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Updated 1 day ago

If RT's save lives, why are we not as represented/respected as RN"S? - 145 Replies

thankyou so much gor this post! I have just been accepted to go into an RT program and sad to see people down talking the position or me actually...


Updated 1 day ago

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

I work night shift prn and have for the last 6 years. I have been offered multiple day and night full time shifts but due to the spouse I haven't...



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!

Updated 1 day ago

So lets hear the truth, is respiratory therapy really a good job? - 434 Replies

[QUOTE who="Helenushka in Brooklyn, New York"]Good day to you. I've been reading this forum and your posts on here and I really want to ask you smth....

When in doubt, Intubate!

Updated 1 day ago

School Program - 1 Reply

As someone who was in nursing school and switched over. In some ways, it is. It is a still a very hard program. You will be overworked during school...


Updated 1 day ago

Doing well on the new NBRC board exams as from January 2015 - 285 Replies

Does anyone have NBRC Sims Form A and would like to trade?? I have Form B and that way we can save some $$. I am talking about the ones that cost $70...


Updated 2 days ago

i need help passing!!! - 65 Replies

[QUOTE who="Rupert in Las Vegas, Nevada"]Word. I got ya covered. There's a quizlet account free online under the title "ultimate NBRC study guide",...


Updated 2 days ago

Help i failed TMC exam - 10 Replies

[QUOTE who="Nick1828 in Washington, District of Columbia"]Hello Guys, Im taking my TMC test soon and wanted to see if anyone had the TMC SAE exam...


Updated 3 days ago

respiratory therapist student new grad with misdemeanor dui - 15 Replies

[QUOTE who="Keith5699 in California"]What about doing the clinical rotation through the school? I just don't want to start the program and be screwed...

steve 1985

Updated 6 days ago

My Daughter NEEDS HELP - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="Janmrp in Fairmont, West Virginia"]She got the kettering through school and she did seminars[/QUOTE] Has she tried the kettering...

steve 1985

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...

steve 1985

Updated 6 days ago


[QUOTE who="Keith5699 in Bakersfield, California"]Does anyone know how the job market for a new grad is now?[/QUOTE] The job market in california...


Updated 9 days ago

Respiratory Care Practitioner TEXAS - 13 Replies

Has everyone had a lot of difficulty getting their Texas license? I applied in February and have had a steady stream of additional request, form L,...


Updated 9 days ago

Is Respiratory therapy becoming a bachelor's degree only ? - 28 Replies

Here in Ohio by 2020 a lot of the hospitals are requiring everyone to have their bachelors. I give it 3-5 years. Those are mostly the childrens...


Updated 9 days ago

RRT vs. CRT - 3 Replies

I can tell you that in Ohio the push is on. Childrens in Cinci is requiring everyone to be an RRT within the next few years and same with Childrens...


Updated 9 days ago

kettering vs lindsay jones - 262 Replies

So after failing the RRT with Kettering I purchased the Lindsey Jones Clinical SIMS home study and passed. I have the book, CDS, and 2.5 months left...

When in doubt, Intubate!

Updated 10 days ago

Stay far, far away from Respiratory!!!! - 87 Replies

[QUOTE who="K Rena in Dallas, Texas"]For anyone considering a career in respiratory please do not listen to this individual. The author of this post...


Updated 10 days ago

Which is better nursing or respiratory therapist? - 152 Replies

Rolinda mind me asking where you work? And where you worked before? Im a clerk and I see the nurses in my unit stress and complain about pt load, all...


I have tried email you but you have not email me ,I need help fpr my Daugherty , we dont have a lot of money


Updated 11 days ago

Polysomnography AKA Sleep Technology - 6 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...

When in doubt, Intubate!

Updated 13 days ago

Is Respiratory Therapy worth it? - 16 Replies

[QUOTE who="bradleyrtstudent in minneapolis, Minnesota"][/QUOTE] The Chicago suburbs are averaging 20-25 with benefits. Around 30 as needed...

When in doubt, Intubate!

Updated 13 days ago

Interview a Respiratory therapist - 1 Reply

I can help you. What are the questions?


Updated 18 days ago

Respiratory Therapy through Independence University - 5 Replies

To add on, I had a full time job as a welder and was still able to complete this program.

JoJoGro Gro

Updated 18 days ago

After RT school should where should I continue? - 7 Replies

[QUOTE who="Cobradb28 in Miami, Florida"]A very misinformed opinion in that. Obviously has ZERO idea of what a PA does. PAs are trained just like...


Updated 22 days ago

NBRC- RRT- Clinical Portion - 249 Replies

I purchased practice test A from the NBRC website and I'm wiling to share. Does anyone have test B that's willing to share? Please let me know.


Updated 22 days ago

Looking for Kettering Pulmonary Function Test study material + advice on test - 2 Replies

I have the RPFT cd's, I'm an auditory learner so I didn't need the work book.


Updated 29 days ago

Career Change out of Respiratory Therapy - 2 Replies

I'm looking at taking the pft test to get certified. Are you? Thanks!


Updated 1 month ago

current respiratory therapy student and i want out - 47 Replies

SO after reading these comments, I'm scared to go in RT. I am on the border on what to major in and i have narrowed it down to an Respiratory...


Updated 1 month ago

looking to buy a used Lindsey Jones CRT/RRT materials.... - 99 Replies

Please let me know if material is still available.


RRT Written

I am getting ready to take TMC. I am current CRT but finished school 9 years ago and now can't locate new job after moving due to no RRT. Can anyone...


NPS study material

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...


Updated 1 month ago

felony........ - 99 Replies

[QUOTE who="Keith5699 in California"]Hey I have a wet and reckless from 2 yrs ago and going to try to get into a RT program. Do most RT schools...


Updated 1 month ago

Just passed the ACCS exam I am know a, RRT-ACCS, NPS, RPFT and still unemployed! - 32 Replies

[QUOTE who="Formerly Unemployed RRT in Austin, Texas"]Not saying you're wrong but, i think you should also face the reality that it may be the...


Updated 1 month ago

RTs with a master's degree - 20 Replies

I went back to school for nursing and plan on going to CRNA school next. Honestly I think a bachelors in respiratory then a MBA would be better than...


Updated 2 months ago

New RT student - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="slim in Lakeland, Florida"]Hi I'm starting the RT program in 2 weeks, and I want more opinions and advice on thus career field. It...


concorde Tampa

Has anyone gone to concorde in tampa florida? If so how was it? Or any concorde school... what was the education like, did you feel you learned...


Updated 2 months ago

Attention all respiratory Therapists - 7 Replies

Bonez - do you still currently work as a RRT in a nursing home?

Ronnie Mirano in Torrance, 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?

Keith5699 in California

Updated 2 months ago

Average Respiratory Pay in Los Angeles California - 328 Replies

I am an RRT with 12 twelve years of experience currently living in Arizona. I recently got my California license and I am interested in relocating...

RK in Saddle Brook, New Jersey

Updated 2 months ago

Is a Bachelors Degree in RT necessary? What about the BS in RT that is offerred by CCSD? - 166 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...

Nicholas in Houston, Texas

Updated 3 months ago

Where can I get experience in RT? - 2 Replies

Passed all my exams and now licensed RT since Sept 2015 but no luck landing a job. I'm willing to work for free to gain that "1-3 year experience"...

PeachyRRT in Grand Prairie, Texas

Hyperbaric tech job as a RRT

Are any RT currently or have worked as a hyperbaric technologist? I'm currently a SAHM for the past 1.5yrs with 3yrs of experience as a RRT in all...

laniegoodwin74@*****.*** in Centreville, Alabama

Updated 3 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 - 5 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...

Ronnie in California

Updated 3 months ago


I was looking at the website for the requirements, I'm not sure I understand what it says, basically there are 3 routes to attaining your AS degree...

Kambi in Rhode Island

Updated 3 months ago

Lindsay Jones - 47 Replies

Hi...looking to buy or borrow the Lindsay Jones Review for RRT and Clin Sims. Let me know if you have one or know of someone who is willing to part...


Updated 4 months ago

Respiratory Therapy VS Diagnostic Medical Sonography - 9 Replies

Hi, everyone. I was in search of opinions on the field of Resp Care and stumbled upon this site. Well, I recieved my diploma back in November of...

Kasumi in Alhambra, California

Updated 4 months ago

Want to buy new edition used Kettering Review Book for Neonates/Pediatrics (NPS) - 397 Replies

If someone wants to sell Kettering National Seminars Neonate/Pediatric Review book, please post. I need it ASAP. thanks

Julia in Pardeeville, Wisconsin

Updated 4 months ago

Jobs in Dubai - 33 Replies

Hello, Canadian RRT here looking for any information on job roles, and recent wages/packages in Dubai for RRT's.

Jeff in Marietta, Ohio

Updated 4 months ago

a good career choice? - 1377 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....

past experience in San Francisco, California

Updated 4 months ago

Western Career College - 30 Replies

Does anyone have any information/experience/comments about the Western Career College Respiratory Therapy Program in Pleasant Hill, CA.

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