...

Mike11792 in Naperville, Illinois

How is the job field for RRT in suburbs of Chicago like Naperville

So I've been an ER tech for almost 3 years. I've seen the job role of an RN. And I've made my decision of not going into nursing. I've seen and...

ACRRT in Memphis, Tennessee

Updated 17 months ago

If RT's save lives, why are we not as represented/respected as RN"S? - 149 Replies

I have been an RT for 14 yr's. so I know of what I speak. I have silently watched as RT's work Code Blues, weaned patients off ventilators, loved and...

Nicholas in Houston, Texas

Updated 17 months ago

Independence University Students - 89 Replies

I am curious are their any students having problems with their clinical site schedule interfering with your fulltime job? I know when your taking...

RESA in Great Falls, Montana

Updated 17 months ago

What does a respiratory therapist do on a daily basis? Is it hard? bloody? stressful? do you like your job? - 31 Replies

I am curious about this profession. I would like to hear some helpful advice from an actual therapist.

Mom2go in Brookshire, Texas

Updated 17 months ago

RT programs in Houston TX - 21 Replies

Does anyone know about the programs in houston TX? I am looking at HCC and Kingwood. What are the quality of these programs? How does the job...

CSL in Bartonsville, Pennsylvania

Updated 18 months ago

Used NPS Kettering/Lindsey Jones study guides. - 2 Replies

I plan on taking my NPS board exam in the near future and haven't been able to find used copies of either kettering or lindsey jones study guides. I...

DNex in Dayton, Ohio

Student Respiratory Care Forum

Are there any student RT forums in cyberspace? Good ones?

Dan Walter in Deland, Florida

New: A safe place to report dangerous patient safety conditions ...

Having family members in Allied Health, I know that troubling things go on at hospitals and workers don't feel that it's safe to report the problems...

Raquel Romen in Alhambra, California

Updated 18 months ago

How is the RT program in Mount San Antonio College? I only see other colleges on this board. Thank you! - 19 Replies

How is the RT program in Mount San Antonio College? I only see other colleges on this board. I'm in the process of trying to get into the RT...

newrrt in Kissimmee, Florida

Updated 18 months ago

My Daughter NEEDS HELP - 9 Replies

I am trying to find help for my daughter, she has taken the respiratory therapy test so meany time i have lost count, please help she has the...

newrrt in Kissimmee, Florida

Updated 18 months ago

NBRC- RRT- Clinical Portion - 256 Replies

Hey everyone, I am on the lookout for some help with attempting the RRT- Clinical portion offered by the NBRC. If there's anyone whose attempted...

BreatheDeep in Sonoma, California

Updated 19 months ago

resp therapy - 2 Replies

Is 46 too old to start school for resp therapy?

Jaime Flynn in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Updated 19 months ago

NPS study material - 1 Reply

Hi! I recently purchased/completed the Kettering home study system to prepare for the NPS exam. I have done the free self examination as well as...

vixen in Leesburg, Florida

Updated 19 months ago

Can't find a job as an RT.... - 17 Replies

I live in the los angeles area. i went to an advance accredited school. i took my CRT and RRT. it has been almost 7 months now since i graduated and...

RT student in Rapid City, South Dakota

Updated 20 months ago

RT vs. LPN - 9 Replies

I am thinking about going back to school. I graduated in December of 2009 with a B.S. in Biology. With that degree, I already have all the prereqs...

When in doubt, Intubate! in Roselle, Illinois

Updated 21 months ago

How beneficial is Kettering - 1 Reply

I am studying for my RRT and look to get it mid july/August. I have bought coins and look to study a few hours a day. Now when you take these...

Dan in Phoenix, Arizona


Ok so I've been an RT For 6 years now and still a CRT. Yes I know ok a slacker. Well I'm done with slacking and ready to get my RRT. I called and...

When in doubt, Intubate! in Roselle, Illinois

Updated 21 months ago

School Program - 1 Reply

Hello all I would like to know how is it in the respiratory therapist program? Some people try to compare it to a nursing program is that accurate?

steve 1985 in Chino Hills, California

Is Registry worth signing up for in Los Angeles

Hey All, Just recently had to move to the Los Angeles area, I have over 10 years experience ED/Trauma, ICU, NICU... i've been applying everywhere in...

steve 1985 in Chino Hills, California

Updated 21 months ago


I have been read a lot of this comments and r u serious that there r job shortage for RT's I am starting school soon and I don't want to waste time...

Unojc in Ohio

Updated 21 months ago

Is Respiratory therapy becoming a bachelor's degree only ? - 28 Replies

At the hospital i work at the therapist are all telling me that i think it is 2013 that a bachelor's degree will be required for all the respiratory...

Unojc in Ohio

Updated 21 months ago

RRT vs. CRT - 3 Replies

This is disheartening, frustrating and just flat out wrong in my opinion. Every individual who passed the CRT exam prior to January 1, 2015 needs to...

Janmrp in Fairmont, West Virginia

I have tried email you but you have not email me ,I need help fpr my Daugherty , we dont have a lot of money

When in doubt, Intubate! in Roselle, Illinois

Updated 21 months ago

Interview a Respiratory therapist - 1 Reply

I need to interview a few respiratory therapists. One who has been in the field for at least 3 years is preferred. This would just be about 20 or so...

roRRT in San Antonio, Texas

Updated 21 months ago

Looking for Kettering Pulmonary Function Test study material + advice on test - 2 Replies

Is anyone selling their PFT certification study material? How is this test layout? I am an RRT and am interested in taking the pft Nebraska test. ...

bellaluna22 in Texas

Updated 22 months ago

Career Change out of Respiratory Therapy - 2 Replies

I'm posting this question on behalf of my girlfriend, who is looking to make a career change. She has been a Respiratory Therapist for 2 years, and...

HELPPP in Cedar City, Utah

RRT Written

I am getting ready to take TMC. I am current CRT but finished school 9 years ago and now can't locate new job after moving due to no RRT. Can anyone...

slim in Lakeland, Florida

concorde Tampa

Has anyone gone to concorde in tampa florida? If so how was it? Or any concorde school... what was the education like, did you feel you learned...

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