• 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]

NBRC Office Closed

Life's most persistent and urgent question: What are YOU doing for others? - MLK The NBRC office will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2020, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. In honor of Dr. King, this day was designated as…
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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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From the Desk of Lori Tinkler

2019 Final Thoughts from NBRC's CEO As the saying goes, the days are sometimes long but the years are short! 2019 was no exception to this old adage. This year has flown by! We kicked off the year with a pilot of our new Credential Maintenance…
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NBRC Video Update

If you haven’t had a chance to check out our videos, now is a perfect time! They have been updated to include the most recent enhancements and changes to our website, practitioner portal, and Credential Maintenance Program. Students can…
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American Association for Respiratory Care
American College of Chest Physicians
American Society of Anesthesiologists