Entries by Hilary Groninger

The National Board for Respiratory Care Invests $4 Million Into Accredited Respiratory Therapy Programs Press Release

Respiratory Care Credentialing Board funds scholarships to increase the number of respiratory therapists in the United States OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (March 26, 2024) – Today, the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) announced its investment of more than $4 million in scholarship funds for education programs across the United States as part of its continued […]

KC STEM Goes Red with the NBRC

This past December, members of our executive office staff along with local respiratory therapist volunteers had the pleasure of participating in the American Heart Association’s KC STEM Goes Red event. As an organization, the NBRC loves to give back in a multitude of ways and sponsoring this event in our hometown was a true pleasure. […]

Welcome Jon C. Inkrott, RRT, RRT-ACCS, to the NBRC Board of Trustees

Please help us welcome our newest Board member, Jon C. Inkrott, RRT, RRT-ACCS. Before joining our Board, Jon was a consultant with us for the past two years serving on both the Clinical Simulation Examination Committee and the Adult Critical Care Specialty Examination Committee. Jon attended the State College of Florida in Bradenton. He has […]

2023 NBRC Award Winners

Congratulations to our 2023 NBRC award winners! We enjoyed seeing everyone at the NBRC Reception at AARC’s International Congress and our annual fall Board of Trustees Meeting. Multiple awards were presented at both meetings to extremely talented, compassionate and dedicated individuals who we are lucky to call our colleagues. The Robert H. Miller, RRT Award […]

2023 NBRC Holiday Schedule

The NBRC Board of Trustees and our team sends our gratitude to all of you for your dedication and passion in caring for others. We wish you and yours a happy holiday and a healthy new year! To allow our team to rest, recharge and enjoy time with friends and family for the holidays, our […]

In Memory of Steven K. Bryant, NBRC’s Former CEO

It is with much sorrow that the NBRC announces the passing of Steven K. Bryant, PhD, RRT (Hon), NBRC’s former CEO and Executive Director, on October 19, 2023. Dr. Bryant graduated with honors from the University of Arkansas with a BS in Business Administration in July of 1971. In 1982, he completed the MBA program […]

The NBRC and CHEST Work Together to Define Excellence in Respiratory Care

The NBRC has a longstanding relationship with the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST). CHEST is a professional network that has more than 22,000 pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine professionals who are interested in clinical education and connection to the global chest medicine community. They are one of our sponsor organizations who share the […]

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 […]