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Certified Respiratory Therapist

certifying organization info

National Board for Respiratory Care
Certified Respiratory Therapist
8310 Nieman Road, Lenexa
KS 66214


The Entry Level CRT Examination is designed to objectively measure essential knowledge, skills and abilities required of entry level respiratory therapists. The examination consists of 160 multiple-choice questions (140 scored items and 20 pretest items) distributed among three major content areas: clinical data, equipment and therapeutic procedures. Candidates will be given three hours to complete the Entry Level CRT Examination.

Certified Respiratory Therapist Website


Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 5 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Renew through Re-Examination? Yes

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? Yes

This certification is accredited by NCCA.
Read more about NCCA.

This certification is third-party industry-endorsed.
Read more about endorsement.

This certification is related to military occupational specialties.
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