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Registered Respiratory Therapist

As a respiratory therapist you may attain further certification in your field of specialty. There are seven certification examinations that The National Board for Respiratory Care has designed to test your expertise in each specialty. Being a Certified Respiratory Therapist with these certifications further increases your monetary and clinical value as a respiratory therapist. You will further be able to aid your patients and provide a prominent level of care.

Adult Critical Care Specialty Examination (RRT-ACCS)
The Adult Critical Care Specialty Examination is prepared to impartially measure crucial knowledge, abilities and skills mandatory of respiratory therapists in this specialty field.

Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist (CPFT)
The Entry Level CPFT Examination is constructed to objectively grade essential knowledge, abilities and skills mandatory of entry level pulmonary function technologists at initial practice.

Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)
The Entry Level CRT Examination is designed to impartially measure necessary knowledge, abilities and skills essential of entry level respiratory therapists.

Neonatal/Pediatric Respiratory Care Specialist (CRT-NPS or RRT-NPS)
The Neonatal/Pediatric Respiratory Care Specialty Examination is formulated to impartially measure essential knowledge, abilities and skills required of respiratory therapists in this specialty field.

Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist (RPFT)
The RPFT Examination is constructed to objectively calculate essential knowledge, abilities and skills required of an advanced pulmonary function technologist.

Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
The Registry Examination System was developed to objectively measure required knowledge, abilities and skills essential of advanced respiratory therapists and to set systematic standards for evaluating such knowledge.

Sleep Disorders Testing and Therapeutic Intervention Respiratory Care Specialist (CRT-SDS or RRT-SDS)
The Specialty Examination for Respiratory Therapists Performing Sleep Disorders Testing and Therapeutic Intervention is constructed to objectively gauge essential knowledge, abilities and skills required of respiratory therapists in this specialty field.

As you attain each certification, you increase your ability to assist your patients. As a respiratory therapist that is the name of the game… helping your patients. You will be able to provide a superlative level of care as you obtain certification in each specialty and you will be a valuable resource to the healthcare team. You increase your earning potential, advance your career and your resume will impressed future employers.