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siyad km in India

Updated 19 months ago

Jobs for international RTs - 410 Replies

I am a respiratory therapist from india and am holding AS degree. I am yet to complete CRT and RRT Can any one help me or suggest how to get a job...

respiratory questions in Kent, Washington

Updated 19 months ago

Which is in more demand Respiratory Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant - 1 Reply

Hello!! I am debating whether or not to go into the RT field or Physical Therapist Assistant Field! I'm stuck I know I want to help anyone who is...

ebusinessatyahoodotcom in Houston, Texas

Updated 20 months ago

Looking for feedback from an RT that works in a Long Tern Ventilator Care Hospital - 2 Replies

I am a new Respiratory Care graduate, because it is hard to get a job in a large bed hospital without 1-2 years of experience I am contemplating...

ebusinessatyahoodotcom in Houston, Texas

Updated 20 months ago

How do I get a job as an RT when everyone wants a year of experience? - 3 Replies

I've been told to do registry for the first year, but all registries say that they require a year of experience. Someone else suggested Long Term...

ebusinessatyahoodotcom in Houston, Texas

Updated 20 months ago

CRT VS RRT Help - 7 Replies

I am registering at Independence University for my associates/RRT. Has anyone received their CRT in one year? I plan on continuing for RRT while...

Tim of the Midwest in Kansas City, Missouri

Updated 20 months ago

If my Credentials as a CRT NEVER expire, why am I being forced to retake the CRT in order to take the RRT - 4 Replies

I Passed my CRT in 1997. I passed the written RRT but not the clinical simulation. I went on with my career, gaining experience in all aspects of the...

Hiring manager in Jersey City, New Jersey

I have recieved 600 applications for one PRN position!

Think about the job situation before these schools sell you a dream! The field is flooded you are gonna put two years of your time and find no job...

Candace in Merced, California

Updated 20 months ago

Air transport therapist - 9 Replies

Does anyone on here do air transport, or know anything about it? I am graduating next year and would love to transport newborns to the NICU. How hard...

Lynn Horton in Dearborn, Mississippi

Updated 21 months ago

I have been in Florida since August 2013 still no job! - 4 Replies

I have put so many applications and been on so many interviews and still no job. I have ten years in the field I am a RRT-NPS, RPFT with BLS, ACLS,...

hard times in Murrieta, California

Updated 21 months ago

New Grad here - 235 Replies

Hello all! So I have been out of school for 6 months now. I graduated from Kaplan College in Phoenix, AZ but moved to CA after graduation. I am...

PEEP PEEP in Escondido, California

Looking for NPS Homestudy Materials

Hello, I am a new grad and just completed my RRT. I am looking to take my NPS exam this summer and was hoping someone out there had a set of the...

JoE in Monticello, New York

Updated 21 months ago

Would like some suggestions on job market predictions - 6 Replies

This discussion is simple. In California it is a tough market and I joined some of you in the same boat. I just want Opinions of possible states...

ebusiness66ATyahooDOTcom in Houston, Texas

Updated 21 months ago

Need serious help!! Please!!!! - 4 Replies

I'm very discourage and nervous about going in to sit for my Crt Board exam! It's been 2years now since I graduated and I have attempted the CRT 4...

Dontbelieveit in Crazyhorse, Indiana

Updated 21 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 21 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...

RRT in Miami, Florida

Updated 22 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 22 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 22 months ago

CRT RRT SIMS Material from Kettering Seminar for sale. - 4 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...

Dweebette in Fair Oaks, California

Updated 22 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...

too true in Bend, Oregon

Updated 23 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 23 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 23 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 23 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 23 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 23 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 23 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...

mrbongeh in covina, California

Updated 24 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 24 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 24 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 24 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 24 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...

StarvingRRT in Georgia

Updated 24 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 24 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 24 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 24 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 25 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.

ebusiness66ATyahooDOTcom in Houston, Texas

Updated 25 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 25 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

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