About Us

Respiratory Therapy Zone is an education platform geared towards helping develop students into successful respiratory therapists.

Founded in 2016, Respiratory Therapy Zone has reached over 100 million people around the world while becoming one of the most trusted resources for information about the field of respiratory care.

About Respiratory Therapy Zone

Our Mission

To provide respiratory therapy students with the knowledge, skills, and information needed to develop into successful, competent respiratory care practitioners.

Our Difference

Respiratory Therapy Zone is more than just a website; it’s a community of respiratory therapists and students committed to helping each other grow and succeed.

The primary goal is to raise awareness of the importance of this profession and support practicing respiratory therapists throughout their careers.

Meet Our Contributors

The Respiratory Therapy Zone team is composed of seasoned respiratory therapists, educators, and medical professionals who are passionate about making a difference by providing accurate, up-to-date information on various topics related to respiratory care.

Some of the talented individuals who contribute to this website and work tirelessly behind the scenes include:

John Landry, BS, RRT

John Landry, BS, RRT

Contributing Author

John Landry is a registered respiratory therapist from Memphis, TN, and has a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology. He enjoys using evidence-based research to help others breathe easier, live healthier, and improve their overall quality of life.

Kenzie Daniels, BS, RRT, MS1, DCS3

Kenzie Daniels, BS, RRT, MS1, DCS3

Contributing Author

Kenzie Daniels is a registered respiratory therapist and Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine/M.S. functional nutrition student from Fort Worth, TX. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Liberty University, where she tri-focused in biology, behavioral science, and Biblical studies.

David Randolph, MD

David Randolph, MD

Contributing Author

David Randolph earned a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and has experience working as a teaching assistant, tutor, and guest lecturer. He graduated from UNC-Chapel​ Hill School of Medicine in 2017 and has extensive knowledge of the healthcare field.

Brant Reader, BS, RRT

Brant Reader, BS, RRT

Contributing Author

Brant Reader is a registered respiratory therapist and earned a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from the University of Mississippi. He has an extensive background in health and nutrition and is passionate about researching and simplifying complex topics.

Brittany Garneau, BHS, RRT

Brittany Garneau, BHS, RRT

Contributing Author

Brittany Garneau is a registered respiratory therapist from Vancouver, BC. She enjoys creating memes, puns, and other helpful content to spread awareness about the field of respiratory care.

Dr. Diana Rangaves, PharmD

Dr. Diana Rangaves, PharmD

Contributing Author

Dr. Diana Rangaves is a pharmacist, philanthropist, and ethics professor turned writer. An accomplished educator, award-winning teacher, and business professional, her writing has been published in numerous medical books, academic works, and scholarly articles.

Pavanne Halpin, MS, BS, RRT

Pavanne Halpin, MS, BS, RRT

Contributing Author

Pavanne Halpin is a registered respiratory therapist from Chattanooga, TN. She’s a retired Navy hospitalman who has a bachelor’s degree in cardiopulmonary science and a master’s degree in healthcare administration.

How We Can Help You

Respiratory Therapy Zone uses a three-step approach to help develop students into successful medical professionals:

Step #1: Respiratory Therapy School

First, we provide students with a variety of resources to help them navigate their way through respiratory therapy school. This includes:

Step #2: Board Exams

Next, we help students prepare for (and pass) the board exams with a wide range of free and premium material, including:

Step #3: Respiratory Therapist Career

Finally, we provide new and experienced respiratory therapists with the tools and resources needed to excel in their careers. Some of our popular guides include:

Get access to 20+ high-quality RRT cheat sheets and quizzes for FREE.

What Our Students are Saying

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Our Editorial Process

Respiratory Therapy Zone relies on licensed respiratory therapists, educators, and other qualified medical professionals to produce high-quality, evidence-based content. We strive to publish reliable, up-to-date information about various topics related to respiratory therapy. Our content is continuously reviewed to ensure that it’s accurate and meets our strict editorial standards.

Medical Disclaimer

While our team of writers is filled with qualified and credentialed medical professionals, this content is for educational and informational purposes only. We create content that is intended to educate students. It should not be interpreted as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

Please consult with a physician with any questions that you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking it because of content on our website, YouTube channel, social media, or other platforms.

Our content is researched and cited with only the most reliable sources. We strive for 100% accuracy, but errors may occur, and medications, protocols, and treatment methods may change over time. Therefore, no liability shall be assumed for the use of our content. Please check with a physician or qualified healthcare provider for medical advice.

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