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Updated 14 hours ago

Respiratory Care Practitioner TEXAS - 25 Replies

[QUOTE who="RRT Texas in San antonio, Texas"]what is the name of the RT to RN bridge program???... last time i heard they got rid of those programs...

denise mcclain

Updated 1 day ago

Tutoring for CRT in Philadelphia - 81 Replies

[QUOTE who="Mochalatte337 in Lafayette, Louisiana"]I am very interested, I need help with 20 questions. Please email me at[/QU...


Updated 1 day ago

Doing well on the new NBRC board exams as from January 2015 - 314 Replies

Does anyone still have access on the clinical sim A and B? Either or. I would like to get some practice before next week when i tackle my clinsims...


Updated 1 day ago

Stay far, far away from Respiratory!!!! - 93 Replies

I'm not keenly aware of any RRT's having this much difficulty. They're in desperate need of qualified therapist everywhere. Have you thought perhaps...


Updated 3 days ago

would you pick RT again? - 270 Replies

[QUOTE who="Bob in Des Moines, Iowa"]If you had to pick a career over again knowing what you know now about RT, would you still choose to be a...

College Student

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

Updated 7 days ago

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

Quick question i have a drug felony but it was in 2007 a B felone since then i havent been in trouble i work as a supervisor at a automotive factory...

Tim R

Updated 12 days ago

respiratory therapist student new grad with misdemeanor dui - 16 Replies

Thanks for posting this, I have two dwi'a and was scared I'm going to school for RT for nothing


Updated 14 days ago

Help i failed TMC exam - 16 Replies

[QUOTE who="kenmeyer81@*****.*** in Denver, Colorado"]What are you using to study. I used the Lindsey Jones Home Study and got 123/140 on the TMC. ...


Updated 15 days ago

Polysomnography AKA Sleep Technology - 8 Replies

[QUOTE who="Rob in Phoenix, Arizona"]Don't do it. This field is drying up. 3-1 is a pain in the watoosie, reduced insurance reimbursement is killing...


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...


Updated 19 days ago

So lets hear the truth, is respiratory therapy really a good job? - 429 Replies

[QUOTE who="Honda RT in Garden Grove, California"]I'm also looking at the bridge program from RT to RN in Austin Texas Community College . I will...

Gary Wharton

Updated 20 days ago

Which is better nursing or respiratory therapist? - 168 Replies

[QUOTE who="Lamberts Canals in Fairfield, California"]What exactly do you mean physician input? Yes, we operate under medical direction of a...


Updated 27 days ago

Lindsey Jones CRT/RRT Exam Review with flash cards for sale. Current edition. - 3 Replies

Are these items still available


Updated 28 days ago

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

[QUOTE who="Memphis RT in Memphis, Tennessee"]Someone hit the nail on the head. I agree with this comment. The main Respiratory care manager that is...

KC in Portland, Oregon

Updated 1 month ago

Is a Bachelors Degree in RT necessary? What about the BS in RT that is offerred by CCSD? - 168 Replies

Does anyone have any feedback as to whether a Bachelor's Degree is of any benefit in the RT field? I'm attending CCSD, and they (of course) are...

Tuan Pham in Fairfield, California

Kettering CRT/RRT and CPFT/RPFT study material.

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...

Paul59 in Springfield, Illinois

Updated 1 month ago

New RT graduate in california - 8 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...

Nicholas in Houston, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

Independence University Students - 90 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...

Kristinz228 in Palm City, Florida

Updated 1 month ago

Kettering NPS home study course material for sale - 2 Replies

Kettering NPS home study course material for sale. I am selling my Kettering NPS home study books. The set includes the study guide, addendum,...

RESA in Great Falls, Montana

Updated 1 month ago

What does a respiratory therapist do on a daily basis? Is it hard? bloody? stressful? do you like your job? - 33 Replies

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

Mom2go in Brookshire, Texas

Updated 1 month 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 1 month 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...

KB in Houston, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

Travel Therapist ??? - 499 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,...

FreeSpire in Mount Airy, Maryland

Updated 1 month ago

i need help passing!!! - 68 Replies

i keep getting 69-74's on my crts i am horrified how will i even pass the rrt if i cant pass the crt and im a bracket of the 3 years after...

Trina in Spokane, Washington

Updated 2 months ago

New Grad here - 236 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...

DNex in Dayton, Ohio

Student Respiratory Care Forum

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

Sarah in Lexington, Kentucky

Updated 2 months ago

CRT from a one year program becoming a RRT. - 6 Replies

Need some help. Went to a one year program 33 years ago. Became a CRT and have been working mostly in ICU and NICU. Lots of experience. Never has...

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...

crangel in Los Angeles, California

Updated 2 months ago

Is RT really a good career choice? - 48 Replies

I am seriously contemplating becoming an RT and everyone keeps telling me are you sure? all your gonna see is people dieing and old people who cant...

Raquel Romen in Alhambra, California

Updated 2 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...

Cristine in Pacoima, California

Updated 2 months ago

Why does Respiratory Care have boards that nobody can pass? - 14 Replies

So, I have a classmate I graduated from my school still unable to pass the boards, and actually failed by 1 point the 2nd time....on decision making,...

Jay in Hampton, Georgia

Updated 2 months ago

current respiratory therapy student and i want out - 44 Replies

I'm a second year student, finished all of my competencies, got one more semester and a summer left of classes and clinicals yet I DO NOT want to be...

newrrt in Kissimmee, Florida

Updated 2 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...

Justine in Los Angeles, California

Updated 2 months ago

Anyone attend Concorde Career College in CA...? - 226 Replies

What are the requirements? Did you take the advanced program? Was finding a job easy afterwards? What was salary like right after graduating?

newrrt in Kissimmee, Florida

Updated 2 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 2 months ago

resp therapy - 2 Replies

Is 46 too old to start school for resp therapy?

Marie in Downey, California

Updated 2 months ago

Kettering CPFT or RPFT - 96 Replies

Has anyone purchased both the CPFT and the RPFT books and discs from Kettering? When I got the CRT books and disks 2 yrs ago, they were very similar...

Jaime Flynn in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Updated 2 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...

Christy in New York in Westland, Michigan

Updated 3 months ago

How hard are classes??? - 175 Replies

Im about to start RT school in the fall. I was wondering if anyone can tell me what Im in for..? Are classes really hard? What does a typical day...

vixen in Leesburg, Florida

Updated 3 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...

Excited/Ready for Change in Dallas, Texas

Updated 3 months ago

a good career choice? - 1378 Replies

I am a paramedic and looking into RT as a change of career. Paramedics only make on average about 30-38K A year and usually no room for advancement....

wagnerkj98 in Hollywood, Florida

Updated 3 months ago

kettering vs lindsay jones - 264 Replies

what program is better for review

Formerly Unemployed RRT in Austin, Texas

Updated 3 months ago

Respiratory Therapy.... A Bachelor's degree in the future? - 4 Replies

Hi, I am currently a college student trying to get into the Respiratory program at my local community college. I was doing some research on this...


Updated 3 months ago

looking to buy a used Lindsey Jones CRT/RRT materials.... - 100 Replies

Hi my fellow CRT/RRT students/professionals...I am glad to have found this link in need of help. I am looking to buy a used Lindsey Jones study...

RT student in Rapid City, South Dakota

Updated 3 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...

rich_reeders in Montville, New Jersey

Updated 4 months ago

RTs with a master's degree - 21 Replies

I'm going to be starting RT school this fall, and I'm interested in hearing from some current RTs. I graduated from UGA in December 2011 with a...

Ottisha in West Palm Beach, Florida

Updated 4 months ago

Ask a new RT grad anything! - 24 Replies

I just recently passed my registry. I still have to do my externship but I'm done with school. I'm excited and axnious to enter the real world. Ask...

When in doubt, Intubate! in Roselle, Illinois

Updated 4 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

Updated 4 months ago

What hours/shifts do you work as an RT? - 7 Replies

What are the hours like? Do you feel they are flexible?

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