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Respiratory Therapy Schools

Your online resource for Respiratory Therapy Schools and Career Information. Respiratory therapy schools offer education for professionals who work in specialized areas helping patients with cardiopulmonary and respiratory disorders and diseases. They are specially trained to recognize and treat these conditions, and they work closely with doctors to determine the proper patient care plans and medical procedures that are performed. Currently, hospitals account for the majority of jobs in this particular discipline, but other facilities will soon outnumber hospital jobs. Associate's degrees are the minimum education required for respiratory therapy, so the education will be at least 2 years. Many students choose to pursue the bachelor's or master's degree programs, which can add another 2-4 years to the education beyond the associate level. Every state except for Alaska and Hawaii requires this professional to be licensed. The training offered includes education in anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, physics, chemistry, mathematics, pharmacology, and microbiology. These are going to be basic courses, and anyone who pursues a higher degree should expect to take more courses and more in-depth courses. The licensing process requires NBRC compliance (National Board for Respiratory Care) and passing an exam.

Respiratory Therapist Schools

      
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  • University of Cincinnati Online

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    • Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy
    Location:
    Cincinnati: 2600 Clifton Ave,, Cincinnati OH 45220
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  • California University of Pennsylvania

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    • Rehabilitation Sciences (Master of Science) - Online
    • Rehabilitation Sciences (Certificate) - Online
    Location:
    California: 250 University Ave,, California PA 15419
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  • Stratford Career Institute

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    • Relaxation Therapist

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  • Bradley University

    Established in 1897, Bradley University is a private, independent institution of higher learning in Peoria, Illinois. Inspired by our founder, notable philanthropist Lydia Moss Bradley, we pursue excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and service; and we celebrate leadership, integrity, diversity and collaborative learning.

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    • Online Master of Arts in Counseling - Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC)
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    Peoria: 1501 W Bradley Ave, Peoria IL 61625
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  • Northcentral University

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    • Health Psychology - PhD of Psychology
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