Respitory Care

Respiratory Care Program

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Application Deadline Extended

We are extending the Respiratory Care Application Deadline to December 1st, 2013 for our January 2014 classes. Click Here to view Guidelines for Admission to the Program.

We will be having only one late Pre-Admission Conference on November 22nd, 2013 from 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. in Cooper AT 110A. The pre-admission is mandatory for application to the Respiratory Care program.

The Respiratory Care Profession

A person can live without food for a few weeks and without water for a few days. But if someone stops breathing for more than a few minutes, death will result. Whenever the breath of life is at risk, the respiratory therapist is called upon to intervene. Respiratory therapists, also known as respiratory care practitioners (RCPs), specialize in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, management and rehabilitation of people with breathing disorders.

Patients treated by respiratory care practitioners range from premature infants to the aged. Respiratory care practitioners can be found working in a variety of settings from the hospital to the home.

Our program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs by recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care.

Go here to see how we compare to other RC programs. Click on the words "CLICK HERE".