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Updated 2 days ago

RTs with a master's degree - 15 Replies

I could say 95% of all jobs could be OJT. PhD for PT, MS for OT and Nursing has a few OJT training programs. BS would give us more respect. I...


Updated 2 days ago

Starting the Program Need Advice - 1 Reply

Congratulations on being accepted. As for pros and cons, you need to make time and read this forum. It has been discussed a lot of times. Yes,...


Updated 3 days ago

Kettering CPFT or RPFT - 61 Replies

If anyone has Kettering RPFT study materials to sell please contact me at


Updated 3 days ago

NBRC ruined my life- plese help! - 311 Replies

The Nursing crdentialing and licensing processes are essentially the same as ours. It does very slightly in the details. In the nursing process the...


Updated 4 days ago

NBRC- RRT- Clinical Portion - 222 Replies

Hi, i need to buy used Kettering full set and Lindsey Jones full set. please email me on if you are selling any of these. I...


Updated 6 days ago

Tutoring for CRT in Philadelphia - 75 Replies

[QUOTE who="maximus0520 in Miami, Florida"]Hi Im very much interested in making contact with you and obtaining your services. I live relatively close...

Elena Barron

Does anyone know about a Respiratory Therapist Residency Program for neonates?

I am in my last year of school to become a Respiratory Therapist. Would anyone recommend a RT Residency Program in a Children's Hospital. I am...

julius Che

Updated 8 days ago

looking to buy a used Lindsey Jones CRT/RRT materials.... - 78 Replies

[QUOTE who="Tkirklin in Swartz Creek, Michigan"]Gow much for the flash cards?[/QUOTE If you still have the Linsey me @...


Updated 9 days ago

kettering vs lindsay jones - 257 Replies

I passed my CRT&RRT and want to sell my homestudy set(CRT & RRT). It includes: Comprehensive CRT/Written Registry Study Guide Comprehensive...


Updated 12 days ago

Which is better nursing or respiratory therapist? - 168 Replies

[QUOTE who="Rnrtmedical in Tulsa, Oklahoma"]I am an RT/RN and have worked in both professions. I am hoping only to give advice and not sound biased...


Why can people not find jobs?

I graduated from school 2 years ago and I have 2 jobs working 36 hours a week at one job and 12-36 hours a week at another job and have other...


Updated 21 days ago

how to reenter the field - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="lorena in Edmond, Oklahoma"]I was/am a RRT. I used to be a darn good one but I have been out of the field for quite awhile. I now need to...


Updated 22 days ago

Lets try an uplifting note... - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="DelaRT in Delaware"]The point of my post is not to try and rub into anyone's face about how easily it was for me to get a job or pass my...


Updated 23 days ago

Clinical Sims pathology - 24 Replies

the day is coming and I just cant find any practice on the CABG....I am worried


Updated 23 days ago

Fresno City College - 5 Replies

I'm thinking about doing Respiratory therapy and I want to know is it a demanding job in Fresno. Some people said it is not but other said it is. I...


Updated 23 days ago


[QUOTE who="akorn in Minneapolis, Minnesota"]so i'm 29 and just got divorced and now im trying to figure out what to do with my life. been thinking...


Updated 25 days ago

False hope on the job outlook for a recent Rt grad. - 10 Replies

[QUOTE who="CRT-RRT in Los Angeles, California"]The increase rate of training is much greater than that of job opportunities. The job outlook will...


Updated 25 days ago

i need help passing!!! - 39 Replies

Sucks to see some people failing. Sadly, it is a reality that if all people who graduated from a Respiratory program takes the board exam, not all...


Updated 1 month ago

Anyone attend Concorde Career College in CA...? - 220 Replies

Now I'm really nervous about going to Concorde. I guess I'll go ahead and start the RT course and then re-evaluate when Saddleback college begins...

siyad km

Updated 1 month ago

Jobs for international RTs - 412 Replies

Sir..iam completed my plus two and desided to know about respiratory therapy.can i get job after studying it. Is there is any difference between...


Updated 1 month ago

Children's Hospital Los Angeles - 39 Replies

[QUOTE who="AshRT in Hesperia, California"]Well it's definitely interesting seeing someone talk about you on a forum. I actually had 4 months...

respiratory questions

Updated 1 month ago

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

[QUOTE who="jprado21 in Roanoke, Texas"]Hello!! I am debating whether or not to go into the RT field or Physical Therapist Assistant Field! I'm stuck...


Updated 1 month ago

Traveling Respiratory Therapist - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="ebusinessatyahoodotcom in Houston, Texas"]As a seasoned RT, I don't see how you will have a problem looking for a job. Also, when you are...


Updated 1 month ago

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

I did that for 2 months. I did not like it. Very old ventilators, the same routine every day and nothing really challenging or exciting. I would...


Updated 1 month ago

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

Just keep on applying, you may get lucky. Hospitals in my area know that new grads are desperate, so they do give them a chance every now and then.


Updated 1 month ago

CRT VS RRT Help - 7 Replies

[QUOTE who="respiratory questions in Maple Valley, Washington"]How does the job outlook for respiratory therapist look? All I get is conflicting info...


Updated 1 month ago

a good career choice? - 1366 Replies

It can be a career if you get into the RIGHT hospital, BUT... THERE ARE NO JOBS! Too many of us and no jobs. I work registry because that's all I...

Tim of the Midwest

Updated 1 month 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

Yeah, I am in a similar position. I graduated from a California two year respiratory program in 1986 with an AS. At that time, we had to wait one...


Updated 1 month ago

Any Respiratory Therapists in Ontario or Canada?? - 67 Replies

dear all thank you for useful website , im anesthesia technician working in Dubai ,i do appreciate if anyone can guide me to direct ...

Hiring manager

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...


Updated 2 months ago

How hard are classes??? - 173 Replies

Hey there! Nursing program or RT? Oh, what on Earth should I take up? BMCC here!


Updated 2 months ago

Air transport therapist - 9 Replies

[QUOTE who="Jim RRT in Fresno, California"]Flight is fun, but there is a weight limit (I barely make it) and usually 3-5 years experiance Any...


Updated 2 months ago

Is a Bachelors Degree in RT necessary? What about the BS in RT that is offerred by CCSD? - 155 Replies

I am currently an RRT. I was considering becoming a CRNA but recently learned of the AA program. If this is the path I decide, would it be better or...

Lynn Horton

Updated 2 months ago

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

Oh...and no state income tax...another buck fifty raise

Unemployed Florida RT

Couldn't find a job ran out of money living in car in Walmart parking lot!

Anyone thinking about being a respiratory therapist should think twice. Dont listen to what the schools tell you they just want your money! I am...

hard times

Updated 2 months ago

New Grad here - 235 Replies

I am a new grad, I graduated from my program in march and passed all of my tests by the end of April and had all of my license numbers issued to me...


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...


Updated 2 months ago

Has anyone taken and passed the NBRC Adult Critical Care Specialist exam? - 11 Replies

Is anyone saling practice material they have for the ACCS


Updated 2 months ago

Would like some suggestions on job market predictions - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="TheRealisticRCP in Elbridge, New York"]Minnesota, Wisconsin, SE Michigan, Upstate NY seem good ,,,I could be wrong.[/QUOTE] Upstate...

Kettering home study kit for sale

I have all kettering CRT, RRT, Sim books and the tape for sale. No highlights in the books. I used pencil in some pages, but the books are clean....


Updated 2 months ago

Respiratory therapy Visa Sponsorship - 50 Replies

[QUOTE who="RT GRAD with RRT in Atlanta, Georgia"]I was wondering if your hospital or if you know other hospitals that are hiring . I am about to...


Updated 2 months ago

So lets hear the truth, is respiratory therapy really a good job? - 440 Replies

After a long debate with my family (we) I have chosen to move forward with the Dental Hygiene Program. I am so nervous because it is very difficult!...


Updated 2 months ago

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

[QUOTE who="Kward2006 in Port Saint Lucie, Florida"]I just want to pass to go on to the next part so i can become Reg Therapist![/QUOTE] Don't be...


Updated 2 months ago

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

[QUOTE who="TheRealisticRCP in Canandaigua, New York"]Ive seen it done two different ways: They either hire new grads who dont know as much...


Updated 3 months ago


[QUOTE who="Respiratory Therapist in Kissimmee, Florida"]The field is shot ruined by greedy schools and their employees who dont want to work a real...

Lynn Horton

Updated 3 months ago

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

HFCC is a decent program. Just stay away from Oakwood Dearborn Hospital. I think they're are one a the few companies that will hire you in at a...


Updated 3 months ago

Respiratory Therapy License with a DUI - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="PortugalVI in Long Beach, California"]hello there, Ive been a respiratory therapist for 3 years now here in southern california,...

Updated 3 months ago

Want to buy new edition used Kettering Review Book for Neonates/Pediatrics (NPS) - 390 Replies

Looking for the NPS Study Guide. Please send me an email if you have them and can either lend them to me (willing to rent them and return them) or...


Updated 3 months ago

RRT Job Market along the West Coast - 2 Replies

Don't come to Florida the job market is terrible. Too many schools and new graduates.


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...

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