• The World Needs More RTs

    See how RTs helped this CF patient make it to American Idol!

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  • CHOOSE TO GIVE

    Join us in funding scholarships, grants and awards for current and future practitioners.

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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 RTs

    See how RTs helped this CF patient make it to American Idol!

    Learn More
  • CHOOSE TO GIVE

    Join us in funding scholarships, grants and awards for current and future practitioners.

    Learn More
    Close-up of respiratory therapist's hands holding respiratory 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. Inspire others by sharing your story!

candidates

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

credentialed practitioners

Excel with NBRC specialty credentials and continuing competency.

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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AE-C Exam Candidate Information

As of September 1, 2022, The National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) assumed the Certified Asthma Educator (AE-C) examination and all assets of the National Asthma Educator Certification Board (NAECB). The National Commission for Certifying…
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American Association for Respiratory Care
American College of Chest Physicians
American Society of Anesthesiologists