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Respiratory Program Information
Transcript of Respiratory Program Information
January 31, 2014
Diagnose lung and breathing disorders and
recommend treatment methods.
Interview patients and do chest physical exams
determine what kind of therapy is best for patients condition.
Consult with physicians
recommend a change in therapy, based on your evaluation.
Analyze breath, tissue, and blood specimens
determine levels of oxygen and other gases.
Surface and Air Transport
Stevens-Henager College Respiratory Care Program
Accredited by Commission of Accreditation for Respiratory Care
CRT & RRT Eligible
Receive Associates of Applied Science
Accelerated Program (20 months long)
Laptop & Books Supplied
Clinical Site Placement
Small Class size
Great Lab facility & Equipment
Career Services Department
for more information
if you agree with the following statements, you might discover
respiratory therapy is exactly what you’ve been looking for:
I really enjoy helping people out in their time of need. ++
I like working with technology and I'm good in math and science. ++
I would rather work in a profession where there’s a lot of variety in the job. ++
I want to be able to choose what type of place I work in, and the type of patients I work with. ++
I’m looking for a career with multiple opportunities for advancement—not just one. ++
Advances in technology make it possible to help patients get well in ways that were impossible years ago.
Respiratory therapists work with sophisticated medical equipment like mechanical ventilators that breathe for people who can’t breathe on their own and other devices that require a knowledge and love of technology.
AARC Education Section
Prospective student questionnaire for program directors
How can you take advantage of all the things the respiratory care profession has to offer? The good news is, there is more than one way!
versatility in the profession
versatility in the educational
Enter the field—and earn a license
require licensure and legal credentialing—
Master’s Degree from a post-graduate program
Finding the right program that fits your needs
Where can you find a respiratory care educational program near you?
•I will be a high school graduate; are there any required HS courses that are prerequisites for admission?
•I am a current college student. Please indicate the process so I can have my academic
transcript(s) reviewed to determine what courses will transfer.
1.Instructor to student ratio in classroom
2.Instructor to student ratio during clinical
3. Approximately how many clinical hours are required?
4.What do you feel are unique aspects of the clinical training?
5.What has been the job placement over the past 3 years?
6.What percentage of graduates pass the NBRC entry-level exam?
7.Program costs;Tuition, Books, Other fees Uniforms & equipment