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Help Others Breathe Easy
Most people in the world do not notice breathing. We take it for granted, yet there are countless people, from newborn infants to the elderly, who cannot breathe easily. Those who suffer from cardiopulmonary problems such as asthma, emphysema, pneumonia, cardiac failure and cystic fibrosis need quality respiratory care.
Get a Job That’s In High-Demand
Our certificate and continuing education programs will teach you every facet of respiratory care. Here you will learn to administer therapeutic medications, provide chest therapy and mechanical ventilation, perform pulmonary function testing, arterial blood gas analysis, and hemodynamic monitoring. The demand for respiratory therapists is at an all-time high. Hospitals, respiratory care clinics, nursing homes, home health agencies and respiratory equipment suppliers all will be competing for your services.
Program Goals and Accreditation:
To prepare graduates with demonstrated competence in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains of respiratory care practice as performed by registered respiratory therapists (RRTs).
The program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC), 1248 Harwood Rd., Bedford, Texas 76021-4244,
817.283.2835 or visit http://www.coarc.com/