Quote from TheCommuter
RT jobs tend to pay more than LPN jobs; however, there tends to be more nursing jobs
available. If your goal is to become a nurse, why are you going to veer off the path by becoming a respiratory therapist first? It doesn't make a great deal of sense, unless you want to become a pulmonary nurse and would like the respiratory experience.
Your absoultey right:wink2: I orginally was going to go in respiratory therapy because there really wasnt any waitlist and it was on "some levels" quick and easy at 22 months. Before I moved to Denver I didnt really know there was any LPN programs and I really didnt know to much about bridging over to RN. I thought it was on some levels "all or nothing"
I know that making a dollar or to more a hour isnt a big deal if I am doing what I want as a career and that is begin a
Side note....RT's can make 22 and even more when doing per deim but they are for the most of a time from 17-21 a hour(at least to start) they dont ever get to RN level or even close unless they are in a very