PFT Spirometry Change Coming September 2021

If you will be attempting the Pulmonary Function Technology Examination in 2021, please be aware of an important change coming up later this year regarding the Standardization of Spirometry. If you attempt the examination before September…
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2021 RC Scholarships & Awards

In our continuing efforts to promote and move the respiratory care profession forward, we are proud to contribute to respiratory care scholarships and awards totaling almost $27,000. Presented by The Lambda Beta Society and The American Respiratory…
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Perspectives on Credential Maintenance: Part 3

by NBRC Vice President of Examinations, Robert C. Shaw, Jr., PhD, RRT, FAARC   Parts 1 and 2 of the ‘Perspectives on Credential Maintenance’ series describe expected points-of-view from the three groups of credentialed practitioners…
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Perspectives on Credential Maintenance: Part 2

by NBRC Vice President of Examinations, Robert C. Shaw, Jr., PhD, RRT, FAARC Part 1 of the ‘Perspectives on Credential Maintenance’ article series focused on how practitioners choose to either respond to Credential Maintenance Program (CMP)…
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Perspectives on Credential Maintenance: Part 1

by NBRC Vice President of Examinations, Robert C. Shaw, Jr., PhD, RRT, FAARC   The original continuing competency program was implemented in July 2002 and was developed with two outcomes in mind – 1) to enhance and maintain competence…
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2020 Examinations in Review

Each year we publish an annual summary of results for all six of our credentialing examinations to inform the public, potential candidates, and those currently holding NBRC credentials. Celebrating our 60th anniversary in 2020, we are proud…
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NBRC Credential vs State License Renewal

You already know an NBRC credential and a state license are required to practice as a respiratory therapist in the United States, but did you know that your credential does not get automatically updated when you renew your state license? The…
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Hello, Instagram!

Stay up to date on all things happening at the NBRC! We're excited to announce that we are launching an Instagram account in addition to Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Take a moment to visit our pages using the links above and click 'Like'…
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Message from the President

Dear Colleagues- I am excited to start my first term as president of the NBRC. I have worked as a respiratory therapist for 30 years and served on the NBRC Board of Trustees for approximately ten years. I could not be more proud of the work…
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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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