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Rationale for RCP to RT Title Change


  As we’re aware, the profession of RC has changed significantly over the past 60-plus years. There was a time when our field had certified respiratory therapy technicians and registered respiratory therapists. Collectively, we were referred to as respiratory care practitioners (RCPs). The NBRC no longer offers the CRTT credential. Graduate respiratory therapists are eligible […]

2014 James P. Baker award recipient


James P. Baker 2014 VSRC award recipient. The James P. Baker, MD Award of merit is presented annually to the respiratory therapist who has contributed the most to the Society during the year. The recipient of this award is also nominated to the AARC’s House of Delegates Outstanding Affiliate Contributor each year (formerly the AARC’s […]