ArtLung posts tagged with respiratory-care ·
Inktober #3 2016 is autobiographical. The “LUNG” in “ArtLung” is from when I worked as a Respiratory Therapist.Related: Dead Man, 1997 and PMR Bag and Resuscitation Bag, 1992.
Am I still a Respiratory Therapist?I am not licensed in California. That expired 10 years ago. My CV is way out of date. I kept paying for the license until 2004 even though I last practiced in 1997. I received Certificate Number 1555 for Respiratory Care Practitioner in Virginia in November 1993, but those expired long ago. In 1998 Virginia…
09-Jul-2002Respiratory ThingsI renewed my membership with the NBRC a few weeks back. Not strictly necessary to maintain my CRTT and RRT credentials, but a symbolic gesture. That link to CRTT is a link to “CRT,” which means since I became “certified” they’ve changed the name of the entry level Respiratory Therapy credential. The thing that matters…