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Updated 4 hours ago

Respiratory Care Practitioner TEXAS - 16 Replies

[QUOTE who="RRT T.Mendoza in Fontana, California"]Howdy! I am a RRT/RCP from California, began my application for licensure just a little more than...

Bridgette Robinson

Updated 1 day ago

Which is better nursing or respiratory therapist? - 166 Replies

I totally agree. As a.practicing.therapist.for over 20 years,i have to say that first thinking that therapist relu totally on physician inlut.when it...

School 4 now1

Updated 1 day ago

Doing well on the new NBRC board exams as from January 2015 - 257 Replies

[QUOTE who="bidivili16 in Brownsville, Texas"]Hello, I will be taking my TMC soon and I would appreciate if anyone has access to the Lindsey Jones...


Updated 2 days ago

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

Are these items still available


Updated 3 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...

Cyndi Durrance in Glaveston, Texas

Updated 6 days ago

Stay far, far away from Respiratory!!!! - 92 Replies

Stay away. There are no jobs and no money out there. This "profession" is like the adopted child of the medical field family that nobody wanted. No...

KC in Portland, Oregon

Updated 7 days 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...

CMA and unemployed in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 11 days ago

felony........ - 101 Replies

Iv'e been looking intently into the rct/rt feild intensly. the director of the school i talked to said that with my felony it is possible but alot...

Lee in Miami, Florida

Updated 13 days ago

would you pick RT again? - 269 Replies

If you had to pick a career over again knowing what you know now about RT, would you still choose to be a respiratory therapist?

Paul59 in Springfield, Illinois

Updated 13 days 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...

Paul59 in Springfield, Illinois

Updated 13 days ago

Polysomnography AKA Sleep Technology - 7 Replies

Hi, I have my associates degree in science( not allied ), took A&P 1 and 2, medical term etc. There is a program, and it would only take me 9...

Nicholas in Houston, Texas

Updated 17 days 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 17 days 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,...

MountainGirl in Henderson, Nevada

Updated 20 days ago

So lets hear the truth, is respiratory therapy really a good job? - 428 Replies

I want to be a respiratory therapist but everyone keeps asking me why? what do they do? so any respiratory therapists out there, what is the answer?

RESA in Great Falls, Montana

Updated 25 days 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 26 days 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 27 days 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 months ago

kettering vs lindsay jones - 264 Replies

what program is better for review

Formerly Unemployed RRT in Austin, Texas

Updated 2 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...

kenmeyer81@*****.*** in Denver, Colorado

Updated 3 months ago

Help i failed TMC exam - 14 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...

rich_reeders in Montville, New Jersey

Updated 3 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 3 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 3 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?

Dan in Phoenix, Arizona


Ok so I've been an RT For 6 years now and still a CRT. Yes I know ok a slacker. Well I'm done with slacking and ready to get my RRT. I called and...

When in doubt, Intubate! in Roselle, Illinois

Updated 4 months ago

School Program - 1 Reply

Hello all I would like to know how is it in the respiratory therapist program? Some people try to compare it to a nursing program is that accurate?

Monkeyman in Mountain View, California

Updated 4 months ago

respiratory therapist student new grad with misdemeanor dui - 15 Replies

I wanted to share my misdemeanor DUI experience with the RCB in California There is hundreds of stories and blogs for RN's even resident doctors on...

steve 1985 in Chino Hills, California

Is Registry worth signing up for in Los Angeles

Hey All, Just recently had to move to the Los Angeles area, I have over 10 years experience ED/Trauma, ICU, NICU... i've been applying everywhere in...

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