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Updated 1 day ago

Doing well on the new NBRC board exams as from January 2015 - 363 Replies

Okay so I am getting really discouraged about the CLINSIMS I took it 12/1/16 at 1:30pm and this is my 5th time taking it the 3rd time I took it I...

RT Tutor

Updated 2 days ago

Tutoring for CRT in Philadelphia - 82 Replies

Hi everybody. I'm a RRT/Critical Care Specialist with 20 years under my belt, fifteen of which is in academia. I am well versed in everything from...


Updated 11 days ago

RTs with a master's degree - 23 Replies

I agree with you. I had also looked at Northeastern's program. I really liked the additional respiratory classes that were offered. I have been a...


Updated 13 days ago

Kettering CPFT or RPFT - 111 Replies

[QUOTE who="Rolo78 in Fort Worth, Texas"]Yes, as long as the shipping is reasonable..[/QUOTE] Awesome! Can you email me the info, if you accept...

Susan D.

Updated 15 days ago

Travel Therapist ??? - 502 Replies

[QUOTE who="stephanie nguyen in Houston, Texas"]hi Susan. Im a new RT, only have 1 yr experience. I applied the job at Advance Medical Traveler. If...

India J

Updated 17 days ago

So lets hear the truth, is respiratory therapy really a good job? - 431 Replies

Are there any rt accelerate programs near Atlanta ,GA and what's the pay?

sportygal in albany, New York

Updated 19 days ago

Stay far, far away from Respiratory!!!! - 101 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...

Onmyway2 in San Antonio, Texas

Updated 22 days ago

Want to buy new edition used Kettering Review Book for Neonates/Pediatrics (NPS) - 398 Replies

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

Ad in Modesto, California

Updated 25 days ago

Need help with rrt clinical simulation! - 5 Replies

Hi everyone, I just graduated from respiratory care program a few months ago. Took my CRT and RRT Written and passed on the first try (Yay!). But...

Apok-C in Los Angeles, California

Updated 25 days ago

Just passed the ACCS exam I am know a, RRT-ACCS, NPS, RPFT and still unemployed! - 33 Replies

I fiquired that after passing just about every test the NBRC has I would be able to find work but I had no luck. I can't think of anyone who has...

smileCaps in Altamonte Springs, Florida

Updated 27 days ago

Which is better nursing or respiratory therapist? - 169 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...

Wiany in Baltimore, Maryland

RT program

Hi guys, I am doing a research for RT program. Please fill in the survey to support my project. Thank you,

Wiany in Baltimore, Maryland

Updated 28 days ago

Anyone attend Concorde Career College in CA...? - 228 Replies

What are the requirements? Did you take the advanced program? Was finding a job easy afterwards? What was salary like right after graduating?

Tuan pham in Union City, California

Updated 28 days ago

Kettering CRT/RRT and CPFT/RPFT study material. - 2 Replies

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...

Shawn Brown RRT in Lewisburg, West Virginia

Updated 1 month ago

LJ or Kettering for NPS Exam study material? - 1 Reply

Hi! For anyone that has passed the NPS exam did you use LJ or Kettering? I'm not sure which home study program to buy, they are both about the same...

Intubate! in Roselle, Illinois

Updated 1 month ago

Respiratory Therapy Salary Truth? - 1 Reply

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...

ashley in Houston, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

After RT school should where should I continue? - 8 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...

La-Von in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 1 month ago

Polysomnography AKA Sleep Technology - 9 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...

Hally in Baltimore, Maryland

Updated 1 month ago

Kettering NPS home study course material for sale - 3 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,...

Candacew68 in San Diego, California

Updated 1 month ago

i need help passing!!! - 69 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...

RTtoRN in Garden Grove, California

Updated 1 month ago

Respiratory Care Practitioner TEXAS - 25 Replies

Does anyone know how long it will take for the state to process a new license through the Texas Medical Board? This is the only step holding me back...

scott in Auburn, California

Updated 1 month ago

would you pick RT again? - 270 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?

College Student in Strasburg, Pennsylvania

Should I be an Elementary Teacher or Respiratory Therapist?

I have been in between respiratory therapy and elementary education for a couple of years now. I am currently attending a university for my bachelors...

jerome blaze in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 1 month ago

felony........ - 102 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...

Tim R in Blackwood, New Jersey

Updated 1 month ago

respiratory therapist student new grad with misdemeanor dui - 16 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...

Livi in Loma Linda, California

Updated 1 month ago

Help i failed TMC exam - 16 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...

Mike11792 in Naperville, Illinois

How is the job field for RRT in suburbs of Chicago like Naperville

So I've been an ER tech for almost 3 years. I've seen the job role of an RN. And I've made my decision of not going into nursing. I've seen and...

Shaye in Cleveland, Mississippi

Updated 2 months ago

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

Book and flashcards are slightly used with highlights/markups, etc but are in good shape overall. Email me at if interested!...

ACRRT in Memphis, Tennessee

Updated 2 months ago

If RT's save lives, why are we not as represented/respected as RN"S? - 149 Replies

I have been an RT for 14 yr's. so I know of what I speak. I have silently watched as RT's work Code Blues, weaned patients off ventilators, loved and...

KC in Portland, Oregon

Updated 2 months 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...

Paul59 in Springfield, Illinois

Updated 2 months 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...

Nicholas in Houston, Texas

Updated 2 months 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...

RESA in Great Falls, Montana

Updated 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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...

Trina in Spokane, Washington

Updated 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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...

newrrt in Kissimmee, Florida

Updated 4 months 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 4 months ago

resp therapy - 2 Replies

Is 46 too old to start school for resp therapy?

Jaime Flynn in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Updated 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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....

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