CRT/RRT Comprehensive Course Overview

The 3-Day Comprehensive Respiratory Review is approved for 21.33 CE credits.

Program Objective

To provide each participant with a comprehensive review of Basic and Advanced Respiratory Care along with a step-by-step method of preparation for successful completion of both the Therapist Multiple Choice and Clinical Simulation examinations.

The seminar provides each participant a thorough review of the exam content and the opportunity to practice multiple choice questions and branching-logic, interactive simulations. The program provides insights into exam structure, content and techniques for successful completion of each exam.

Program Materials

At the review, each participant will receive everything necessary to prepare for successful completion of the examinations.

  • Always up-to-date for the current exam content.
  • Complete review outlines which follow the lectures.
  • Pre-Test to determine your starting level of comprehension.
  • Appendices include Pathology, Pharmacology, Lab Values, and Formulas.
  • Study Schedule/Test-taking Skills.
  • Hundreds of questions, exercises and practice problems to reinforce your learning
  • "Test your knowledge" sample exam questions and answers to build your test-taking skills
  • Answers provided for selected problems / calculations
  • Clinical Simulation Book with 7 Instructional Simulations. (Webinars will be using an app that you install on your device instead of a book.)
  • Scoring and Step-by-Step Analysis of each problem.
  • Disease List & Pathology Overview.
  • Glossary of Diagnostic Terms & Procedures, Normal Values, Ventilator Guidelines, and Test-Taking Skills.
  • Two full-length 160-question Online TMC Practice Exams: Ensure you understand the examination content and that your test-taking skills are sharp.
  • Full-length 22-problem Online Simulation Exam: Test your analysis and decision-making skills.
  • 3 tokens for additional online practice. Choose the practice you want from our extensive bank of Online Clinical Simulations or run TMC Question Modules with detailed audio explanations. Click Here to learn more about our Online Exam Practice.

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Program Agenda *
 DAY 1
8:00 - 8:30 Registration & Introduction
8:30 - 9:00 Pre-Test
9:00 - 10:30 Patient Assessment - 1
10:30 - 10:40 Break
10:40 - 12:00  Patient Assessment - 2
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch (not included)
1:00 - 2:30 Patient Assessment - 3
2:30 - 2:40 Break
2:40 - 4:00 Airway Care
4:00 - 4:10 Break
4:10 - 5:30 Therapeutic Procedures
 DAY 2
8:00 - 9:15 Pulmonary Diagnostic Testing - 1
9:15 - 9:25 Break
9:25 - 10:25 Pulmonary Diagnostic Testing - 2
10:25 - 10:35 Break
10:35 - 12:00 Mechanical Ventilation - 1
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch (not included)
1:00 - 2:30 Mechanical Ventilation - 2
2:30 - 2:40 Break
2:40 - 3:40 Special Procedures
3:40 - 3:50 Break
3:50 - 4:50 General Patient Care
4:50 - 5:30 Test Preparation & Strategies
 DAY 3
8:00 - 8:30 Intro to Clinical Simulations
8:30 - 9:00 Simulation #1
9:00 - 9:10 Break
9:10 - 10:10 Clinical Simulation Strategies
10:10 - 10:20 Break
10:20 - 11:20 Simulation #2
11:20 - 12:00 Simulation #3
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch (not included)
1:00 - 1:50 Pathology Review
1:50 - 2:00 Break
2:00 - 3:30 Simulations #4-5-6-7
3:30 - 4:00 Test-Taking Skills
4:00 - 4:15 Closing Remarks / Evaluations
*Times are subject to change depending on the location or whether the seminar is conducted online. See specific seminar for exact start and stop times.
To accommodate all time zones, the webinar version of this course is often 4 days: 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM Eastern time in order to cover the same material.
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HomeStudy Program

Hundreds of practitioners who are unable to attend the seminar use the guaranteed HomeStudy Program to pass their exams.

The Respiratory Therapist Multiple Choice and Clinical Simulation HomeStudy programs replace the seminar by providing you with all the material you will need to pass the examinations.

You'll receive the same study materials we use at our seminar, plus you'll get online access to all of our audio lectures which professionally guide you through the materials in a step-by-step process. It's like holding your own seminar at home. You'll also have access to our online Clinical Simulation materials comprised of 6 audio lectures and 5 teaching simulations with audio explanations. In addition, we'll also give you online access to 30 practice clinical simulations to sharpen your critical-thinking and test-taking skills as well as 2 full-length online TMC practice exams with 160 questions each.

This HomeStudy course is approved for CE credit. Go to our Continuing Education page to find out more. Note: Our video on-demand program is currently pending approval by the AARC for CE hours.

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Free Tutor Support

Additional tutor support is available to all seminar participants and HomeStudy users as they prepare for the exam. Each participant will be able to schedule appointments to talk to a tutor and get answers to any questions they have about the materials.

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HomeStudy Guarantee

If, after using this HomeStudy Program, you are unsuccessful in passing the NBRC examination, you will be refunded all monies, less 30% for processing, registration, and handling. This Guarantee is good for one full year following date of purchase and applies to individuals only. The complete package must be returned together with the original or notarized copy of your examination scores, before a refund can be issued. Requests for refunds must be received within 7 days following a failed exam.