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Job > Respiratory Therapist

Which is better nursing or respiratory therapist?

NURSING; depending on what state you're in.

In California, RN is better than RT. RNs in California have protected ratios, better representation, better pay with better ...

6 months ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

Is Respiratory Therapy worth it?

[QUOTE who="JRB2016 in Mobile, Alabama"]I want to know is studying respiratory care going to be worth it in the end. Am i going to be able to make good money(upper middle ...

6 months ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

Respiratory: I already want to change careers

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

6 months ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

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

[QUOTE who="LM in Nashville, Tennessee"]I have read several forums on Respiratory. I to have fallen victim to an oversaturated career field. I graduated in 2010, took ...

6 months ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

current respiratory therapy student and i want out

[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 decided to do the ...

6 months ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

current respiratory therapy student and i want out

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

Hi Minnie. Wow, you sound very undecided ...

6 months ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

Left NJ went to Florida in search of job!

[QUOTE who="RRT-NPS, RPFT in Saint Petersburg, Florida"]Came down to Florida a month ago thinking the grass would be greener but I was wrong.The jobs down here are all ...

11 months ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

Which is better nursing or respiratory therapist?

[QUOTE who="Sal 3456 in Vancouver, British Columbia"]Who do I call? No one. I put the pt back on a rate. Turning a dial on the vent isn't tough. LOL How scary to be ...

11 months ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

MV = mechanical ventilation

They ask you what is ethics? What would you do if an order is written wrong in the chart? What would you do for a child with status asthmaticus ...

14 months ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

[QUOTE who="Ella in El Cajon, California"]I just got the rejection email. I am in the post professional program BS at Loma Linda. I am RRT NPS with no work experience . I ...

14 months ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

[QUOTE who="NVusVet in Los Angeles, California"]I actually find jrmavcs bitching legit and worth reading.

The email they sent me also said to try again and to keep ...

14 months ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

I want to add that the other "guy" from Bakersfield, CA is not the same person as the RT whom I spoke about earlier tha was chosen, AshRT, as she identified herself. I ...

14 months ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

A fact about CHLA... Over 90% of their RCP residency graduates are from San Joaquin Valley College. How do I know this? B/C the 2nd time I applied I made it to 1st round of ...

14 months ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

[QUOTE who="AshRT in Hesperia, California"]Well it's definitely interesting seeing someone talk about you on a forum. I actually had 4 months experience when I applied for ...

14 months ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

[QUOTE who="henry kim in Los Angeles, California"]makes sense to me why you're rejected. you said you have a per diem job. why would they want to choose you when you have ...

15 months ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

Is Respiratory Therapy worth it?

[QUOTE who="JRB2016 in Mobile, Alabama"]I want to know is studying respiratory care going to be worth it in the end. Am i going to be able to make good money(upper middle ...

15 months ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Update:

I sent a letter and spoke to HR.

I was told I was not selected because I graduated in 2011.

However, the website says new RCP graduate or less than 1 ...

15 months ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

CHLA has a residency program for new RCP graduates or RCPs with less than 1 year of experience.

I graduated June 2011 and didn't find employment 'til this year as per diem ...

15 months ago
Job > Physical Therapy Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant- is it a waste of time or a good career?

[QUOTE who="OxleyMiami in Miami Beach, Florida"]Seriously ?
No ! Seriously ?
Are you doing drugs or you forget your brain somewhere or what ... p>

I ...

15 months ago
Job > Physical Therapy Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant- is it a waste of time or a good career?

All PTA programs are only Associate in Science, or Associate in Arts degrees. There isn't and most likely will never be a PTA Bachelor's degree... perhaps an advanced degree, but ...

15 months ago
Job > Physical Therapy Assistant

First Semester

[QUOTE who="MsMisha in Canton, Michigan"]I like to use Quizlet[/QUOTE]

MsMisha, you're already in the program, right? I will most def check out Quizlet.

15 months ago
Job > Physical Therapy Assistant

First Semester

Does anybody know which online flash cards are best?

15 months ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

RT ranked #24 as best jobs by USNews

[QUOTE who="Beth in Plano in Plano, Texas"]How much was Respiratory Therapy school ?[/QUOTE]

I went the community college route. It was $3000 max. Trade schools ...

15 months ago
Job > Physical Therapy Assistant

PTA School Difficulty

[QUOTE who="kay100 in ny, New York"]That is relative. Those who have a nursing background for instance may not find it that hard. Those with a science background may not ...

15 months ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

RT ranked #24 as best jobs by USNews

[QUOTE who="rrt-nps, rpft in Jersey City, New Jersey"]The field is flooded, the schools keep putting out students, and there are no jobs![/QUOTE]

Also I forgot to ...

15 months ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

RT ranked #24 as best jobs by USNews

[QUOTE who="rrt-nps, rpft in Jersey City, New Jersey"]The field is flooded, the schools keep putting out students, and there are no jobs![/QUOTE]

I really do agree ...

15 months ago
Job > Physical Therapy Assistant

Becoming a PTA with carpal tunnel

I myself have been wondering this. I also have mild symptoms of carpal tunnel. Pain that shoots from my wrist up to my elbow.

15 months ago
Job > Physical Therapy Assistant

Insight from thoses in the PTA program

[QUOTE who="daphne in Fort Lauderdale, Florida"]Took me a while to get the courage to open the email but i finally did and Ive been accepted. God is good!![/QUOTE]

16 months ago
Job > Physical Therapy Assistant

PTA School Difficulty

[QUOTE who="Kat 1962 in Fort Myers, Florida"]PTA school is challenging but I graduated with students who worked full time throughout the program. Yes, they struggled but ...

16 months ago
Job > Physical Therapy Assistant

PTA salaries nationwide

[QUOTE who="Raffman in Alberta"]I specifically said Canada - and theres no such thing as indeed.ca ..it reverts back to indeed.com

I have worked as a PT in ...

16 months ago
Job > Physical Therapy Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant- is it a waste of time or a good career?

[QUOTE who="Raffman in Alberta"]To end this, I just want to thank you .... for all the participants. We are running a research group study at U of Alberta on the ...

16 months ago
Job > Physical Therapy Assistant

PTA salaries nationwide

[QUOTE who="Raffman in Alberta"]I dont think thats appropriate to say don't be a PTA in Canada, everyone of us have needs to start something. If a person wants to be a PTA ...

16 months ago
Job > Physical Therapy Assistant

PTA salaries nationwide

[QUOTE who="Mike in Hyattsville, Maryland"]I am surprised that people are doubting what some PTAs earn. It all depends on where you live. I live in MD and graduating this ...

16 months ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

San Joaquin Valley College - Rancho Cordova

I don't know why, but SJVC has a really good reputation as an RT school.

When I applied for the RT residency at Children's Hospital L.A., I would say 80% of their residents ...

16 months ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

Job outlook for Respiratory Therapy in Georgia?

[QUOTE who="New Grad in Vienna, Virginia"]I wouldn't be concerned about the job market. If you look at most of these individuals grammar and spelling, I wouldn't hire them ...

16 months ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

How is the current job market for Respiratory Therapists?

[QUOTE who="New grad in Washington, District of Columbia"]Thanks for all the comments.

Beginagainla - I tried to include the word "new grad" in my search ...

16 months ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

Best Respiratory Programs/Schools in Florida?

[QUOTE who="DanceLife in Homestead, Florida"]I have been trying to find the top RT programs in Florida. I am currently in Miami, attending MDC and I will be applying to ...

16 months ago
Job > Physical Therapy Assistant

PTA exam partner in NY

[QUOTE who="jadaathome in Bronx, New York"]Hi my name is Cyd and I am also looking for a study partner so we can hopefully study and work as a team and pass this exam ...

16 months ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

Under Investigation for testing violation

you need to tell the NBRC that they didn't check for those items, technically you're both at fault, but this facility doesn't seem adequate to abide by the rules of the NBRC when ...

16 months ago
Job > Physical Therapy Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant- is it a waste of time or a good career?

[QUOTE who="los in Skokie, Illinois"]Just curious on why you chose PTA over PT? I'm in the middle of deciding myself but I'm leaning towards PTA because of age(33 ...

16 months ago
Job > Physical Therapy Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant- is it a waste of time or a good career?

[QUOTE who="kellz in Pompano Beach, Florida"]Im planning to take my npate in April I fail in October: ([/QUOTE]

keep trying and don't give up

16 months ago
Job > Physical Therapy Assistant

PTA salaries nationwide

From all the forum messages I've read...

PTA is a great career...

Just... don't be a PTA in Canada.
Luckily for Canadians, it's easy to request green cards and ...

16 months ago
Job > Physical Therapy Assistant

PTA salaries nationwide

[QUOTE who="JAZZY in Miami, Florida"]$14.00 is very very very low. Please reconsider this offer and this position, for sure.[/QUOTE]

that's not the United States ...

16 months ago
Job > Physical Therapy Assistant

No Accreditation in Canada?

[QUOTE who="Mikhailah in Seal Beach, California"]Hey everyone. I'm a canadian citizen who is also a us green card holder. I'm planning on going to school in Toronto for ...

16 months ago
Job > Physical Therapy Assistant

My experience, current PTA student, Please ask any questions about it

[QUOTE who="MsMisha in Canton, Michigan"]Yes, I'm almost done with my 1st year. I'm calling bs on this person.

The pta field is looking very good here in Michigan ...

16 months ago
Job > Physical Therapy Assistant

My experience, current PTA student, Please ask any questions about it

[QUOTE who="MsMisha in Canton, Michigan"]Sorry, but something doesn't seem right here. What PTA program is only 1 year?? Most are at least 3 core semesters of PTA ...

16 months ago
Job > Physical Therapy Assistant

PTA Programs in California

[QUOTE who="DayWalker562 in Los Angeles, California"]damn I didn't get in.. you must need a masters degree to have enough points SOB guess I'll try concorde[/QUOTE]

16 months ago
Job > Physical Therapy Assistant

PTA in Arizona

[QUOTE who="Future PTA in Seattle, Washington"]If you are mobile, what I would do is get a list together of schools that match the prereqs you already have and that you ...

16 months ago
Job > Physical Therapy Assistant

My experience, current PTA student, Please ask any questions about it

So basically, what you're saying is that you went from a program at a Jr. College that could've cost between 4-8K, after being accepted, and switched over to a private for-profit ...

16 months ago
Job > Physical Therapy Assistant

Is There a True Demand for Physical Therapy Assistants? What are the Pros and Cons of this profession?

[QUOTE who="anyone in Sanbornton, New Hampshire"]Physical Therapist Assistant is an excellent job. If you are doing your job correctly you don't lift anyone, you are ...

16 months ago

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