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Updated 14 hours ago

Help i failed TMC exam - 56 Replies

hey does anyone have a cheat sheet for the equations on the tmc exam. Also can anyone tell me if there's a heavy focus on equations. Been a RRT in...


Updated 1 day ago

a good career choice? - 1388 Replies

I am a crna. RT school was more difficult than nursing but it depends on your interest in science. I was a registered respiratory therapist and RN....


Updated 1 day ago

Which is better nursing or respiratory therapist? - 189 Replies

I am a crna. I was a registered respiratory therapist and RN. Respiratory therapist jobs are precarious in the future in my opinion. Being an RN has...


Updated 2 days ago

Doing well on the new NBRC board exams as from January 2015 - 583 Replies

[QUOTE who="Ciara in Jacksonville, Florida"]I am getting ready to take my sims Thursday. I have form A of the sims can you send me form...


Updated 6 days ago

Stay far, far away from Respiratory!!!! - 188 Replies

[QUOTE who="just me in massachussets in boston, Massachusetts"]It's interesting why only unemployed RRTs get so insanely negative about their...


Updated 7 days ago

RT License in Texas - 1 Reply

EDIT! >$50< $500... (less than $500)


Updated 7 days ago

Respiratory Therapy License with a DUI - 14 Replies

[QUOTE who="S in Ontario, California"]Hello I'm currently a student in california I received my DUI in April of this year and I've been depressed...


Tmc exam

Help! I took Tmc exam 3 times. Score 93. Very frustrating exam for real life hospital based thinkers. Even with a State License, The CRT is not...


Updated 16 days ago

If RT's save lives, why are we not as represented/respected as RN"S? - 153 Replies

[QUOTE who="Cough in Boston, Massachusetts"]I understand where you are coming from, but respiratory care is a much younger field than nursing. ...


Updated 17 days ago

New CRT, need job advice and advice on passing the RRT simulations. - 45 Replies

[QUOTE who="smnthalynn RRT in Erie, Pennsylvania"]I just passed my RRT today ... woot! as long as you know your stuff, it'll be fine.. it was...


Updated 17 days ago

Need help with rrt clinical simulation! - 27 Replies

[QUOTE who="travelrrt in Mccall, Idaho"]Hi I have the clinsim portion of Lindsay Jones if you're still interested. Drop me a line at...


May be expelled from RT program. Now what?

I’m in the last portion of the program and had applied the year before, but I didn’t pass o-chem in the summer before it started with a C. Started...

Dianelbj in Houston, Texas

Updated 26 days ago

kettering vs lindsay jones - 269 Replies

what program is better for review

aliade in Houston, Texas

Updated 26 days ago

Why does Respiratory Care have boards that nobody can pass? - 22 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,...

nfortin in Northbrook, Illinois

Updated 26 days ago

Is Respiratory Therapy worth it? - 19 Replies

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 class)? Is the job...

Ledet15 in New Iberia, Louisiana

Respiratory student and work

I’ll be entering the RT program in August 2019. I was wondering if anyone could give me ideas how I can work part time while in the program. I know...

tarheel1 in Bristol, Connecticut

Updated 29 days ago

Returning to the field of Respiratory Therapy? - 9 Replies

I would like to know if anyone can give me some sound advice on the best way to get back in to RT field after being out for 8 years? I have been...

Saskhunter1996 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Respiratory Therapy Schools

Hello everyone. I am new to the website and must say that it seems like a great online community. I have a quick question regarding choosing which...

SakuraRichards in Dallas, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

Respiratory Therapy Notes - Pass the TMC exam - 51 Replies

Updated written and sim notes available on this Facebook page, plus some education.

SJVC in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 1 month ago

Attending SJVC for Respiratory Therapy program - 10 Replies

Hello, I am hoping I can receive feedback in regards to attending school to become a respiratory therapist. I have been looking into sjvc ' s Rancho...

MarCallahan in Omaha, Nebraska

Wisconsin Temp license

Does anyone know what the rules are for the Wisconsin Temp license? It expires in 90 days so do I have to begin working within 90 days? How do I get...

Ealfred07 in Miami, Florida

Updated 1 month ago

i need help passing!!! - 83 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...

richellep in Pearland, Texas

Dwi arrest

I was recently arrested for a DWI in Texas. I actually wasn't driving but I was sitting in the driver seat and apparently that counts the same. Do...

TaurusGal in Griffin, Georgia

Updated 1 month ago

Where can a RT that's been out of the field for years get clinical experience - 5 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...

Kris1986 in Youngstown, Ohio

Updated 1 month ago

will they give me a license if i have a misdemeanor? - 10 Replies

hi all, i think i have a problem. im really scared the state wont give me a license to practice because of a misdemeanor. it happened 10 years...

achhabra in Brampton, Ontario

Updated 1 month ago

Kettering CPFT or RPFT - 120 Replies

Has anyone purchased both the CPFT and the RPFT books and discs from Kettering? When I got the CRT books and disks 2 yrs ago, they were very similar...

kkathe1278 in Miami, Florida

Updated 2 months ago

Has anyone taken and passed the NBRC Adult Critical Care Specialist exam? - 19 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...

Chinadoll in Grand Prairie, Texas

Updated 2 months ago

Ask a new RT grad anything! - 26 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...

Phamtasy in Grande Prairie, Alberta

Updated 2 months ago

current respiratory therapy student and i want out - 59 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...

Phamtasy in Grande Prairie, Alberta

Updated 2 months ago

Any Respiratory Therapists in Ontario or Canada?? - 71 Replies

I am considering entering this field but need to get a feel for what my life as a RT would be like. I see many RT's in the US on this discussion...

RRT thats me! in Cleveland, Ohio

Updated 2 months ago

Advice on Respiratory therapy in Houston Tx - 35 Replies

I was wondering what was the average anual salary for a rookie CRT who just graduated with no experience? Does an RRT make more than a...

Brian in Austin, Texas

Questions on how to begin as an RT

Hello all! First post here in the RT forum. I have some questions, and l would appreciate ANY and ALL insights that you may share. I am 52, and...

Chinadoll in Grand Prairie, Texas

Updated 2 months ago

PASSING TMC AND SIMS for crt and rrt HELP! - 6 Replies

Hi I graduated from school for Respiratory Therapy mid of 2015, I was doing full time Mom full time student and after i graduated i took the test and...

Kamodo in Plainville, Connecticut

Respiratory or Social work

Hi, I am looking at a career change and I am looking at between respiratory therapy or going straight into getting my LCSW in social work. I am also...

Vicjoywil in San Francisco, California

Updated 3 months ago

RRT vs. CRT - 4 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...

Chinadoll in Grand Prairie, Texas


I ordered a Tmc and clinical sims ebook off a site called The information was just like on the actual exams....

Chinadoll in Grand Prairie, Texas

Updated 3 months ago

What is the best online review site to help me pass my CRT exam - 250 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...

Chinadoll in Grand Prairie, Texas

Updated 3 months ago

Been 2 years since I finished school desperately need help passing RRT!! - 1 Reply

I've been reading and listening to the Lindsey jones audiotapes. I took the test about 5 times and failed short of 10-15 points. I feel like I'm so...

Chinadoll in Grand Prairie, Texas

Updated 3 months ago

TMC Exam (Where to Start) - 1 Reply

Hello all, I graduated from a Respiratory Care program back in 2013. I became licensed in CA, and received my RRT credential. Unfortunately, I...

Chinadoll in Grand Prairie, Texas

Updated 3 months ago

Got tips on passing CLIN SIMS? - 5 Replies

Hi all, Took clin sim yesterday and missed it. Can anyone suggest any tips on what they're studying, preferably 2015 and newer? I came across a...

stacia in Indianapolis, Indiana

Updated 3 months ago

Is a Bachelors Degree in RT necessary? What about the BS in RT that is offerred by CCSD? - 169 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...

Kettleriver in New Providence, New Jersey

Updated 3 months ago

I really need some advice about respiratory therapy - 31 Replies

My story is kind of long.I'll try to be as brief as possible.I went to a community college several years ago and screwed up.I was young and wasn't...

Muzikman81 in San Diego, California

Updated 3 months ago

Respiratory therapist - 1 Reply

What agency do I need to contact to apply and see if I can be a RT withvsafelute 15 year old felony? In Phoenix Arizona or Mesa

Magpie in Laguna Hills, California

Updated 3 months ago

respiratory therapist student new grad with misdemeanor dui - 17 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...

Bruchetta in Brentwood, California

RCP license

I have my RCP license, RRT-NPS with current CPRS, CEU'S, resigned to have children about 7 years ago and have been unable to secure a job the last 4...


Updated 4 months ago

looking to buy a used Lindsey Jones CRT/RRT materials.... - 131 Replies

Hi my fellow CRT/RRT students/professionals...I am glad to have found this link in need of help. I am looking to buy a used Lindsey Jones study...

Kate_0mm in Oakland, California

Updated 4 months ago

Looking for Kettering Pulmonary Function Test study material + advice on test - 7 Replies

Is anyone selling their PFT certification study material? How is this test layout? I am an RRT and am interested in taking the pft Nebraska test. ...

maddie in Casa Grande, Arizona

EKG Tech to RT

Hi everyone. I just have a quick question. I recently graduated from an EKG Technician class and am interested in earning an Associate's in a related...

molly's mom in Dunkirk, New York

delayed renewal for RT license

I will soon be renewing my New York State RT license after about five years out of the field, called a "delayed renewal" by the NYSOP (New York State...

Angela in Canton, Ohio

Updated 5 months ago

Independence University Students - 91 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...

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