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Respiratory Therapy - (AAS)

At the San Antonio, TX Campus
Program Length

17 Months (70 Weeks)

Financial Aid

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The Respiratory Therapy program at Concorde Career College-San Antonio holds Provisional Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care www.coarc.com. This status signifies that a program that has been granted an Approval of Intent has demonstrated sufficient compliance to initiate a program in accordance with the Standards through the completion and submission of an acceptable Self Study Report (SSR) and other documentation required by the CoARC Board. The conferral of Provisional Accreditation denotes a new program that has made significant progress towards meeting the Standards of Accreditation. The program will remain on Provisional Accreditation until achieving Initial Accreditation. It is recognized by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) toward eligibility to the Respiratory Care Credentialing Examination(s). Enrolled students completing the program under Provisional Accreditation are considered graduates of a CoARC accredited program. Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care, 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, Texas 76021-4244, (817) 283-2835.

Where Can I Work?

  • Hospital and clinical environments
  • Skilled nursing facilities
  • Pulmonary physician offices and clinics
  • Home care companies
  • Rehabilitation hospitals
  • Registries
  • Respiratory therapy instruction
  • Pulmonary function and sleep labs
  • Government hospitals and research facilities
  • Equipment sales, repair, and manufacturing
  • Pharmaceutical sales
Skills Learned
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Bronchodilator
  • 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
  • NICU monitoring
  • Hemodynamic monitoring
  • Chest tube theory
  • Advanced pharmacology
  • ACLS protocol
  • Renal effects on the respiratory patient
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