Entries by Hilary Groninger

Introducing One-Year Anniversary Lanyard Cards

Congratulations to everyone who earned a new credential in 2022! You put in countless hours of hard work, and it paid off. As a credentialed practitioner, take honor in your exceptional knowledge and expertise in respiratory care. On the one-year anniversary of earning an NBRC credential, you’ll receive a credential lanyard card to proudly display […]

Giving Back in 2022

At the NBRC, our social purpose is centered on caring, joining and giving. Last year, we were overjoyed to be able to collect items and donate funds to those in need of assistance in the greater Kansas City area, as well as nationally supporting organizations related to respiratory care. We also donate on behalf of […]

Introducing The NBRC Social Media Ambassador Program

The NBRC is excited to announce we’ve launched a Social Media Ambassador Program! We are looking for passionate respiratory care practitioners to join us in spreading our message – The World Needs More RTs. There’s power in numbers and our ambassador program will help get the word out about the many rewards of being a […]

2022 Examinations in Review

Every year we publish an annual summary of results for all seven of our credentialing examinations to inform the public, potential candidates and those currently holding NBRC credentials. We’re excited to report as of December 31, 2022, the total number of NBRC credentials awarded reached 536,787! Achieving NBRC credentials is a true demonstration of the […]

The NBRC Hits the Road in 2023

We’re ready to hit the road this year! Whether gathering virtually or in person, we enjoy providing important credentialing and profession-related updates and networking with our practitioners, educators, students and physicians at state and national meetings. During our tour this year, we’ll continue elevating our national awareness campaign, The World Needs More RTs. We believe […]

Message from the President

Happy New Year! I am honored to serve as the 2023 NBRC President. For background, I am currently the Program Director of Des Moines Area Community College in Iowa, which offers an AAS in Respiratory Therapy. I have served with the NBRC since 2011, first as a consultant to the Therapist Multiple Choice Examination Committee […]

2023 Certificate and Wallet Card Changes

Beginning January 1, 2023, our certificate and wallet card policies and procedures will be updated. These changes are implemented to provide credentialing material to practitioners in a timelier manner, allow repeated access to material throughout the current credential cycle and is also a step towards NBRC’s social responsibility for a safer environment. First-time credential holders […]

Outgoing President David Vines Reflects on His Term

As my NBRC presidency is ending, I appreciate the opportunity to serve in this role and what we have accomplished. I cannot be more proud of the NBRC staff, Board of Trustee members, and consultants’ work to promote excellence in the field of respiratory care through credentialing examinations, MoreRTs.com, and philanthropy. As of November 30, […]

NBRC Holiday Schedule

Season’s greetings from our NBRC family to yours! The Board of Trustees and our team would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your tireless efforts and wish you and yours happy holidays and a healthy new year. To allow our team to rest, recharge and enjoy time with friends and family for the […]

2022 NBRC Award Winners

We were thankful to see everyone in person this year at the NBRC’s Reception at AARC International Congress and our fall Board of Trustees meeting. We presented multiple awards at both events to some of the most deserving people we’ve had the pleasure of working alongside. These individuals always go above and beyond what’s asked […]