• CHOOSE ONE: Every Breath Counts

    Join us and your fellow practitioners in making a collective difference.

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    A respiratory therapist pictured near patient monitoring equipment
  • The World Needs More of You

    Strengthen the future of respiratory care by sharing your story.

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    A neonatal/pediatric respiratory therapist in flight
  • 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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  • CHOOSE ONE: Every Breath Counts

    Join us and your fellow practitioners in making a collective difference.

    Learn More
    A respiratory therapist pictured near patient monitoring equipment
  • 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
  • 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.

[news]

2020 NBRC Award Winners

One of our year's highlights is recognizing outstanding individuals who have made a significant impact on the respiratory care profession, and this year is no exception. Pivoting from in-person ceremonies to a virtual celebration, NBRC officially…
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On the Virtual Road

The end of the year is typically a busy time for us, and this year is no exception. Even though we are not able to see everyone in person this year, we are excited to speak with leaders in respiratory care and interact with state societies,…
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Jimmy A. Young, MEd, RRT

An outstanding and dedicated leader, Jimmy Albert Young's contributions to respiratory care left an indelible mark on the profession. After earning his RRT in 1965, he led a distinguished career in management and education when respiratory…
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Respiratory Care Week 2020

It's our favorite time of year - Respiratory Care Week! As this special week begins, we wish to honor, celebrate, and recognize YOU. We want to make sure you know your knowledge, passion, and dedication to high-quality patient care, exemplify…
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[sponsors]

American Association for Respiratory Care
American College of Chest Physicians
American Society of Anesthesiologists