• CHOOSE ONE: Every Breath Counts

    Let your NBRC credentials make the world a healthier place.

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  • See the Big Picture

    Find your true focus in specialized respiratory care.

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  • Excellence
    Defines Us

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

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  • Excellence through Specialization

    Specialty credentials empower respiratory care practitioners to
    make an even bigger impact.

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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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  • CHOOSE ONE: Every Breath Counts

    Let your NBRC credentials make the world a healthier place.

    Learn More
    NBRC Credentialed Practitioner at work
  • See the Big Picture

    Find your true focus in specialized respiratory care.

    Learn More
  • Excellence Defines Us

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

    Learn More
  • Excellence through Specialization

    Specialty credentials empower respiratory care practitioners to
    make an even bigger impact.

    Learn More
  • A Badge of Honor

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

    Learn More

With our CHOOSE ONE: Every Breath Counts campaign, we invite our community of respiratory care practitioners to join us in making the world a healthier place by giving back.

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.

[news]

CHOOSE ONE: Every Breath Counts

The National Board for Respiratory Care Launches ‘CHOOSE ONE: Every Breath Counts Campaign’  Respiratory care practitioners encouraged to join in supporting research, advocacy  OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (Oct 31, 2019) — As part of its…
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Updated TMC SAE Available

The Therapist Multiple-Choice (TMC) Comprehensive Self-Assessment Exam (SAE) has been updated and is now available to Program Directors! This SAE reflects updated content beginning January 2020 for the TMC Exam. Access it here: http://bit.ly/2ps4k1F
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Virtual Calculator Coming in 2020

You spoke, we listened! Based on feedback, we are pleased to announce a virtual calculator will become available while taking NBRC examinations in January 2020. Virtual calculator functionality: Available for each examination question …
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CMP Participation

The Credential Maintenance Program (CMP) is an ongoing process of learning, self-evaluation and clinical improvement in which practitioners participate to maintain NBRC credentials. Respiratory patients and their families can rest assured NBRC…
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American Association for Respiratory Care
American College of Chest Physicians
American Society of Anesthesiologists