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Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician

CRTT; a respiratory therapy technician who has been certified by the National Board for Respiratory Care.

respiratory therapy technician, certified (CRTT)

an allied health professional who administers general respiratory care. Duties can include collection and review of clinical data; examination of the patient by inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation; and assembling and maintaining equipment used in respiratory care.


certified respiratory therapy technician.
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For more information about CRTT, please contact the American College of Chest Physicians at (847) 498-8306.
A nurse once asked me "How come some "respiratory" people have RRT on their name badge and some have CRTT or CRT What's the difference?
someday); Certified Respiratory Therapy Technicians (CRTT); Certified Respiratory Therapists (CRT) (those who passed the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) entry-level exam post July 1998 or those CRTTs who chose to officially change their credentialing title.