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Respiratory Technician Credential

Credit Recommendations 

  • Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology: 3 credits, lower division level
  • Pharmacology: 2 credits, lower division level
  • Respiratory Care Fundamentals and Practice: 18 credits, lower division level

Effective Dates 


Issuing Agency

The National Board for Respiratory Care

Applying for the Credit

If your credential was issued or valid during the validity period, or effective dates, for the credit recommendation, then you're eligible to apply for the credit. 

  • Consult with your Academic Advisor regarding the applicability of the credit to your degree plan.
  • Contact the PLA Office or the Registrar to apply for the credit.