Why choose this program?There are thousands of people who suffer breathing problems and rely on skilled respiratory therapists to provide therapy and relief. RRTs often treat people who have asthma, chronic bronchitis and emphysema, cystic fibrosis and sleep apnea, but also those experiencing a heart attack or suffering a stroke.
What will I experience?
- Learn the information, skills and activities required to become a competent registered respiratory therapist.
- Comprehend, apply and evaluate clinical information.
- Understand the technical proficiency necessary to fulfill the responsibilities and duties of an advanced-level respiratory therapist.
What opportunities might it lead to?
The associate of science degree in respiratory care can lead to a career as a registered respiratory therapist at a hospital, clinic, doctor’s office or nursing homes, or selling respiratory equipment.
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