'Credentialing Specialist' Certification

NBRC employees Jenny Banek, Kellie Carroll, and Nate Hagemann, have recently joined an elite group by achieving a ‘Credentialing Specialist’ certificate from the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE). This program consists of eight…
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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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CHOOSE ONE: Every Breath Counts

The National Board for Respiratory Care Launches ‘CHOOSE ONE: Every Breath Counts Campaign’  Respiratory care practitioners encouraged to join in supporting research, advocacy  OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (Oct 31, 2019) — As part of its…
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Updated TMC SAE Available

The Therapist Multiple-Choice (TMC) Comprehensive Self-Assessment Exam (SAE) has been updated and is now available to Program Directors! This SAE reflects updated content beginning January 2020 for the TMC Exam. Access it here: http://bit.ly/2ps4k1F
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Virtual Calculator Coming in 2020

You spoke, we listened! Based on feedback, we are pleased to announce a virtual calculator will become available while taking NBRC examinations in January 2020. Virtual calculator functionality: Available for each examination question …
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New 2020 Content Available for TMC and CSE

On January 15, 2020, updated content will be implemented for both the Therapist Multiple-Choice Examination (TMC) and the Clinical Simulation Examination (CSE). New content outlines and practice exams are available at nbrc.org for candidates.…
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Credential Maintenance Program (CMP) - Pilot

We are off to a great start! The pilot for the new Credential Maintenance Program (CMP) was seamlessly implemented in January. Practitioners who earned specialty credentials in the 4th quarter of 2018, and those earning specialty credentials…
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