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Updated 9 hours ago


Here is what think needs to be done to grant more job opportunities: have all the colleges that have respiratory programs close down the program for...

Passing the Sims

Updated 1 day ago

NBRC- RRT- Clinical Portion - 200 Replies

[QUOTE who="Don"t do it!!!!! in Riverside, California"]That goes for all medical professions unless one is a doctor. However, if respiratory...

Jimmy T

Updated 4 days ago

kettering vs lindsay jones - 252 Replies

[QUOTE who="cruzhi310 in West Los Angeles, California"]Hello, I actually have the Lindsey Jones packet with CDS and Clin Sims for SALE if your...


Updated 8 days ago

New Grad here - 232 Replies

I graduated in 2012 and still no job, but I have recently been contacted by some medical travel companies. The year plus is an official requirement...


Updated 9 days 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 10 days 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 10 days 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...

Unemployed Florida

Updated 11 days ago

I can't understand why anyone would think about going to school for respiratory therapy! - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="Ryan in Zephyrhills, Florida"]It doesn't matter what your field is. There are just way more people than there are available jobs. Just...


Updated 15 days ago

RTs with a master's degree - 11 Replies

[QUOTE who="RRT in Phoenix, Arizona"]A Master's Degree to sling nebs? I'm not seeing it. I've got an Associate 's, and I think even that was a...


Updated 17 days ago

Would like some suggestions on job market predictions - 4 Replies

Fl RT, one of my classmates just got a job in Jacksonville. He claims there are opportunities for new graduates there. Is the market really that bad?


Updated 18 days ago

CRT RRT SIMS Material from Kettering Seminar for sale. - 5 Replies

Hello, Any one interested in buying the Kettering Certification (CRT) / Written Registry (RRT) and Clinical Simulation (RRT) HomeStudy? Everything...


Updated 19 days ago

Kettering CPFT or RPFT - 55 Replies

I am interested in purchasing Kettering CPFT home study course. Contact me at Thanks

Fl Rt

HCA INC has corrupt hiring practices!

The hiring managers get kickbacks from respiratory program directors to hire their graduates! The Florida attorney general is investagating the...

Elena Barron

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

I am a new Respiratory Care graduate, because it is hard to get a job in a large bed hospital without 1-2 years of experience I am contemplating...

Connie Albertsen

Updated 24 days ago

How hard are classes??? - 171 Replies

[QUOTE who="RT Guy in SoCal in Grand Terrace, California"]Connie, where are you planning on doing your RT training? I highly recommend you read the...


Updated 25 days ago


[QUOTE who="Don in Modesto, California"]If you are interested in becoming a Respiratory Therapist work hard in school and harder at networking. I was...


Updated 26 days ago

RT is the biggest mistake in my life - 35 Replies

Sherry I am a paramedic when I first started school yes I was working. As time went on both became very hard to juggle so I took time off work to...


Updated 29 days ago

Kettering Audio (not playaway) - 2 Replies

I've not taken the tests yet. I'm aware it comes with the playaway. Do you have the audio CDs too??? I'm all into overkill and want to sit for the...


Updated 29 days ago

Why does Respiratory Care have boards that nobody can pass? - 7 Replies

[QUOTE who="M in Fair Oaks, California"]Sad RRT & Ebusiness, Did your Kettering have the online lectures along with the playaway or the playaway with...


Everybody on this forum is looking to buy or sell material to pass the NBRC Boards!

Passing the boards will be easy compared to get a job. Your schools lied to you about the growth of this field! The jobs a few I am a respiratory...


Updated 1 month ago

Lindsay Jones - 45 Replies

Anybody selling the Lindsey jones NPS book

too true

Updated 1 month ago

Passing the CRT and RRT NBRC exams is the least of your problems! - 8 Replies

You still have to compete against experienced RNs. Most RNs have other degrees now as well like social work. So welcome to the future indeed. RNs...


Does anyone have AE-C or RPFT Kettering Material?

Hello everyone, I am one of those SoCal RRT's that found out the hard way about our horrible job market. I am trying to build up my resume a little...


Updated 1 month ago

Living in the Walmart parking lot in my car! No Job - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="Broke Florida respiratory therapist in Hollywood, Florida"]This field is ruined I have nine years experience and I can't find a job That...


Updated 1 month ago

Attending SJVC for Respiratory Therapy program - 7 Replies

[QUOTE who="tg147 in Chino Hills, California"]Hi, I was wondering when you graduated from RT school and how the job hunt is going and also how your...


Updated 1 month ago

I'm motified with the RT pay scale in Austin, Texas - 96 Replies

Try Baylor All Saints and Cooks Children's Medical Center two great places to work.


KentuckyOne RT Layoffs/ Phase Out attempt

For those who dont know...KentuckyOne has decided to phase out their RT's in their Emergency Department.... good luck First off, This is so...


Kettering Playaway

I am interested in purchasing the CRT/RRT Written Registry Playaway® Audio Unit with Comprehensive Lectures.


Have giving up trying to find a respiratory therapist Florida!

Moved down here in August been on intereviews seems its impossible to get a hospital job! I have nine.years in the field and have obtained the...


Updated 1 month ago

Six months in Florida still no job! - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="Beth in Plano in Plano, Texas"]Maybe join the military? Do they have RT positions at military hospitals?[/QUOTE] they are laying...


Updated 1 month ago

Will Respiratory Care go BSRT? And will it someday get a mid level provider credential? - 2 Replies

When will all the CRTs get weeded out?


Updated 1 month ago

Texas Job Market - 12 Replies

[QUOTE who="ebusiness66ATyahooDOTcom in Houston, Texas"]My advice to anyone is this; getting a job these days is truly tough in our field, but all we...


neurodiagnostic tech school vs. respiratory therapy

Has anyone attended school to be a neurodiagnostic tech? If so, how was the schooling and is the career outlook good? I am looking into either...


Updated 1 month ago

Advice for RRT new grad - 6 Replies

Do not get a bachelors in respiratory! You will regret it!



Hi, I am contemplating a move to broward county florida (specifically the miramar/pembroke pines area). I'd like to know what a registered...

Beth in Plano

Updated 1 month ago

Is Respiratory Therapy worth it? - 18 Replies

HappyListner, You have a great attitude, more folks working in healthcare need your positive outlook and energy.


Chicago/ or Philadelphia Respiratory Therapist Wages??

Im considering a move in a few months from Minneapolis to Chicago or Philadelphia. I was wondering if anyone could tell me what the Respiratory...

justin deango

Updated 1 month ago

any rt ever gone from rt to nursing then nurse practitioner - 11 Replies

Yes. I agree Thank u


Updated 2 months ago

New CRT, need job advice and advice on passing the RRT simulations. - 34 Replies

Email me for help with your rrt written exam...


Updated 2 months ago

i need help passing!!! - 36 Replies

[QUOTE who="onyx 1477 in Orange Park, Florida"]Tif in Brooklyn i feel your pain i'm on my 5th attempt as of yesterday and still failed each time with...


Updated 2 months ago

Kettering MP3 player and practice tests FS - 1 Reply

Dave097 I know there is a slim chance but if you still have those study materials would like to purchase ASAP. Please contact


Updated 2 months ago

So lets hear the truth, is respiratory therapy really a good job? - 439 Replies

Well, I was suppose to be trained, but that didn't happen. You need 6 mths of sleep work experience first before you are eligible to apply for...


Updated 2 months ago

Which is better nursing or respiratory therapist? - 171 Replies



Updated 2 months ago

Respiratory: I already want to change careers - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="Mr SRT in Warnerville, New York"]They do....they do save more lives on daily basis than probably every health care position...


Updated 2 months ago

current respiratory therapy student and i want out - 15 Replies

[QUOTE who="minnie min in anywhere land, Washington"]I AM BACK IN THE PROGRAM. DECIDED IT IS WHAT I WANT TO DO[/QUOTE] CONTINUED I've now...


Updated 2 months ago

Ardor health and there adds on here! - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="Mark RCP in Somewhere out there"]First of all I am not your Bro. I can tell why your having a hard time finding a job as you have no...


Updated 2 months ago

respiratory therapist job in phoenix - 1 Reply

Sorry about what you and family are going through. I hope something good comes your way real soon. Try giving a little more info about your...


Updated 2 months ago

Have giving up trying to find a respiratory therapist job! - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="amvem in Hatfield, Pennsylvania"]I am still trying to pass my CRT exams. By chance do you guys still have your Kettering Books (latest...


Updated 2 months ago


so i'm 29 and just got divorced and now im trying to figure out what to do with my life. been thinking about becoming an RPSGT, I have an accredited...

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