Respiratory therapists, also known as respiratory care practitioners, provide treatment, evaluation, monitoring, and management of patients with breathing disorders or cardiovascular problems.
Respiratory therapists administer oxygen, perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation, manage mechanical ventilators, administer medications, monitor cardiopulmonary systems, and measure lung function. Our curriculum sets you up for a success with a wide range of classroom, laboratory and hospital-based clinical experiences at area hospitals and in-home health.
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