The following practice questions were developed using the most recent NBRC testing matrix released in 2020. The questions also mirror the content on the NBRC self- assessment exams. These questions give you immediate feedback and allow you to determine how well prepared you are for specific content on the exam. Practicing and learning at the […]
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The NBRC clinical simulation exam is one of the most feared and difficult exams to pass of all credentialed allied health fields. In fact, almost half of all respiratory graduates fail the NBRC CSE exam on their first attempt! This can be pretty devastating for new graduates after investing so much time, money and effort […]
The NBRC clinical simulation exam is known as one of the most feared and difficult exams to pass of all credentialed allied health fields. In fact, almost half of all respiratory graduates fail the CSE exam on their first attempt! This can be pretty devastating for new graduates after investing so much time, money and […]
Ventilator Waveform Analysis Interpreting ventilator waveforms is an important skill to acquire before taking the NBRC RRT board exams. I’ve always been amazed at how much you can learn about your patient’s condition just by looking at the waveforms. Of course, there’s so much to know that it can be a bit overwhelming and difficult […]
Following a job analysis review of respiratory therapy competencies, the NBRC has made adjustments to future versions of both the TMC-RRT exam and the clinical simulation (CSE) exam. These exam changes are scheduled to take effect in January, 2020. TMC RRT exam changes Beginning in January, 2020, each TMC exam will include between 2 and […]
Choosing initial ventilator settings Selecting initial ventilator settings is frequently tested on both the TMC-RRT and clinical simulation board exams. Therefore, it is crucial that respiratory therapy students have a thorough understanding of initial ventilator setting selection. Before we get started, an important concept to understand is that acceptable initial ventilator settings are different than […]
If you take the paid version of the NBRC self-assessment exam (SAE), you’ll realize a couple things pretty quickly. The first thing you will notice will probably be, wow…this is a long test. The second thing you might notice is there are a lot of pharmacology questions. I counted 23 questions in the version I took. […]