New Brunswick
Association of Respiratory Therapists


The New Brunswick Association of Respiratory Therapists is the body regulating the profession of Respiratory Therapy in the Province of New Brunswick.

Our mission is to maintain and advance the standard of Respiratory Therapy in New Brunswick.

What is a Respiratory Therapist?

NBART News and Events

  • NBART Publishes Position Statement on Spirometry

    The NBART has published a position statement on spirometry testing by Respiratory Therapists.

  • 2016 Conference / Tradeshow and Annual General Meeting

    The NBART 2016 Conference and Tradeshow as well as the 2016 Annual General Meeting is scheduled for October 12-13, 2016. Please watch the website for more information over the coming months.

  • Medavie Blue Cross Offers New Respiratory Health Program

    Medavie Blue Cross is proud to announce our innovative new approach to managing chronic disease- the first program of its kind in the Canadian private health insurance industry. This Asthma and COPD module is the first in our new Managing Chronic Disease program, and we are proud to be partnering with the Canadian Lung Association to help develop this module.

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  • The RT profession takes a giant step!

    Medavie Blue Cross announced today that patients diagnosed with asthma and/or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) will be linked to enhanced services and supports that allow them to seek advice and guidance from respiratory therapists (RRTs) to effectively manage their symptoms. To be eligible for the plan RTs must have a CRE/CAE designation and have CSRT professional liability insurance. The Medavie Blue Cross reimbursement program will be launched in early spring 2015. Patients who suffer from asthma and/or COPD will be able to self-refer to an RRT.

    The CSRT is proud of this tremendous opportunity for the RT profession. The CSRT continues to advocate with other private insurance companies to offer the same benefit to their clients.

    Medavie Blue Cross has asked CSRT to play an important role in the registration of RRTs who provide services in Canadian communities – CSRT registered members, who have the CRE/CAE credential and CSRT professional liability insurance will be automatically registered as a provider for this reimbursement program. To ensure you are registered and will have access to this reimbursement plan, please submit a confirmation of your CRE / CAE certification to the CSRT by email at: [email protected] or by fax at (613) 521-4314.

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  • NBART Supports Declaration of Death by Respiratory Therapists

    NBART Supports Declaration of Death by Respiratory Therapists

    The NBART has published a Position Statement on Pronouncement of Death by Respiratory Therapists.

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