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Entry Level Exam Review for Respiratory Care, 3rd Edition

  • William V. Wojciechowski
  • ISBN-10: 141804976X
  • ISBN-13: 9781418049768
  • 704 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2001, 1995
  • COPYRIGHT: 2011 Published
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About the Product

This examination review book provides a personalized study plan for candidates preparing for the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) Entry-Level Examination. It presents an exhaustive review of the test matrix, including over 1100 questions and analyses based on new content to accommodate the July 2009 NBRC Entry-Level Examination Matrix. Full-length, pre- and post-tests which simulate the 2009 NBRC Entry Level Registry Exam Matrix are provided. Analyses are referenced to the AARC Clinical Practice Guidelines. A chapter on test-taking strategies is designed to build self-confidence and provide practical tips on test taking such as when and how to guess, and how to think "the NBRC way." Each question is coded to the AARC Clinical Practice Guidelines and includes a detailed analysis about the question.. Detailed scoring forms are available throughout the book to assist candidates in evaluating strengths and weaknesses and for assessing progress while working through the book. A timetable is also included to help candidates organize their time and activities. Practice software that mimics the exam is also included.


  • Over 1100 questions and answers with analyses constructed to represent the 2009 NBRC Exam Matrix.

  • Full-length, pre- and post-exam to simulate the 2009 NBRC Entry Level Registry Exam Matrix.

  • Personalized study plan helps avoid wasting time and effort.

  • Questions and analyses referenced to the AARC Clinical Practice Guidelines.

About the Author

William V. Wojciechowski

William V. Wojciechowski, MS, RRT is an Associate Professor at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama. He currently serves as Chairman of the Department of Cardiorespiratory Care.

Table of Contents

1. How to use this book.
2. Pretest.
3. Patient data evaluation and recommendations.
4. Equipment manipulation, infection control, and quality control.
5. Initiation and modification of Therapeutic procedures.
6. Posttest.

New to this edition

  • Now over 1100 review questions.
  • Updated to follow the July 1009 Exam Matrix revision of the NBRC Test Plan.


Student Supplements

Entry Level Exam Review for Respiratory Care (Book Only)  (ISBN-10: 1111321078 | ISBN-13: 9781111321079)
CD-ROM Practice Test  (ISBN-10: 1111322821 | ISBN-13: 9781111322823)