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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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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One-Year Anniversary Pin

Did you earn an NBRC credential in 2018? If you did, expect to receive a complimentary credential pin during your one-year anniversary month! As a credentialed practitioner, you consistently demonstrate exceptional knowledge and competence…
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New Message Center

Never miss an important notice from the NBRC again! We are very excited to launch our new Message Center within the NBRC Practitioner Portal allowing the NBRC to securely communicate timely information with you about your exam applications,…
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Repeat Attempt Policy

Respiratory therapy is a vital profession within the healthcare community; therefore, we continually strive to elevate not only the profession but the therapists who have worked hard to earn our credentials.
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NPS Exam Admissions Policy Change

The Board of Trustees has approved the elimination of the following admissions provision for the NPS Examination: Applicant shall be a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) for at least one year prior to applying for the Neonatal/Pediatric…
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Score Report Changes

NBRC credentialing examinations are designed to provide an accurate reflection of a candidate’s mastery of necessary knowledge. Since the decision to award a credential is based on the total examination score obtained by a candidate, NBRC…
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Education Audit Policy

The NBRC recently implemented a policy to audit graduation information submitted electronically via the School Portal. Auditing electronic graduation information is a routine part of NBRC's commitment to ensuring the integrity of the credentialing…
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Examination Security Policy

The NBRC is determined to safeguard the integrity of its credentialing programs by ensuring the security of the examinations. In today’s world of instant information sharing, we believe it is important for all candidates and credentialed practitioners…
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