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eolson_canada@*****.*** in Holdrege, Nebraska

Updated 3 months ago

Can I transfer my RRT licence to Canada? - 4 Replies

Hello folks, for the record I am not actually an RT yet, I'm still a student. However I have been considering moving to Canada in the next couple...

Ray Daniels in Independence, Missouri

Updated 3 months ago

Where can a RT that's been out of the field for years get clinical experience - 4 Replies

I'm a RRT that's been out of the field for 12 years and was wondering where one can get clinical experience again without having to enroll in some...

Mimi in Littleton, Colorado

Updated 3 months ago

Advice for RRT new grad - 9 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...

Intubate! in Illinois

Updated 3 months ago

Chicago area or suburbs! - 1 Reply

Just comparing hourly pay rate for RTs in the suburbs of Chicago, and job outlook as well!

c_rosario03 in Bayonne, New Jersey

Updated 4 months ago


I am thinking about signing up for Bergen community college's (in Bergen County NJ) Respiratory therapy program... I was wondering if anybody has...

Useless Degree in Belton, South Carolina

Updated 4 months ago

Respiratory Therapy vs. Licensed Clinical Social Worker - 1 Reply

Seems that both have something in common: Burn out. So if you had to choose between the two, which would it be?

Useless Degree in Belton, South Carolina

Updated 4 months ago

drug testing at san joaquin valley college respiratory program - 4 Replies

helllo i will soon be entering the rt program and unfortunately have made a terrible decision on my part. I gave in to smoking marijuana a week...

WestsideRN in Santa Monica, California

Updated 4 months ago

Which is better nursing or respiratory therapist? - 170 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...

541RRT in Central Point, Oregon

Updated 4 months ago

Respiratory Therapy Salary Truth? - 2 Replies

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...

Pikturegurl in Elk Grove, California

Updated 4 months ago

New RT graduate in california - 9 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...

Pikturegurl in Elk Grove, California

Updated 4 months ago

Lindsey Jones CRT/RRT Exam Review with flash cards for sale. Current edition. - 4 Replies

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

Impreza__1 in Middletown, Connecticut

Updated 5 months ago

RTs with a master's degree - 23 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...

Susan D.

Updated 5 months ago

Travel Therapist ??? - 502 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,...

Onmyway2 in San Antonio, Texas

Updated 5 months 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

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 5 months ago

Anyone attend Concorde Career College in CA...? - 227 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 5 months 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...

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 6 months 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 6 months 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...

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...

ACRRT in Memphis, Tennessee

Updated 7 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 7 months ago

Is a Bachelors Degree in RT necessary? What about the BS in RT that is offerred by CCSD? - 167 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 7 months ago

Independence University Students - 89 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 7 months ago

What does a respiratory therapist do on a daily basis? Is it hard? bloody? stressful? do you like your job? - 31 Replies

I am curious about this profession. I would like to hear some helpful advice from an actual therapist.

Mom2go in Brookshire, Texas

Updated 7 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 7 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...

DNex in Dayton, Ohio

Student Respiratory Care Forum

Are there any student RT forums in cyberspace? Good ones?

Sarah in Lexington, Kentucky

Updated 8 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...

Raquel Romen in Alhambra, California

Updated 8 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 8 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,...

newrrt in Kissimmee, Florida

Updated 8 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 8 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 8 months ago

resp therapy - 2 Replies

Is 46 too old to start school for resp therapy?

Jaime Flynn in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Updated 9 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...

vixen in Leesburg, Florida

Updated 9 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...

wagnerkj98 in Hollywood, Florida

Updated 9 months ago

kettering vs lindsay jones - 264 Replies

what program is better for review

Formerly Unemployed RRT in Austin, Texas

Updated 9 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...

RT student in Rapid City, South Dakota

Updated 10 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...

Ottisha in West Palm Beach, Florida

Updated 10 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 10 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 11 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 11 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?

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...

steve 1985 in Chino Hills, California

Updated 11 months ago


I have been read a lot of this comments and r u serious that there r job shortage for RT's I am starting school soon and I don't want to waste time...

Unojc in Ohio

Updated 11 months ago

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

At the hospital i work at the therapist are all telling me that i think it is 2013 that a bachelor's degree will be required for all the respiratory...

Unojc in Ohio

Updated 11 months ago

RRT vs. CRT - 3 Replies

This is disheartening, frustrating and just flat out wrong in my opinion. Every individual who passed the CRT exam prior to January 1, 2015 needs to...

Janmrp in Fairmont, West Virginia

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

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