Respiratory Therapy, A.A.S.

One College Drive
Bentonville, AR 72712-5091
United States

(0.0 miles away)

Program Description

A Respiratory Therapist (RT) is a highly specialized medical professional who works alongside physicians to provide life-saving healthcare for those with heart and lung disease. As a critical member of the healthcare team, Respiratory Therapists utilize high-tech equipment to provide hands-on patient centered respiratory care to those of all ages.

Respiratory therapists help improve outcomes for people who have been diagnosed with disorders ranging from the non-acute and chronic lung diseases to life-threatening emergencies. Patients may include newborns, trauma victims, drowning victims and those suffering from asthma, bronchitis, coronary heart disease, emphysema and pneumonia.