Career Opportunities

 Because of the changes in population and socioeconomic factors in Northwest Arkansas, there is an increased demand for RTs in home health agencies, medical equipment companies, and other locations. As an RT, you are exposed to a number of health related professions which provides you with the knowledge to go further in your career if you should desire other options in health care at a later date.

Skills performed by the RT include but are not limited to the following:

  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Bronchodilator Therapy
  • Chest physiotherapy
  • Patient Teaching and Instruction
  • ECG
  • Ventilator and Airway Management
  • Bronchoscopy Assistant
  • Arterial Blood Gas Analysis
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Home Respiratory Care
  • Trauma and CPR Team
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Procedures
  • Monitoring critical neonates
  • Hemodynamic Monitoring
  • Chest Tube Theory
  • Respiratory Care Pharmacology
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Protocol