Program Outcomes

The Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Therapy degree will prepare you to:

  • Administer therapeutic medical gases.
  • Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Provide appropriate mechanical assistance to support respiration when necessary.
  • Administer drugs that are given through inhalation procedures.
  • Maintain all equipment used in respiratory support.
  • Perform diagnostic pulmonary function testing and blood-gas analysis.
  • Exercise judgment and accept responsibility in therapeutic procedures based on observation of patient
     and knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology
    and clinical medicine.