National Boards Exam

The Associate of Science Degree in Respiratory Care at Albany State University is an integrated curriculum. The first semester consists of required general education courses, while the remainder of program constitutes the actual professional curriculum as well as general education courses.

The professional curriculum is designed to prepare the graduate to function as an advanced level Respiratory Care Professional (RCP) in hospitals, non-acute care agencies, and in home care.

After successful completion of all academic and clinical requirements, the graduate will be eligible to take the National Board of Respiratory Care exam in which there are multiple parts of completion (NBRC), 18000 w.105th St, Olathe, KS (888) 341-4811. The NBRC exam consist of two parts: The Therapist Multiple-Choice Examination and the Clinical Simulation Examination.

Upon passing both parts of the NBRC exam and meeting all requirements for Georgia State licensure, the graduate may be licensed in the state of Georgia as a Respiratory Care Professional (RCP).

The Georgia Composite Medical Board, 2 Peachtree St. NW, 36th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303 (404) 656-3913, has the right to refuse to grant a license to any individual who has been convicted of moral and/or legal violations specified in Georgia law.

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