Exam Prep Program

CRCE: 30 hours | Cost: $310 for AARC members, $360 for non-members

How this course works

We are excited that you are interested in the AARC’s Exam Prep Program! Our goal is to give you the information you need to feel well-prepared to take the Therapist Multiple Choice and Clinical Simulation examinations to earn your CRT and RRT credentials.

How the Course Works

Once you have registered for the AARC Exam Prep Program, we will send you a link to your personal NBRC storefront. You select and take one of the Therapist Multiple Choice and/or Clinical Simulation self-assessment exams. You and we will receive your results from the NBRC, so when you come back to the AARC Exam Prep Program website, you will have an analysis of your Therapist Multiple Choice scores. The analysis will direct you to the AARC University, where the Exam Prep seminars and videos are available for you. View them all or just the ones related to the topics you need to study the most. All Exam Prep videos were developed and recorded by respiratory therapists from across the U.S. exclusively for the AARC. You won’t find these videos anywhere else!

Note: The TMC and CSE self-examinations on your personalized NBRC storefront are the same self-examinations the NBRC sells in their regular store. If you are having trouble with the personalized storefront after purchasing the AARC Exam Prep Program, please contact our customer service team (972-243-2272 or info@aarc.org). Please do not purchase the NBRC TMC or CSE self-assessement examinations independently as the AARC cannot refund those costs.

Once you feel ready, you can go back to the NBRC storefront and sign up for the post test. Once you take that test, you will be able to return here to see how much you improved, and to review any videos you would like to see again.

You will have one chance to take each self-assessment exam. If you have already passed the Therapist Multiple Choice examination and have earned your CRT and would like to focus on the Clinical Simulation Examination preparation, please sign up for the Clinical Simulation Examination pre-test first. If you have not yet earned passed the Therapist Multiple Choice examination and earned your CRT, you are most welcome to start with either self-assessment examination.

And there’s still more!

If you wish to earn CRCE credits for your studying, you will be able to take a CRCE post-course exam for each of the Exam Prep seminars in AARC University. You can earn up to 31 CRCE with the AARC Exam Prep Program. The AARC Exam Prep Program is also an excellent review for respiratory therapists who are looking to refresh their knowledge.

We wish you all the best as you prepare for your credentialing exams!