• The World Needs More of You

    Strengthen the future of respiratory care by sharing your story.

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  • NBRC Response to COVID-19

    Read the latest on our efforts to support the profession today.

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  • Excellence
    Defines Us

    NBRC credentials are the mark of true excellence in respiratory care.

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  • A Badge of Honor

    Becoming an NBRC credentialed practitioner instills pride and demonstrates
    exceptional knowledge and competency.

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  • The World Needs More of You

    Strengthen the future of respiratory care by sharing your story.

    Learn More
    A neonatal/pediatric respiratory therapist in flight
  • NBRC Response to COVID-19

    Read the latest on our efforts to support the profession today.

    Learn More
    A respiratory therapist pictured near patient monitoring equipment
  • Excellence Defines Us

    NBRC credentials are the mark of true excellence in respiratory care.

    Learn More
  • A Badge of Honor

    Becoming an NBRC credentialed practitioner instills pride and demonstrates
    exceptional knowledge and competency.

    Learn More

VOICES OF RESPIRATORY THERAPY

We are celebrating the specialized skills of respiratory therapists and the vital role you play every day – especially now, on the front lines of COVID-19. Inspire others by sharing your story!

candidates

Candidates

Prepare for your exam with a wide range of materials from the NBRC.

credentialed practitioners

Credentialed Practitioners

Excel with NBRC specialty credentials and continuing competency.

educators

Educators

Assist students in their pursuit of excellence through NBRC credentials.

Respiratory care professionals fulfill a vital role that saves and improves lives. There is no better way to help more patients and advance your career than to achieve specialization.

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Test Center Safety Protocols

PSI now has over 98% of testing facilities open. The safety and well-being of candidates, their staff, and the entire community is a top priority. Below are the latest safety protocols. Candidates A health questionnaire will continue…
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Updated Policy Adjustments 6/23/20

We continue to closely monitor the current health situation and adjust our policies accordingly. Here are the NBRC’s most current policy adjustments, which override any previously published adjustments. Credential Verification – Free…
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Exam Administration Update

Ensuring you have a positive examination experience is of the utmost importance to us. We know you have spent valuable time preparing for an examination and understand your feelings of frustration when you encounter closed sites, limited test…
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Education Audit

In 2018, the NBRC implemented an education audit policy as a routine part of our commitment to ensuring the integrity of the credentialing system. Here’s a snapshot of how the audit process works: A random selection process identifies…
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American Association for Respiratory Care
American College of Chest Physicians
American Society of Anesthesiologists