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Updated 19 hours ago

current respiratory therapy student and i want out - 59 Replies

[QUOTE who="minnie min in anywhere land, Washington"]Part 4: I WOUDN’T change my decision to quit the program for anything. My advice to you, do what...


Updated 20 hours ago

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

[QUOTE who="Nebraska in Orleans, Nebraska"]Do I have to take the Canadian board if I am experienced therapist in the U.S?? Im thinking of relocated...

RRT thats me!

Updated 8 days ago

Advice on Respiratory therapy in Houston Tx - 35 Replies

Its disgusting how hard i worked to become a registered respiratory therapist to now have it be RCP whether you are certified (lower level) or...


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...


Updated 10 days ago

i need help passing!!! - 81 Replies

I realize all these comments are from over a year ago but I am just trying to find anyone who can answer my question. I am prepping for the TMC exam....


Updated 17 days ago

Respiratory Therapy Notes - Pass the TMC exam - 45 Replies

[QUOTE who="nikki in Stonewall, Louisiana"]I need help pass my boards,please help.[/QUOTE] I purchased a ebook online from a site called...


Updated 17 days ago

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

[QUOTE who="Jovi in West Covina, California"]Hi I graduated from school for Respiratory Therapy mid of 2015, I was doing full time Mom full time...


Updated 17 days ago

Doing well on the new NBRC board exams as from January 2015 - 573 Replies

[QUOTE who="unnoticed in Kansas city, Kansas"]Have anyone tried Respiratory Therapist zone[/QUOTE] I purchased a ebook from a website called...


Updated 24 days ago

Help i failed TMC exam - 42 Replies

[QUOTE who="shay in Scott Air Force Base, Illinois"]correction.. I passed the first time CRT level I cant seem to push to RRT level..i studied...


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...


Updated 26 days ago

RRT vs. CRT - 4 Replies

I have been an RT for 40+ years and I am a member (and have been for many years) of AARC, CSRC & NBRC. I have worked my way through the ranks and...


Updated 26 days ago

Need help with rrt clinical simulation! - 25 Replies

[QUOTE who="Chels in Savannah, Georgia"]Hi guys, I'm in need of help to pass the clinical sims. I have 2 mths to pass before I have to start fresh...



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


Updated 26 days ago

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

[QUOTE who="Christina in Fort Lauderdale, Florida"]I found a website that had a review that was paid for by the month, you could use it for as long...


Updated 26 days ago

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

Try ordering the Tmc ebook from this website called The information was straight from the test. I passed on...


Updated 26 days ago

TMC Exam (Where to Start) - 1 Reply

I ordered a Tmc and Clinical Sims ebook online off a website called and it had alot of information from the...


Updated 26 days ago

Got tips on passing CLIN SIMS? - 5 Replies

[QUOTE who="Jessica in Senatobia, Mississippi"]OMG!! I had that same SIM tonight! I missed mine by 10 points! Following the comments.[/QUOTE] I...

Sakura Richards

Updated 29 days ago

Why does Respiratory Care have boards that nobody can pass? - 20 Replies

I used it and passed both exams with flying colors. Look up respiratoryteacher dot com and order the Therapist Multiple Choice Exam


Updated 1 month ago

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



Updated 1 month ago

Which is better nursing or respiratory therapist? - 188 Replies

I work for one of the top hospitals in the country for one of the top cardiovascular units in the country. I am the lead senior therapist for CTICU....


Updated 1 month ago

I really need some advice about respiratory therapy - 31 Replies

Here is the truth. Hospitals do not give a crap about you or your future


Updated 1 month ago

Stay far, far away from Respiratory!!!! - 166 Replies

[QUOTE who="Kettleriver in New Providence, New Jersey"]You have no idea what your what your saying Don’t you understand this field is a dead end...


Updated 1 month ago

Respiratory therapist - 1 Reply

The type of felony definitely matters. I got lincensed in 2 of the 3 states I applied to with a 14 yr old robbery w/a weapon. You basically want...


Updated 1 month ago

respiratory therapist student new grad with misdemeanor dui - 17 Replies

I’m glad to hear that you can still obtain a respiratory therapy license and job with a misdemeanor DUI in California. My question is if they request...


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 1 month ago

If RT's save lives, why are we not as represented/respected as RN"S? - 152 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 2 months ago

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

[QUOTE who="johnna08 in Danbury, Connecticut"]hi does anyone still have lindsey jones materials for the CRT RRT would like to purchase...


Updated 2 months ago

a good career choice? - 1387 Replies

It’s so sad but true what everyone is saying about the negatives in RT world. I was RT for 6 yrs. When things get tough resp dept is first to get...


Updated 2 months ago

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

I have a used Kettering study guide. Purchased in 2016. You can email me for details if interested.


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

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...


Updated 3 months ago

Independence University Students - 91 Replies

[QUOTE who="Brenda in Cleveland, Ohio"]Not yet. I am planning to do my clinicals every other weekend. It seems like it may take me forever going...


How can Canadian RT transfer practice to the United States?

Hi there! I’m a Canadian RT currently working in home care and was wondering if there are any Canadians that are practicing as RT States...


Updated 3 months ago

Respiratory therapy Visa Sponsorship - 56 Replies

Good morning, I am a newly graduate in respiratory therapy (May 2018) , I obtained my RRT and I have a medical degree from Mali. I have aquestion...


Updated 3 months ago

NBRC ruined my life- plese help! - 337 Replies

Hello, I just found this forum. I scrolled throughout all 7 pages reading posts randomly. Little bit about me:graduated with my BSc in...

Interested in sleep

Updated 3 months ago


I reside in Chicago and would love to know is there a big job demand for polysomnography? Also, what is the starting salary? Thanks in advance


Updated 3 months ago

Is RT really a good career choice? - 55 Replies

[QUOTE who="ayelele in Saint Petersburg, Florida"]hi i was wondering is it possible that someone could die if you dont do your job right as a...


Updated 3 months ago

How much does everyone make per city - 3 Replies

RT with 5 years experience, earning $48/hr base in Northern California. There's another $4 differential for nights, another $2 for weekends. On...

Lorrie in Lynbrook, New York

Updated 4 months ago

Kettering CPFT or RPFT - 121 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...

Alfir in Ohio

Updated 4 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,...


Updated 4 months ago

Respiratory Therapist - 1 Reply

I am interested in the RT program nervous about going to school after so many years. Truly want a better life for my mom and I. Are the classes...

Terry in Lakeland, Florida

Updated 4 months ago

will they give me a license if i have a misdemeanor? - 9 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...

Kidfixer in DALLAS, Texas

Updated 4 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...

Easybreather in Teaneck, New Jersey

Updated 5 months ago

any rt ever gone from rt to nursing then nurse practitioner - 12 Replies

hi guys how are you all doing first I would like to tell you a little background about myself I have been a respiratory therapist for almost 7 years...


Updated 5 months ago

Respiratory Therapy through Independence University - 13 Replies

I have seen many negative reviews about this school and would like some HONEST input from other people. I am currently enrolled in their ASRT program...

Chelsie in Chesapeake, Virginia

Updated 5 months ago

Decisions, Decisions... RT, PT, or what? - 1 Reply

I'm looking for the best advice from people who have been there and done that. I am an aspiring student who has had the hardest time deciding what...

susanlipman@*****.*** in Morganville, New Jersey

Updated 6 months ago

kettering vs lindsay jones - 268 Replies

what program is better for review

Sandy in Los Angeles, California

Updated 6 months ago

How is the Respiratory Therapy Program at East LA Community College? - 99 Replies

How is the Respiratory Therapy Program at East LA Community College? I heard UCLA hires most of the graduates from ELAC since they work so close...

Adawg2172 in Newark, Delaware

Respiratory Care AAS or Masters

I currently have a BS in Exercise Science and have been accepted into an AAS Respiratory Therapy Program. After being accepted into AAS program I was...

Nuno815 in San Carlos, California

Updated 6 months ago

Kettering NPS home study course material for sale - 23 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,...

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