I Am a Respiratory Therapist

this is for all of us in the crazy world of RT...I know you're out there! 30 People

    Rt Staff To Patient Ratio

    I am a respiratory therapist on a committee c other RT,s. We are working on a staffing grid that considers both financial and patient satisfaction. Our hospital covers an area about one block long by a half block wide c about 400 beds. Please let me know what has or has not...
    giuliana giuliana
    61-65, F
    1 Response Jan 22, 2010

    Wee

    I was in clinicals for Respiratory Therapy they decided i was gifted with children! Continually placed with babies and varing degrees of illness, abuse etc. and a new mom myself, very young and realizing how fortunate i was to have had a healthy baby. I came across this little...
    redheadsrule redheadsrule
    36-40, F
    Jan 16, 2008

    I Have Been An Rt For 11 Years Now.

    I always enjoyed the experience of being placed in a suitation were i need to intubate a patient and i do with one shot, and the RN informs the Pulmonologist and the MD's reply is " Go with whatever the RT's Vent Settings are".
    Jbunya2000 Jbunya2000
    31-35, M
    1 Response May 7, 2010

    Albetterol

    Welcome to the wonderful world of Albetterol! I've been a RT for 2 years, but if you count the fact that I grew up with a RT as a mother I guess you could say I've been in it for over 30 yrs Anyway, RT is my second career.  I started out in mental health...there's really...
    Rachx2 Rachx2
    31-35, F
    2 Responses May 20, 2007

    Respiratory Therapy- Find Support Through Sharing Stories

    Going into my 4th year in acute care- Resp. therapist. Looking for online support group about issues we face caring for critically ill patients.
    RTZOE2012 RTZOE2012
    46-50
    Apr 2, 2012

    I've Been a Rt

    for 22 years.  I'm ready for a change, a new career. I wish I knew what I wanted to be when I grow up!
    JojoWazoo JojoWazoo
    46-50, F
    Feb 14, 2009

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