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Updated 6 hours ago

PASSING TMC AND SIMS for crt and rrt HELP! - 1 Reply

Did you use Kettering or some other study aid to help you prepare? If not, that's what you need and you will pass with no problem.


Updated 2 days ago

Kettering MP3 player and practice tests FS - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="Dave in Prairieville, Louisiana"]I have the newest Kettering MP3 audio for sale. Took the seminar in June and bought it there. For anyone...


Updated 2 days ago

looking to buy a used Lindsey Jones CRT/RRT materials.... - 103 Replies

I have the 2016 Lindsey Jones manual with the quick access card thing that I never looked at. On some of the pages the ink is faded off.

Peachy RRT

RT test during interview

Have you ever had to take a written RT test during an interview? If so, any advice on how to prepare for it?


Updated 8 days ago

Doing well on the new NBRC board exams as from January 2015 - 420 Replies

[QUOTE who="themainevent in Santa Rosa, California"]Hey guys/gals would it be helpful if I put together a study guide/blog/ebook that would help you...


New RRT interested in working in Sleep Lab with limited knowledge!

I am currently an RRT that works with children. While the pay is great and the work decent I am not loving it. However thinking back to school I...

Lady T RRT

Updated 9 days ago

Is RT really a good career choice? - 51 Replies

I can't believe all these complaints it's not a bad job three days a week opens a lot of room for other jobs or other things. I'm happy as a mom to...


Updated 9 days ago

Respiratory Therapy through Independence University - 7 Replies

No specific time! That's what is so great about this school. The work load is definetly manageable. I don't have kids but go to school with many...


Updated 9 days ago

Got tips on passing CLIN SIMS? - 1 Reply

Sorry you missed your clin. sim. I found studying by buying those tokens from kettering and repeating the simulation multiple times helped. By going...


Updated 13 days ago

i need help passing!!! - 71 Replies

I graduated in 1989....yes that makes me almost 50. I am now required by my employer, after 25 years, to get my RRT. I am thinking about taking the...


Travel Agency - How Exactly Do Interviews Work?

Hey everyone, thanks for checking out this thread. I had a question: I am interested in being employed by a Health Care-related Travel Agency, but...

Jessica Hollins

Updated 16 days ago

Kettering NPS home study course material for sale - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="Jessica Hollins in South Windsor, Connecticut"]


RRT management

Hello! So do we have any rrt in management? How is it? Is it with the salary? What is your day to day schedule? Salarys? Looking for some...


Updated 18 days ago

Polysomnography AKA Sleep Technology - 10 Replies

[QUOTE who="La-Von in Chicago, Illinois"]Hello,I was wondering what is the startig salary for a new grad with Rpsgt credentials in Illoinois? I am...


New grad RT

Hello--I graduated in April of 2016 and have my CRT/RRT. I was fortunate to land a job in June, and have been working ever since. I work on the...


Updated 19 days ago

RRT in Naperville ill - 7 Replies

Have you ever done respiratory management?


Lindsey Jones Manual

I am looking to purchase a used copy of the Lindsey Jones manual, preferably 2017 version . I am in school right now (graduate may 2017), and I have...


Updated 24 days ago

New Grad here - 237 Replies

Hi I am a NEW GRAD here!!! I graduated about 5 moths ago and I just moved to the California Bay Area and i have applied to more 100 hospitals,...


Updated 27 days ago

TMC preperation - 1 Reply

A review class wouldn't be a bad kettering or gary persing. There's and The last one has a...


Updated 28 days ago

SDS or RPSGT - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="ajs in Saint Louis, Missouri"]I am an RPSGT. At the hospital I work for it is a required credential. They do not recognize SDS. The...



I graduated from college for Respiratory mid of 2015, I took the TMC test twice since then and haven't done well I keep scoring in the 70s. I'm...

Jhey Jhey

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 - 6 Replies

So, I recently moved to a new state and I currently hold a CRT since 2005. I've read happenings of experienced CRTs being grandfathered after 2015....


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...


Updated 1 month ago

a good career choice? - 1380 Replies

I am 45 years old and I want to take an education in respiratory therapy. I am just worried about my age. Will I able to get a job after my...

Elena Barron

Updated 1 month ago

State License - 5 Replies

[QUOTE who="BOREDRT in Pico Rivera, California"]If you have a CRT/RRT obviously your school was accredited. The NBRC credentials are national (unsure...

peter james

Updated 1 month ago

Jobs in Dubai - 34 Replies

I am looking for People who word in Maintenance dept do you know any of them


Updated 1 month ago

So lets hear the truth, is respiratory therapy really a good job? - 437 Replies

[QUOTE who="newrrt in Kissimmee, Florida"]That's weird, I find that most RT's love their jobs; it is the reason that I became one.[/QUOTE] I...


Updated 1 month ago

Respiratory Care Practitioner TEXAS - 30 Replies

[QUOTE who="Elijah in San Antonio, Texas"]Any new updates on turnaround time for RCP license in Texas? Do I need to apply after I pass my Clinical...


Updated 1 month ago

How hard are classes??? - 177 Replies

I'm currently looking for a good recommendation of schools for the RT program. Im currently living in texas but will soon be moving to San Diego,...


Updated 1 month ago

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

[QUOTE who="Canadian RT in Calgary, Alberta"]Hi I am looking to Relocate to the U.S. (if possible). I am searching online and I see many agencies...


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...


Updated 1 month ago

Stay far, far away from Respiratory!!!! - 107 Replies

There are jobs everywhere. Maybe relocate out of texas and make great money!


Updated 1 month ago

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

[QUOTE who="CM in Los Angeles, California"]I'm also curious how the job market in Ontario? considering you have BSRRT, and expereinced?[/QUOTE] The...


Updated 1 month ago

Tutoring for CRT in Philadelphia - 83 Replies

Hi I graduated from school for Respiratory Therapy mid of 2015, I was doing full time Mom full time student and after i graduated i took the test and...


Updated 1 month ago

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

I live and work in the States but a Canadian citizen but been down here most of my life, where can I get the info you mentioned above so I can work...

Ray Daniels

Updated 1 month ago

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

[QUOTE who="sportygal in albany, New York"]I don't think your giving yourself enough credit .:) You'll remember a lot of things once you get into the...


Updated 1 month ago

Advice for RRT new grad - 9 Replies

[QUOTE who="Sad RRT in Pasadena, Texas"]Do not get a bachelors in respiratory! You will regret it![/QUOTE] I have heard this same thing to be the...


Updated 1 month ago

Need help with rrt clinical simulation! - 8 Replies

[QUOTE who="Ad in Modesto, California"]Hi , I passed my TMC portion but am really worried about the clin sims portion. I got a 60% on the last one I...


Updated 1 month ago

Chicago area or suburbs! - 1 Reply

Pay will be around 19-25 for new grads. And there are a lot of hospitals with a lot of jobs just waiting for you.


Updated 1 month ago

current respiratory therapy student and i want out - 48 Replies

[QUOTE who="mike11792 in Naperville, Illinois"]Just wondering if anyone from the suburbs of Chicago could shine some light on RT job outlook and RT...

Xavier Hamlin in North Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 2 months ago

After RT school should where should I continue? - 9 Replies

Hello everyone, I am in my final stretch of RT school. I have decided to continue my education beyond RT. I have been brainstorming two...

c_rosario03 in Bayonne, New Jersey

Updated 2 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 2 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 2 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...

Samantha in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Updated 2 months ago

Help i failed TMC exam - 17 Replies

Hello everyone . I took the TMC exam 10 / 14 / 15 and scored 92 correct answers out of 94 correct answers to qualify for sim . Can anyone help me out...

WestsideRN in Santa Monica, California

Updated 2 months ago

Which is better nursing or respiratory therapist? - 170 Replies

I am completely torn between the two of them and don't know which way to go. Both have there good points and there bad points. But you had to choose...

541RRT in Central Point, Oregon

Updated 2 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 2 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 2 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!...

Impreza__1 in Middletown, Connecticut

Updated 3 months ago

RTs with a master's degree - 23 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...

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