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Dontbelieveit in Crazyhorse, Indiana

Updated 9 months ago

Things RT Program Dept Heads dont tell you: - 7 Replies

#1.) They tell you their job placement rates are 80%, 90%??? What they dont tell you is the CoArc's job placement rate is misleading and tainted...

Lynn Horton in Dearborn, Mississippi

Updated 9 months ago

Any current students or grads of RT program at HFCC in Michigan? - 28 Replies

Hi, I am contemplating entering the program at Henry Ford. I met with an advisor who indicated after I completed all the prereqs, it is a 1-2 year...

ladygaga in Gainesville, Georgia

Updated 9 months ago

Respiratory Therapy License with a DUI - 4 Replies

I am currently attending school for Respiratory Therapy in AZ. I have a DUI from 2006 and I am worried that it may prevent me from obtaining my...

RRT in Miami, Florida

Updated 9 months ago

RRT Job Market along the West Coast - 2 Replies

Hello Everyone, I completed my RT training through the US Air Force and I am now seeking a job somewhere along the West Coast. I have submitted...

RRT in Lake Worth, Florida

I would take any respiratory therapist job even for minimum wage!

I can't even get interviews on a regular basis let alone a job. This is totally horrible I would not wish this on anyone. I made a bad decision going...

Unemployed Florida in Pompano Beach, Florida

Updated 9 months ago

I can't understand why anyone would think about going to school for respiratory therapy! - 2 Replies

Finding work in this field is impossible. I have been reduced to living in my car at Walmart, food stamps, Obama phone, soup kitchens and selling my...

ZA in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 10 months ago

CRT RRT SIMS Material from Kettering Seminar for sale. - 5 Replies

Hello- Would anyone be interested in the CRT/Written Registry with Clinical Sims materials by Kettering? 145- Comprehensive CRT/Written...

Fl Rt in Pompano Beach, Florida

HCA INC has corrupt hiring practices!

The hiring managers get kickbacks from respiratory program directors to hire their graduates! The Florida attorney general is investagating the...

Geena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 10 months ago

RT is the biggest mistake in my life - 35 Replies

I got CRT & RRT 3 years ago. In past two months, I only got 9 hours of pay. Selecting RT is the biggest mistake in my life.

Dweebette in Fair Oaks, California

Updated 10 months ago

Kettering Audio (not playaway) - 2 Replies

Ok, I'm going to knuckle under a buy the Kettering program (I have Lindsey Jones already) The thing I don't like is now part of their audio format...

Jishnu in Richmond, Texas

Updated 10 months ago

Lindsay Jones - 44 Replies

Hi...looking to buy or borrow the Lindsay Jones Review for RRT and Clin Sims. Let me know if you have one or know of someone who is willing to part...

too true in Bend, Oregon

Updated 10 months ago

Passing the CRT and RRT NBRC exams is the least of your problems! - 8 Replies

Finding a job in this field is like digging for gold coins in your backyard! New graduates are wasting their time submitting applications. I am a...

Sonny in Grand Terrace, California

Does anyone have AE-C or RPFT Kettering Material?

Hello everyone, I am one of those SoCal RRT's that found out the hard way about our horrible job market. I am trying to build up my resume a little...

BradleyRTstudent in minneapolis, Minnesota

Updated 10 months ago

Living in the Walmart parking lot in my car! No Job - 1 Reply

This field is ruined I have nine years experience and I can't find a job That HCA Inc controls all the hospitals in Florida. I hope they go bankrupt...

3dguy81 in California

Updated 10 months ago

Attending SJVC for Respiratory Therapy program - 7 Replies

Hello, I am hoping I can receive feedback in regards to attending school to become a respiratory therapist. I have been looking into sjvc ' s Rancho...

BradleyRTstudent in minneapolis, Minnesota

KentuckyOne RT Layoffs/ Phase Out attempt

For those who dont know...KentuckyOne has decided to phase out their RT's in their Emergency Department.... good luck First off, This is so...

Kris in Phenix City, Alabama

Kettering Playaway

I am interested in purchasing the CRT/RRT Written Registry Playaway® Audio Unit with Comprehensive Lectures.

NJ RRT in Atlanta, Georgia

Have giving up trying to find a respiratory therapist Florida!

Moved down here in August been on intereviews seems its impossible to get a hospital job! I have nine.years in the field and have obtained the...

mofo in Alhambra, California

Updated 11 months ago

Six months in Florida still no job! - 2 Replies

I am sleeping car in the Walmart parking lot on food stamps, selling my plasma for money twice a week and now have a Obama phone! I have been...

Sad RRT in Pasadena, Texas

Updated 11 months ago

Will Respiratory Care go BSRT? And will it someday get a mid level provider credential? - 2 Replies

I had a general question for all RCP's out there. First, Do we think that Respiratory Care will go all the way to BSRT/BSRC? Second, Do we...

Sad RRT in Pasadena, Texas

Updated 11 months ago

Texas Job Market - 12 Replies

Could any of the current RTs in Texas please comment on the job market for new grads in Texas? Hows the hiring process in the Dallas/Houston/San...

school in North Hollywood, California

neurodiagnostic tech school vs. respiratory therapy

Has anyone attended school to be a neurodiagnostic tech? If so, how was the schooling and is the career outlook good? I am looking into either...



Hi, I am contemplating a move to broward county florida (specifically the miramar/pembroke pines area). I'd like to know what a registered...

BradleyRTstudent in minneapolis, Minnesota

Chicago/ or Philadelphia Respiratory Therapist Wages??

Im considering a move in a few months from Minneapolis to Chicago or Philadelphia. I was wondering if anyone could tell me what the Respiratory...

justin deango in florida, Wyoming

Updated 11 months ago

any rt ever gone from rt to nursing then nurse practitioner - 11 Replies

hi guys how are you all doing first I would like to tell you a little background about myself I have been a respiratory therapist for almost 7 years...

Gailcharl2 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 11 months ago

Kettering MP3 player and practice tests FS - 1 Reply

I have the newest Kettering MP3 audio for sale. Took the seminar in June and bought it there. For anyone who hasnt taken Kettering, this is the next...

jrmavc in you'll never know, California

Updated 11 months ago

Respiratory: I already want to change careers - 4 Replies

After 1 semester of book work and just starting my clinical rotation...Clinical Rotations, thats all it already looking to change...

mrbongeh in covina, California

Updated 11 months ago

Ardor health and there adds on here! - 3 Replies

So after seeing several adds by Ardor health ,I decided to submit some information and then a day later received a call from a recruiter. So I sent...

ebusiness66ATyahooDOTcom in Houston, Texas

Updated 11 months ago

respiratory therapist job in phoenix - 1 Reply

My wife and I moved to phoenix in September and I still have had no luck finding an RRT position. Anyone know of available positions or job...

ebusiness66ATyahooDOTcom in Houston, Texas

Updated 11 months ago

Have giving up trying to find a respiratory therapist job! - 6 Replies

Two years after graduating and a couple of interviews with no luck its time to call it quits with respiratory therapy! Getting food stamps and...

Mr SRT in Groton, New York

Updated 11 months ago

The respiratory therapy departments in Florida take money from RT schools to hire new graduatess! - 1 Reply

THE Florida Board of Respiratory Care has investigated the hiring practices of six respiratory directors working in different Florida healthcare...

jahall05 in Youngstown, Ohio

Will you fill out my survey? Communication in healthcare organizations.

I am a current human resources management student and I am writing a research paper on communication in healthcare. The survey contains no...

Debbie N in South Bend, Indiana

Updated 12 months ago

Returning to the field of Respiratory Therapy? - 7 Replies

I would like to know if anyone can give me some sound advice on the best way to get back in to RT field after being out for 8 years? I have been...

irene in San Diego, California

Updated 12 months ago

Finding a job as a RT in San Diego - 15 Replies

I graduated in January top of my class (3.96 GPA). I took my CRT and RRT and passed them both first time up. I have my current California License,...

StarvingRRT in Georgia

Updated 12 months ago

I making a Mistake with Respiratory Care? - 3 Replies

I am 1 1/2 years into this field as an RC student...and converted X-Ray Tech.....(There are NO Jobs in X-Ray) I have over 12 years of Health Care...

HomelessRRT in Georgia

Updated 12 months ago

HCA INC in Florida posts jobs you cant get dont waste your time submitting an application. - 1 Reply

Same thing every time I apply for a respiratory therapist position with HCA INC ( NOT UNDER CONSIDERATION) their hiring managers are incompetent in...

HomelessRRT in Georgia

Updated 12 months ago

Starting out in RT - 527 Replies

I am just begining to look into San Diego schools that offer coarses in RT. I do not have any gen. ed completed. Are there any schools out there that...

Beth in Plano in Plano, Texas

Updated 12 months ago

Been in Florida for 6 months still no work to be found! - 4 Replies


bltrrtmom in atlanta, Georgia

home health

is it really big change working in a hospital moving to home health? Any RT work in home health like it? Trying to move back home as I am a single...

ebusiness66ATyahooDOTcom in Houston, Texas

Updated 12 months ago

Truly PRN positions - 1 Reply

I wanted the advice of everyone: with the prn positions you guys work, are you required to work a certain amount of weekends? is there any RT...

cruzhi310 in West Los Angeles, California

Lindsey Jones Complete Review Course for SALE

Please email me at if interested. I have all the books, CDS and Tests, Study Guide and Clin Sims CDS and Simulations. in Robbinsville, North Carolina

Updated 12 months ago

Jobs in Dubai - 32 Replies

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

ebusiness66ATyahooDOTcom in Houston, Texas

Updated 12 months ago

Lindsey Jones CRT/RRT Exam Review with flash cards for sale. Current edition. - 2 Replies

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

Steve in Stockton, California

Updated 13 months ago

RT trying to get a license with a felony record - 5 Replies

i had a felony arrest 15 years ago and the dept. of health in florida wants to denny my application. ever hear of this

Beth in Plano in Plano, Texas

Updated 13 months ago

Graduated Respiratory Therapy School can't find work now selling auto parts! - 18 Replies

I am broke and down and out and working a mininum wage job at a auto parts store. The student loans are due and no one is knocking on my door...

Beth in Plano in Plano, Texas

Updated 13 months ago

Stay away from this field! - 16 Replies

You have a better chance digging and finding gold coins in your backyard than finding a job as a respiratory therapist.

BradleyRTstudent in minneapolis, Minnesota

Updated 13 months ago

Recieved hundreds of applications from ten different states! - 7 Replies

All these applications for 1 or 2 per diem positions!

webdox in Hollywood, California

Updated 13 months ago

drug testing at san joaquin valley college respiratory program - 2 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...

webdox in Hollywood, California

Updated 13 months ago

I want to be a respiratory therapist in taiwan? - 3 Replies

I will be graduating as an RT next year, I want to know if anyone has any info on what the process is for working in Taiwan as a foreign rt with a...

webdox in Hollywood, California

Updated 13 months ago

RT programs in Houston TX - 22 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...

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