Program Outcomes

Graduates of the Respiratory Therapy program will be able to:

1.    Obtain and analyze physiologic specimens

2.    Interpret physiologic data

3.    Perform test and studies of the cardiopulmonary system

4.    Administer and monitor mechanical ventilator support

5.    Establish and monitor artificial airway care

6.    Perform and monitor bronchopulmonary hygiene techniques

7.    Administer and monitor pharmacological agents

8.    Prescribe and monitor cardiopulmonary rehabilitation

9.    Monitor hemodynamic cardiovascular support

10. Administer gas, humidity, aerosol, and hyperinflation therapies

11. Demonstrate the ability to comprehend, apply, and evaluate critical information relevant to the role of an entry level and advanced practice therapist

12. Demonstrate the technical proficiency in all skills necessary to fulfill the role of an entry-level and advanced practice therapist

13. Demonstrate professional behavior consistent with employer expectations as an entry-level and advanced practice therapist