On the Road Again

It’s that time of year again where we hit the road both in-person and virtually to provide important industry updates and network with our practitioners, educators, students and physicians. This year, we’ll continue to elevate our national…
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Why the World Needs More RTs, and How You Can Help

Although the work of respiratory therapists is essential to so many, the numbers are decreasing for both current and aspiring RTs. At the same time, demand for specialized respiratory care continues to rise, making the growing shortage even…
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LiveChat Now Available

We are pleased to announce that we have launched LiveChat on our website! Candidates and credentialed practitioners may request real-time help from one of our experienced Customer Care Team members by starting a LiveChat at nbrc.org. To start…
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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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