• 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]

Live Remote Proctoring

We are happy to announce live remote online proctoring is now available for all NBRC examinations! To schedule an appointment, go online at schedule.psiexams.com. Once you log in to the PSI system, you may select either ‘Test Center’…
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Policy Elimination

The Three-Year RRT Time Limit policy is no longer in effect as of January 1, 2021. This policy was implemented in 2005 and required new advanced level education graduates to earn the Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential within…
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NBRC CEO Contemplates 2020

As I take a look back, some days I feel as if this year has taken forever, and other days, time seems to be flying by. Despite a few curve balls early in the pandemic, I am proud of all we have accomplished in 2020.  Staying in our lane, we…
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Outgoing President Reflects

As I reflect upon my tenure as president of the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC), it’s difficult not to think about how my career as a respiratory therapist has influenced where I am today. I began my career with a simple goal to…
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American Association for Respiratory Care
American College of Chest Physicians
American Society of Anesthesiologists