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Registered Respiratory Therapist Licensure

TMC Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants shall be 18 years of age or older.
  • Applicants shall be a graduate and have a minimum of an associate degree from a respiratory therapy education program 1) supported or accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC), or 2) accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and graduated on or before November 11, 2009.

Clinical Simulation Examination Admission Requirements

Applicants shall satisfy ONE of the following requirements:

  • Applicants shall be a CRT and have successfully completed the Therapist Written Examination (WRRT) on or before December 31, 2014.
  • Applicants shall be a CRT and have successfully completed the Therapist Multiple-Choice Examination (TMC) by achieving the higher cut score on or after January 1, 2015.

Further information on becoming registered may be obtained on the Respiratory Care Board of California website, www.rcb.ca.gov and the National Board for Respiratory Care, www.nbrc.org.
Graduates must satisfy all requirements for certification at the time of Application.

 

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