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jay2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 13 months ago

What is the best online review site to help me pass my CRT exam - 246 Replies

I found a website that had a review that was paid for by the month, you could use it for as long as you wanted. Unfortunately I lost the link and I...

Kelly kkk in Port St Lucie, Florida

Updated 13 months ago

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

I recently relocated to Austin, Texas from California. Before relocating, I had contacted a registry (will remain nameless) in Austin, TX. I told...

carebare33 in Fresno, California

Updated 13 months ago

DUI and RT licensure in California - 4 Replies

Hi, I live in California and have 2 DUI's. I am concerned that once I receive my RT license I will be put on probation. Has anyone had experience...

blueballon in Nashua, New Hampshire

Paramedic and RRT or just RRT?

I can't decide if I want to get my EMT-P cert. first and then go for RT school, or just go for RT degree. I want to become paramedic first because it...

jcnole77 in Orlando, Florida

Updated 14 months ago

Respiratory Therapist QUESTIONS! How to progress. - 5 Replies

After I graduate from Concorde career college of garden grove as a registered respiratory therapist should i go back to community college then...

Jwright6105 in Mesa, Arizona

Updated 14 months ago

Where is the Best Place for a Soon to be RRT - 11 Replies

I graduate in September from Pima and plan on having my CRT and RRT completed within a few weeks after graduating. I am currently in Denver but I am...

ebusinessatyahoodotcom in Houston, Texas

Updated 14 months ago

Kettering RRT Home Study needed asap!! - 1 Reply

I'm taking the New TMC exam in March. I am in need of a full set of home study material. I prefer Kettering from word of mouth but I may consider...

Chuck in Uniontown, Ohio

Updated 14 months ago

Kettering home study kit for sale - 1 Reply

I have all kettering CRT, RRT, Sim books and the tape for sale. No highlights in the books. I used pencil in some pages, but the books are clean....

Kgfabny in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 14 months ago

RT in NJ - 1 Reply

I just got accepted into RT at UMDNJ in Newark, NJ, which is a bridge program with my community college, HCCC. I spoke to many of my friends who work...

mplsrt in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Kettering Materials

Hello! Anyone selling AE-C, CPFT, or even Sleep Technologist study materials? I am looking to further my credentials. Especially interested in the...

jane in Stockbridge, Georgia

Updated 14 months ago

Canadian RRT's - 4 Replies

Hi everyone, I am a Canadian RRT and need some help on writing the license exams offered by the NBRC. I was given to understand I will only have to...

Daryl7826 in California


My husband is applying for a respiratory therapist position at a reputable hospital in UAE. He got intial offer, not final offer from the recruiter....

Shanai1090 in Bronx, New York

Anyone selling Kettering NPS Exam Review Books or Lindsey Jones NPS Review books?

Anyone selling Kettering NPS Exam Review Books or Lindsey Jones NPS Review books? If so please email me at . I'm looking to...

RT in Denver, Colorado

Updated 14 months ago

NO MORE JOBS !! - 29 Replies

I'm currently doing my clincals right now. I'm in my 8th week in my clincal site. So far, all the RT's there have been cool. Only thing that...

UnemployedRRT in Thibodaux, Louisiana

Updated 14 months ago

Surplus Respiratory Therapists in the Despairing Job Market - 13 Replies

Private Vocational Schools are pumping out surplus Respiratory Therapists. About 75% RT graduates from our program (a widely known Career school) in...

UnemployedRRT in Thibodaux, Louisiana

Updated 14 months ago

Everybody on this forum is looking to buy or sell material to pass the NBRC Boards! - 1 Reply

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...

Honda RT in Garden Grove, California

Updated 14 months ago

Average RT pay in Houston area? - 13 Replies

Does anyone know what the average RT pay (RRT credential) is in the Houston area? I know what says but is that correct?

lomax518 in New York, New York

Updated 15 months ago

How much is your hourly wage? - 3 Replies

What is your hourly wage as an RT and please state which state or city. I am trying to get a general idea of the hourly wage, so I know how much to...

lomax518 in New York, New York

Cross coverage PICU and adult ICU

I am looking to get peoples opinions about Respiratory departments having Therapists cross cover Pediatric ICU's and adult ICU's as opposed to having...

xboxer in Tucson, Arizona

Updated 15 months ago

Is There Any Hope for Someone Like Me? - 4 Replies

A little background first: I have some schooling, but didn't finish. I started working years ago as a student and have managed to continue in the...

RespTherPtTp in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Drug screen within the system

Hypothetical situation to settle an in house argument. Let's say you work for a major healthcare system and you don't get random drug screen and...

RT Student in Buffalo, New York

Updated 15 months ago

Traveling Respiratory Therapist - 5 Replies

I am thinking of going into traveling work. I am aware the pay is better but in curious how much better and how long to take off between assignments...

Edtucker in Bridgeton, Missouri

NPS Study Material

Looking to purchase, preferrably Kettering, NPS exam study guide material if anyone is wanting to part ways with theirs. Paying $225 just seems...

quintin in Tallahassee, Florida

Top Respiratory Therapist from International Association of Respiratory Therapsits

I am wonderi9ng if anybbody knows much about the Top Respiratory Therapist instituted by Thanks.

Duncan in San Diego, California

Updated 15 months ago

Job Outlook for Respiratory Therapist Students from California College San Diego. - 6 Replies

I just retired from the Navy and I am looking for a new career. I was looking at Respiratory Therapy programs. I know Grossmont is considered one...

andy rrt

Updated 16 months ago

If RT's save lives, why are we not as represented/respected as RN"S? - 144 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...

Zachattack in Big Rapids, Michigan

Updated 16 months ago

Couldn't find a job ran out of money living in car in Walmart parking lot! - 3 Replies

Anyone thinking about being a respiratory therapist should think twice. Dont listen to what the schools tell you they just want your money! I am...

xboxer in Tucson, Arizona

Updated 16 months ago


I am insanely stoked!!! Any advice or comments on respiratory would be greatly appreciated!

Unemployed RRT in Alhambrca, CA in Alhambra, California

Updated 17 months ago

Advice for RRT new grad - 7 Replies

I graduated from school and just got my RRT. The one hospital that is in the same city I live in interviewed me and I didn't get the job. The closet...

AirCare in Rogers, Arkansas

Updated 17 months ago

Has anyone taken and passed the NBRC Adult Critical Care Specialist exam? - 16 Replies

I recenty took the accs exam and missed passing got 68 needed 75. I took the lxr practice exam and the NBRC one. Any pointers on passing or does...

Mark in Berwick, Pennsylvania

Updated 17 months ago

SDS or RPSGT - 5 Replies

I have worked in and with a sleep lab from around 1997 to early 2010. I hadn't thought about or had the time to think about taking the one of the...

msrn in Texas

salary of supervisor in houston

What is the salary of polysomnography supervisor in Houston Tx?

Jessica in Staten Island, New York

Updated 17 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...

phoebe in Dwale, Kentucky

Updated 17 months ago

Clinical Sims pathology - 4 Replies

This is a question for those who took the Sims recently at least january 2010 and up. If you took it more than once to pass, I would love to hear...

ebusinessatyahoodotcom in Houston, Texas

Updated 17 months ago

What extra certifications / classes really stand out and improve a resume for HR and RT staff? CPFT, RPFT, Polysomnography? - 1 Reply

Are there extra certification / classes that a lot of you all are taking for respiratory therapy to get better educated and stand out? A few things...

ebusinessatyahoodotcom in Houston, Texas

Updated 17 months ago

Bored with my job/state/salary - 1 Reply

I'm bored. I live in Utah and we have 2 respiratory schools so getting jobs here is a challenge, even with 9 years experience. But Utah in general...

ebusinessatyahoodotcom in Houston, Texas

Updated 17 months ago

kettering vs lindsay jones - 261 Replies

what program is better for review

Unemployed Florida RT in Pennsylvania

Moved to Florida a year ago still unemployed!

Finding a job seems impossible! I am broke sleeping in my car in the Walmart parking lot. I am selling my plasma twice a week to get money for gas...

ebusinessatyahoodotcom in Houston, Texas

Updated 18 months ago

Long Term Ventilator Care - 1 Reply

Hello out there, I am a new Respiratory Graduate looking to get my year of expirence at a long term ventilator care clinic in Las Vegas, NV. Is there...

kinka in Torrance, California

Respiratory License

Can I go to school in California and be licensed in Nevada, or do I need to aquire a California license before getting a Nevada license? I am...

VicRRT in Concord, California

Updated 18 months ago

Does anyone know about a Respiratory Therapist Residency Program for neonates? - 1 Reply

I am in my last year of school to become a Respiratory Therapist. Would anyone recommend a RT Residency Program in a Children's Hospital. I am...

VicRRT in Concord, California

Updated 18 months ago

How is the current job market for being an RRT? - 13 Replies

I am a recent high school graduate and I would like to become a Registered Respiratory Therapist. After talking with my aunt who is an RRT and doing...

Subo in Stony Brook, New York

Anyone selling KETTERING NPS Home Study Package?

I am a new grad and will really appreciate if someone wants to sell me their kettering nps study package. Thanks

Blucky25 in Newport Beach, California

Respiratory Therapist Jobs

Hello to all! Thank you for reading this post in advance! I was just wondering what the job market is like in Sacramento CA as my wife and I are...

ebusinessatyahoodotcom in Houston, Texas

Updated 18 months ago

Starting the Program Need Advice - 1 Reply

Hi guys i just got accepted into the program and i need advice on everything related to RT. Pros and Cons.Can i work and still go to school?

Jesparza in Hialeah, Florida

Updated 19 months ago

Tutoring for CRT in Philadelphia - 75 Replies

Hi! Last year I graduated from a Respiratory Therapy program, and i haven't been able to pass my certification exam. My parents are sick of paying...

Hyperion in Crossville, Tennessee

Why can people not find jobs?

I graduated from school 2 years ago and I have 2 jobs working 36 hours a week at one job and 12-36 hours a week at another job and have other...

HappyRT;) in Chula Vista, California

Updated 19 months ago

Lets try an uplifting note... - 2 Replies

I havent yet posted anything in this forum but I really wanted to just state my experience since graduating. I use to read over this forum all the...

Kaly in Fresno, California

Updated 19 months ago

Fresno City College - 5 Replies

I was just accepted in Fresno City College's Respiratory Therapy Program in California. I was just wondering if anyone has attended that school and...

Bo in Jersey City, New Jersey

Updated 19 months ago


i just graduated out of school for polysomnography and place i visit for a job states experience is needed but no one will give you a chance to...

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