Respiratory Care is a career for highly motivated individuals seeking to apply their technical, scientific, and human relation skills in the fast-paced environment of health care. Respiratory Care Practitioners (RCPs) are highly respected members of the health care team responsible for the prevention, treatment, management, and rehabilitation of people of all ages with lung and medical problems such as:
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Provides education to respiratory care practitioners to be oriented to neonatal respiratory care including history, fetal development, stabilization, evidence-based practices, and multi-disciplinary approaches. Includes respiratory devices employed for ongoing support of term and pre-term infants. Graduates will have a better knowledge of newborn resuscitation and stabilization. Student must be a licensed respiratory care practitioner.View Full Program Details
Our program is specifically designed to provide you with the educational skill development and clinical experience to function under medical direction as a competent respiratory care practitioner. The coursework for this program ranges from human biology to pathophysiology and respiratory critical care to pediatrics.
Respiratory care practitioners' daily routine may involve:
The RCP may choose to expand their expertise to the areas of management, research, medical sales, or education.