This Bachelor degree program trains the students to help the physicians and other healthcare professionals evaluate, diagnose, treat and care for patients with cardiopulmonary disorders. Hence to enable the students to become efficient respiratory therapists they are taught about human anatomy physiology, biochemistry, microbiology, pathology, respiratory care technology and medicines relevant to respiratory care.
Career options for respiratory care therapists are projected to grow 19% by 2024. Their responsibilities include application of technology in the assessment of patients, management of disease, diagnosis, patient care and rehabilitation of the patient. They are usually employed in hospitals, clinics, doctor’s office, rehabilitation centers, home healthcare services and nursing facilities.