As a student in respiratory care, you will soon serve a vitally important role – one that saves and improves lives. After all your hard work and study, you deserve recognition for your specialty skills and commitment to high quality patient care. Credentials from the National Board for Respiratory Care provide that recognition, connecting you with colleagues across the country and demonstrating your dedication to excellence.
Becoming a NBRC credentialed practitioner offers many benefits, including:
- Professional excellence: Your advanced level of competence is immediately recognizable to employers, colleagues, patients and others when you wear the NBRC badge of distinction as a credentialed respiratory care practitioner.
- Personal achievement: Becoming credentialed in your field boosts confidence and competence, which can lead to greater job satisfaction and improved quality and safety for your patients.
- Greater control over your career and compensation with specialty credentialing: Respiratory care practitioners with NBRC specialty credentials frequently receive higher wages and premium employment opportunities.
We invite you to explore the following topics for detailed guidance on your path to becoming a NBRC credentialed practitioner.