• NBRC Response to COVID-19

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

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  • 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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  • 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
  • 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]

Message from the NBRC President

On behalf of the National Board for Respiratory Care, I want to thank all respiratory therapists across the country who are working countless hours to care for patients with COVID-19 and other pulmonary disorders. There is no greater gift in…
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NBRC Working Remotely

While the world continues to face a global health crisis, we are striving to ensure you continue to receive the high level of support you have come to know from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).  Our executive office is…
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NBRC Policy Adjustments for COVID-19

During these unprecedented times, the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) has adjusted certain policies and procedures to ensure our respiratory therapists currently fighting the front lines of this global pandemic can continue their…
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NBRC CEO on COVID-19

As a member of the respiratory care community, I wanted to reach out to you personally and let you know your well-being and ability to care for patients is our top priority as we join organizations and companies around the world responding…
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Hitting the Road in 2020

Our ongoing efforts to positively promote and advance the respiratory care profession will keep NBRC President Katherine L. Fedor, MBA, RRT, RRT-NPS, CPFT, NBRC CEO Lori M. Tinkler, MBA, and various staff on the road in 2020.  Taking advantage…
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American Association for Respiratory Care
American College of Chest Physicians
American Society of Anesthesiologists