A Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) is an advanced therapist who has passed standardized written and clinical simulation examinations administered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). In addition, to the certified therapist (CRT) entry level skills, RRTs have advanced education and training in patient assessment, in the development and modification of patient care plans, and in assuring the appropriate utilization of respiratory care resources. An RRT is a graduate of an associate or baccalaureate degree producing educational programs approved by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and where applicable, is licensed by the state and is practicing within the scope of that license.
|Total number of Registered Respiratory Therapists on Doctor.com:||2990|
|Percentage of Registered Respiratory Therapists who are listed as "Board Certified" on Doctor.com:||100%|
|Registered Respiratory Therapists listed on Doctor.com have been practicing for an average of:||26.9 year(s)|
|Average ProfilePoints™ score for Registered Respiratory Therapists:||20/80|
|Average Overall User Rating for Registered Respiratory Therapists:||5 (out of 5)|