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We have 612 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 318 PubMed indexed review articles related to the NBRC® Test. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Respiratory Therapist subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Respiratory Therapists Board Exam to help you target learning and identify areas that need further study. Analytics and reports allow you to compare your scores to other students.
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Respiratory Therapists Board Exam Overview
How many hours is the Respiratory Therapists Board Exam?
The Respiratory Therapists Board Exam is 3 hours.
How many questions is the Respiratory Therapists Board Exam?
The Respiratory Therapists Board Exam is 120 questions.
What topics are covered on the Respiratory Therapists Board Exam?
Topics include: Patient Data - 35%, Troubleshooting and Quality Control of Devices, and Infection Control - 14%, Initiation and Modifications of Interventions - 50%
Respiratory Therapists Board Exam MCQs (612)
Our question bank for the Respiratory Therapists Board Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 36 questions
- Cardiovascular - 51 questions
- Connective Tissue - 1 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 81 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 21 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 10 questions
- Genetics - 3 questions
- Growth and Development - 9 questions
- Hematologic - 16 questions
- Infectious - 70 questions
- Integument - 2 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 22 questions
- Nervous - 47 questions
- Nutrition - 6 questions
- Obstetric - 5 questions
- Oncologic - 7 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 1 questions
- Pulmonary - 662 questions
- Renal - 12 questions
- Surgery - 58 questions
- Toxicology - 21 questions
- Trauma - 43 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 4 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 9 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 21 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 6 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 46 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 14 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 302 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 1 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 282 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 5 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 4 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 2 questions
- Causes - 228 questions
- Classification - 68 questions
- Differential - 162 questions
- Epidemiology - 7 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 92 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 103 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 104 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 1 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 78 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 86 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 13 questions
- History Physical - 586 questions
- Legal - 3 questions
- Pathophysiology - 386 questions
- Patient Education - 9 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 290 questions
- Toxicology - 16 questions
- Treatment Medical - 323 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 3 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 14 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 5 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 40 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 3 questions
- Clinical Education - 4 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 13 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 3 questions
- Drug Information - 16 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 9 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 6 questions
Respiratory Therapists Board Exam Articles (318)
Bronchopleural fistula (BPF) is a sinus tract between the main stem, lobar, or segmental bronchus and the pleural space. It can be a potentially ca ...
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are the regulating bodies of infection control, ...
Inverse ratio ventilation (IRV) is an alternative strategy for mechanical ventilation that reverses the classical inspiratory/expiratory scheme. Th ...
Hyperkalemia is defined as a serum or plasma potassium level above the upper limits of normal, usually greater than 5.0 mEq/L to 5.5 mEq/ ...
Obesity hypoventilation syndrome (or Pickwickian syndrome) is defined as the presence of awake alveolar hypoventilation characterized by daytime hy ...
Pulmonary circulation includes a vast network of arteries, veins, and lymphatics that function to exchange blood and other tissue fluids betwe ...
Propranolol is a competitive beta-adrenergic receptor antagonist, devoid of agonist activity, making it the prototype for comparison to t ...
The need for mechanical ventilation is one of the most common causes of admission to the intensive care unit.
Tracheoinnominate fistula (TIF) is a life-threatening complication most frequently described after a tracheostomy. It is associated with massive he ...
The phrenic nerve originates from the anterior rami of C3 through C5 and traverses the neck, heart, and lungs to reach the diaphragm. From its orig ...
The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) physical status classification system was developed to offer clinicians a simple categorization of ...
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is characterized by hyperglycemia, acidosis, and ketonemia. It is a life-threatening complication of diabetes and typic ...
Methylprednisolone is a systemic synthetic corticosteroid, which, just as the naturally occurring glucocorticoids, exerts a wide range of physiolog ...
The creation of the first blood gas apparatus can be attributed to John Severinghaus, Leland Clark, and multiple other inventors with their re ...
The respiratory system is constantly filtering through the external environment as humans breathe air. The airways must maintain the ability to cle ...
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